TV Buzz: ‘X Factor’ Co-Host Mario Lopez’s TLC Wedding Special Gets Premiere Date; ‘Revenge’ Adds Mystery Man for Nolan

Lauren DiMascio / October 17, 2012

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FOX’s newly appointed The X Factor co-host Mario Lopez will be following in his co-host Khloe Kardashian Odom’s footsteps by showing his wedding on national television. The two-hour wedding special is set to air on Dec. 8 on TLC and will feature Lopez and fiance Courtney Mazza’s ceremony as well as the planning process. Mazza and Lopez have a daughter together, Gia. [THR]

Could Nolan (Gabriel Mann) be getting a new boy on Revenge? 

ABC’s Revenge is bringing a mystery man from the past into Nolan’s life. Guiding Light alum E.J. Bonilla is headed to the Hamptons to play the part, which could potentially turn into a recurring role. Minimal details are available regarding the character’s exact connection to Nolan but it wouldn’t be surprising if he was an ex-flame of the billionaire as the star has teased a possible bisexual love triangle to Celebuzz. [TVLine]

CSI: NY’s Lindsay Messer (Anna Belknap) is going to Montana to visit her dad. Actor James Read, who has appeared on Charmed and American Dreams, has been cast as Lindsay’s father. Read’s character, Robert Monroe, will make his first appearance on Episode 8 of Season 9, set to air in mid-November.  [TVLine]

Bravo is set to give us an inside look at The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Hairstylists and friends of the Housewives, Lawrence and Derek J will take a trip down memory lane on a new special, The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Hairstylists Tell All. The special will feature the stylists recalling their favorite clips and dishing on the ladies. It will air on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 9 PM, one week before the new season of Atlanta premieres. Airing right after the special will be a new episode of The Real Housewives of Miami in which Marta has a shocking confession. [Bravo]

In large thanks to The Voice, NBC won the night in the ratings with 12.1 million viewers. Many viewers who tuned in for the hit singing show stayed tuned to the channel for the second presidential debate. Meanwhile the series premiere of The CW’s Emily Owens, M.D. did respectable in its debut with 1.7 million viewers holding on to its lead-in, Hart of Dixie. [Zap2it]

Frank Darabont, former Walking Dead Showrunner, is headed back to TV as TNT has just given the green light to his period drama project, L.A. Noir. The show, based upon the book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City, has received a six-episode order. L.A. Noir reunites former Walking Dead co-stars Jon Berthnal and Jeffrey DeMunn. It also stars Heroes alum Milo Ventimiglia. Darabont will write and direct the pilot. [EW]

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