The Munsters are about to invade your TV screen after all.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that NBC has decided to turn the pilot to its scrapped “Munsters” reboot “Mockingbird Lane” into a Halloween special, to air on Friday, October 26 in the 8 PM slot before “Grimm”.
Three news stories that went online a bit earlier.
- TVGuide’s Adam Bryant reports that Adam Baldwin (“Chuck”, “Angel”) has been cast in a potentially recurring part in TNT’s “Leverage” that will re-unite him with his “Angel” co-star Christian Kane.
Chris Eigeman / John Cho
Robert Patrick / Jeremy Jordan
And here, to cap the week of, the news pack with the latest happenings.
- Per TVLine’s Vlada Gelman, “Gilmore Girls” alum Chris Eigeman has joined the cast of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s new ABC Family series “Bunheads”, where he will play Conor, the director of a play that Michelle (Sutton Foster) and Fanny (Kelly Bishop) attend.
Per TVLine’s Vlada Gelman, the Munsters have just re-discovered their Lily.
“Ally McBeal” alumna (and wife of one Ellen DeGeneres) Portia de Rossi has landed the coveted part of Lily Munster in NBC’s upcoming drama “Mockingbird Lane” which offers a darker and more dramatic approach to the legendary Munsters.
The new Munsters family is quickly coming together.
According to TVLine’s Michael Ausiello, NBC has cast Jerry O’Connell in the role of Herman Munster in “Mockingbird Lane”, its upcoming reboot of the legendary “Munsters”. Fred Gwynne played the part of the family patriarch back in the 60s.