Supernatural: The Return of Grandpa?

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... Rest assured that whenever there's Supernatural news floating about, I will bring it to you. According to EW.com, Supernatural's next season will include the return of Samuel Campbell, as character actor Mitch Pileggi has been signed as a recurring player. Campbell, of course, is the father of Sam and Dean Winchester's mother. Works for me. BONUS: Are these leaked images of the Supernatural anime? [EW]

... My two favorite words in sports are "Game Seven." And the Celtics-Lakers thriller last Thursday was a popular one. The deciding game for the NBA Finals drew 28.2 million viewers and an 11.4 rating in adults, the biggest for hoops in more than a decade. The Lakers won. Again. Bleh. [The Live Feed]

... Nashville, it's time to ready your freaks. American Idol has announced its audition cities for next season, with things kicking off in Nashville, TN, on July 17. Other cities include Milwaukee, WI (July 21), New Orleans, LA (July 26), East Rutherford, NJ (August 3), Austin, TX (August 11), and San Francisco, CA (Aug 19). Who will be the next Bikini Girl? Who will be the next William Hung? Who will be the next person to see his pathetic dreams crushed in front of 25 million people? It could be you! [Fox via press release]

... More Idol news! The show is one step closer to becoming a network version of Toddlers & Tiaras, as it has lowered its minimum audition age to 15. Just like you did when you were a creepy college freshman. (The max age is 28 years old.) [Fox via press release]

... Glee mania is an unstoppable force. And it could be coming to theaters near you. The actors of Fox's hit show have all signed deals for Glee movie options... up to three of them, to be exact. It doesn't necessarily mean that the movies will be made, but given the show's popularity, expect Glee 3: Rise of Artie in 2014. You all know this is just an adult's version of High School Musical, right? [Hollywoodlife.com]

... The acting world has lost one of its greats. Amanda Bynes, master thesp, has called it quits at the age of 24. I know, I'm crushed too. The All That and What I Like About You star tweeted: "I don't love acting anymore so I've stopped doing it" and "I know 24 is a young age to retire but you heard it here first I've #retired." The young role model to many girls also tweeted: "I like black men I'm very attracted to them just fyi." Seriously, she tweeted that. [Amanda Bynes' Twitter]

... Steven Spielberg's upcoming adventure series Terra Nova has found its lead. As previously speculated, Life on Mars vet Jason O'Mara has signed on to play Jim Shannon, a man who finds himself and his family transported back to prehistoric Earth. This is good news. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Eastbound & Down has a Season 2 premiere date and a teaser trailer. Kenny Powers and his F-bombs will return September 26. [The Live Feed]




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