BLOGS

The Telefile

Today's TWoP News: Monday, March 5, 2012

by Hillary Goldsmith March 5, 2012 5:29 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, March 5, 2012

Looks like everyone's renewing their contracts this month.

Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Joanne Froggatt and Brendan Coyle have all officially signed on to reappear in the recently ordered fourth and fifth seasons of Downton Abbey. The rest of the cast is yet to be confirmed.

Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe have signed on to join Zachary Quinto and Jessica Lange for the second season of American Horror Story. Since a good portion of the cast is coming back from a successful first season, Ryan Murphy can't really do much damage, right?

Once Upon A Time hasn't been renewed for a Season 2 yet, but co-creator/ co-showrunner Edward Kitsis has been chatting about changes to the next installment of the ABC fairytale drama, with the inclusion of characters like Ariel from The Little Mermaid. Remember when you used to have get your Disney fix on VHS?

TV may be welcoming back Ozzy Osbourne and his clan to primetime television with the family's new animated series, which will be shopped around to the networks in April. The show, fittingly, will be titled The F'n Osbournes -- how subtle.

Jeff Goldblum has signed on to guest star on Sarah Silverman's NBC comedy pilot Susan 313. After seeing them work so well together in The League, we only have high hopes for the funny duo.

Billy Burke and Rachelle Lefevre have each signed on to new series on NBC and CBS respectively. Burke's drama/thriller pilot follows a group of people struggling to survive and reunite with loved ones after all forms of energy have disappeared from the earth, while Lefevre's pilot centers on a former public defender turned private detective/stay-at-home mom. Both are massive steps up from Twilight, no matter how crappy they turn out to be.

Also in pilot news, Cougar Town's Dan Byrd scored the lead in CBS' untitled Louis CK/Spike Feresten comedy pilot as a struggling but pretentious film editor. The re-runs to this show have IFC written all over it.

Think you've got game? Prove it! Check out Games Without Pity, our new area featuring trivia, puzzle, card, strategy, action and word games -- all free to play and guaranteed to help pass the time until your next show starts.

What are people saying about your favorite shows and stars right now? Find out with Talk Without Pity, the social media site for real TV fans. See Tweets and Facebook comments in real time and add your own -- all without leaving TWoP. Join the conversation now!

Comments

SHARE THE SNARK

X

Get the most of your experience.
Share the Snark!

See content relevant to you based on what your friends are reading and watching.

Share your activity with your friends to Facebook's News Feed, Timeline and Ticker.

Stay in Control: Delete any item from your activity that you choose not to share.

MOST RECENT POSTS

BLOG ARCHIVES

The Telefile

March 2014

25 ENTRIES

February 2014

24 ENTRIES

January 2014

43 ENTRIES

December 2013

15 ENTRIES

November 2013

28 ENTRIES

October 2013

40 ENTRIES

September 2013

37 ENTRIES

August 2013

16 ENTRIES

July 2013

15 ENTRIES

June 2013

26 ENTRIES

May 2013

38 ENTRIES

April 2013

43 ENTRIES

March 2013

35 ENTRIES

February 2013

58 ENTRIES

January 2013

62 ENTRIES

December 2012

48 ENTRIES

November 2012

60 ENTRIES

October 2012

71 ENTRIES

September 2012

67 ENTRIES

August 2012

66 ENTRIES

July 2012

51 ENTRIES

June 2012

60 ENTRIES

May 2012

70 ENTRIES

April 2012

73 ENTRIES

March 2012

72 ENTRIES

February 2012

64 ENTRIES

January 2012

80 ENTRIES

The Latest Activity On TwOP