News Briefs: USA Announces More Midseason Return Dates, Cancels Common Law


... USA Network announced some winter return dates today: Suits comes back January 17, White Collar returns January 22, and Necessary Roughness is back January 23. Noticeably missing from that list is Common Law, not just because it's a summer show, but because it's not coming back EVER! USA has canceled the buddy cop drama after one season. [Deadline Hollywood/TV Line]


... Style has renewed Jerseylicious for a fifth season even though America is totally over New Jersey and moved on to all things Vermont. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Fox is developing Olympus, an action drama from Friday Night Lights' Peter Berg and Sons of Anarchy's Taylor Sheridan. The series follows a spy who discovers that he is a descendant of the Greek gods. It's being described as The Bourne Identity meets 300. [Deadline Hollywood]


... Saturday Night Live has booked a couple big names to host upcoming episodes. After Louis C.K. hosts this weekend's show, Anne Hathaway (meeeeow!) will emcee the following week, on November 10, with musical guest Rihanna, and Jeremy Renner (The Avengers) will host on November 17 with a few songs from Maroon 5. [NBC via press release]

... Fairly Legal's Sarah Shahi (call me, Sarah!) will guest-star on NBC's Chicago Fire after a two-year run in my dreams. Shahi will play someone awfully good-looking and sexy who I'm attracted to. To be more specific, she'll play a love interest for Taylor Kinney's character Kelly. [TV Guide]

... Glee's Jayma Mays will guest-star on FX's The League. She'll play an interior decorator in the FX comedy. [TV Line]

... The DC Comics character Firefly will appear in the tenth episode of The CW's Arrow, played by actor Andrew Dunbar. In the comics, the character is a pyrotechnics expert who gets toasted on the job and becomes a nasty villain who's fond of flamethrowers. [EW]

... NBC's Go On has booked snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White for a guest role. The Flying Tomato will appear as himself and compete with Ryan King (Matthew Perry) over some ladies. [TV Line]

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