'Twas the week before Christmas, and I can't remember when so much was stirring on TV this late into the year. Here are some highlights from an unusually busy pre-Christmas week.
DINO-MIGHT? The biggest cliffhanger regarding the two-hour finale of Fox's time-tripping family sci-fi drama Terra Nova (8/7c) isn't so much what happens on the show, which is fairly standard action-adventure mayhem, but whether it will return for a second season next year. (That decision should be ...
First Dirty Sexy Money gets a pickup, now paterfamilias Tripp is gonna get one. Quarterlife's Lolita Davidovich (you may remember her from Blaze) has nabbed the role of Flavia Carazzi, a hospital administrator who puts the spring back in the Darling dad's step. Or back in his, er, something. And luckily for her, since the show still has a couple of pre-strike scripts left, she'll get to start work at once. Ben Katner
Clueless' Alicia Silverstone has been tapped to replace Pascale Hutton in the role of Georgia, a successful doctor, in The Singles Table, NBC's mid-season comedy about strangers who bond after sharing a table (and, I presume, undercooked beef) at a mutual pal's wedding.... Lolita Davidovich (no relation to moi), whose recent TV credits include The L Word and Monk, but not Miss Match, has been cast opposite Lili Taylor in the Lifetime drama pilot State of Mind, a look at the professional and personal lives of therapists.