ABC 2014 Midseason: ‘Suburgatory’ Returns, ‘Revenge’ Moves

Revenge

ABC reveals 2014 Midseason schedule. And there are a lot of changes.

Soap drama “Revenge” is moving to a new time. The drama series will air Sundays at 10/9c beginning March 9. “Suburgatory” returns to Wednesday nights, taking over “Back in the Game’s” time slot, while “Betrayal” will be replaced by eight-part limited spy series “The Assets.”

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2
8:00-10:00 p.m. “The Taste”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “The Assets” (New Series)

MONDAY, JANUARY 6
8:00-10:00 p.m. “The Bachelor”

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Killer Women” (New Series)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15
8:30-9:00 p.m. “Suburgatory”

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
9:30-10:00 p.m. “Mixology” (New Series)

SUNDAY, MARCH 9
9:00-10:00 p.m. “Resurrection” (New Time, New Series)
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Revenge” (New Time)

TUESDAY, MARCH 11
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Mind Games” (New Series)

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‘90210’ Alumna Joins ‘The Following’ And More Casting News

Jessica-stroup

“90210” actress is joining the cast of “The Following.”

Jessica Stroup has been cast to play Max, the niece of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon), according to Entertainment Weekly. Max is described as an NYPD cop, who reconnects with Ryan and becomes a valuable ally.

Also joining the cast is Tiffany Boone. “Southland” alumna will recur as a young woman who finds herself drawn into Joe Carroll’s cult.

“The Following” returns in 2014.

More casting news…

Tatiana Maslany will guest star on “Parks and Recreation.” The “Orphan Black” actress will play Tom’s (Aziz Ansari) love interest in the forthcoming season’s fifth and sixth episode. [TVLine]

Eliza Coupe will appear on “The Millers.” The “Happy Endings” actress will recur as the ex-wife of Nate (Will Arnett). [EW]

“Suburgatory” books Geoff Pierson. Pierson will portray George’s (Jeremy Sisto) father in the forthcoming season. [TVLine]

“Breaking Bad” vet Jonathan Banks has been cast to play a Criminology college professor on “Community.” [EW]

‘Game of Thrones’ Enlists Coldplay’s Drummer And More Casting News

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“Game of Thrones” is adding a drummer.

Coldplay’s drummer Will Champion has been cast in the upcoming season of the HBO series, EW reports. Champion will play a drummer in the drama series. 

“Game of Thrones” returns March 31.

In other casting news…

Aisha Tyler, the “Talk” star is heading to “Glee” as Jake’s mother. [TVLine]

Daniel Buran has been cast in “Nashville” on a recurring role. The “True Blood” alum will play Cy, the lead singer of a “Bon Jovi-like rock band.” [THR]

Gillian Vigman (“Suburgatory”) will appear on TBS’ “Cougar Town” as Mary, who is a love interest for Bobby (Brian Van Holt). [TVLine]

Jane Seymour has joined “Ben And Kate.” Seymour will play Wendy, BJ’s (Lucy Punch) hot British mom. [TVLine]

Bridget Regan will recur on “Beauty And The Beast,” as Vincent’s (Jay Ryan) fiancée. [TVLine]

“Breaking Bad‘s” actor RJ Mitte will guest star as Nathan’s (Stephen Monroe Taylor) younger brother on CBS’ “Vegas.” [THR]

“Gilmore Girls” alumna Liza Weil has been tapped to guest star on “Bunheads.” Weil will portray Milly, Truly’s (Stacey Oristano) sister. [TVLine]

Judith Light Joins ‘Dallas’ And More Casting News

Judith Light Dallas

Judith Light is moving to “Dallas.”

According to TVLine, Judith Light will recur as an “authoritative and controlling battle-ax who will fight to the death to protect the people she loves.” The “Who’s The Boss?” star recently guest starred on “The Exes” and recurs on “Law & Order: SVU.”

“Dallas” second season premieres on January 28, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET.

More casting news…

Paula Abdul will guest judge on “Dancing With the Stars: All Stars” on October 15.  [EW]

Morris Chestnut is joining “Nurse Jackie” for a season long arc. The “V” alum will play Dr. Ike Prentiss, a new trauma doctor and former Army medic who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. [Deadline]

Brie Larson will visit “Community.” The “United States of Tara” actress’ role has been tapped to guest star on the comedy series, but her role is being kept under wraps. [TVLine]

“Veronica Mars” vet Ryan Hansen has been cast to recur on “2 Broke Girls. Hansen will play Candy Andy, a potential love interest for Caroline (Beth Behrs). [EW]

Adrienne Barbeau has joined ABC’s “Revenge” as Victoria’s mother. [TVLine]

