TV Buzz: Tina Fey Lends Voice to 'The Simpsons'; The CW Developing New Wonder Woman Series
Tina Fey will be taking her many talents to Springfield in the upcoming season of The Simpsons. The 30 Rock actress/writer will lend her voice to Ms. Cantwell, a teacher who picks on Lisa. She’ll even give her a "B" on a paper, that meanie. The episode, “Black Eyed, Please,” will air in the spring of 2013. [EW]
What will the team behind Fringe do next after the cult show finishes it's final season?
With Fringe on its way out the door at FOX, the network has made a pilot commitment to creators J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman’s new show. The yet-to-be-titled show will feature human police officers paired with android robots in a future version of Los Angeles. Wyman will write the show while Abrams will join him in executive producer duties. [Deadline]
Roger Rees is set to enter the world of Sherlock Holmes in a guest role on the CBS drama, Elementary. Rees, known for stints on Warehouse 13 and The West Wing, will play an important person from Holmes past. While the role is set for only one episode, there’s a possibility the character could become recurring. [EW]
Grey’s Anatomy and 24 alum Kim Raver has landed herself a pivotal role in NBC’s new post-apocalyptic show, Revolution. Though the details are limited as to what the role is, reports indicate the recurring role is a big one. The pilot of Revolution, which takes place 15 years after the world's power has stopped, can be seen now at nbc.com. [TVLine]
Wonder Woman fans, the TV powers that be are working feverishly to figure out how to bring the Amazon back to TV. After a failed attempt by NBC and David E. Kelley last year, The CW, Warner Bros. TV and DC Comics are delving into the heroine's origins with the working title, Amazon. [Vulture]