TV on Tap: The Beginning of the End for “Being Human” and Wanda Sykes is “Herlarious”"

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A fifth season of Arrested Development is looking more likely as executive producer Brian Grazer said that negotiations for more episodes on Netflix are taking place.

Arrested Development

Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant is shopping a reality competition show focusing on costume design, according to Deadline. I have to admit, I’m intrigued.

Friday Night Lights alum Matt Lauria will be returning to Parenthood, TVLine reports. It’s not clear how many episodes he’ll appear in but TVLine says its about half of the season’s 22 episodes..

Matt LauriaMatt Lauria

TV Guide has the scoop on a character who will be returning to The Following next season.

The faboo Kristen Bell will be appearing in an episode of Parks & Recreation, according to EW. She’ll be playing Leslie’s equivalent from Eagleton.

After two seasons, NBC has cancelled prank show Betty White’s Off Their Rockers. I hope someone’s talking about a Just Men! revival now that Betty White’s free to host a show again.

Betty White's Off Their Rockers

Political Animals alum Carla Gugino has joined the cast of Wayward Pines, the Fox miniseries written by The Playboy Club creator Chad Hodge.

The debut of FX’s The Bridge drew 3.04 million viewers a few steps below The Americans premiere.

Friday’s Listings

Days of Our Lives (NBC) Check local listings
After all that talk about not missing his old life, Sonny ends up staying out all night. This time, it’s Lucas‘ turn to worry about his son’s relationship. Maybe he should have lunch with Adrienne. Meanwhile, we’ll be following it with a liveblog so be sure to join us starting at 1PM Eastern!

Comedy Bang BangPlaid twins!

What Would You Do? (ABC) 9:00 PM ET
It’s every anti-gay activist’s fear as the WWYD catch how people react to a baker refusing to sell a wedding cake to a lesbian couple. Will the bystanders persecute the baker by presenting differing opinions?

Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC) 10:00 PM ET
IFC’s surreal take on the talk show kicks off a new season with a visit from Andy Samberg .

Continuum (Syfy) 10:00 PM ET
There’s a serial killer stalking the streets of Vancouver. Good thing this was a case Kiera studdied at the police academy. On the other hand, Carlos is starting to wonder how she could be so accurate with her guesses.

Continuum, "Second Truths"

Stevie TV (VH1) 10:00 PM ET
“Targets of satire include slang and workplace behavior” says the episode description written by an android trying to understand the humor. At least, I’m hoping that episode description is part of a sketch in tonight’s finale. I don’t want to image it as a serious attempt at an episode description.

Stroumboulopoulos (CNN) 11:00 PM ET
Sure, CNN’s promo department think its a big deal that Strombo is chatting with Larry King but he”ll also be talking with the busy Aisha Tyler.

Saturday’s Listings

Beware the Batman (Cartoon Network) 10:00 AM ET
Cartoon Network debuts its newest DC Nation show with this CGI version of Batman. For you gay comic nerds who have a diva complex that extends to superheroines, the premiere episode has Katana while the shorts include a Wonder Woman feature and a repeat of the original magical girl Amethyst.

Beware the Batman

SheZow (HUB) Noon ET
SheZow battles a rogue tooth fairy after Guy loses a tooth. Rogue tooth fairy. That makes me love this show.

Sinbad (Syfy) 9:00 PM ET
Sinbad gets lost at sea and ends up encountering a woman hoping to keep him at her island by stealing away his memories.

Being Human

Being Human (BBC America) 10:00 PM ET
It’s the end of the line for the BBC’s supernatural drama as the final season kicks off with a new ghost, completing a cycle of cast turnover and fulfilling the prophecy that would lead to the series’ finale.

Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious: The First Show (OWN) 10:00 PM ET
The faboo Wanda Skyes gives up-and-coming female comedians the spotlight (well, after Oprah gave her Harpo Studios for a night) for this two-part special. Keep an eye out for Wanda’s takes on OWN’s hit shows — if those references would make sense to you.

Primeval: New World (Syfy) 10:00 PM ET
The anomaly brings a pack of Daemonosaurus to the modern day, which are apparently smarter than presumed but still easily distracted by shiny things.

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