Chuck Cheats Death... Again?

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... Someone upstairs loves Chuck. Nothing's official, but early word from online gossip-mongers is that NBC's Chuck is coming back for a fifth season, marking the millionth time this show isn't getting canceled when it clearly should. Take the news with a grain of salt; NBC will announce what it's keeping and what it's ditching next week. [TV Line]

... CBS has been hunting for a possible Charlie Sheen replacement for Two and a Half Men, and one name that's been in serious talks to join the show is British frowny-face Hugh Grant. Apparently Grant had all but signed his name on the dotted line before abruptly departing due to creative differences. I think Grant would have been a great choice to replace Sheen because both actors love paying for sex. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Fringe is one of the few Fox shows that hasn't been canceled, and that's good news for Seth Gabel. The actor, who plays "over there" Fringe agent Lincoln Lee, has been promoted to series regular, meaning "over there" is going to play a big part in Season 4. Great news, great addition to the cast. [TV Line]

... Exxxtreme foodie bleach abuser and walking punchline Guy Fieri has another TV show coming. He's teaming up with Rachael Ray for what amounts to Cooking With the Stars, which will see the two celeb chefs working with teams of five celebrities and then cooking things, I suppose. Speaking of Ray, have you ever seen her amazing recipe for pineapple wedges? Or late-night bacon? They're all the evidence you need to prove she's a culinary superstar. [Eater]

... TBS has ordered Wedding Band to series. The comedy stars Brian Austin Fox Green and Lost's Harold Perrineau as members of a band that plays various nuptial celebrations. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Mos Def has joined he Season 6 cast of Dexter, playing an ex-con who finds religion... and Dexter. Remember when Mos Def was a rapper? [THR]

... Spike TV, the home of the most amazing television ever, has greenlit six new reality shows. One of them is called World's Worst Tenants. Seriously! [Deadline Hollywood]


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