Alyson Hannigan is retuning to CBS for a “McCarthys” appearance
The “How I Met Your Mother” alum will guest on the struggling freshman drama’s Christmas episode.

BET cancels “106 & Park” — it’ll become a digital-only series
The music variety show is ending Dec. 19 after 14 years. BET president Stephen Hill explains in a statement: "As we transition to the digital space, we look to continue 106 & Park’s role as both a leader of and a mirror to youth culture. We’ll have more information to share about how that is to roll out very soon.”

“Sons of Anarchy’s” Tommy Flanagan joins “Revenge”
He’ll play a “high-functioning psychopath” named Malcolm Black.

“The Strain” adds Samantha Mathis
She’ll play a Staten Island councilwoman "who manages to use her cadre of hardcore cops to cleanse Staten Island of bloodsuckers.”

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.