Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce to premiere on Slice in Canada, The Flash casting and more


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— Slice has picked up Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce and will premiere the series on Friday, January 9th at 10 p.m.; the series premiered in the U.S. on Bravo earlier this month. Based on the Girlfriends’ Guide book series by Vicky Iovine, the television drama is developed by Marti Noxon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and stars Lisa Edelstein (House), Paul Adelstein (Private Practice), Beau Garrett (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior) and Janeane Garofalo (who will appear for the first six episodes, at least).

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce follows Abby McCarthy (Edelstein) who is a self-help book author and guru of all things family and shocks the world when she reveals that her seemingly perfect life is a lie – she’s separating from her husband Jake (Adelstein). Abby then finds her personal and professional live in a free fall, having to navigate life as a newly single woman in her 40s.

— Showcase has announced that they will broadcast the second season of UK hit Broadchurch beginning January 11th at 10 p.m. The series will premiere on ITV in the UK on January 5th but won’t begin in the US on BBC America until February 4th.

— Some familiar faces are headed to The Flash: Peyton List (As the World Turns; The Tomorrow People) will appear as Captain Cold/Leonard Snart’s (Wentworth Miller) sister, Lisa. Meanwhile, Nicholas Gonzalez (The O.C., Sleepy Hollow) has been cast as Cisco’s (Carlos Valdes) brother Dante.

Archer will debut its sixth season on TELETOON on Thursday, January 8 at 10 p.m.

— That Walking Dead spin-off will be set in Los Angeles, according to TV Line.

Cicely Tyson has landed a top-secret role on How to Get Away with Murder.

— BBC series The Missing has been picked up for a second season. The Golden Globe-nominated series airs on Super Channel in Canada and Starz in the US.

Larry David is saying that a new Curb Your Enthusiasm season (or 90-minute wrap-up) is very unlikely.

— That Wet Hot American Summer TV series is still in the works at Netflix!

Jimmy Fallon managed to get Oprah Winfrey to participate in a skit about them starring on a shirt-lived ‘80s soap opera, Midnight Meadows:


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