News from the Sphere – July 14 2008

Denise (Catherine Bell) and Pamela (Brigid Brannagh)

ARMY WIVES has been renewed for a third season. Yay! [Variety]

HBO orders three projects: TREME, a post-Katrina-themed New Orleans drama; THE WASHINGTONIENNE, a D.C.-set comedy; and a drama from Terry Winter and Martin Scorsese set in 1920s Atlantic City. [THR]

Casting news: New guest stars, Jason Alexander as a killer on CRIMINAL MINDS; James Brolin on LAW & ORDER: SVU; and Justine Bateman on PSYCH. [The Ausiello Files]

UGLY BETTY‘s Christopher Gorham has been cast on CBS’ midseason drama HARPER’S ISLAND. What will happen to Henry? (Spoilers in the article) [THR]

Jordana Brewster will play Chuck’s new love interest for a least three episodes on CHUCK [The Ausiello Files]