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Bates Motel Casts a Mad Man as Romero's [Spoiler]

22 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Just what Bates Motel needs — another madman.

A&E’s serial thriller is adding Mad Men‘s Kevin Rahm to the Season 3 cast in a recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Rahm will play Bob Paris, the wealthy, self-involved and gregarious owner of an elite hunting club who grew up with Romero. The pair now have a strained relationship, but they keep their mutual dislike under wraps. (Bates Ep Kerry Ehrin first teased Bob’s arrival at Comic-Con; see video below.)

The former Desperate Housewives co-star is Bates Motel‘s third major Season 3 hire, following the casting of Revolution‘s »

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TVLine Items: Housewives Star Joins Good Witch, Chrisley Renewed & More

20 October 2014 12:01 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Former Desperate Housewives star James Denton is reclaiming his hunky neighbor status with a co-starring role on Hallmark Channel’s upcoming series The Good Witch.

Related Scoop: Desperate Housewives Alumna Eva Longoria Joins Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Denton will play a doctor and single dad who moves in next to Cassie (star Catherine Bell), our sister site Deadline reports, and it sounds like she won’t be able to keep her secret from him for long.

Based on Hallmark’s Good Witch films — the seventh installment airs Oct. 25 — the 10-episode series will follow the exploits of Cassie Nightingale, a beautiful sorceress living in the town of Middleton. »

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'Sharknado 3' will strike 'The Feast Coast'

20 October 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

“Sharknado 3” will strike “the Feast Coast” Multiple cities will be impacted by the next Sharknado, from Washington D.C. to Orlando, Florida. It’s official: Bethenny Frankel returning to “Real Housewives of New York” "I'm genuinely excited, with a side of slightly nervous, for my return to 'The Real Housewives of New York City,'” says Frankel, who appeared in the first three seasons. Fox orders Ryan Murphy’s “Scream Queens” The “genre-bending comedy-horror anthology series” will feature a new setting and storyline each season, much like Murphy’s “American Horror Story.” Click Read Full Post For More Five for Fighting created a special song for “Hawaii Five-0’s” 100th episode The “It’s Not Easy” band came up with a song using a script for the anniversary episode. “iCarly’s” Jeanette McCurdy to star in Netflix’s “Between” The survivalist thriller is set as a co-production with Canadian TV. »

- Norman Weiss

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Spirit and SAG Award-Nominated Actress Upham Found Dead

17 October 2014 3:56 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Misty Upham found dead in Seattle suburb (photo: Misty Upham and Juliette Lewis) Actress Misty Upham, who had gone missing since October 6, 2014, was found dead on Thursday, October 16, in a wooded area along the White River in suburban Seattle. The cause and time of death remain unclear. Best known for her roles in Frozen River, which earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination, and August: Osage County, Upham was 32. According to a statement her father, Charles Upham, sent to media outlets, Misty Upham was last seen on October 5, walking from her sister's apartment in Muckleshoot, Washington. Her father added that she suffered from bipolar disorder and had bouts of depression and anxiety — she had gone missing in the past — but said he didn't believe she was suicidal. "The truth is Misty is not stressed over money or career. Her career is going great," he wrote last Sunday, October 12. "As her »

- Anna Robinson

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15 Outlandish New-But-Familiar-Sounding TV Pilots

17 October 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Who says TV programmers have run out of ideas?

Why, just in the last week, the trade papers have announced deals and casting for as many as 15 new reboots spinoff series and specials. Some sound like familiar shows, others like mutant Frankenstein hybrids of familiar shows. We'll leave it to you to decide which of these programs sound like must-see-tv and which sound like much-skip-tv.

"Care Bears and Cousins." Fuzzy is the new black at Netflix, which is reviving the candy-colored kiddie cartoon series but adding some new characters. No, Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are not going to have a threesome with one of them.

