"Smash" star Krysta Rodriguez has reportedly signed on to appear in the forthcoming new CBS series "How I Met Your Dad." According to ETonline.com she will appear in the role of Juliet, the best friend of Greta Gerwig's character Sally. Producers from the show broke news of the new addition and describe her character as "a sexy, flamboyant force of nature . . ."
Tony Goldwyn ("Scandal") is set to play Warren Jeffs in an upcoming Lifetime movie. The film, "Outlaw Prophet," is based on the book from Stephen Singular, "When Men Become Gods." "For the past six months we've been talking with producer Judith Verno about locations, details of the story. Our first choice for the book's title was 'Outlaw Prophet' which they're now using for the TV movie."
Isaiah Washington is set to return to "Grey's Anatomy" seven years after he was fired from the program. He'll return to help say farewell to Sandra Oh's character, Cristina. Washington returns in the role of Dr. Preston Burke. "It's important to me that Cristina's journey unfolds exactly as it should," showrunner Shonda Rhimes said in a statement.
FX has confirmed that they will bring back their animated spy series "Archer" for at least another two seasons. The network has green lit the show for thirteen episodes in both the sixth and seventh season. Eric Schrier, president of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, broke the news in an official statement.
Geoff Edwards, the game show host best known for his stints on "Jackpot," "Starcade" and "Treasure Hunt," has died at the age of 83. Edwards succumbed to complications of pneumonia at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, according to his agent Fred Westbrook. Speaking with the Hollywood Reporter, Westbrook explained that Edwards helped define what it would mean to be a game show host.
Amy Poehler ("Parks & Recreation") stars in a series of commercials from clothing retailer Old Navy. The comedienne is the face of Old Navy's spring line, starring as a lawyer in the first commercial which aired Wednesday night. "We approached Amy with a list of scenarios we'd come up with, and she started playing around with them too."
Patricia Arquette will star in the lead role on the upcoming "CSI" spin-off from CBS. The project, set in the FBI's Cyber Crime Division, will feature Arquette's character, Avery Ryan, as the head of the Cyber unit. According to the network, the Cyber Crime Unit is "tasked to solve high octane crimes that start in the mind, live online, and play out into the real world."
Leah Remini has reportedly signed on to appear in a new TLC network reality series. The "King of Queens" star and the network confirmed the news with joint statements earlier this week and the show will reportedly also star Remini's family. "Leah is a no-nonsense, hard-working, relatable mom, wife, daughter and sister."
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice has pleaded guilty to fraud charges. The reality television star was convicted of four counts of fraud, including conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and three counts of bankruptcy fraud. Giudice and her husband Joe pleaded guilty to four of the forty-one charges listed in their July indictment.
"Touch" co-star David Mazouz has been tapped to star as a young Bruce Wayne in the upcoming Fox series "Gotham." The prequel series will be a glimpse into the early life of Gotham's future police commissioner James Gordon and its most famous hero. Camren Bicondova has also been cast in the role of Selina Kyle, who will one day turn into Cat Woman.
Lena Dunham has reportedly signed on to pen a new four-part series of Archie comics. The series will be set for publication in 2015 and will find Archie and the crew crossing paths with a new reality television show that is filming in Riverdale. "I was an avid Archie collector as a child — conventions, first editions that l kept in plastic sleeves, the whole shebang," Dunham said.
Conan O'Brien has revealed that he will be hosting the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The announcement was made by MTV and O'Brien's representatives on Tuesday. In a statement, O'Brien noted: "After eight years of intense negotiations, I am honored to announce I am hosting MTV's second most prestigious awards show."
A first look at the Lindsay Lohan documentary series, which debuts on March 9, is now available. In the 2-minute sneak peek at the series, Oprah Winfrey is shown in the middle of a reality show intervention with Lohan, in which she tells the actress: "You need to cut the bulls—t. You really do." Winfrey adds: "My truth is that I really do want you to win, I really do."
Mila Kunis has reportedly signed on to appear to make a guest appearance on an upcoming episode of "Two and Half Men." Kunis will star opposite her former "That 70's Show" co-star and current boyfriend Ashton Kutcher on the episode. According to TVGuide.com, Kunis will star in the role of Vivienne, a free-wheeling traveler who shows up at Walden's (Kutcher) doorstep.
"Dancing with the Stars" has revealed the cast for season 18 of the program that pairs professional dancers and celebs. The premiere of "DWTS" is scheduled to air March 17 on ABC. The list includes Amy Purdy ("Amazing Race") and Derek Hough, Billy Dee Williams ("Star Wars") and Emma Slater, Candace Cameron Bure ("Full House") and Mark Ballas, among others.