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Thursday, February 16 2012

Coming up in Primetime Television.

The week of February 20 is right around the corner, Soaps.com has plenty of Primetime scoops for you. In our latest Primetime Dish column you'll find episode teasers, no shortage of casting scoops, finale spoilers and which rockstar has been cast to do a voiceover…

Awake: A few weeks ago we introduced readers to the new NBC drama that surrounds a detective's double life. You don't have to wait for the premiere for a closer look... Watch the first seven minutes of its Thursday March 1 debut right here on Soaps.com.



Being Human: Great news, Syfy fans. Due to impressive ratings for season two, the network has ordered 13 more episodes for season three of their hit series which surrounds a vampire named Aidan, a ghost named Sally and a werewolf named Josh. The trio lives together in Boston and works overtime in order to keep their supernatural secrets. Tune in Mondays at 9.00 PM.

Bones: Thursday April 5 marks the return of FOX's "Bones." The series airs at 9.00 PM and will have one neighbor on edge after remains prove to be what's been clogging the local sewer lines. Also, expect Brennan and Booth to be at odds over plans for the upcoming birth of their daughter.

Boardwalk Empire: Stephen Root will join the cast in the recurring role of Gaston Means in season three. His character isn't only a special investigator for the United States Department of Justice, he's a forger, swindler and murder suspect as well. At this time, there is no word on when the new season will resume on HBO.

Criminal Minds:: Actress Paget Brewster, who has played the role of Emily Prentiss for six years, has decided to leave the CBS series to pursue other projects.

Desperate Housewives: Bree's (Marcia Cross) son, who was last seen in April 2011, is coming back to Wisteria Lane. Look for Shawn Pyfrom ("Nip/Tuck," "CSI") to reemerge in Episode 18 of the final season with a big announcement. Tune in Sundays at 9.00 PM on ABC.

Fringe: Fans of the "Saw" flicks will recognize Gina Holden ("Life Unexpected," "Smallville"), who just finished filming scenes for the FOX series. Out of respect for fans, the actress couldn't reveal any details about the role, or when she'll appear, but keep an eye out for her on Fridays at 9.00 PM.

Gossip Girl: William Baldwin returns to guest star as Serena's father, William van der Woodsen, on February 27. The actor was last seen in April 2011 and will reappear this time due to a family crisis. Monday Episode Teasers: Blair tries to save her friendship with Serena by proving her suspicions wrong. Dan finds out the Upright Citizen’s Brigade is using excerpts from his book. Ivy and the van der Woodsens end up on a collision course.

Hart Of Dixie: JoBeth Williams ("Dexter," "Poltergeist") will make a return as Candice Hart, who hopes to reconcile with her daughter Zoe. If you remember, Candice kept the identity of Zoe's father from her. Tuesday Episode Teasers: Zoe hits a man, who she can't locate, and later finds out he died a year ago. Lavon refuses to authorize the purchase of George and Lemon's dream house.

Homeland: Showtime's original series has just bumped Navid Negahban (Abu Nazir) and David Marciano (Virgil) up to regular status. Season two begins production in May with a premiere aimed for the fall.


Blythe returns to House. (Adam Taylor/FOX)
House: Former "All My Children" actor Michael B. Jordan returns as Will Westwood, as does Diane Baker as Blythe House in the February 27 "Love is Blind" episode. The series airs Mondays at 8.00 PM on FOX.

Revenge: ABC's hit series will not be seen on Wednesday February 22. In its place will be a special airing of 20/20 taking a look back at the early careers of this year's 2012 Oscar nominees.

Ringer: Misha Collins ("Supernatural") returns in his guest starring role as Dylan at 9.00 PM on the CW. Tuesday Episode Teasers: Bridget encounters Dylan. Malcolm befriends Henry after finding something of Bridget's in his possession. A big decision surrounding Juliet could change Andrew and Catherine's family dynamic.

Once Upon A Time: Here's some neat news for fans of 'The Who'. Lead singer Roger Daltrey will be doing a voiceover in March during the "Alice In Wonderland" themed episode "Hat Trick." The rockstar's voice will be heard as the caterpillar.

Pretty Little Liars: Do you think you know what's going to happen leading up to the finale? We have a few spoilers to teaser viewers with… Be warned, if you don't like spoilers, turn away. Some of the finale details even had Tyler Blackburn (Caleb Rivers) biting his nails! 'A's' reveal leads into another mystery right off the bat. This will leave viewers wanting to go back to the beginning and watch in order to put together some very important clues about this turn of events. Mark our words, come March, the finale is going to leave many screaming at their television sets!

Smallville: Season eleven will premiere online April 13. The former CW series will also be reborn through comic books. Each weekly chapter of the show will be released in print form starting on May 16. So far, characters set to rejoin Clark Kent include Lois Lane, Lex Luthor, Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, Chloe Sullivan-Queen and General Lane.

The Good Wife: Three big guest stars will be returning during season three. Michael J. Fox ("Family Ties") as Louis Canning, Jill Flint ("Royal Pains") as Lana Delaney and Elizabeth Reaser (Grey's Anatomy, "Twilight Saga") as Tammy. The CBS series airs on Sundays at 9.00 PM.

The Secret Circle: Next week, Thursday will bring more eeriness to Chance Harbor. Cassie and Adam go on a quest to dig deeper into her father's past, which brings them to an unexpected place. And Faye looks to Lee in order to get her individual magic back. More Thursday Episode Teasers: Faye's spell has a serious side effect that could very well damage her circle forever.

The Simpsons: Show creator Matt Groening was honored back on February 14 with the 2,459th star on the Walk of Fame. His star is located on the corner of Sycamore at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard.

Web Therapy: David Schwimmer ("Friends," ex-Ross) will be reunited with his former 'friend' Lisa Kudrow (ex-Phoebe) in Showtime's season two of the series later this year. He'll appear in a four-episode arc as a man who has a hard time digesting a romantic encounter between his father and Lisa's Fiona.



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- Amy Mistretta