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Soaps.com has the latest details surrounding Primetime television for the week of May 27. This week’s Primetime Dish column highlights casting scoops and teasers, CW repeat episodes, a special Memorial Day feature, ABC’s plan to finish up a canceled series, HBO’s hope to carry out seven seasons of one of its popular shows and more…
666 Park Avenue:
The ABC series was pulled from the schedule back in December 2012 but will return on Saturday June 22 to air the last four episodes. Tune in Saturdays at 9:00 PM until the finale on July 13.
Fans can expect to see two more villains introduced during season two with names that will be recognizable from the comic. For now, on Wednesday May 29 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its October 10, 2012 pilot episode.
Season two of the ABC Family series premieres on Wednesday May 29 at 8:30 PM. In the episode titled “I’m Not That Guy” Ben tries to convince Riley that he’s changed. Danny plans to rescue Riley. Tucker sets his sights on a model, and Emma helps Bonnie get to know a handsome stranger.
Beauty And The Beast:
On Thursday May 30 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its October 18, 2012 episode titled “Proceed With Caution.”
Season three will return to TNT with all new episodes in early 2014. Read Soaps.com’s Dallas Recaps for a look back at season two.
We’ve seen a few sneak peeks for what’s to come in the Showtime series’ eighth and final season, and now the network has posted a full-length trailer to prepare for it all.
Game Of Thrones:
Seven Seasons? Producer Frank Doelger hopes the series will last for seven seasons to match George R. R. Martin’s fantasy novel series, “A Song Of Fire And Ice,” which the show is based off of. Season three will wrap up in June with season four set to air sometime in 2014. In HBO’s Sunday June 2 9:00 PM episode titled “The Rains Of Castamere” Robb faces Walder Frey. Edmure meets his new bride. Jon must face his cruelest test yet. Bran discovers something. Daario and Jorah plan to take Yunkai, and House Frey merges with House Tully.
The FOX series has been renewed through 2015. Read our Glee Recaps for a refresher of last season’s episodes.
Read Soaps.com’s Grey’s Anatomy Finale Recap: Perfect Storm to hear about Callie and Arizona’s fallout.
Hart Of Dixie:
On Tuesday May 28 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its October 30, 2012 episode titled "Walkin' After Midnight."
Amy Morton ("Boss") has landed a recurring role as Carrie's (Claire Danes) attorney, Erin Kimball. Tracy Letts ("Prison Break") will also turn up in a recurring status during season three as Senator Andrew Lockhart. Tune in for the Showtime season premiere on Sunday September 29 at 9:00 PM.
How I Met Your Mother:
Cristin Milioti (the recently revealed 'mother') has been bumped to a series regular and will take part in the CBS show's ninth and final season.
On Monday May 27 at 8:00 PM the CW will air the 2012 movie starring Jonathan Bennett as Kyle Vogel and James Cromwell as Bud Vogel. The story surrounds Bud's complex wartime past and the future that awaits Kyle.
Mike & Molly:
Mark Roberts will step down as showrunner for the CBS series and Alan J. Higgins will take his place when season four returns mid-season. In other news, due to the tragedy in Oklahoma CBS pulled Monday's May 20 season finale tornado-themed episode. Stay tuned, as the network stated that the finale will be aired on an appropriate date.
On Friday May 31 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its January 25, 2013 episode titled "Aftermath."
Pretty Little Liars:
Rumer Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, will guest star as Zoe in late July. As of now she's only scheduled to appear in the one episode but may return in the future. Read our Pretty Little Liars Spoilers to hear about shocking discoveries, schemes and more when the ABC Family series returns on Tuesday June 11 at 8:00 PM.
ABC has announced that Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts, who were previously consulting producers, will now lead the show as executive producers. Read our Revenge Recaps to catch up on last season before the new one returns. As of yet there is no return date set.
On Wednesday May 29 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its October 3, 2012 episode titled "We Need To Talk About Kevin." Then on Friday May 31 at 9:00 PM a repeat of the February 6, 2013 episode titled "Everybody Hates Hitler" will air.
The new CW "Vampire Diaries" spin-off series premieres Tuesdays at 8:00 PM this fall. The storylines will be based off details in the video clip below.
The Vampire Diaries:
On Thursday May 30 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its October 18, 2012 episode titled "Memorial." Read our Vampire Diaries Finale Recap to hear about Klaus' gift to Caroline.
In HBO's Sunday June 2 10:00 PM episode titled "Shutdown" Selina has to furlough some of her staff, due to a government shutdown. Danny Chung takes advantage of the situation. A damaging story leaks surrounding Andrew, and Gary and Jonah set out to retrieve Selina's trash.
The SyFy series has been renewed for a fifth and final season. Six new episodes will return in 2014, as production begins this summer in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Find out who keeps rebelling on EastEnders in Soaps.com's Soap Scoop: UK/Australia Edition.
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- Amy Mistretta