Soaps.com’s Primetime Dish
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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 15, as well as a few scoops for before and after. This week’s Primetime Dish column highlights episode teasers, casting scoops, soap opera stars crossing over to Primetime roles – some of them major – and more Halloween episode alerts!
Indie rockers Tegan and Sara will perform in early December during a holiday-themed episode. Until then in the CW October 15 episode titled “The Sea Change” the honeymoon will have to wait… Monday Episode Teasers: Naomi and Max’s honeymoon is delayed due to a public relations problem, where a high-class reception is in order. Adrianna discovers that her one-night stand from Vegas is partnering with Liam and Navid. Riley warns Annie to stop babying Dixon. Vanessa blackmails Liam, and a shocking accident occurs.
In Wednesday’s October 17 8:00 PM CW series episode titled “Honor Thy Father” Oliver is pleasantly surprised to run into Laurel. The Triad sends China White (Hu) after Laurel, and Oliver is asked to take over the company.
Beauty And The Beast:
In the October 18 CW 9:00 PM episode titled “Proceed with Caution” Vincent thinks Victoria is hiding information about the dancer’s murder, and it is revealed that the dancer tried to file a police report for an assault. Tess begins to date again and realizes she’s involved with a married man, and Heather moves out over issues regarding her mother’s death.
In HBO’s Sunday October 21, 9:00 PM episode titled “Ging Gang Goolie” Nucky entertains an intriguing proposition. Margaret tries dealing with Teddy’s demons. Gillian finds a surrogate for Jimmy, and Richard connects with Paul Sagorsky and his daughter Julia.
Body Of Proof:
Richard Burgi (“Desperate Housewives”) will join the ABC series, which returns in early 2013, as Assistant District Attorney Dan Russell. During season three Burgi’s recurring character will share scenes with Kate Murphy (Jeri Ryan) especially.
One of the actors who used to play “One Life To Live’s” Joey Buchanan will join Nathan Fillion, who also played Joey, in the ABC series. Get details about Chris McKenna’s Castle role and tune in Mondays at 10:00 PM.
Brian Van Holt (“Cougar Town”) has been cast to appear in a guest-starring role as Julie Finlay’s (Elisabeth Shue) ex-husband. The CBS series airs Wednesdays at 10:00 PM.
Former “One Life To Live” actress (ex-Karen Wolek) Judith Light has been cast on Dallas, which premieres on January 28, 2013. Find out how long she’ll stick around! Did you miss any of season one’s episodes? Catch up through Soaps.com’s Dallas recaps.
Former “Guiding Light” actress Lauren Mayhew (ex-Marah) will appear in a guest role on the Showtime hit on Sunday October 14. She’ll play a Snakepit bartender named Melanie. Tune in at 9:00 PM.
Emily Owens, M.D:
Series premiere! On Tuesday October 16 at 9:00 PM the CW will premiere its new series, which surrounds recent medical school graduate Emily Owens (Meryl Streep’s daughter Mamie Gummer), a first-year surgical intern, who quickly realizes that a hospital is a lot like high school. View the sneak peek for what’s ahead this season…
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.
The CW’s October 15 9:00 PM episode titled “High Infidelity” is all about fresh starts… Monday Episode Teasers: Serena and Nate get shocking news about their significant others. A rival from Blair’s past could affect her future. Dan must decide if he is willing to sacrifice his integrity in order to get his work published. Chuck knows looking into his father’s past could jeopardize Lily and Bart’s relationship.
Halloween on FOX:
Treat and Treat! On Tuesday October 30 tune is for Halloween-themed episodes of “Raising Hope” (8:00 PM – 8:30 PM), “Ben And Kate” (8:30 PM – 9:00 PM), “New Girl” (9:00 PM – 9:30 PM) and “The Mindy Project” (9:30 PM – 10:00 PM).
Hart Of Dixie:
In the CW October 16 episode titled “If It Makes You Happy” Laura Bell Bundy (“Guiding Light’s” ex-Marah Shayne Lewis) guest stars! Tuesday Episode Teasers: Zoe is upset her fellow classmates listed her accomplishments as ‘retired’ in their Alumni magazine, and George tells Lemon he’s going on a date.
In Friday’s October 19 10:00 PM Cinemax episode titled “Mort” Sam Hunter is critically injured and disappears to a remote location to recover, regroup and retrain. A year later, her co-workers are suspicious when Sam returns to work unannounced. However, they need her for a very important assignment
Made In Jersey:
Due to low ratings during its freshman run, CBS has cancelled the series and has removed it from its Friday night schedule.
In TNT's Monday October 15 9:00 PM episode titled "Long Shot" Major Crimes and the FBI team up to track down a dangerous sniper after a peaceful ceremony turns deadly, and a deal is negotiated that Provenza can't support.
The CW is back with a new season, and on Friday October 19 at 9:00 PM Ryan and Nikita are assigned their first mission under the new regime - to bring in "The Dirty Thirty." Michael is arrested. Alex's alter ego, the spoiled Russian princess Alexandra Udinov, returns, and Birkhoff struggles to maintain a working relationship with Sonya.
There's about to be a new doctor in town during season five! Morris Chestnut ("American Horror Story") has landed the role of Ike Prentiss, a former Army medic. The series returns to Showtime in 2013.
Pretty Little Liars:
Finale recap! 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.
Former "General Hospital's" (ex-Suzanne) Adrienne Barbeau has been cast on Revenge in a pivotal role! In case you miss an episode read our Revenge Weekly Recaps and be sure to watch Sunday's Revenge Weekly Spoiler Video: Confidence.
Secret Life Of The American Teenager:
Cancelled! ABC Family has decided to end its series run after season five. The final twelve episode season will return in March 2013.
Season two returns to NBC in early 2013 with Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega ("Rent") cast to appear as a Broadway publicist.
In Wednesday's October 17 9:00 PM CW episode titled "Heartache" Dean and Sam investigate a string of unusual murders. Things become more complicated - even after the killer is captured.
The Mindy Project:
FOX has already picked up its new series for a full twenty-two episode season. Tune in Tuesdays at 9:30 PM.
The Vampire Diaries:
If you ever miss a CW episode read Soaps.com's Vampire Diaries Weekly Recaps each Thursday after the show airs.
In HBO's Sunday October 21 10:00 PM episode titled "I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say" Desiree’s mom's house collapses. Annie’s parents hear about her record deal. Albert’s kids find out about his lymphoma, and Janette is reunited with someone.
Rutger Hauer ("Dracula 3D") has landed a contract role for season six, which premieres in June 2013. His character, Macklyn, is tied very closely to Sookie and Jason.
New YouTube channel! If you're a fan of short films and series with leading female roles then this new YouTube channel for scripted drama just might be for you. These gripping and dramatic stories have cast actresses such as Julia Stiles ("Blue"), Maura Tierney ("Ruth & Erica"), Jennifer Garner ("Serena"), Dakota Fanning ("The Twilight Saga"), Jennifer Beals ("Lauren," "Flashdance"), Rosanna Arquette ("Rochelle," "Royal Pains") and more. Visit WIGS to view some of their original series, short films, and documentaries today.
If it's strictly spoilers you're looking for view our Primetime Television Listings to find out what has Kane concerned on "Boss" then vote in our Star Gazing to see why Shenae Grimes' wardrobe had some wondering if she gave her stylist the night off.
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- Amy Mistretta