TV Tidbits: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Snags Patricia Arquette, ‘Homeland’ Loses a Key Actor

Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette is Headed to HBO: Boardwalk Empire is gearing up for their fourth season and they’ve tapped one of the talented Arquette siblings to join the cast. Patricia Arquette has signed onto the period mob drama as Sally Wheet, a tough-as-nails Tampa speakeasy owner with connections to local gangsters. The HBO hit is currently in production and it set to premiere later this year. [Deadline]

Homeland Loses Another Actor: Homeland‘s David Marciano has played an integral role in the Showtime drama since the pilot’s premiere, acting as a recurring character in Season 1 and a series regular in Season 2. Now it looks like Marciano is following in the footsteps of his co-star Digeo Klattenhoff, and will not be returning as a series regular in Season 3. Marciano Instead, the actor will continue developing a cable drama with his writing partner, comedian Steven Pickman — but it’s being reported that Marciano may still appear on Homeland as a recurring guest star. [Deadline]

Adam Devine is Throwing a Party: Comedy Central has ordered eight episodes of a new stand-up series staring Workaholics and Pitch Perfect star Adam Devine. The show, entitled Adam Devine’s House Party, will spotlight 24 of Devine’s favorite up-and-comng comedians and will combine stand-up and narrative sketches. House Party will be set inside Devine’s Los Angeles mansion where each week three of his favorite comedians hang out at his massive house party and do stand-up in the backyard. Considering the fact that Avalon Television is producing the show — the same production company of Workaholics — it’s safe to assume that many of the Workaholic family will stop by this party. [Deadline]

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Reporter Leanne Aguilera was raised in a small Orange County town, across the street from Disneyland, Lauren Conrad, and the entire cast of “The O.C.” (She and Mischa Barton are no longer on speaking terms.) In lieu of dating, she perfected the art of obsessing over TV couples, more commonly known as “shipping.” After graduating from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, Leanne decided to uncover one of life’s greatest mysteries: What’s coming up on your favorite TV show?

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