Today, we have the return of Undercover Boss, “extensions” for Allen Gregory and Bones, casting changes for the next Star Trek movie, an update on Nickelodeon’s ratings woes, and a few dates in TV history.
FOX has rescheduled the fall finale of Bones to winter, from December 15th to January 12th. The network had previously scheduled a Bones repeat as a lead-in for the debut of the new spin-off, The Finder. Now, it’ll be preceded by this original installment, the mid-season finale, on the 12th.
Peter Weller, best known for his iconic role in Robocop, has joined the cast of the movie sequel in a principal but unspecified role. Meanwhile, Paramount and JJ Abrams were busy shooting down rumors that Benicio Del Toro would be playing Kahn, the villainous role that Ricardo Montalban played in the original Star Trek TV show and reprised for the 1982 feature film. Now, comes word that Del Toro is out because they couldn’t come to terms over money. Production’s scheduled to begin next month and the 3D movie is slated for a May 17, 2013 release.