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Coming up in Primetime Television. has many CW season premiere episodes for the week of October 7, as well as teasers, casting, renewals, an invite from two cousins who star on CW shows, an annual Halloween special and more in our latest Primetime Dish column…

Season premiere! Someone turns from vigilante to hero in the CW’s October 9 8:00 PM episode titled “City Of Heroes.” Wednesday episode teasers: Diggle and Felicity go on the hunt for Oliver, who returns home and finds out things are in worse shape than he thought. Rochev prepares a hostile takeover of Queen Consolidated. Thea won’t visit Moira in jail. Roy tries to fill a void left. Laurel works with the District Attorney’s office to ruin the vigilante, and flashbacks to the island reveal Slade, Shado and Oliver’s desperate situation.

In casting news… Fans can expect John Barrowman to return as Malcolm Merlyn this season.

Beauty And The Beast:
Season premiere! There’s a big reunion in the CW’s October 7 9:00 PM episode titled “Who Am I?” Monday episode teasers: Vincent Keller and Detective Catherine Chandler reunite. Vincent no longer has his scar, or his memory, and is now a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. In order to save their epic love, Catherine must unravel the reasons behind Vincent’s change and solve the secrets that swirl around her own life.

Boardwalk Empire:
In HBO’s Sunday October 6 9:00 PM episode titled “Erlkonig,” Nucky has to deal with the aftermath of Willie’s Philadelphia prank. Agent Knox gives Eddie a marathon detention. Gillian’s need of a fix leads her to an unfamiliar place, and Van goes to work for Al outside Chicago.

Cedar Cove:
Renewed! The Hallmark Channel has renewed its Debbie Macomber series for a second season. Production will begin in 2014 with scenes filmed in Vancouver. Season two will premiere later that same year and will again star Andie MacDowell as Judge Olivia Lockhart.

Chasing Life:
The new ABC Family drama, which follows an aspiring journalist faced with troubling news, has cast Andy Mientus (“Smash”) as Jackson in a recurring role. The series will premiere sometime in 2014, and Mientus will first turn up during episode five.

Covert Affairs:
Renewed! The USA Network will bring sixteen new episodes to viewers, as it’s renewed its series for a fifth season.

Criminal Justice:
Robert De Niro (“The Family”) will play the lead role of a lawyer named Jack Stone in the new HBO mini-series, previously set to be played by the late James Gandolfini (“The Sopranos”). The series follows a cab driver who finds a dead girl in his bed after a night of partying. As of yet a premiere date has not been released.

Criminal Minds:
Paget Brewster will return as Emily Prentiss for the CBS series’ 200th episode in February 2014. The actress sent out a special thanks to those who helped keep the secret under wraps and tweeted.

Taping for season three has begun and the TNT series will return with all new episodes in early 2014. Take a look back at season two by reading’s Dallas Recaps.

Eastbound & Down:
In HBO’s Sunday October 13 10:00 PM episode titled “Chapter 24,” Kenny takes his family and friends on an overnight trip to the water park, which leads to a day of good clean fun and an evening of sin.

Read our Glee Spoilers to find out who returns for the Cory Monteith tribute during FOX’s Thursday October 10 9:00 PM episode titled “The Quarterback.” posts recaps each week after the show airs.

Grey’s Anatomy:
Read our Grey’s Anatomy Spoilers for a peek into the 200th episode of the ABC series on Thursday October 10 at 9:00 PM titled “Puttin’ On The Ritz.” posts recaps weekly after the show airs.