Emmy nominated reality series “Top Chef” is returning to the basics in its tenth upcoming season. ”Top Chef: Seattle” premieres Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. ET., Bravo announced today.
The 21 chef’testants will be judged by Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson Emeril Lagasse, and Famed chef and restaurant mogul Wolfgang Puck.
The lucky chef’testant will win $125,000 furnished by Healthy Choice, a feature in Food & Wine magazine, a showcase at the Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and of course, earn the title of “Top Chef.”
“Top Chef: Seattle” premieres Nov.7 at 10/9c on Bravo.
Douglas is set to appear in the seventh episode of the upcoming season. “The Vampire Diaries” premieres Oct. 11 on The CW.
More casting news…
Hottie Eddie Cibrian has been tapped to guest star as Joy’s love interest in TV Land’s “Hot In Cleveland.” [TVLine]
Murray Abraham (Amadeus) will play Dar Adul, “a brilliant intelligence operative in his 60-70’s. He has worked all over the world for the Special Activities Division of the CIA” in “Homeland”‘s upcoming season. [EW]
Tahmoh Penikett has been cast to guest star in The CW’s new series “Arrow.” The “Battlestar Galactica” alum will play Tom Salvati, the right-hand man to mobster Frank Bertinelli and The Huntress’ father, Jeffrey Nordling. [Green Arrow TV]
Leisha Hailey (The L Word) and Constance Zimmer (Entourage) will play a lesbian couple in an upcoming episode of NBC’s “The New Normal.” [THR]
“That 70s Show” alumna Laura Prepon has been cast in Jenji Kohan’s new series “Orange is the New Black.” [TVLine]
This new show will follow Tamar in her ongoing pursuit of pop super stardom, with husband Vince Herbert helping and supporting her every step of the way.
In Tamar’s world, anything can happen, but Vince is always there to be the voice of reason, and bring her back down to earth. Viewers will get an inside look at their complicated yet devoted relationship, including how their upscale lifestyle must adjust as Vince recovers from a recent life-threatening health scare.
Below are two sneak peeks of the reality series, take a look. “Tamar & Vince” premieres Thurs., Sept. 20 at 10/9c p.m. on WeTV.
James Brolin has been cast as Jeff’s deadbeat father on “Community.”
TVLine reports, the Emmy winning actor will appear as Joel McHale’s Jeff dad on the Thanksgiving episode of the upcoming season.
“Community” returns Fri., Oct. 19 on NBC.
In other casting news…
“True Blood” star Adina Porter is set to guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The actress will play Dr. Ramsey in the second episode, which will be a flashback to how the doctors were rescued from the plane crash. [TV Guide]
“Parks and Recreation” alumna Natalie Morales has booked recurring on “90210.” [TVLine]
Sean “Diddy” Combs will guest star in the eight season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” [THR]
Hairspray actress Nikki Bonksy has joined the second season of “Smash,” with details of her character still to come. [Hollywood Life]
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Jeff Garlin has been cast in ”Arrested Development.”Garlin will play Mort Meyers in the fourth season of the series. [Paste]