Coming up in Primetime Television.
Haven't had time to find out what's been happening in your favorite Primetime show or with the actors who star in them? Soaps.com has the lowdown in our Primetime Dish column for the week of February 6. New series details, Primetime actors in new movie roles, who's coming and going in which late night town and of course a few upcoming episode teasers…
90210: Fans of Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna Tate-Duncan) might be interested to know the actress has just released a video for her new single "Nothing Like This."
Anger Management: Charlie Sheen’s new FX comedy has cast Shawnee Smith ("Law & Order," "Saw," "Becker") as Charlie's character's ex-wife in a leading role. The ten-episode series surrounds a former baseball player with anger issues, who becomes an unconventional anger management therapist. If the show does well, FX will order more episodes.
Banshee: Alan Ball ("True Blood," Executive Producer) will be an executive producer for Cinemax's new ten-episode series, which has been referred to as "Walking Tall" meets "History Of Violence." Though filming will begin in Charlotte, North Carolina this spring, don't plan on its premiere until January 2013.
Beauty And The Beast: ABC has just picked up the new pilot based off the classic fairytale. The show will surround a princess who makes an unlikely connection with a mysterious beast, set in a mythological, dangerous world.
Blue Bloods: Margaret Colin ("Gossip Girl," "Medium," "As The World Turns") will turn up in March in a guest role as Melanie, a possible love interest for Frank. The CBS series airs Fridays at 10.00 PM.
Castle: Sarah Jane Morris ("NCIS," "Brothers And Sisters," "Ghost Whisperer") will guest star as Leslie Morgan in the winter episode titled "Once Upon A Crime," as will "General Hospital's" Jason Thompson (Patrick). The Vampire Diaries' Taylor Kinney (ex-Mason), boyfriend of Lady Gaga, will also appear as Leslie's husband. Look for season four to return on February 6.
Cougar Town: David Arquette (Dancing With The Stars, "Scream," "Medium") will guest star in season three's finale as a hotel concierge . The series returns Tuesday February 14 at 8.30 PM on ABC.
Desperate Housewives: In its last season the show is currently taping scenes for an episode where one major character from Wisteria Lane will meet their maker. Look for the pivotal, shocking death to happen in March.
Drop Dead Diva: Reality star Kim Kardashian ("Kourtney & Kim Take New York," "Keeping Up With The Kardashians"), soon to be ex-wife of NBA New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries, has been tapped to appear in the Lifetime series' fourth season as businesswoman Nikki. Look for her multiple episode arc to air this summer.
Gossip Girl: Were you one of the many fans who were shocked to find out that Georgina Sparks turned out to be Gossip Girl herself? We're still not sure if she's really the longtime mystery blogger, or if this is some sort of diversion, and would be interested to hear your thoughts in the comment section. Monday Episode teasers: Blair has to make a decision that could hurt those closest to her. Serena protects someone she loves. Georgina follows a scandalous trail.
Hart Of Dixie: On April 23 American Idol winner Scotty McCreery will perform "The Trouble With Girls." Also look for Justin Hartley ("Passions," "Smallville," "Castle") to appear this season as a war hero named Jesse. On Monday, Wes Brown ("Private Practice," "NCIS," "True Blood") returns in his guest starring role as Dr. Judson Lyons. Monday Episode Teasers: Zoe and Rose plan a sleepover. George causes major trouble in Lemon's paradise. Lemon sets her father up on a date.
Happy Endings: Colin Hanks, son of Tom Hanks, will play himself - a new celebrity friend of Dave's. He began shooting scenes last week, which will air late in the season. The comedy airs Wednesdays on ABC at 9:30 PM.
Hot In Cleveland: Executive Producer Sean Hayes has announced that Kristin Chenoweth (Glee, "You Again")will make a guest appearance in a season three episode. Sean tweeted, "Good morning to the press. Have you heard? @kchenoweth is getting "Hot In Cleveland." Kristin's character will crash at the trio gal pals' place after splitting from her boyfriend. Stay tuned to TV Land on Wednesdays at 10.00 PM.
House: Emmy Award winning actor Jeffrey Wright ("Angels In America," "Shaft," "Hamlet" ) returns to guest star on one of FOX's highest rated series. He'll appear in the Monday February 6 episode as Dr. Walter Cofield at 8.00 PM.