The Vampire Diaries Cleans Up at the Teen Choice Awards

... The Vampire Diaries won big at this year's TV Nobel Prizes, a.k.a. the Teen Choice Awards. The vampire drama swept five categories, with wins for Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder in the categories "Actress Playing Two Roles, One Good and One Evil, on a Vampire Show" and "Actor Playing a Handsome Vampire." Glee, Gossip Girl, and some totally hot Canadian chick who guest-starred on CSI also took home prizes. [THR]

... The cast of Dancing With the Stars will be announced during the August 29 episode of Bachelor Pad, which is great, because that means I won't have to change the channel! Two birds! [Access Hollywood]

... Funny man Seth Rogen will guest-star on FX's The League, playing the always-talked-about-but-never-seen "Dirty Randy." [TV Guide]

... Former Skins (as in the original, not the MTV remake) cast member Hannah Murray is joining the cast of Game of Thrones as Wildling girl Gilly. For those who don't know, Gilly is the girl who [spoiler] Jon's [spoiler] in the [spoiler]. Even with those alerts in there, it's so obvious. []

... Everyone is making original series now! Horror cable channel FEARnet has ordered six episodes of Holliston, a comedy about two aspiring horror film directors that's described as Wayne's World meets Saw. If that means Dana Carvey gets his head cut off, I'm in. [Deadline Hollywood]

... When Castle needs... a new guest star... who's it going to call? Dan Akroyd! The romantic procedural is planning a Ghostbusters-influenced episode for Halloween, but details on Akroyd's role or the plot of the episode are still under wraps. [TV Guide]

... FX's Rescue Me is calling it quits at the end of the current season, but star Denis Leary is already working on his next project. Leary and Rescue Me co-creator Peter Tolan are working on a non-traditional comedy targeted at cable. [Deadline Hollywood]

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