‘Gossip Girl’ Adds ‘7th Heaven’s’ Barry Watson; ‘Supernatural’ Finds Sam’s New Love Interest

Jethro Nededog | July 9, 2012 - 7:29 pm

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Serena (Blake Lively) will have a new beau to cuddle up to on Gossip Girl’s next and final season. 7th Heaven actor Barry Watson joins in a recurring role as young entrepreneur Steve Spence. [TVLine]

In other CW love connections: Sorry, Sam Winchester (Jared Padelecki) groupies, The CW show has found a new love interest for the monster hunter. Liane Balaban plays the lucky gal, Amelia. She’s a doctor with a “damaged soul.” So, the two already have at least one thing in common, eh? [EW]

What’s Carly Rae Jepsen doing in Beverly Hills?

The CW is banking on that you haven’t tired of this summer’s breakout singer, Carly Rae Jepsen. The “Call Me Maybe” singer will perform on the Oct. 8 episode as Ade’s (Jessica Lowndes) opening act. [THR]

Should we rename today’s TV Buzz “The CW Buzz”? The network just announced that it will air a new half-hour special on the history and evolution of the Batmobile on Monday, July 16 at 8 PM. If you’re going to San Diego Comic Con, then you get to watch the special early on July 12. All six of the Batmobiles from film and television will be at Warner Bros.’ free, outdoor Extra at Comic Con stage. [CW, WB]

HBO has officially announced the return dates for prohibition era drama, Boardwalk Empire, and Post-Katrina New Orleans-based Treme. Empire returns Sunday, Sept. 16 at 9 PM for 12 episodes. Treme launches its 10-episode season on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 10 PM. [HBO]