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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.

90210:
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.

Dallas:
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 Soaps.com’s Dallas recaps.

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

Fringe:
Soaps.com 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.

Glee:
As a reminder, Soaps.com 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 Soaps.com 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!

Leverage:
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.