'Camelot' sees Starz in April; 'The Cape' adds Illeana Douglas

camelot-jamie-campbell-bower-320.jpgTV news for you to nosh on this Monday:

No joke, but Starz has decided to debut its original 10-part epic "Camelot" on Friday, April 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In the re-imagining, Jamie Campbell Bower is reckless Arthur who's guided by Joseph Fiennes as Merlin. The series also stars Eva Green (Morgan), Tamsin Egerton (Guinevere), Claire Forlani (Igraine) and Peter Mooney (Kay). [ Starz]

Illeana Douglas will take her classic quirk to NBC's "The Cape" for two episodes. She'll play Nurse Netta who'll get into a battle with Orwell ( Summer Glau). We are so there. [ TV Guide]

Missed Jennifer Love Hewitt's Golden Globe-nominated turn as a mom/wife-call girl on "The Client List"? You're in luck. Lifetime is rebroadcasting its original movie on Sunday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. [ Lifetime]

A slew of casting: Reid Scott, Tim Simons and Matt Walsh have joined HBO's comedy pilot "Veep" as a Washington D.C. legend, Jonah who works in the President's office and the spokesperson for Senator Selina Meyer ( Julia Louis-Dreyfus). On CBS, if "Blue Bloods" is pikced up for a second season (likely), Amy Carlson will become a series regular. She plays Donnie Wahlberg's wife. Finally, Desi Lydic has achieved series regular status on MTV's "That Girl" as a high school guidance counselor. [ Deadline]

The Canadians will benefit from a "Two and a Half Men" mastermind. Exec producer Jeff Abugov will run the show for the animated comedy "Fugget About It," about the 16-year-old son of an ex-New York mob boss who now lives in Canada as part of the witness protection program. [ The Hollywood Reporter]
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