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Coming up in Primetime Television.

There is a lot set to take place in Primetime television during the week of October 8, as well as a few scoops for before and after. This week’s Primetime Dish column highlights episode teasers, casting scoops, big season return dates, a contest that could land your original work on a popular series, and Halloween comes twice this month on FOX…

666 Park Avenue:
“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg has landed a December guest spot on the ABC series. Much like her “Ghost” role, Goldberg’s character, Maris Elder, will help someone connect with the supernatural.

Season premiere! In the CW’s October 8 8:00 PM episode titled “Til Death Do Us Part” Max and Naomi find themselves in jail. Liam finds a way to pay off Vanessa. Silver has a request for Teddy, and Adrianna has no idea about Dixon’s accident. Also, look for Carly Rae Jepsen (“Call Me Maybe”) to guest star.

American Horror Story: Asylum:
Mark Margolis (“Breaking Bad”) has been cast in the recurring role of Sam Goodwin. As of yet, details are being kept under wraps.

Beauty And The Beast:
In the CW’s Thursday October 11 9:00 PM series premiere a homicide detective and a man with great strength team up and realize that this isn’t the first time they’ve met.

Boardwalk Empire:
Renewed! The HBO series has been green-lighted for a fourth season. For now, in the Sunday October 14 episode titled “You’d Be Surprised” Gyp receives an unequivocal message from Rothstein. Billie gets a new co-star. Sigrid and Van receive an unexpected visitor. Gillian tries to keep her business afloat, and Margaret experiences a few awkward moments.

Warner Brothers will release a DVD in the US and Canada of TNT’s new “Dallas!” Get all of the details, including the DVD extras, through Dallas Season 1 DVD USA & Canada Release. Until season two, which premieres on January 28, 2013, did you miss any of season one’s episodes? Catch up through’s Dallas recaps.

Franklin & Bash:
Renewal! TNT has renewed its hit series for a third season.

Fringe: sat in on a conference call with Executive Producer and Show Runner J.H. Wyman. When asked what’s ahead for the final season Wyman stated, “It’s sort of like more—there’s more of a continuity of emotion and story, but it’s not like you’re going to get Walter finishes a sentence and it’s dan-dan-dan and then you come back and the next week he’s sort of talking about the same thing. I mean there’s still sort of capsulated episode, but they’re all about one thing. So, those 13 stories are about one story.” Tune in Fridays at 9:00 PM on FOX.

As a reminder, covers the goings on at McKinley High. Tune in each Thursday and read our Glee Weekly Recaps, which are posted right after the show airs.

Gossip Girl:
Season premiere! In the CW’s October 8 9:00 PM episode titled “Gone Maybe Gone” Blair and Chuck make each other a promise then part ways. Dan gets some assistance with his tell-all book. A battle reignites, and everyone searches for Serena.

Halloween on FOX:
Treat or Treat! Sunday October 7 will bring viewers the first special of the month with Halloween-themed episodes of “The Cleveland Show” (7:30 PM – 8:00 PM), “The Simpsons” (8:00 PM – 8:30 PM), “Bob’s Burgers” (8:30 PM – 9:00 PM) and “American Dad” (9:30 PM – 10:00 PM). Stay tuned, as will bring you more seasonal episode announcements next week!

Hart Of Dixie:
In the CW’s Tuesday October 9 episode titled “Always On My Mind” Zoe is forced to ask Wade for a favor. George plans to reenter the dating scene, and Lemon decides to keep her job. Get a further peek through the spoiler video below:

Kiss Live On Letterman Concert Webcast:
Kiss fans, tune in online on Wednesday October 10 at 8:00 PM as the legendary band performs live! The event will celebrate the 50th webcast of CBS Interactive’s award-winning live webcast concert series. Save the date and visit Live On Letterman to rock on with Kiss!

TNT brings viewers all new episodes starting on Tuesday November 27 at 10:00 PM.

Liz & Dick:
Lifetime’s highly anticipated film based on the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, starring Lindsay Lohan, will premiere on Sunday November 25 at 9:00 PM.

Major Crimes:
Renewal! TNT has green-lighted 2012’s number one new cable drama for a second season, which will air in the summer of 2013. For now, in Monday’s TNT October 8 episode titled “Cheaters Never Prosper” a Las Vegas man is found dead after an overdose… look for gritty details to unfold and reveal the true facts surrounding the incident. Tune in at 9:00 PM.

Pretty Little Liars:
Renewed! ABC has just ordered 24 more episodes for season four, which will begin airing in mid-2013. If you missed the Tuesday August 28 season finale read our Soap Opera Fan’s Pretty Little Liars Finale Recap, which includes live screen shots from the episode.