"Cheerleader Death Squad." The CW has ordered this series, from the showrunners behind "Desperate Housewives" and "Under the Dome" (that'd be Marc Cherry and Neal Baer, respectively) about an elite prep school where the pep squad is made up of spies-in-training. Dan Truly ("Blue »

- Gary Susman

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Actress Elizabeth Pena Dead At 55

15 October 2014 6:41 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Pena, best known for her roles in 'Rush Hour', 'Modern Family', 'Lone Star', and 'The Matador', passed away on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Actress Elizabeth Pena, most recently seen on the crime drama series Matador on the El Rey Network, has died at the age of 55.

The news of Pena's passing came from her nephew Mario-Francisco Robles, a writer for Latino Review, who posted an obituary on the site.

According to Robles, Pena passed away on Tuesday after being admitted to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Photos: Stars We've Lost In Recent Years

No information regarding the actress' cause of death has yet been released.

During her decades-long career, Pena appeared in a number of huge projects including, the 1990 psychological horror drama Jacob's Ladder, the 1996 crime drama Lone Star, the 1998 action comedy Rush Hour, and Pixar's The Incredibles (voicing the sinister and seductive Mirage).

Recently, she also guest »

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Marc Cherry, Neal Baer Developing CW Spy Drama Cheerleader Death Squad

14 October 2014 2:59 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The man who brought us Desperate Housewives and Devious Maids will next shine his spotlight on the most cunning females of all: American cheerleaders.

Related Lifetime’s Devious Maids Renewed for Season 3

Marc Cherry is teaming up with Under the Dome showrunner Neal Baer for a CW drama described as “Heathers meets Alias,” according to our sister site Deadline. Titled Cheerleader Death Squad, the thriller follows a CIA agent-turned-teacher who transforms select students at his elite Washington, D.C., high school into spies.

The script is being co-written by Cherry, Baer and Dan Truly (Blue Bloods). All three will executive-produce, »

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Chris Rock to host 'SNL' with musical guest Prince on Nov. 1

14 October 2014 2:42 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Chris Rock to host “SNL” with musical guest Prince on Nov. 1 Rock, who previously hosted in 1996, becomes the 3rd “Saturday Night Live” to host this season. Ex-nbc exec on “Freaks and Geeks”: "I absolutely hated canceling this particular show” Garth Ancier, who was NBC’s Entertainment president, gives his take on Seth Rogen confronting him at “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend. "It was clear from the very beginning that 'Freaks and Geeks' had great writing from Judd and Paul Feig, and a tremendous cast,” Ancier wrote on Facebook. "This was an awful decision that has haunted me forever. But the show was consistently NBC's least-viewed. For what it is worth, I have watched all of the episodes over and over again on Netflix, and asked myself what I could have done better to save it." CW orders “Cheerleader Death Squad” from “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry »

- Norman Weiss

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Twin Peaks Is Coming Back: See Where David Lynch's TV Cast Is Now

10 October 2014 11:35 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Twin Peaks is coming back. Those are five words David Lynch fans having been waiting to hear for a long time. On Monday, Showtime announced they are reviving the ABC cult classic for a nine episode run in 2016, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Both of the show's original writers, Lynch and Mark Frost, are back to pen the new season, with Lynch also signed on to direct the reboot. Now that the news is officially out, Twin Peaks devotees are wondering where the revival will pick up. Those involved in the project are staying tight-lipped about details, including whether the original cast will return, »

- Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc

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Did Desperate Housewives Almost Have a Transgender Character?

8 October 2014 6:12 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Desperate Housewives could have broken some major new ground back in 2005 after the show's Felicity Huffman played a transgender woman in the film Transamerica. "After I shot Transamerica I kept going to Desperate and saying, 'We need a trans character. We need a trans character,'" Huffman told me yesterday while promoting her new film Rudderless at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills. "There are wonderful trans actors that I know, but I think it was too early. I really wanted it to happen." Sadly, it never did. Desperate Housewives premiered 10 years ago. While it ran for eight seasons, Huffman doesn't think a reunion show will be happening anytime soon. "I think it would be »

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It’s a Mini "Desperate Housewives" Reunion -- 10 Years After Series Premiere

