Matt LeBlanc's Showtime comedy Episodes has been renewed for a nine-episode third season, the cable network announced Thursday.
Episodes stars LeBlanc as a fictionalized version of himself, a role which earned him his first Golden Globe and Emmy nods since Friends. Joining LeBlanc again will be Stephen Mangan and Tasmin Greig as Sean and Beverly Lincoln, the creators of a hit British show that is remade as a starring vehicle for LeBlanc in the U.S.
Alloy Entertainment, the company behind Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars and The Vampire Diaries, is producing a new nine-episode web series called Dating Rules From My Future Self, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The series stars Life Unexpected's Shiri Appleby as a 29-year-old who receives text messages to change her dating tactics from herself 10 years in the future. Taylor Kinney (The Vampire Diaries), Alison Becker (Parks and Recreation), Bryce Johnson (Pretty Little Liars) and Mircea Monroe (Episodes) will also make appearances.
Kevin Alejandro (Sleeper Cell) and Mircea Monroe have been cast opposite Nathan Fillion on Drive, Fox's mid-season drama series. Playing participants in an underground cross-country race, Alejandro and Monroe replace Andres Saenz-Hudson and Taryn Manning, though Manning is expected to stay with the series in a different role. Other roles, including the one filled in the original pilot by Alan Ruck, are also being recast. Poor Cameron.... Also per the Hollywood Reporter, junior middleweight champ Oscar De La Hoya will guest-star as a trash-talking doctor on ABC's George Lopez, which premieres its sixth season on Jan. 24.