Morgan Fairchild will appear in the third episode of the seventh season of Bones as a woman named Bianca, the intelligent, impeccably dressed CEO of Dillio Toys.
Paula Pell will guest star on Parks and Recreation playing Tammy, Ron Swanson’s mother.
MTV has renewed Awkward for a second season. The comedy, about a 15-year-old girl with a blog who’s anxious to fit in among her peers, has been picked up for 12 episodes set for early 2012.
Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete will not be back on The Talk for season 2. CBS has declined to pick up their contracts.
Nick Cannon has joined NBC’s Up All Night as Calvin, the co-host of Ava’s TV talk show.
Cassidy Freeman has booked the recurring role of Frances Dunhill, a Chicago socialite who begins a “for show”-only relationship with Nick Dalton on The Playboy Club.
Speaking of The Playboy Club, NBC has released poster art for the series.
Kate Gosselin’s reality show Kate Plus 8 is not being renewed by TLC. Thank God.
Comedy Central has given the greenlight to Brickleberry, an animated show to be written, executive produced by, and featuring Daniel Tosh. Brickleberry follows a group of dysfunctional park rangers on the job at a local national park as they try to keep it from closing due to their incompetence.
Sons of Anarchy showrunner Kurt Sutter has quit Twitter after several very opinionated tweets. He posted his reasons why on his blog.
Jessy Schram has been cast as Cinderella on ABC’s Once Upon a Time.
Robert Wagner and Ralph Waite will reprise their roles as the fathers of DiNozzo and Gibbs on NCIS.
Julianne Moore is developing an HBO drama with frequent collaborator Todd Haynes that would find her playing a former heroin addict who becomes a private eye in 1950s Manhattan. The project is titled Dope.
Bill Paxton is set to star in the History Channel miniseries The Hatfields and McCoys. He will play Randall McCoy to Kevin Costner’s “Devil” Anse Hatfield.