'Hunger Games' alum joins 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Betty White's Off Their Rockers' Season 3 picked up by Lifetime

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Betty White's "Off Their Rockers," the show featuring senior citizens pranking victims, was canceled by NBC earlier this year, but Lifetime has picked up the ball, ordering a third season. It will premiere in 2014, but no specific date has been announced yet. [ THR]

"The Mentalist" has promoted a new actor to series regular -- before his episodes have even aired. Rockmund Dunbar ("Sons of Anarchy") was originally slated for a 3-episode arc, but will now be a series regular as Dennis Abbott -- "a no-nonsense FBI Supervisory Agent who isn't impressed by Patrick Jane's skills or charm." [ TV Line]

Amandla Stenberg, best known as Rue in "The Hunger Games" movie, will recur on "Sleepy Hollow" beginning in November. She'll play Macey, the teen daughter of Capt. Frank Irving (Orlando Jones). [ THR]

A pair of shows have been picked up by MTV -- "Faking It," about two teenagers who desperately want to fit in with their high school's popular crowd, and "Happyland," a teen comedy about the staff at an amusement park. Each show has received an 8-episode order. [ MTV]

ABC has picked up two drama projects. The first is an unnamed show about an FBI forensic psychiatrist named Alice Jones who teams up with Vincent Smith, a Las Vegas magician, to catch criminals by setting up elaborate Las Vegas stings. The second is "The Law of Attraction," a legal drama that pairs a beautiful, upper-class lawyer with lower class "tough guy" in order to save her father's Boston law firm. [ Deadline]

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