The TV Watercooler

Sandra Oh leaving Grey’s Anatomy, Syfy heads to the Moon, Robin Thicke’s City special and more

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Sandra Oh revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that she’ll leave Grey’s Anatomy after the upcoming 10th season: “Creatively, I really feel like I gave it my all, and I feel ready to let her [Cristina] go.”

— Lifetime has renewed Devious Maids for a second season.

Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23‘s Dreama Walker will guest star as another teacher/rival of Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) on New Girl.

— I’m still disappointed that Body Break duo Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod were cut from this week’s The Amazing Race Canada.

— In case you missed it, (because I did),  Adam Pally will guest star on a multi-episode arc on The Mindy Project this upcoming season as a new doctor at the practice.

Aaron Paul‘s birthday party sounds just as amazing as you thought it would be. (Guests were served Breaking Bad-themed cocktails)

— After taking on The Hills/The City, Downton Abbey and The Real Housewives, Jimmy Fallon and the Late Night crew will parody Breaking Bad with “Joking Bad.”
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Nick Jonas will play a computer hacker on an upcoming episode of Hawaii Five-0.

James Franco roasters will include Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Sarah Silverman, Natasha Leggero and Jeff Ross while Seth Rogen will be the Roastmaster. The Comedy Central special will air on the Comedy Network in Canada on Labour Day at 10 p.m.

Ian Hart (Bates Motel and Dirt) will play the recurring role of a scientist on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Ellen Page arrived in Montreal to film X-Men: Days of Future Past. Kitty Pride’s back!

— Things don’t look so good for former Two and a Half Men star Angus T. Jones.

Syfy is developing a pilot based on the John Christopher novel, The Lotus Caves called High Moon, set in the future when countries establish colonies to mine the Moon’s resources, but then new forms of life are discovered. They’ve tapped Bryan Fuller (Hannibal) to helm the series with stars CHris Diamantopoulos (The Office, Up All Night) and Jake Sandvig (Easy A).

Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus have been added as performers to the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards on August 25th.

— Here’s a clip of Robin and Alan Thicke appearing on Entertainment City, which airs Thursday, August 22 at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. CT) on City:


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