Here’s your Daily for 8/25/2011.
OWN has released a trailer for Rosie O’Donnell’s new show, The Rosie Show. Watch it below.
Jason Alexander will guest star this season on Harry’s Law. He will appear on the fifth episode of the fall as a school teacher who gets suspended because he gives a student an F for referring to Darwinism as a “crock.’
Giancarlo Esposito has been cast in USA Network’s new gambling drama pilot Over/Under, TVGuide.com reports. The actor will play “a dry-witted and sophisticated artist” who once taught, and still carries a torch for, Caroline Dhavernas’s Georgette.
Lucian Msamati has been cast as Salladhor Saan, a mercenary pirate pledged to the late King Robert’s brother Stannis on Game of Thrones. Ralph Ineson has been cast as Dagmer Cleftjaw, an ironborn warrior who serves as master-at-arms for the Greyjoys at the Iron Islands.
Michael Showers, who portrayed John Guidry on HBO’s series Treme, was found dead on Wednesday morning. There is no word on whether or not his death will be dealt with on the show.
NBC has purchased a drama pilot from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer. The series is said to tell the story of the 1980s “Hulkamania” pro-wrestling boom.
Anthony Tyler Quinn, who you might remember as Mr. Turner on Boy Meets World, will appear on Pretty Little Liars. He will play Ron, an old friend and colleague of Aria’s dad Byron.
Speaking of Boy Meets World, Ben Savage will appear on an episode of Bones this fall. He will play Hugh Burnside, a former shipping store employee who finds himself in the middle of an investigation.
Good news White Collar fans! The show has been renewed for a 16 episode 4th season.
Kris Jenner, aka Mom Kardashian, will replace Sharon Osbourne, who had requested a brief leave of absence to spend time with her husband, for two weeks on The Talk. Sheryl Underwood will also join the morning talk show. Jenner will also guest host The Today Show in October.
Alan Dale has been tapped to play the father of Josh Dallas’ Prince Charming on ABC’s Once Upon a Time. You might remember him as Charles Widmore on Lost.
Heather Graham has been cast opposite Rob Corddry in the Fox pilot Little in Common. The show revolves around a group of adults who become unlikely friends because of the connections among their kids.
Supernatural creator Eric Kripke is writing and executive-producing an adaptation of DC Comics’ Deadman for the CW. Deadman centers on Boston Brand, a circus acrobat who is murdered but continues to live on when a supernatural being enables him to possess the living. He then finds himself torn between finding and exacting revenge on the man who killed him and using his new ability to help others.
Jamie Lee Curtis will appear in two episodes of NCIS during November sweeps. She will play Charlotte Ryan, a strong, opinionated career woman from the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Defense. Ryan will spar with Gibbs and the team like never before, apparently, so “don’t be surprised if there are sparks between Gibbs and Ryan,” says Gary Glasberg.