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Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

by Kaitlin Reilly July 25, 2012 1:56 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Jenna lives!

MTV has announced that they will be renewing Awkward. for a third season. Twenty episodes have been ordered for Season 3, which means that we'll have tons of shirtless Matty moments to look forward to in the future. And people complained when MTV was moving away from music...

The Mentalist is getting an import from Rome on their new season. Polly Walker, who played Julius Ceasar's niece, will join the series as a Senior FBI agent. If her role on Rome is any indication, we suggest no one attempt to mess with her.

Two new faces are headed to Person of Interest: Lost's Ken Leung (mini reunion!) and Justified's Margo Martindale (do these three shows have the same casting directors?) will both guest star on Season 2.

Penelope Ann Miller of The Artist will join the cast of ABC's new show Mistresses, most likely silently and in black and white.

Get ready for a personal look at Maria Menounos' life. Oxygen has ordered a ten-episode docuseries on the Extra co-host. Personally, Menounos seems more interesting when she's just telling us about other people's lives, but hey, people also watched Guiliana & Bill for a few minutes, so...

Since all of our other major monsters are headed to television, it was only a matter of time before the Original Vampire got his own time slot. NBC has announced that they have ordered ten-episodes of Dracula, a new series based on Bram Stoker's novel. The Tudors' Jonathan Rhys Meyers is slated to play Dracula. A vampire version of King Henry? Awesome.

Sadly, two beloved actors have passed away this week. Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson on The Jeffersons passed away at age 74. Actor Chad Everett, who played Joe Gannon on Medical Center passed away this week at age 75.

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