After the disappointing news of Eureka’s cancellation, SyFy has delivered some good news. Warehouse 13 has been picked up for a 13 episode 4th season. Warehouse 13 has been a strong ratings performer for SyFy this season, averaging 2.3 million total viewers.
First there was Mad Men, now there’s The Playboy Club and Pan Am on NBC and ABC respectively. CBS doesn’t want to be left out of the period drama so they hired GoodFellas writer Nicholas Pileggi to develop Ralph Lamb, a potential drama series set in Las Vegas and revolving around the former Clark County sheriff. Lamb, who served as sheriff from 1961 to 1979, helped form the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. He’s known for confronting the Mafia and Hell’s Angels, who in his 18-year legal career, never shot anyone.
Necessary Roughness has landed Terrell Owens for its season finale. TO will play star safety/cornerback Kevin “The Minefield” Minnifield that the New York Hawks will face in the playoffs. Of course, he’s also TK’s archnemesis on the series.
Miranda Cosgrove, a singer and actress best known for her role on the Nickleodeon tween hit iCarly, was injured when her tour bus collided with an overturned tractor-trailer early Thursday morning near Vandalia, Ill. The actress broke an ankle in the accident.
Jane Kaczmarek has joined the cast of NBC’s upcoming sitcom Whitney as the outspoken mother of Whitney Cummings’ character.
USA’s Psych will return to air on October 12th at 10/9c.
Bobby Cannavale will appear as a special guest star in the fourth season of the Showtime comedy Nurse Jackie. He will play a hospital administrator sent by a conglomerate that buys the beleaguered All Saint’s Hospital.
HBO has renewed True Blood for a 12 episode 5th season.
Seth MacFarlane has been tapped to be the roastmaster for the Charlie Sheen roast on Comedy Central. The event will air September 19th at 10/9c.
Smallville’s Erica Durance will appear on an episode of Charlie’s Angels. She will play Samantha Masters, a tough-as-nails, Glock-toting CIA operative who has a bit of a romantic history with Bosley.
NBC won’t let The Munsters die. They tried reviving it last year but ultimately failed. Now they’ve hired Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller. Fuller’s new look is said to be an edgier and slightly darker hourlong take exploring origins of Herman and Lily Munster.
Roseanne Barr has teamed with 20th Century Fox TV on the new sitcom, titled Downwardly Mobile, which follows “a close-knit blue-collar family living in tough economic times.”
Jamie Bamber will guest star on the upcoming tenth season of CBS cop drama CSI: Miami. The Battlestar Galactica alum will play “one half of a freelance storm-chasing duo who is questioned by Rex Linn’s Sgt. Tripp” during a murder investigation.
Spike TV has renewed Repo Games for a 20-episode second season.
A.J. Langer is joining Private Practice in a recurring role as Erica, someone from one of the Oceanside doctor’s pasts.