In Tuesday’s snacks a CW star trades over to USA, a film beauty gets a “Simpsons” makeover and MTV gives one of its scripted series another season of hard times.
“Shameless” star Cameron Monaghan (who plays Ian) is trading one troubled teen character for another when he guest stars this spring on “NCIS” as a kid who’s accused of killing his father. [TVLine]
“One Tree Hill’s” Hilarie Burton has signed on as a regular to the USA Network’s “White Collar.” In Season 3, she’ll be playing insurance investigator Sara Ellis and begins shooting her 16 episodes next month. [E!Online]
“The Simpsons” are throwing their own Oscar show and guess who’s getting the animated treatment? Halle Berry will be presenting and they’ve made her look as hot as a “Simpsons” character could be. [TVGuide.com]
Lifetime has announced two additions to its scripted offering with the pickup of two crime dramas: “Exit 19” starring Ally Walker, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Miguel Ferrer, as well as “Against the Wall” with Racheal Carpani, Treat Williams and Kathy Baker. Both series will launch later this year. [Lifetime]
MTV has announced an airdate for Season 2 of “The Hard Times of RJ Berger.” It will premiere Thursday, March 24 at 11 p.m. ET after the “Jersey Shore” finale. [MTV]