Coming up in Primetime Television.
Soaps.com has plenty of Primetime scoops for our readers to look forward to during the week of March 19 and beyond. In our latest Primetime Dish column you'll find episode teasers, casting scoops, the premiere return date for a show that's been gone far too long, which actor will be taking a break from a popular CW show, and which beloved Hollywood couple has decided to end their marriage after 11 years…
90210: Fans were saddened to hear former "90210" actress Jennie Garth and her husband of 11 years, Peter Facinelli ("The Twilight Saga"), have decided to call it quits. In other news, due to an illness, Tristan Wilds (Dixon Wilson) will be absent from roughly four episodes, due to an illness, closing out the current season. Look for his character to go off on tour as a way to explain his absence. Get well, Tristan! Tuesday Episode Teasers: Dixon collapses during an argument. Liam supports Silver. Ivy finds out Raj still has cancer.
Alcatraz: While shooting scenes in San Francisco, producers noticed a car that needed to be moved. When the owner was located, the girl explained that her mother had a stroke and needed help. The producers were able to quickly get in touch with San Francisco police officers who were on the set in order to help the woman. Good thing for that misplaced parked car!
American Horror Story: The FX series is looking to cast a nemesis named Gia for Constance Langdon (Jessica Lange). The character will appear during season two as a treacherous sexpot who holds a secret. The casting call alerted potential candidates to think Angelina Jolie in "Girl, Interrupted." The show airs Wednesdays at 9:00 PM.
Bones: Don't look any further if you don't like spoilers! During the final season, which resumes on April 2, Brennan and Booth will have a baby girl who they will name after two important women in Brennan's life. Any guesses who?
Defiance: Syfy's new series drama has just cast "Dexter" stars Julie Benz and Jaime Murray. As we reported back in January, the new paranormal series follows people and aliens trying to co-exist on one planet. Julie will play Mayor Amanda Rosewater, and Jaime will appear as a proper wife of a member of an elite alien race.
Desperate Housewives: It's the moment fans of the ABC series have not been looking forward to… The network will end its eighth and final season with 'the housewives' in a two-hour finale on Sunday May 13 at 9:00 PM.
Dexter: Showtime's hit series returns with season seven on Sunday September 30 at 9:00 PM.
Fringe: Georgina Haig ("The Elephant Princess") and Henry Ian Cusick ("Scandal," "Lost") have been cast as agent partners Etta and [male character name still unknown]. While Georgina's role could be recurring, Henry's might not be. Look for the two to show up in episode 19 of season four, which returns with episode 15 on Friday March 23 at 9:00 PM on FOX.
Games Of Thorns: Sunday April 1, at 9:00 PM, marks the second season premiere of the HBO drama series. The show surrounds the world of Westeros, "where ambitious men and women of both honor and ill-repute live in a land whose summers and winters can last years."
Hart Of Dixie: Ernie Hudson ("Transformers") and Valarie Pettiford ("The Finder") return to guest star as Lavon's parents. Monday Episode Teasers: Though Zoe is happy to see snow in Bluebell, others think it'll bring them all bad luck. Lavon's introduction of Didi to his parents doesn't go as planned. Lemon and George make a big decision about their future.
Homeland: Jamey Sheridan, who plays Vice President William Walden, will now appear as a series regular in season two. Season one encores currently air on Mondays on Showtime at 8:00 PM.
Justified: The Emmy Award Winning FX drama has just ordered thirteen episodes for its upcoming fourth season. Until then, season three will air its finale on Tuesday April 10 at 10:00 PM.
Luck: After three horses were hurt during production, where two had to be put down, HBO has decided to cease production on their new show. Executive Producers David Milch and Michael Mann stated, "The two of us loved this series, loved the cast, crew and writers. This has been a tremendous collaboration and one that we plan to continue in the future."
Mad Men: After being MIA for almost a year and a half, the AMC series returns! Season five starts with a two hour premiere on Sunday March 25 at 9:00 PM.
Nashville: Back in January Soaps.com reported that Connie Britton would most likely not be returning if a second season of "American Horror Story" was ordered. The actress has just been cast in the highly publicized ABC pilot as Rayna. Extra treat… Connie's "Nashville" role will have her singing. Fellow "American Horror Story" alum Eric Close ("Santa Barbara") will play Rayna's husband. Let's hope she's making a big salary because he'll be living off of it!
Revenge: Stay tuned for an upcoming all-flashback episode, which will help Emily get a handle on the people who destroyed her family.