TV News — Wednesday, 18th May 2011

  • Digital Spy has the scoop on three new pick ups from The CW: Ringer (a Sarah Michelle Gellar vehicle initially passed on by CBS), The Secret Circle (based upon the trilogy of the same name by L.J. Smith, the author also responsible for The Vampire Diaries), and Hart of Dixie (starring Rachel Bilson).
  • House - Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein, who plays Dr. Lisa Cuddy on House, has announced that she is leaving the show and will not appear in the drama’s upcoming eighth season.  Also from Digital Spy.
  • SyFy has picked up two seasons of the Canadian supernatural series Lost Girl, which stars Anna Silk as a “demon seductress who feeds of sexual energy”.  From The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Edward Hardwicke, known for playing Watson opposite Jeremy Brett in Sherlock Holmes, has passed away.  From The Hollywood Reporter.