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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 29, as well as a few scoops for before and after. This week’s Primetime Dish column highlights episode teasers, casting scoops, full season pick-ups, cancellations, and one actress’ objection to why the network sent her character away on a CBS show…

Due to Hurricane Sandy coverage the show will be pre-empted Monday October 29.

Animal Practice:
Cancellation. NBC has decided to throw in the towel on its new series. In its place will be “Whitney,” with season two returning on Wednesday November 14.

Full season pick-up! After last week’s report that the CW series was the most watched telecast the network has green-lighted “Arrow” for a full season pick-up. In Wednesday’s October 31 8:00 PM CW episode titled “An Innocent Man” a late night bonding session with Thea gives Oliver the inspiration he needs to get back into Laurel’s good graces. Arrow asks for Laurel’s help, and Walter asks one of his employees to look into a $2.6 million withdrawal of Moira’s.

Beauty And The Beast:
On Thursday November 1 in the CW episode titled “Basic Instinct” Vincent saves a boy who was left for dead. While the detectives question those connected to the boy, Lois is stunned to learn that her daughter has been dating this young man. Silverfox and his Murifield agents offer to tell Cat the truth about her mother, and Vincent refuses to flee. Tune in at 9:00 PM.

Blue Bloods:
According to various reports, Jennifer Esposito informed CBS that she could only work on a limited basis due to her Celiac Disease, which damages the small intestine lining and prevents it from absorbing important parts of food in order to stay healthy. The network allegedly put her character, Jackie Curatola, on a leave of absence on-screen, to which Esposito fired back on Twitter:

The series returns to ABC Family with new episodes beginning at 9:00 PM on Monday January 7, 2013.

Annie Wersching (“24”) and former telenovela star Kuno Becker will be joining the series. Find out who else is set to turn up in season two, which premieres on January 28, 2013, through our Dallas Comings and Goings. If you missed any of season one’s episodes catch up through’s Dallas recaps.

After averaging 14.30 million viewers CBS has picked up its new series for a full season. Tune in Thursdays at 10:00 PM.

Emily Owens, M.D:
In the CW Tuesday October 30 9:00 PM episode titled “Emily And… The Outbreak” Cassandra and Emily do well on a quiz. Emily agrees to talk to a group of high school girls about safe sex and tries to forget about her feelings for Will. Watch a preview below:

Franklin & Bash:
Garcelle Beauvais, who’s played Hanna Linden from 2011 to 2012, won’t be returning for season three of the TNT series. The actress tweeted:

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.

Go On:
NBA Miami Heat star Chris Bosh guest-stars in NBC’s October 30 10:00 PM Halloween episode titled “Videogame, Set, Match.” Tuesday Episode Teasers: Ryan isn’t sure about taking Owen under his wing. After letting Yolanda down, the group tries to make it up to her by creating her dream “Alice In Wonderland” Halloween.

Gossip Girl:
Due to Hurricane Sandy coverage the show will be pre-empted Monday October 29.