Hello and sorry for the delay! The Memorial Day holiday threw me off this weekend. Here’s your latest dose of TV news.
This week’s huge news: Chris Meloni has left Law & Order: SVU. I’ve only seen an episode or two of that show, and even I know this is a big deal.
Showtime has renewed The Borgias and Nurse Jackie but cancelled United States of Tara.
Criminal Minds shake-up: Rachel Nichols is leaving and Paget Brewster is coming back.
Jon Hamm will direct the season five premiere of Mad Men.
Saffron Burrows has left The Finder. No word on a replacement yet.
ABC and the Better With You co-execs are developing a sitcom based on the book My Formerly Hot Life.
Frances Conroy and Alexandra Breckenridge have joined American Horror Story, playing … ghosts of the same woman at different ages? I think? Huh. I love them both but I still won’t watch another Ryan Murphy show.
Christoph Sanders is now a regular on Last Man Standing.
Shiri Appleby, Joanna Gleason, & David Rasche to Royal Pains.
Tiffani Thiessen’s husband, Brady Smith, to White Collar.
Rebecca Mader to Covert Affairs.
James van der Beek to Law & Order: CI.
Danny Glover to Psych.