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Coming up in primetime television. has numerous mid-season returning episodes for the week of January 19 as well as teasers, tons of renewals, premiere dates, casting and more in our latest Primetime Dish column…

Mid-season return! In the CW’s Wednesday January 21 8:00 PM episode titled “Left Behind,” Diggle and Arsenal protect the city in Arrow’s absence but fear the worst may have happened to Oliver. Merlyn pays the team a surprise visit and is asked a favor by Thea. Ray tests a part of his new suit, and Laurel takes up the mantle of the Black Canary.

Renewed! There will be more excitement ahead, as the network has renewed its series for season four.

Casting news… Read when “Days” alum (ex-Eve Donovan) Charlotte Ross returns to Arrow as Donna Smoak, Felicity’s (Emily Bett Rickards) mom.

Bates Motel:
Season return! The A&E thriller will return with season three on Monday March 9 at 9:00 PM.

Bob’s Burgers:
Renewed! FOX has renewed its animated series and will bring viewers twenty-two more episodes for season six. Season five episodes currently air Sundays at 9:30 PM.

CBS freshman series renewals:
The network has ordered season two for its freshman series “Madam Secretary,” “NCIS: New Orleans” and “Scorpion.”

Cougar Town:
On TBS’ Tuesday January 20 episode titled “To Find a Friend,” Jules and Ellie run the bar while Grayson helps Andy find a new best friend. Things aren’t easygoing over at the bar, and Travis, Laurie and Baby Bobby spend their first weekend alone.

Downton Abbey:
In PBS’ Sunday January 18 9:00 PM episode, Lord Gillingham and Mary’s love is put to the test. Bates faces a dilemma. A new friend is made by Cora, and an old one reunites with Violet.

Season two of the FX series will feature three more stars. Ted Danson (“CSI,” “Cheers”) will play Sherriff Hank Larsson, with Patrick Wilson (“The Conjuring” films) as a patrolman named Lou Solverson and Jean Smart (“Getting On”) as mob matriarch Floyd Gerhardt. Stay tuned for ten new episodes this fall.