Fox is bringing home the Bacon.
For his first regular series role since playing troubled teen lush Tim "TJ" Werner on CBS' Guiding Light in 1981, Kevin Bacon is going even darker, and it's a killer fit. Just don't call The Following another police procedural. Even though the ink-black thriller centers on the hunt for a madman's cult of homicidal fans, "I was not interested in playing that procedural formula," says Bacon, 54, looking relaxed and boyishly shaggy in his trailer on the show's Brooklyn set. "That is something I asked about a lot."
Game of Thrones is hailing Caesar.
Ciaran Hinds, who portrayed Rome's ambitious tyrant, has joined the cast of the HBO drama in Season 3, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Entertainment Weekly first reported the news.
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NBC has committed to a pilot for a period drama about Cleopatra, Deadline reports.
The drama will focus on the love triangle of Cleopatra, Mark Anthony and Julius Caesar in ancient Egypt, according to the report.
Jim O'Heir, Simon Baker
Ever imagined what a Parks and Recreation crossover with The Mentalist might look like? This could be as close as you'll ever get.
Parks mainstay Jim O'Heir will guest-star on the upcoming Season 5 premiere of The Mentalist, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. O'Heir will play a hotel manager who may have some valuable information to offer Patrick Jane ...
Rome star Polly Walker has landed a recurring role on The Mentalist, TVLine reports.
Walker will play Senior FBI agent Alexa Shultz, a whip-smart alpha female who'll be introduced in the Season 5 premiere.
Swedish-born actress Katia Winter has landed a recurring role on Showtime's serial killer drama Dexter.
Winter, who starred opposite Kellan Lutz in the action film Arena, will head to the series for Season 7, where she'll play a Russian stripper who works in a Miami gentlemen's club, according to TVLine.
Luck alum Jason Gedrick is joining Dexter for a multi-episode arc, Showtime announced on Tuesday.
Gedrick will play the manager of a Miami-area gentlemen's club that becomes linked to a high-profile murder case. He joins Rome alum Ray Stevenson as recurring stars on the drama next season.
"Eleanor Roosevelt, Cleopatra, Elizabeth the First. That's the kind of company I want to keep."
In USA's new miniseries, Political Animals, former First Lady and current Secretary of State Elaine Barrish (Sigourney Weaver in her first TV series role) just wants to make a difference.
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Rome alum Ray Stevenson will recur on Dexter next season, TVLine reports.
Stevenson will play a high-ranking member of an Eastern European crime ring who goes to Miami to find out who killed one of his associates. Could his character have something to do with Dexter's new love interest who has a violent past?
Roger Bart, Dan Futterman
Dan Futterman and Roger Bart are the latest to jump on board USA's Political Animals, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The six-part miniseries, from Greg Berlanti (Brothers & Sisters, Everwood), stars Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish, a...