The CW’s ‘Arrow’ Finds Its Felicity Smoak; ‘Two and a Half Men’ Books Michael Bolton for a Serenade

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Comic book fans are not only eagerly awaiting how The CW will handle Arrow, but also if any of their other DC Comics favorites will appear on the series. Well, news out of the freshman series says yes. Canadian actress Emily Bett Rickards will play Felicity Smoak in a recurring role. [Deadline]

Who’s getting a retro-serenade on CBS’ Two and a Half Men?

Michael Bolton will appear on the Two and a Half Men premiere episode airing Sept. 27. Apparently, Ashton Kutcher’s Walden needs a smooth operator to serenade Zoey (Sophie Winkleman). And who’s smoother than Bolton? Don’t answer that — it’s a rhetorical question. [EW]

Jane (Eliza Coupe) may have to help out a bit more with the finances now that Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) has been laid off. Enter Childrens Hospital actor Rob Corddry who’ll be playing a famous car dealership owner who appreciates Jane for her automobile know-how. [TVLine]

CNN anchor and Time magazine contributor Fareed Zakaria has been suspended by the two companies for plagiarism in a gun control article. Zakaria released a statement on Friday, saying it was “a terrible mistake. .?.?. It is a serious lapse and one that is entirely my fault.” He hosted CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS. [Washington Post]

After being floated as a possible X Factor co-host, WWE and Dancing With the Stars alum Stacy Keibler has signed on to host a very different competition: Lifetime’s Supermarket Superstars. Sorry, but to us that’s quite a left turn from the FOX competition. []

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