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The documentary surrounding the life of Marilyn Monroe will debut on HBO on Monday June 17 at 9:00 PM. Viewers will be privy to amazing footage, audiotapes and rarely-seen photographs, handwritten letters, diaries, notes, poems, journals and notebooks, which document her private life against the backdrop of her very public life and loves. Actors taking part in the project include F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn, Glenn Close, Hope Davis, Viola Davis, Jennifer Ehle, Ben Foster, Paul Giamatti, Jack Huston, Stephen Lang, Lindsay Lohan, Janet McTeer, Jeremy Piven, Oliver Platt, David Strathairn, Lili Taylor, Uma Thurman, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood. Please note the following HBO replays: June 17 (4:40 AM), 20 (9:30 AM), 23 (11:45 AM), 25 (2:00 PM) and 29 (4:00 PM) and on HBO2 on June 19 (8:00 PM) and 27 (3:45 PM and 12:05 AM) and July 22 (6:10 PM).
Season premiere! In TNT's Monday June 10 9:00 PM season opener titled "Final Cut" the pregnant wife of a well-known film director is murdered, which leaves the team scrambling to get a confession, and Raydor's intentions as Rusty's guardian are challenged.
Exec producer Danny Zuker took to Twitter to welcome writer Emily Spivey to the ABC series, which airs Wednesdays at 9:00 PM. Spivey has written for such shows as "Up All Night," "Saturday Night Live," "Parks And Recreation," "King Of The Hill" and "MADtv."
— Danny Zuker (@DannyZuker) June 4, 2013
On Friday June 14 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its May 10, 2013 episode titled "Invisible Hand."
Pretty Little Liars:
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 with the episode titled "A Is For A-l-i-v-e."
Ashley Madekwe will not return next season to play Ashley Davenport, as her contract was not picked up for storyline reasons. In other news... ABC Studios and Matchbook Co., along with the network's licensing agency, Firefly Brand Management, have plans to create accessories and apparel in order for fans to emulate the looks of Emily VanCamp (Emily Thorne) and Madeleine Stowe (Victoria Grayson). The products will be similar to those seen on the Hamptons' leading ladies and may be available as soon as the end of 2013. Plus-sizes, shoes and menswear could also be included in the line. Read our Revenge Recaps to catch up on last season before the new one returns. As of yet there is no return date set.
Justin Chatwin, who has played Steve/Jimmy since 2011, will not be returning to the series for season four, other than possibly for one or two episodes. Stay tuned as the Showtime series returns in early 2014.
Sons Of Anarchy:
C. Thomas Howell ("Southland") and Steve Howey ("Shameless," "Something Borrowed") will appear in the upcoming season six of the FX series as Frank Eagan and Hopper.
Due to budget cuts for the ABC series Alan Tudyk (Noah) and Rex Lee (Mr. Wolfe) will not return for season three.
On Wednesday June 12 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its February 20, 2013 episode titled "Man's Best Friend with Benefits." Then on Friday June 14 at 9:00 PM a repeat of its February 27, 2013 episode titled "Remember the Titans" will air.
The Carrie Diaries:
On Monday June 10 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its January 21, 2013 episode titled "Lie With Me."
The Client List:
Engagement and baby news! US Weekly is reporting that co-stars Jennifer Love Hewitt and Brian Hallisay, who play a married couple onscreen, are not only engaged but are expecting their first child together. In Lifetime's Sunday June 9 10:00 PM episode titled "Whatever It Takes" Riley realizes that a judge at the charity golf tournament could put her and the spa in jeopardy. Kyle is tricked into hosting a sleepover, and two people are faced with an unwelcome surprise when an alarm goes off at The Rub.
The CW has released the full official trailer of "The Vampire Diaries" spin-off, which premieres this fall.
The Vampire Diaries:
On Thursday June 13 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its November 1, 2012 episode titled Vampire Diaries: The Five.
On June 16 thirteen stars from the HBO series, which returns that night at 9:00 PM, will participate in a live social media event. Starting at 9:00 AM the network will reveal exclusive #secretsfromtheset via the "True Blood" profiles on Facebook (Facebook.com/Trueblood), Twitter (Twitter.com/TruebloodHBO), Instagram (Instagram.com/TruebloodHBO) and Vine. Then at 8:45 PM the fan-fueled interactive show will allow fans to engage in a live social media experience with the cast who will answer questions and share details about the new season. Cast members scheduled to attend include Anna Paquin (Sookie), Stephen Moyer (Bill), Alexander Skarsgard (Eric), Ryan Kwanten (Jason), Rutina Wesley (Tara), Sam Trammell (Sam), Nelsan Ellis (Lafayette), Deborah Ann Woll (Jessica), Carrie Preston (Arlene), Todd Lowe (Terry), Chris Bauer (Andy), Kristin Bauer van Straten (Pam) and Joe Manganiello (Alcide). Visit True Blood for more details.
In HBO's Sunday June 16 10:00 PM episode titled "Running" plans are carried out by The Veep, and Dan puts himself on both sides of Selina and Danny Chung's competition.
Bridget Regan ("Beauty And The Beast") will appear in nine episodes of the USA Network series as Rebecca Lowe. Fans can look forward to season five's return this fall.
Do you often wonder what Daytime actors think about their characters? Read Soaps.com's May Soap Opera Interviews to find out from two "Days of our Lives" actresses who play Gabi Fallon and Kristen DiMera, as well as "General Hospital's" Rafe Kovich Jr. portrayer.
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Coming up in Primetime Television.
Soaps.com has casting notes and teasers for the week of June 10, as well as season premieres, renewals, three new characters added to a popular HBO series, a former Daytime actress lands a regular CBS role, a Marilyn Monroe documentary, a new clothing line for those out for revenge and more in our latest Primetime Dish column…
On Wednesday June 12 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its October 24, 2012 episode titled “Lone Gunman.”
Matt Dallas (“Eastwick”) will return in his ABC Family recurring role as Fitch at 8:30 PM on Wednesday June 19.
Beauty And The Beast:
The CW will air a repeat of its November 1, 2012 episode titled “Basic Instinct” on Thursday June 13 at 9:00 PM.
In light of Jennifer Esposito’s (ex-Jackie Curatola) exit from the CBS series former “The Young And The Restless” actress Marisa Ramirez (ex-Carmen Mesta/Ines Vargas), who plays Detective Maria Baez, as been made a series regular. Look for her character to be Danny Reagan’s (Donnie Wahlberg) partner.
Drop Dead Diva:
The Lifetime series returns with season five on June 23 at 9:00 PM. Watch the video below to see what’s in store!
In TNT’s Sunday June 16 10:00 PM episode titled “Badlands” the people of Charleston are on the lookout on the two-year anniversary of the alien invasion. The government is faced with questions and doubts after a sniper is attacked. Hal may be able to identify a mole, and Anne continues to be concerned about her baby.
Game Of Thrones:
New characters! Fans can look forward to three new characters in 2014 for HBO’s season four. The Magnar of Thenn (part of Mance Rayder’s Wildling army), Mace Tyrell (Lady Olenna’s son and Margaery and Loras’ father) and Oberyn Martell (will have a seat on the Small Council).
Renewed! NBC has green-lighted its series for a second season, which will contain thirteen episodes. Fans can expect there to be continued focus on Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) and Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and their relationship. Tune in this fall for season two.
Hart Of Dixie:
On Tuesday June 11 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its November 20, 2012 episode titled “Baby, Don’t Get Hooked On Me.”