Soaps.com’s Primetime Dish
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There is a lot going on in Primetime television during the week of March 11, as well as a few scoops for the weeks to come. This week’s Primetime Dish column highlights episode teasers, casting scoops, renewals, a former “ATWT” star lands a popular pilot role, a CW cancellation, and FOX season finale dates…
Cancelled. Due to poor ratings the series will be cancelled after its fifth and final season. “The CW has had five great seasons with America’s favorite zip code, ‘90210’,” said Mark Pedowitz (CW President). “I’d like to thank the talented cast, producers, and crew for all their hard work and dedication to the series. We are very proud of the West Beverly High alumni.” Season five will air its finale On Monday May 13 at 9:00 PM.
Until then Robbie Jones (“Unnecessary Roughness”) guest stars in the CW’s March 11 9:00 PM episode titled “Dude, Where’s My Husband.” Monday Episode Teasers: Up-and-coming mogul Jordan Welland (Jones) hires Naomi to plan events for him. Annie, Adrianna and Silver’s girls’ night out for Naomi ends with disastrous results. Dixon begins having feelings for Michaela, and Liam is forced to befriend the Cronus brothers in order to clear Navid’s name.
On Wednesday March 13 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its January 30 episode titled “Vertigo.”
Season finale! In Cinemax’s Friday March 15 10:00 PM finale titled “A Mixture Of Madness” Lucas’ recent decision will change the lives of Carrie, her family, Sugar, Job and the Banshee police force. Nola reconsiders her future after receiving a special delivery, and Rebecca is taught the power of telecommunications.
Beauty And The Beast:
Sendhil Ramamurthy (“Heroes”) joins the cast in the March 14 9:00 PM episode titled “Any Means Possible.” Thursday Episode Teasers: Assistant District Attorney Gabe Lowan (Ramamurthy) wants answers and is suspicious that cases involving the vigilante are being mishandled. Cat tracks down a witness and threatens him in order to protect Vincent, and Vincent worries about the ramifications of getting romantically involved with Cat. Then on Tuesday March 12 at 9:00 PM a repeat of the February 21 episode titled “Tough Love” will air.
The FOX series will air its season finale on Monday April 29.
In TBS’ Tuesday March 12 10:00 PM episode titled “You Tell Me” Laurie plans to destroy things, due to her mixed feelings for Travis. Andy has to step in when Laurie’s anger gets out of control. Julie realizes her friends have been keeping a secret and starts hanging out with her therapist, and Bobbie has the fling of a lifetime.
In the CW’s Tuesday March 12 9:00 PM episode titled “Get With The Program” Jeff tells Skye about a woman who claims that her husband went missing after becoming obsessed with the show. Jeff and Skye are introduced to a man who finds and deprograms cult members. EJ ‘s findings could bring Jeff and Skye closer to finding Nate. Within the show, Kelly finds the man who deprogrammed her. This episode will repeat on Friday March 13 at 9:00 PM.
Various people come together to pay their respect to JR in the Monday March 11 episode titled “JR’s Masterpiece.” Soaps.com posts recaps from each episode. Until then find out what’s set to happen the rest of this season in our Dallas Spoilers and watch a promo for the funeral below.
Drop Dead Diva:
Not cancelled after all? Even though Lifetime announced its series’ cancellation almost two months ago there is now hope that the series will live on. It is being reported that the producers have signed a deal with Sony Pictures TV to bring fans a fifth season. Stay tuned, as we’ll bring readers more details when they are available.
The FOX series will air a special one-hour season finale on Sunday May 19.
Season finale! In HBO’s Sunday March 17 9:00 PM finale titled “Together” Hannah is forced to write her book in one day or risk being sued by her publisher. Marnie interrupts Charlie, and Ray hopes to impress Shoshanna by making a career move.
Girl Meets World:
Teo Halm has landed the role as Elliott, Cory and Topanga’s son. The show, which begins production this month, will be considered for a slot in the Disney Channel’s 2013-14 schedule.
