'Gossip Girl' reruns come to Style; Renee Zellweger producing a Lifetime pilot

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gossip-girl-dan-blair-320.jpgThe latest edition of TV Snacks includes casting news on FOX's "The Goodwin Games" and ABC's "Mistresses" and Renee Zellweger co-creating a drama pilot. Eat up:

- Little J lives! The Style network has picked up the rerun rights to "Gossip Girl" and will begin airing them from the beginning starting Aug. 15. The episodes will run in three-hour blocks at 8 p.m. ET each Wednesday, and Style also plans an all-day marathon on Labor Day, Sept. 3. [ Style]

- Renee Zellweger has sold a pilot to Lifetime. The actress is a co-creator (with "Warrior" writer Anthony Tambakis) of "Cinnamon Girl," a drama about four young women living in Los Angeles in the late 1960s and early '70s, with the city's music and movie scenes as a backdrop. [ Deadline]

- FOX's midseason comedy "The Goodwin Games" has added Kat Foster ("Weeds," "Til Death") to its cast. She'll play the childhood sweetheart of Scott Foley's character and is replacing Felisha Terrell, who played the part in the show's pilot. [ TVLine]

- Penelope Ann Miller ("The Artist") has signed on to ABC's midseason drama "Mistresses." She'll have a recurring part as the mother of Erik Stocklin's character, who has no idea her late husband had an affair with another woman (series star Yunjin Kim of "Lost"). [ EW]

- FOX will try an unusual way to develop multi-camera sitcoms next summer: It has ordered what it's calling "The Short-Com Comedy Hour," which will feature four comedy vignettes in each hour (starring both new and established actors and comics), and the best of them could be ordered as full series. [ FOX]

- USA has greenlit an American version of the British reality series "The Choir" featuring its star, choirmaster Gareth Malone. The show will debut in early 2013 and follow Malone as he puts together choirs in different American cities. [ USA]
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