With the corpse count at New York's luxurious Drake Hotel expected to grow devilishly high, expect a Love Boat-like rotation of guest stars to come and go through the turnstile on ABC's new fall drama, 666 Park Avenue. The dark mystery series, which stars Lost's Terry O'Quinn, Desperate Housewives' Vanessa Williams and Brothers and Sisters' Dave Annable, has just checked in three new slabs of fresh meat.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Freddie Prinze Jr. has joined the cast of the NBC pilot from Happy Endings and Community writer Hilary Winston.
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Angie Harmon in Women's Murder Club by Danny Feld/ABC
My loyalties are so divided on Friday nights. I want ABCs so-so new crime drama Womens Murder Club to do well enough to bring some much-needed eyeballs to the charming romantic comedy Men in Trees, which finally returns from a cruel nearly eight-month hiatus. With James Pattersons name as a selling point for Murder Club (though hes not writing this series any more than he appears to be penning half of the books that go out with co-writers names on his ubiquitous book jackets), the show certainly has a shot at commercial success, even on a night thats widely considered a graveyard. Remember: This same night, and this same time period (9 pm/ET), is where the original CSI launched to even less fanfare, and the rest is TV history.But I also dont want anything to take audience away from Murder Clubs competition, most notably NBCs ever-fragile Friday Night Lights, which offers another superb episode this week. Even if like many observe...
The latest word on who's doing which pilots, per the Hollywood Reporter and Variety: But what about Nikki emerging later this season as an "iconic" character?! Lost's Kiele Sanchez has a second-position gig lined up for the fall, playing the pregnant wife of a rising star in ABC's Football Wives. Julianna Margulies has the lead, playing an edgy defense attorney, in Fox's Canterbury's Law. Playing one of NBC's Nurses, Less Than Perfect's Sara Rue is a married woman who (gasp!) frequents online dating sites. Frances O'Connor (Mansfield Park) is an investment banker in ABC's Cashmere Mafia. Aubrey Dollar (Point Pleasant) is a crime reporter in ABC's Women's Murder Club. Jaime Murray (Hustle) has joined CBS' Demons. Glenn Fitzgerald is a minister with secrets in ABC's Dirty Sexy Money, starring fellow Six Feet Under alum Peter Krause. Jonathan Cake (Six Degrees) is (are?) identical twin brothers in NBC's The Mastersons of Manhattan.