Watch With Amanda: TV Scoop & Spoilers

WARNING: The following post may contain spoilers on some of your favourite shows so please proceed at your own risk!

Ryan Murphy, co-creator of American Horror Story has spilled some information on the show’s second season location and characters.  Murphy appeared at an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences event honoring the FX series on Wednesday and confirmed that it will be “set on the East Coast at an institution for the criminally insane that is run by Jessica [Lange].”  The show also recently announced the casting of French actress Lizzie Brocheré, whose character was likened to Angelina Jolie’s hospitalized sociopath in Girl, Interrupted.  Murphy also confirmed reports that Maroon 5 frontman and Voice judge Adam Levine had signed on for Season 2. “He’s a sexy guy so he needs to play a sexy guy, but the guy is different than who you think he would play,” Murphy shared.  As previously reported, Zachary Quinto, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe — who in Season 1 played Chad, Tate, psychic Billie Dean and doctor’s wife Nora — are set to return for Season 2 but as different characters according to TVLine.

The new FX series Anger Management has recruited Charlie Sheen‘s real life ex, Denise Richards to guest star in his new comedy series, which is set to debut on Thursday, June 28 with back-to-back episodes.  Richards will play Lori, the new business partner of Charlie’s onscreen ex, Jennifer (Shawnee Smith).   Loosely based on the 2003 Jack Nicholson/Adam Sandler movie, Anger Management finds Sheen playing Charlie Goodson, a former baseball player with rage issues who himself ends up as an unconventional anger management therapist. The cast also includes Selma Blair as a therapist and possible love interest to Sheen’s character.

Showtime has released a super exciting recap/teaser for Season 2 of Homeland.  Showrunner Alex Gansa also met with TVLine for some intel on the shows highly anticipated second season which is still 5 months away (Sept 30).  Gansa says viewers will see “right away” how Carrie gets back involved with the investigation into Abu Nazir and his master plan, whatever that might now be — despite the fact that, having copped to mental illness, she is now unwelcome with the CIA. “It would have been too far a jump to bring her back into the fold full bore,” Gansa acknowledges. “However, there are ways that she can work around the edges of the intelligence community that make sense.”  He also says “Carrie has willed herself into a place of mental health, so she’s very different from where she was last year.”  Head to TVLine for more from the interview with Gansa.

The May 3rd episode of Grey’s Anatomy is going to be a doozie (doosie?).  The episode title is “Let The Bad Times Roll” and according to ABC’s synopsis of the episode, the Seattle Grace residents agonize over their oral boards, reliving every answer they gave during their exams … and Catherine (recurring guest star Debbie Allen) tells Richard that one of his residents has failed!  Meanwhile, Arizona’s close childhood friend (Jordan Belfi) comes to Seattle Grace for medical help; the doctors work on a patient who is missing one third of his skull; and Julia asks Mark to start a family with her.  Who do you think fails their boards and more importantly, is this finally the end of Mark and Lexie??

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