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 after the show airs. The show will be back on tonight Thursday March 7. Watch the “Glee” Spoiler Video: Girls (And Boys) On Film and keep up with other happenings in our Glee News Room. In other news, the FOX series will air its season finale on Thursday May 9.
Read our Grey's Anatomy Spoilers: Transplant Wasteland to find out who may consider leaving when the ABC series returns on Thursday March 14 at 9:00 PM. Remember, Soaps.com posts recaps after the show airs. Also, view our Grey's Anatomy News Room for actor projects and weekly spoiler videos.
Hatfields & McCoys:
Former "As The World Turns" actor Jesse Lee Soffer (ex-Will Munson) has been cast to play Patrick McCoy in NBC's new pilot - a modern-day take on the notorious family feud.
Hart Of Dixie:
On Tuesday March 12 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its January 15 episode titled "Old Alabama."
Renewed! Fans of the SyFy series starring Anna Silk ("Being Erika") will be happy to know it's been given the green light for season four. Thirteen new episodes will debut in 2014.
In the CW's Friday March 15 8:00 PM new episode titled "The Life We've Chosen" Amanda holds Alex hostage but agrees to release her in exchange for Ari. Owen is added to the team to handle the exchange of prisoners at the last minute, which makes Michael suspicious, and Alex befriends a fellow prisoner and promises to break them both out.
The FOX series will air its season finale on Tuesday May 14.
Pretty Little Liars:
Read Soaps.com's Pretty Little Liars Recaps and tune in each Tuesday after the show airs for more! Also view our Pretty Little Liars Spoilers to find out who suits up in candy stripper uniforms in the Tuesday March 12 8:00 PM ABC Family episode titled "I'm Your Puppet."
The ABC series returns Sunday March 10 at 9:00 PM. View our Revenge News Room for spoilers for the upcoming episode titled "Retribution" and watch some of season two's most memorable moments.
Sons Of Anarchy:
Jimmy Smits ("Outlaw") will be returning to the FX series as Nero Padilla on a regular basis during season six, which is set to premiere in September. Filming begins this spring.
On Wednesday March 13 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its November 28, 2012 episode titled "Hunteri Heroici."
The Carrie Diaries:
It's all about feeling vulnerable in the CW's March 11 8:00 PM episode titled "The Great Unknown." Monday Episode Teasers: Dorrit goes missing under Carrie's watch, causing Carrie to lash out at Sebastian. Mouse and West argue after he steals her number one spot in class. Walt confides in someone unexpected, and Tom turns to Larissa for advice regarding women.
The Client List:
The Lifetime series returns this Sunday March 10 at 10:00 PM. Get a quick recap of season one, plus a peek into season two, through the video below.
The FOX series will airs its season finale on Monday April 29.
The Lying Game:
The ABC Family series will air its winter finale on Tuesday March 12 at 9:00 PM. Look for events from previous weeks to lead up to a final breaking point.
The Mindy Project:
Tuesday May 14 marks the FOX series' season finale. In casting news… Chloe Sevigny ("Portlandia") has landed a multi-episode arc as Danny's (Chris Messina) ex-wife Christina. Look for the actress to start appearing in April.
A one-hour season finale of the FOX series will air on Sunday May 19.
The Vampire Diaries:
On Thursday March 14 at 8:00 PM the CW will air an episode titled "Bring It On." Read Soaps.com's Vampire Diaries Spoilers to find out what will have Damon and Rebekah distracted. We will post the Thursday recap after the show airs.
Two And A Half Men:
Scott Bakula ("Desperate Housewives," "Quantum Leap") will guest star on the CBS series as an auto dealership mogul named Jerry on Thursday April 4 at 8:30 PM.
Read about Luke Mitchell leaving Home And Away and where the actor will be turning up on the CW very soon.
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