Soaps.com’s Primetime Dish
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Coming up in primetime television.
Soaps.com has a soap alum guest-starring in a CW series for the week of April 13 as well as a Netflix renewal, a witchy finale and a new series premiere, a big Mystic Falls goodbye, teasers, casting and more in our latest Primetime Dish column…
20/20 Bruce Jenner Interview:
On Friday April 24 Diane Sawyer will interview former Olympian Bruce Jenner (“Keeping Up With the Kardashians”) from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM on ABC. Further details on this exclusive, which could shed some light on Jenner’s alleged sexual journey and transition, are being kept hush-hush.
Doug Jones (“The Flash”) guest-stars in the CW’s April 15 8:00 PM episode titled “Broken Arrow.” Wednesday episode teasers: Felicity orders Oliver to keep a low profile, as a reminder that Lance is on a mission to take down Arrow. And Oliver and Ray team up to save Starling City when a meta-human named Jake Simmons starts terrorizing everyone with blasts of energy and plasma.
Eliza Dushku (“Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H”) has been cast as an FBI profiler named Agent Veronica Dawson for season four. The Cinemax series airs Fridays at 10:00 PM.
— Eliza Dushku (@elizadushku) April 6, 2015
Jaleel White (“Family Matters”) will appear as a television star named Mickey Franks in ABC’s upcoming episode 22 titled “Dead From New York.” Tune in Mondays at 10:00 PM.
John O’Hurley (“Seinfeld”) has appeared on numerous soap operas including “The Edge of Night,” “As the World Turns,” “General Hospital,” “All My Children” and “Y&R” and has landed a role on the Lifetime series for season three, which premieres on Monday June 1 at 9:00 PM. Though character details are being kept under wraps, the actor shared a photo on set with Susan Lucci (“All My Children’s” ex-Erica Kane) who plays Genevieve Delatour and Rebecca Wisocky (Evelyn Powell).
— John O'Hurley (@ImJohnOHurley) April 7, 2015
Game of Thrones:
In HBO’s Sunday April 19 9:00 PM episode titled “The House of Black and White,” Arya appears in Braavos. Pod and Brienne come across some trouble on the road. Cersei worries for her daughter’s safety in Dorne. Ellaria Sand sets out on revenge for Oberyn’s death. Jon is tempted by Stannis, as Daenerys is by an adviser.
Season finale! In the Hallmark Channel’s Saturday April 18 8:00 PM finale episode titled “True Colors,” the town’s people come together to help after Cassie receives bad news regarding her store.
Read our Grey’s Anatomy Spoilers to find out what brings back horrible memories for the doctors in ABC’s Thursday April 16 8:00 PM episode titled “One Flight Down.” Tune in tonight, as Soaps.com posts recaps after each episode airs.
House of Cards:
Renewed! Netflix announced its plans to bring viewers a fourth season of its political series starring Kevin Spacey (as Francis Underwood) and Robin Wright (Claire Underwood). Once again the new season will be filmed in the Baltimore area beginning this summer.
— House of Cards (@HouseofCards) April 2, 2015
Ryan Hansen (“Bad Judge”) guest-stars in the CW’s April 14 9:00 PM episode titled “Flight of the Living Dead.” Tuesday episode teasers: Liv is forced to eat the brains of her murdered sorority sister in order to gain insight into the crime. She and Clive meet a murder suspect, a professional snowboarder named Carson McComb (Hansen) who appears to be hiding a secret. Another suspect has a strange connection to Liv, and Major goes to Clive over a young boy’s disappearance
Jane the Virgin:
Many are having doubts in the CW's April 13 9:00 PM episode titled "Chapter Eighteen." Monday episode teasers: Jane misses the Villanueva's Easter festivities after unintentionally ruining Rafael's chances of getting the hotel's liquor license back. Rafael doesn't like what he hears when a private detective gives him information about his birth mother. Rogelio's mother Sofia arrives for a visit. Alba is shocked when she hears what Edward does for a living, and Petra asks Michael to help her get confirmation about the secret she thinks she has stumbled upon.
