HBO Picks Up Julia Louis-Dreyfus Comedy Pilot ‘Veep’

UPDATED: HBO has picked up "Veep," the new comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The former "Seinfeld" star will play Selina Meyer, a U.S. Senator who suddenly becomes Vice President. Tony Hale ("Arrested Development") and Anna Chlumsky ("Lights Out") will co-star in the D.C.-set political satire. "I take the role of vice president very seriously," Louis-Dreyfus said. […]

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Larry Hagman to Guest Star on ‘Desperate Housewives’

From Southfork to Wisteria Lane… "Dallas" star Larry Hagman has signed on for a guest-starring role on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hagman is returning to his prime-time soap roots to play a love interest for Lynette's tenacious mother, Stella Wingfield, who's played by recurring guest Polly Bergen. The episode will air […]

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Dan Aykroyd to Guest Star on ‘The Defenders’

It's a 'Blues Brothers' reunion…of sorts. Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi are getting the band back together. The original 'Blues Brother' and John Belushi's brother still perform together as the be-suited duo and will soon appear together on CBS's 'The Defenders' as well. Aykroyd is scheduled to guest star as a corrupt judge in a […]

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