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Thursday, June 14 2012


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Coming up in Primetime Television.

Soaps.com has plenty of Primetime scoops for our readers to look forward to during the week of June 18 and beyond. In our latest Primetime Dish column you'll find episode teasers, casting scoops, and character storylines that could expose some major secrets.

Baby Daddy: ABC Family's new comedy, which premieres Wednesday June 20 at 8:30 PM, has cast Greg Grunberg ("The Client List"). The actor will appear sometime in August and took to Twitter to state, "Shooting fun episode of @abcfBabyDaddy. Awesome Cast & Crew. I’m lucky to have @Followtheblonde and @rfieldma as my fake TV wives!"

Body Of Proof: Nicholas Bishop and Sonja Sohn have been let go from the ABC series as Peter Dunlop and Sam Baker, and therefore will not return for season three.

Californication: Fans of ABC's "Lost" will recognize two of the show's popular characters, Shannon Rutherford and Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes, when they reunite on the Showtime series. Maggie Grace ("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn") will appear as Faith, opposite Jorge Garcia ("Alcatraz") as someone from Faith's past, during a season six episode sometime in 2013.

Dallas: Soaps.com now covers "Dallas!" In case you missed last night's two hour series premiere read our Dallas Recap: Changing Of The Guard and Dallas Recap: Hedging Your Bets.

Dexter: The Showtime series has cast Yvonne Strahovski ("Chuck") as Hannah McKay for a multi-episode arc for its upcoming season seven. Strahovski's character will attempt to put her past where it belongs, in the past, as she helps solve a few old Miami homicide cases.

Do No Harm: NBC's new series has just cast John Carroll Lynch ("Crazy, Stupid, Love"). Though he had a guest appearance in the pilot, Lynch will now appear as a series regular after ABC's "Body Of Proof" did not pick up his option for season three.

Emily Owens, M.D: Check out the trailer for the CW's new series, which will air Tuesdays this fall. Former "Passions" star Justin Hartley (ex-Fox) appeared in the pilot as Will Rider.



Last Man Standing: Due to creative differences, Alexandra Krosney has been let go as Kristin Baxter. Look for the role to be recast when the ABC series returns next season to Fridays at 8:00 PM.


Christopher Masterson (TBS)
Men At Work: Here's your first look (left) at Christopher Masterson ("Malcolm In The Middle") as a nosy hotel clerk, which will air Thursday June 14 at 10:00 PM on TBS.

Mockingbird Lane: Portia de Rossi ("Better Off Ted") will join NBC's new reboot of "The Munsters" as Lily Munster, which was originated in the 1960s by Yvonne De Carlo.

NCIS: New deal! Look for Rocky Carroll to continue on with the CBS series through season ten as Director Vance.

Nikita: On Friday June 22 the CW will air a repeat of its October 14, 2011 episode titled "Partners" at 8:00 PM.

Pretty Little Liars: In the Tuesday 8:00 PM June 19 ABC Family episode titled "Kingdom Of The Blind" Spencer investigates and ends up uncovering a family secret. Emily gets news about her English test, and Aria has reasons for assisting Jenna.

Ray Donovan: Showtime's new series has snagged "Grey's Anatomy's Mark Gordon to executive produce Ray Donovan. Others involved and series details in the link!

Revenge: Margarita Levieva will return as Amanda Clarke/Emily Thorne for at least seven episodes in season two.

Scandal: After a mutual decision between the actor and Executive Producer Shonda Rhimes ("Grey Anatomy"), Henry Ian Cusick ("Fringe") will not return for ABC's season two as Stephen Finch. In other news, Bellamy Young will now appear as a series regular in season two as Mellie Grant.

Sons Of Anarchy: Ashley Tisdale ("Phineas And Ferb") has been cast on the FX series to play an escort named Emma Jean for a multi-episode arc.

Supernatural: At 9:00 PM on the CW a repeat of the October 14, 2011 episode titled "Defending Your Life" will air.

The Client List: In the Sunday June 17 Lifetime finale at 10:00 PM Riley's husband Kyle returns home. When Georgia learns the authorities might be on to her, she puts Riley in charge of the spa. However, this shift in management may expose Riley's secret life.

The Goodwin Games: FOX has cast T.J. Miller ("Rock Of Ages") to replace Jake Lacy ("Better With You") for the lead in its new fall comedy.

The L.A. Complex: On Tuesday June 19 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its January 24, 2012 episode titled "It's All About Who You Know."

The Vampire Diaries: Thursday June 22 at 9:00 PM the CW will appear a repeat of its October 13, 2011 episode titled "The Reckoning."

True Blood: In the Sunday June 24 9:00 PM HBO episode titled "Whatever I Am, You Made Me" Bill and Eric are forced to barter for their lives. Russell's return helps Salome and Roman enlist a new ally. Pam is still consumed by memories of Eric and the Comstock Brothel murders when Sookie seeks out her help. Andy and Holly's dalliance comes back to bite him in the butt. Gordon and Barbara Pelt visit Andy in search of Debbie. A reunion with an old high school teacher brings up conflicting feelings for Jason.

Weeds: This will be the last season for the Showtime series. The network has elected to cancel the dark comedy, which returns on Sunday July 1 at 10:00 PM.



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Header Photo Credit: "The Client List" (Lifetime)

- Amy Mistretta