‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Bringing Back Blair Underwood

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. bringing back Blair Underwood

He’ll reprise his role as Melinda May’s ex-husband in several episodes this fall.

Report: Tom Cruise’s interviewers were banned from asking about HBO’s Going Clear and Scientology

The Wrap reports that Cruise couldn’t be asked about his personal life during his Mission Impossible media tour. This could be the reason why Jon Stewart didn’t ask Cruise about the Scientology documentary during their Tuesday interview on The Daily Show.

Maria Menounos officially named E! News co-anchor

She’ll replace the departing Giuliana Rancic.

TBS’ The Group to star Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer and Oscar Nunez

The comedy from Conan O’Brien and The Office boss Greg Daniels follows a support group for people who believe they have been abducted by aliens. Daily Show alum Cenac plays a journalist named Wyatt Jones who’s investigating the group. PLUS: Gasteyer joins Netflix’s Lady Dynamite.

Archie Panjabi is headed to Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Good Wife alum will guest as a lieutenant who’s interested in Joe Lo Truglio’s Detective Boyle.

Why did Conan pull a clip of 50 Cent joking about his bankruptcy?

The July 15 clip, which was used six days later in Manhattan Supreme Court questioning of the rap mogul, has disappeared from TeamCoco’s website. And the show won’t say why.

HBO teams with Russell Simmons for The Broken Lizard Show

The Super Troopers comedy troupe will take a satiric look at race on its new show from Simmons’ media company. Simmons is also developing a show about four aspiring hip-hop artists, titled These Are My Friends.

Teen Choice Awards names c0-hosting trio: Ludacris, Gina Rodriguez and Josh Peck

The trio will host the TCA Awards on Sunday, Aug. 16 on Fox.

’s inclusion on Showtime on Hulu irks 20th Century Fox TV

Although Showtime has exclusive streaming rights for Homeland, 20th Century Fox TV had wanted to sell the rerun rights to another streaming service.

Syfy gives Continuum a final season trailer and premiere date

The Canadian Rachel Nichols drama will return for its final six episodes on Sept. 11.

The Bachelorette
conspiracy theory: Did Kaitlyn pick Shawn as the winner at the beginning?

The theory floated by Glamour explains why Nick was brought in — to cover up the whole thing. PLUS: Bachelor Sean Lowe insists he isn’t as controlling as he was on Celebrity Wife Swap.

books pop star Becky G

Bryshere Y. Gray announced the news in a video posted on Empire’s Facebook page, but details of her role weren’t released.

True Blood
’s Ryan Kwanten and The Unit’s Max Martini sign on for Amazon’s Edge pilot

They’ll play rivals on the potential Western drama.

OWN orders a megachurch drama series

Greenleaf will delve into the scandalous secrets and lies of a Memphis megachurch.

James Patterson’s Women’s Murder Club book series is getting a second TV adaptation, on USA

Eight years after ABC aired a Women’s Murder Club series starring Angie Harmon, USA is developing 1st To Die, based on the book series about four women in San Francisco. Patterson will also serve as an executive producer.