TV Tidbits: ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Gets Summer Premiere Date, Lindsay Lohan on ‘Letterman’

 Whose Line Is It Anyway?

The CW Gets Ready For Summer:  The CW’s summer programming officially kicks off on Tuesday, July 16 at 8 PM ET/PT with the rebooted hit improv comedy series Whose Line Is It Anyway?, hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, and the new dating competition Perfect Score. On Monday, July 29 at 9 PM ET/PT, the ballet reality series Breaking Pointe returns for its second season. The Hunger Games-esque reality wilderness competition The Hunt will premiere on Wednesday, July 31 at 9 PM ET/PT. [via press release]

Lohan to Visit Letterman: Lindsay Lohan will appear on Late Show with David Letterman April 9 to promote her upcoming Anger Management role. It will be Lohan’s first Letterman appearance since 2007 and her first public interview since November, and since she will soon begin a court-ordered stint in rehab and has spent the last week partying in Brazil, there is no shortage of scandalous, controversial topics for Letterman to cover. What will he choose to discuss? [Vulture]

One Mother of a Documentary: To celebrate Mother’s Day, Lifetime will premiere the documentary Dear Mom, Love Cher, revealing the extraordinary life story and perseverance of Cher’s mother, Georgia Holt, on Monday, May 6, at 10 PM ET/PT. The hourlong special includes unprecedented access to the family and features a never-before-heard duet performance with Holt and Cher, along with the long-lost recordings Holt taped more than three decades ago that Cher has re-mastered for commercial release later this year, making her mother’s lifelong dream a reality. “This project started as a gift for my mom’s 86th birthday.  Like most things in my family, it was initiated by my sister Georganne, who asked me if I could update mom’s album. So I went big (I’m known in the family for doing that),” Cher says. “My sister and I are proud of our mom and we want to share her with the world.” [Via Press Release]

Killer Series Order: A&E’s pilot Those Who Kill is nearing a deal to get a series order. Starring Chloë Sevigny and James D’Arcy, the show is an adaptation of a Danish format and revolves around police detective Catherine Jensen (Sevigny) and forensic profiler Thomas Schaffer (D’Arcy), who possess a deep understanding of the serial killers they hunt. Thomas is described as a handsome and intellectual college psychology teacher with a PhD who focuses on serial killer behavior. [Deadline]

CSI Puts a Face to a Name: You’ll finally be able to put a face to Capt. Jim Brass’ never-before-seen wife on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Annabella Sciorra will guest star as Nancy in a case that hits close to home for the Brass family, first appearing in the season finale and returning for the 14th season premiere. During the finale, titled “Skin in the Game,” the team will investigate the disappearance of Ellie Brass (Teal Redmann), the captain’s stepdaughter who was last seen in CSI‘s sixth season. The episode will explore Brass’ troubled marriage and the couple’s infidelities. [THR]

Global Journey Headed to HBO: HBO Films is developing original movie The Man Who Walked Around the World, based on the book of the same name by David Kunst and Clinton Trowbridge. It chronicles the real life adventures of the Kunst brothers. On June 20, 1970, David and his brother John walked East out of Waseca, Minnesota with a pack mule named Willie Makeit. On October 5, 1974, David walked back into Waseca, Minnesota, this time from the West, becoming the first person confirmed to have circled the land mass of the earth on foot. David started off the journey with his brother John, who was killed by bandits in Afghanistan in 1972, and was then joined by his other brother, Pete, in a show of support. The two completed the trip together. [Deadline]

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