News from the Sphere – August 4 2008

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GREEK returns for a new season on August 26 on ABC Family.

LINCOLN HEIGHTS returns for a new season on September 16 on ABC Family.

Christina Ricci will guest-star on TNT’s SAVING GRACE for a three-episode arc. Ricci will play a young detective who temporarily partners with Grace, whose current partner, Ham Dewey (Kenneth Johnson), is going on a leave of absence.

Jennifer Coolidge will guest star in an upcoming episode of TNT’s THE CLOSER. In the episode entitled “Dial M for Provenza,” Coolidge plays Angie Serabian, a none-too-bright woman married to the rich owner of a car dealership who winds up ensnared in an undercover sting operation. “Dial M for Provenza” will air on August 11.

First look at some HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3 Posters [Daemon’s Movies]

Thomas Jane will be the lead in HBO’s new pilot, HUNG [THR]

Rapper Nelly will join CSI: NY for multiple episodes this Fall [Ausiello Files]

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE has been renewed for a fifth season. Yay! [THR]

Kelli Williams will be the lead in Fox’s LIE TO ME, opposite Tim Roth. [THR]

Ed Begley Jr. has joined the cast of GARY UNMARRIED [THR]

Eric Balfour will star in RISE OF THE GARGOYLE which will air on the Sci Fi Channel. [THR]

Afterthoughts from Jonas Armstrong about the ROBIN HOOD finale [IGN]