8 October 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

There was a mini "Desperate Housewives" reunion at the "Rudderless" premiere on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman both looked beautiful in black as they posed for photos together on the red carpet. It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since the "original housewives" made their debut on ABC. These TV veterans don't look like they've aged at all! So, what have the ladies of Wisteria Lane been up to since the series wrapped in 2012?Huffman, 51, stars in husband William H. Macy’s directorial debut, "Rudderless," and is set to play a grieving mother in ABC’s legal drama, "American Crime."Meanwhile, Longoria, 49, is the executive producer of Lifetime’s hit drama, "Devious Maids," which was recently renewed for a third season. We love that these on-and-off screen friends are still supporting each other!Click "Launch Gallery" above to see more pics of Eva and Felicity »

- tooFab Staff

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TVLine Items: Stephen Collins Cut by Scandal, Hader's SNL Promo and More

8 October 2014 12:49 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC is keeping its distance from Stephen Collins in the wake of his child molestation scandal.

Related 7th Heaven Removed from Up TV Over Stephen Collins Molestation Scandal

The former 7th Heaven star was set to return to Scandal this season as Reed Wallace — a character originally introduced back in Season 2 — but ABC has reportedly had a change of heart. A rep for the network tells BuzzFeed that ABC “will not be airing any footage with Stephen Collins.”

Collins’ second appearance had already been filmed, which the actor confirmed Sept. 23 on Twitter:

Happy to say I did another episode of #Scandal. »

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Meet the Parents! Brooklyn Nine-Nine Casts Sandra Bernhard, Stephen Root

7 October 2014 9:08 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Brooklyn Nine-Nine family will expand during November sweeps by way of guest-starring turns from Sandra Bernhard and Stephen Root.

Related Desperate HousewivesEva Longoria Joins Brooklyn Nine-Nine

TVLine has learned exclusively that in the Fox sophomore’s Nov. 9 episode, Bernhard (Switched at BirthRoseanne) will debut as Gina’s “eccentric” and “offbeat” mother, Darlene Linetti.

In the same episode, the ever-ubiquitous Stephen Root (Fargo, Justified) will guest-star as Boyle’s “very New York Italian” father, Lynn.

There’s a “strong possibility” that both characters will make additional appearances during Season 2.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine now airs Sundays at 8:30/7:30c. »

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"Twin Peaks" Is Coming to Showtime -- See Original Cast Almost 25 Years Later!

6 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Agent Cooper is returning for more "Damn good coffee."Showtime just announced they're bringing back David Lynch's twisted and bizarre murder mystery from 1990, "Twin Peaks." The director teased the announcement over the weekend, but the network just confirmed the news by posting a fittingly weird trailer for the new series. The teaser reveals very little, simply showing Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) snapping before a slow zoom on the "Welcome to Twin Peaks" sign. The words "25 years Later" and "2016" also flash on the screen before the Showtime logo pops up.The new, nine-episode season will reportedly go into production in 2015 and air in 2016, the 25th anniversary of the original's finale. Kyle MacLachlan is in talks to once again star as FBI Agent Dale Cooper and the show will be a continuation of '90s cult classic.The original show, which ran for just two seasons, followed Cooper as he tried »

- tooFab Staff

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Saturday Shorts: ‘The Door’, starring Alfre Woodard

4 October 2014 12:36 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Today’s film is the 2013 short The Door. The film is written and directed by Ava DuVernay, and is part of Miu Miu’s Women’s Tales collection of short films. It stars Gabrielle Union, Adepero Oduye, and Alfre Woodard. Woodard has been seen in numerous television shows over the years, including St. Elsewhere, Desperate Housewives, Memphis Beat, and Copper, as well as in films such as Scrooged, Primal Fear, and K-Pax. Her newest feature, titled Annabelle, opens in wide release in American theatres this weekend.

The post Saturday Shorts: ‘The Door’, starring Alfre Woodard appeared first on Sound On Sight. »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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'Dallas' Star Josh Henderson -- Don't Give Up On Tony Romo ... I Still Got His Back!

