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Soaps.com has some season premiere and finale dates for the week of August 4, as well as episode teasers, two CW series pulled from the lineup, news from Comic-Con, casting and more in our latest Primetime Dish column…
On Monday August 4 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its March 5 episode titled “The Promise.” Then on Tuesday August 5 at 8:00 PM a repeat of the show’s March 19 episode “Suicide Squad” will air.
Canceled. The CW has announced that its pulling the new series from its lineup immediately, due to low ratings.
Season premiere! The FOX series returns with an all-new season on Thursday September 25.
Game Of Thrones:
New characters! HBO released details surrounding new characters to come for season five during the San Diego Comic-Con last week. Watch the video below to find out who will be playing who!
In ABC’s Monday August 4 10:01 PM episode titled “Coming Clean,” April’s past comes back to haunt her in light of a shocking phone call. Savi makes an effort to reach out to her estranged father. Karen pushes Anna to come clean, and Dom receives news from Toni.
Mrs. Justin Timberlake, film actress Jessica Biel, has landed a guest starring role on the FOX series to play a scientist named Kate. Look for her appearance during the season four premiere on Tuesday September 16.
Pretty Little Liars:
Read Soaps.com’s Pretty Little Liars Spoilers to learn who comes across something surprising in ABC Family’s Tuesday August 5 episode titled “March Of Crimes.”
Michelle Fairley (“24: Live Another Day”) will join the cast of the ABC series for season two as Fred (Matt Craven) and Henry’s (Kurtwood Smith) dead mother Margaret Langston. Don’t miss the premiere at 9:00 PM on Sunday September 28.
Canceled. Again, due to low ratings the CW has pulled its other freshman comedy from its lineup immediately.
Premiere! After a successful first year, FOX will bring back its hit series with season two on Monday September 22.
Sons Of Anarchy:
It looks as though we’ll be seeing “Glee’s” Lea Michele sometime during the FX series’ seventh and final season, as the actress tweeted:
— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) July 28, 2014
Also, if you attended Comic-Con and wondered why Charlie Hunnam (Jax) wasn't there, watch the video to find out why and tune in for the series premiere at 10:00 PM on September 9.
On Tuesday August 5 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its March 4 episode titled "#thinman."
Renewed! MTV has renewed its werewolf series for a fifth season, which will include twenty new episodes.
The CW will air a repeat of its April 30 episode on Wednesday August 6 at 9:00 PM titled "Contents Under Pressure."
Fans of Alice Hoffman's bestselling historical novel, surrounding four extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada, will have something to look forward to in 2015. CBS will bring the mini-series to television, starring Cote de Pablo ("NCIS") as Shirah with Roma Downey and Mark Burnett as executive producers. "We are thrilled to have Cote de Pablo starring in 'The Dovekeepers'," said Downey. "Her talent, strength and beauty will light up the screen in the important role of Shirah."
The Mindy Project:
Rhea Perlman ("Cheers") has landed the recurring role of Danny's (Chris Messina) mother, Annette Castellano. <Season premiere! Season three will premiere on FOX on Tuesday September 16.
The CW will air a repeat of its January 21 episode titled "Apres Moi, Le Deluge" on Thursday August 7 at 9:00 PM. Watch the video below for a look into what's ahead for season two, which premieres on October 6.
The Vampire Diaries:
On Thursday August 7 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its March 6 episode titled "Gone Girl."
The Walking Dead:
During the San Diego Comic Con it was announced that the AMC series will return with season five at 9:00 PM on Sunday October 12. Watch the first trailer below for a look at what's in store…
In HBO's Sunday August 10 9:00 PM episode titled "Almost Home," Eric goes over his choices. Sookie risks her life for Bill. Lettie Mae faces things head-on, and Violet is consumed by revenge.
Under The Dome:
In CBS' Monday August 4 10:00 PM episode titled "In The Dark," Barbie and Sam get trapped when a tunnel back to Chester's Mill caves in, and Big Jim and Julia work to gain power over the other during a storm dust. Please note: The season finale will air on Monday September 22 at 10:00 PM.
In CBS' Sunday August 10 10:00 PM episode titled "Throwing Shade," while Eliot is forced to face his past demons after his oldest friend is murdered, Al and Carrie search for the killer.
Witches Of East End:
The Lifetime series will not air on Sunday August 3. The 2008 film "27 Dresses" starring Katherine Heigl will air in its place. New episodes will return on Sunday August 10.
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- Amy Mistretta