TV Tidbits: The CW Nabs Another Gold Medalist, ‘OUAT’ Finds a New Pack Leader



My oh my, there is quite a plethora of casting scoop floating out there in the TV waters today. To make your dinner plans easier, we’ve thrown out our net and gathered them all up for you to enjoy. Bon appetite!

Hart of Dixie: Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney is tumbling into the set of The CW rom-com later this season! Maroney will appear in Bluebell as Tonya, a high school girl who defends the less-then-popular tween Rose (McKaley Miller). For those of you keeping track at home let us remind you that Maroney is not the only Olympic athlete who has caught the acting bug. Gabby Douglas is set to appear on The Vampire Diaires, and Ryan Lochte will make a cameo in 90210. [TVLine]

Once Upon a Time: Annabeth Gish (Pretty Little Liars alum) will guest star in the seventh episode of the magical ABC drama. Gish will play a new character, Anita who — like Red — can transform into a wolf. Anita is described the “beautiful, charismatic and mysterious” leader of the pack. [EW]

90210: Taio Cruz is set to appear as himself in 90210’s 100th episode. The R&B singer will perform at Beverly Hills high alumni homecoming event thrown at…the Playboy Mansion! The episode is said to be filled with many nostalgic moments for long-time viewers. [TVLine]

Psych: The long-running USA Network hit has recruited Brooke Lyons for a guest starring role in an upcoming episode. Lyons, who was most recently seen on CBS’s 2 Broke Girls, will play an actress/muse who stars in an ill-fated musical. [Deadline]

Trophy Wife: Malin Akerman is set to star in the new single-camera comedy pilot for ABC. Trophy Wife centers on Kate (Akerman), a former party girl who gets thrown for a loop when she falls in love. Kate’s new “by-marriage” family now includes three manipulative step-kids and two uber judgmental ex-wives. Yikes! [Deadline]

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