4 October 2014 10:36 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Cowboys Qb Tony Romo still has the full support of "his people" in Texas ... so says one of the stars of "Dallas" Josh Henderson ... who says he's got a "good feeling" about this season. Henderson -- who also starred as Nicollette Sheridan's nephew on "Desperate Housewives" -- was out in Hollywood this weekend ... and told explained why he's standing by Romo ... even though the guy started off pretty bad. Fyi -- TNT announced it »

- TMZ Staff

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Ranking the Men of Desperate Housewives By How Badly We Want Them To Be Our Husband

4 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

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While most of the men on Wisteria Lane were either schemers, cheaters, stalkers, or killers, they were all pretty to look at. Desperate Housewives provided us with some dreamboats like the shirtless Mike Delfino (James Denton) and John Rowland (Jesse Metcalfe) as well as some men we feared. In honor of still thinking about these hunks 10 years since we first met them, we’re ranking each and every man of Fairview purely based on who we’d want as our real life husbands. We even asked star Dana Delany (Katherine Mayfair) to play Do, Mary, Kill with them. What? Like you haven’t thought about it?

Whether you prefer a stay-at-home, super-dad like Tom Scalvo (Doug Savant), ambitious politician with a crazy side like Victor Lang (John Slattery), or a protective, controlling businessman like Carlos Solis (Ricardo Chavira), there was most definitely a man for you on the lane. »

- Taylor Ferber

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Where Are the Cast Members of Desperate Housewives Season 1 Now?

3 October 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Desperate Housewives somehow stayed on the air until 2012 — and those few last years were not pretty, onscreen or off — but we prefer to remember the show as it was during the halcyon days of 2004, when Marc Cherry first brought the world into the sordid living rooms and bedrooms of the women of Wisteria Lane, sparking a global TV phenomenon and increasing the Q scores of Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman, and Marcia Cross dramatically. Those days are long past, but in honor of the show’s tenth anniversary today, we take a look back at many of the season-one cast members to see where they are now.Felicity Huffman (Lynette Scavo) Huffman is the Housewife who has achieved the most critical success as an actress. She won a Golden Globe award for her performance of a transgender woman in Transamerica, back in 2005, and while she has yet »

- Anna Silman

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Happy 10th Anniversary, Desperate Housewives

3 October 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

A few weeks ago, we all participated in the ritualistic rending of garments to honor the tenth anniversary of the premiere of Lost. People still have some strong Lost feelings. But if you can remember back to fall 2004, Lost was not the only show people were excited about, not the only mystery TV was promising to solve. Desperate Housewives premiered ten years ago today, and man, was that first season ever a fun ride.I know I can watch Devious Maids and Mistresses and get a lot of the same Dh vibes, but neither show is as biting and funny as Desperate was. It wasn't just an over-the-top prime-time melodrama; it had a serious bite to it. In the years since its premiere, my feelings about Dh have kind of swirled together with my less-positive feelings about the Real Housewives franchises the series inspired, and the behind-the-scenes drama eventually overshadowed »

- Margaret Lyons

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Blu-ray, DVD Release: Frontera

3 October 2014 7:15 AM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 4, 2014

Price: DVD $26.98, Blu-ray $29.98

Studio: Magnolia

There's no horsing around for Ed Harris in Frontera.

Ed Harris (The Way Back) and Eva Langoria (TV’s Desperate Housewives) star in the 2014 Western drama Frontera, which was directed and co-written by Michael Berry.

Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, the film follows Miguel (Michael Peña, End of Watch), a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife of a former sheriff (Harris). Miguel’s pregnant wife (Longoria) lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican “Coyote” smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the ex-lawman investigates his wife’s death and unearths evidence that could destroy one family’s future.

Following its online premiere in July, Frontera received a liimited release to theaters in September. Critics were generally underwhelmed, with the PG=13-rated movie garnering a 5.8/10 rating based on 24 published reviews. »

- Laurence

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