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GeorgeM-072514.jpg Pablo Schreiber, best known for his role as the devious corrections officer Mendez, on "Orange is the New Black," will not return for the show's third season. During a recent interview with the New York Post, Schreiber revealed that he's making the jump to a new HBO series. "I'm not taking part in the third season. I'm a member of a show called The Brink that's going to be on HBO."

img1-072514.jpg ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is looking for an actor to play Prince Hans from "Frozen." The show's producers announced last week that it would borrow the story from the hit animated movie for a plot of its own. "OUAT" previously cast Georgina Haig ("Fringe") as the snow queen Elsa, Elizabeth Lail as Elsa's younger sister Anna, and Scott Michael Foster ("Greek") as Kristoff, a mountain man.

AlecBaldwin-071210.jpg Alec Baldwin has been cleared of charges following his arrest for riding his bike the wrong way up a busy Manhattan street. The actor appeared before New York City judge John DeLury who asked Baldwin, "Can you stay out of trouble, Alexander?" According to the New York Post, Baldwin was more than happy to keep things light replying "sure, sure."

portiaderossi-072414.jpg Portia De Rossi will be making a guest appearance on the hit ABC series "Scandal." The news first surfaced after De Rossi's wife Ellen DeGeneres tweeted about the role. "So annoying when people brag on twitter & that's why I'm not tweeting that Portia just signed on to do a top secret arc on "Scandal". Oops."

jessicabiel-072414.jpg Jessica Biel has reportedly signed on to appear in a guest role on an upcoming episode of "New Girl." Biel's character Kat is described by producers as "the hottest scientist in the world" and she will reportedly give leading character Jess some romantic competition. The guest role will reportedly shed some light on the hot and cold relationship between Jess and Nick.

Colbertreport-013112.jpg CBS has cut a new deal with the city of New York that will keep the new edition of "The Late Show" with host Stephen Colbert at the Ed Sullivan Theater. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti had lobbied the network and it's CEO Leslie Moonves for a move to Tinsel Town immediately following David Letterman's retirement announcement. The new deal will bring hefty tax cuts to CBS.

Anthonyhopkins-072314.jpg Anthony Hopkins has reportedly signed on to appear in HBO's reboot of the sci-fi classic "Westworld." The announcement could mark the first ever regular television role for Hopkins, who is in talks to appear in the role of Dr. Robert Ford. His character is described by the network as "the brilliant, taciturn and complicated Creative Director, Chief Programmer and Chairman of the Board . . ."

lucylawless-072314.jpg Lucy Lawless has been confirmed to be a guest star on the second season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.LD." No details of her role or the length of the guest appearance on the ABC comic book-inspired show have been revealed. Lawless, who appeared as the iconic title character on "Xena: Warrior Princess," has since appeared in "Parks and Recreation," "Spartacus," and "Battlestar Galactica."

Simpsons-Family-100713.jpg FX has revealed plans to post every episode of "The Simpsons" for streaming on the web. The content will be hosted by the FX offshoot FXX, who is launching a new website dubbed "Simpsons World." FX subscribers will have access to the site with their cable login details and will be able to stream the episodes using iPhone, iPad, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Android devices, Smart TVs and more.

dwayne-johnson-042513.jpg Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson made a special appearance on "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" earlier this week appearing in sketch inspired by fitness videos. In the vid, the pair donned 1980s style workout garb and dubbed themselves the Fungo Brothers. Johnson appeared on the show for an interview with Fallon and they introduced the sketch.

NayaRivera-100413.jpg "Glee" actress Naya Rivera tied the knot with her longtime boy Ryan Dorsey in a private ceremony in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on July 19. The pair had been longtime friends and started dating following Rivera's split with rapper Big Sean in April. According to People, the pair were joined by a small group of friends and family members. Rivera donned a custom made Monique Lhuillier gown.

BILLYBOBTHORNTON-072214.jpg FX has confirmed plans to renew their hit series "Fargo" for a second season. The new season will once again be written and produced by Noah Hawley and will feature and entirely new case and will be reset in a new time period. "We could not be more proud of Fargo," said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks.

Blood-072214.jpg The Chinese government has placed a ban on fruit drinks that are made to look like blood and are sold in blood bags, which have become popular among fans of shows, such as "The Vampire Diaries." The government has also banned all products packaged in fake blood bags. The Wall Street Journal reported that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) released a statement warning consumers.

Janefonda-072214.jpg Jane Fonda and Willem Dafoe will lend their voices to the upcoming new season of "The Simpsons." Fonda plays Mr. Burns's girlfriend, while Dafoe will voice Bart's new teacher, Mr. Lassen. "Parks and Recreation" actor Nick Offerman will feature in later episodes, along with comedian and writer Sarah Silverman.

breakingbad-041613.jpg "Breaking Bad" was honored for the second year in a row with the Program of the Year award at the Television Critics Association Awards, held on Saturday in Los Angeles. AMC's "Breaking Bad" won out against main contender "True Detective," which landed the Outstanding Miniseries award and landed star Matthew McConaughey honors for his work on the series.