Tammy 2 is returning t0″Parks and Recreation.” Megan Mullally “Will & Grace” alumna will reprise her role as Ron’s (Nick Offerman) second ex-wife in this season’s ninth episode, titled “Ron and Diane.” [TV Guide]

Tim Meadows and Paula Newsome are heading to “Suburgatory.” Meadows and Newsome will play Malik’s parents. [TV Guide]

Currie Graham is guest starring on “Arrow” as King/Derek Reston, the leader of a crime syndicate. [THR]

Mike Starr is heading to “The Mob Doctor.” Starr, has been cast to play Sal, the Westside boss. [THR]

John Shea Joins ‘The Good Wife’ And More Casting News

The Good Wife

Matt Czuchry’s on screen father has been cast.

“Gossip Girl” alum John Shea, who played Blair’s father on The CW drama will portray Cary Agos’ father on “The Good Wife.” TVLine reports, Shea’s character is a little “awkward and stiff.”

‘The Good Wife’ Season 4 Promo: Kalinda Vs. Nick

Additionally, THR reports “Ringer” alum Mike Colter, will return to “The Good Wife” as drug kingpin Lemond Bishop in the forthcoming season.

John Shea and Mike Colter join “TGW” season 4 guest stars: Christina Ricci, Kristin Chenoweth, Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy, Annabella Sciorra, Maura Tierney, Amanda Peet, and Marc Warren.

“TGW” returns Sun., Sept. 30 on CBS.

More casting news…

Chris Zylka, former “Secret Circle” star has dropped out of FX’s thriller “American Horror Story: Asylum.” As previously reported, Zylka was booked to play a deaf mute in a two-episode arc on “AHS.” [Zap2IT]

Matt Long will recur in “Private Practice.” The “Jack & Bobby” alum will play a hot new doc in St. Ambrose. [TVGuide]

Gil Bellows, “Ally McBeal” vet has tapped a recurring role on CBS’ new drama “Vegas.” Bellows is set to play George Grady, a mayoral candidate. [EW]

Funnyman Rob Riggle has booked a guest star role on Fox’s comedy “New Girl.” The 21 Jump Street star will play Schmidt, Schmidt’s cousin and nemesis (confused right?). Riggle will appear in the comedy’s Thanksgiving episode. [TVLine]

“The Vampire Diaries”’ has enlisted Blake Hood (The Young and the Restless) and Alyssa Diaz (The Nine Lives of Chloe King) to play Klaus new hybrids in Episodes 5 and 6, respectively, of Season 4. [TVGuide]

Mitch Pileggi has been promoted to series regular in “Dallas”‘ second season. The “X-Files” alum played Ann’s (Brenda Strong) ex-husband in the previous season. [Deadline]

“Everwood” alumna Debra Mooney has joined “Scandal” in a recurring role. Mooney will play a Supreme Court Justice in a multi-episode arc. [TVLine]

Wilmer Valderrama will reprise his role as Chatswin’s go-to guru in second season of “Suburgatory” [TV Guide]

‘Hawaii Five-0′ Casts T.I. And More Casting News

T.I.

Big names are coming to “Hawaii Five-0.”

Rapper T.I. joins previously announced Terrence Howard and Kendall Jenner as a guest star in the forthcoming season of “Hawaii Five-0.”

TVLine reports, the rapper is set to play a crime offender who appears via flashback in an Oct. episode.

Additionally, Arielle Kebbel (90210) and Robbie Amell (Revenge) have been booked to guest star in the CBS drama. According to TVLine, Kebbel and Amell are set to portray a couple who pays a fortune-teller a visit and faces “devastating consequences.”

“Hawaii Five-0″ returns Mon., Sept 24 on CBS.

In other casting news…

Tessa Ferrer has been cast to recur in “Grey’s Anatomy.” Little is known about the actress’ character, but we are guessing Ferrer will intern at the another hospital. [TVLine]

Malin Akerman has been booked to appear in “Suburgatory” as Tessa’s mother. The Rock of Ages star is set to appear in the Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of the upcoming season. [EW]

Garcelle Beauvais will portray Miranda, an owner of a radio station who has a crush on Dule in “Psych.” [TVLine]

Paloma Guzmán has been tapped to guest star on “Person of Interest.” The “Pretty Little Liars” vet will play a spoiled, smart daughter of a Brazilian diplomat.  [TVLine]

Michael Vartan is set to guest star on “Go On.” Vartan will play a hockey player who plays with Matthew Perry’s character. [TVLine]

Mircea Monroe will reprise her role as Tancy, Wade’s ex-wife for multi-episode arc in “Hart of Dixie.” [TVLine]