ABC has picked up ‘Motive’ for a sophomore season, airing summer of 2014.
Episode 2.01 ‘Raw Deal’
Flynn and Vega investigate a suspicious suicide but Angie gets distracted by the arrival of Mark Cross.
‘Motive’ stars Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Lauren Holly and Roger Cross
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Homeland's Nazanin Boniadi has climbed on board for Shonda Rhimes’ political thriller ‘Scandal’. The actress, perhaps best known for playing FBI analyst Fara Sherazi on the third season of the Showtime drama, will recur in the final eight episodes of Scandal's third season. Details on Boniadi's character are being kept under wraps but she will have a heavy presence in the remainder of the season.
‘Mind Games’ will be coming to ABC
Clark, an expert in human behavior, and his brother Ross, a former con-artist recently out of prison, open a unique agency where they use psychological manipulation to help solve their client’s problems. In their first case, they attempt to help a mother whose young son is suffering from a heart condition by convincing the health insurance company’s head of claims to approve a previously denied experimental treatment, on “Mind Games,” TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network.
“Mind Games" stars Steve Zahn as Clark Edwards, Christian Slater as Ross Edwards, Megalyn Echikunwoke as Megan, Gregory Marcel as Miles and Cedric Sanders as Latrell.
Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones) is joining Fox’s much anticipated event series 24: Live Another Day in a major recurring role. She will be replacing Judy Davis who pulled out last week for personal reasons. Fairley will play Margot, a British national and the widow of a notorious terrorist.
CSI: NY alum Eddie Cahill has the cast of CBS’s summer hit drama ‘Under the Dome’ as a series regular. Cahill will play a character named Sam, a former EMT and brother-in-law to town sneak, Big Jim (Dean Norris). Per a casting description, the character will also form a “deep connection” with Rachelle Lefevre’s Julia.
On January 20, 2014, NBC’s The Black List episode set an all-time U.S. television record, growing by 6.622 million viewers going from its "live plus same day" result to its "live plus seven day" audience, the biggest-ever viewer increase for any U.S. broadcast or cable program going from L+SD to L+7.
That Jan. 20 "Blacklist" grew to 15.454 million viewers in "live plus seven day" figures, up from 8.832 million persons in L+SD. On a percentage basis, that's a 75% increase in audience.
"The Blacklist" now holds the top 6 increases ever going from L+SD-to-L+7 in total viewers in U.S. TV history across all broadcast and cable programming.