Return date! Brian White ("Scandal") has landed a season three role as a school headmaster named Blair, as first reported by TVLine. In fact, he works at the school April Malloy's (Rochelle Aytes) daughter Lucy (Corinne Massiah) attends and will become romantically involved with April. The ABC series returns with season three on Thursday June 18.
In BBC's Saturday April 18 9:00 PM episode titled "The Weight of This Combination," Sarah must use her talents on the hunt for Helena who is held in a far-off compound. Cosima shows signs of improvement. Alison and Donnie are faced with financial troubles, and a family must pull together to survive Castor's threat.
There's a danger of being exposed in the CW's April 16 9:00 PM episode titled "Reversal of Fortune." Thursday episode teasers: Catherine becomes suspicious that Mary and Condé are having an affair and has no idea how deep Mary's betrayal goes. Francis collapses and becomes very ill. Bash finds his life in jeopardy after leaving his job as the King's Deputy, and Leith is forced to be Claude's personal guard after professing his love for Greer.
Also, get an inside look into the show's wardrobe department as costume designer Meredith Markworth-Pollack talks about the royal court.
Read Soaps.com's Revenge Spoilers to find out who takes matters into their own hands in ABC's Sunday April 19 10:00 PM episode titled "Burn."
In ABC's Thursday April 16 9:00 PM episode titled "I'm Just a Bill," Olivia and her father come face to face, as the fate of a case is at risk.
In the CW's Wednesday April 15 9:00 PM episode titled "Book of the Damned," Sam and Dean learn that Charlie found the Book of the Dead, which could help remove the Mark of Cain. A man named Jacob Styne, played by Y&R alum Jeff Branson, claims the book belongs to his family and vows to get it back, and Castiel and Metatron hit a few bumps during their road trip to find Castiel's grace.
— Jeff Branson (@jeffbranson) March 27, 2015
Emily Kinney ("The Walking Dead") guest-stars in the CW's April 14 8:00 PM episode titled "All Star Team Up." Tuesday episode teasers: Barry is surprised by the sudden appearance of Felicity Smoak and her boyfriend, Ray Palmer aka the Atom, who needs help with his suit. A meta human named Brie Larvin (Kinney) unleashes a swam of robotic bees to attack and kill her former co-workers, and Barry, Felicity, Ray, Iris and Eddie's dinner turns into a disaster.
The Last Man on Earth:
Renewed! FOX will bring viewers a second season of its post-apocalyptic comedy series. "We knew we had something special with 'The Last Man on Earth'. It's one of those rare shows that continues to add depth and dimension to its unique premise, week after week," said David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. "We are so thrilled that this incredibly bold, original and inventive series has been embraced by both fans and critics, and we cannot wait to see where the creative genius and inspired vision of Will [Forte, Phil Miller], Phil [Lord, director] and Chris [Miller, director] take us in Season Two." Tune in Sundays at 9:00 PM.
Series premiere! The new CW series, which premieres on Friday April 17 at 9:00 PM with the episode titled "Awakening," surrounds the deaths of a group of strangers after a mysterious object crashes on earth. However, the energy pulse that killed them reawakens them and deems all involved responsible for preventing the looming Apocalypse.
Read The Originals Spoilers to find out who threatens Klaus, what Jackson has planned and more in the CW's Monday April 13 8:00 PM episode titled "Night has a Thousand Eyes."
I'm doing a lot of fighting at the end of this season
— Joseph Morgan (@JosephMorgan) April 2, 2015
The Vampire Diaries:
Read our The Vampire Diaries Spoilers to find out what prompts Elena to evaluate her life as a vampire, how Tyler and Matt end up in a dangerous situation and more in the CW's Thursday April 16 episode titled "I Could Never Love Like That."
— The Vampire Diaries (@cwtvd) April 6, 2015
In casting news... Nina Dobrev will be saying goodbye as Elena. Read a statement from the actress in the link above and learn about a change in Michael Trevino's (Tyler) status as well.
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