'Smallville's' Lionel Luthor returns, 'Chuck' casts premier's wife

Weekend TV bits for your noshing pleasure ...

john-glover-tia-texada-320.jpgWe already knew that Papa Kent would be back, but now it looks like Papa Luthor ( John Glover) is also returning for "Smallville's" 10th and final season. Can we have the sons go head to head? We're waiting on you, Michael Rosenbaum! [ EW]

"Chuck" is gonna 99 problem in addition to more lady troubles. What did you think we were going to say? Along with Premier Alejandro Goya's (Armand Assante) return will be the introduction of his shapely wife Hortencia (Tia Texada). Repitan, por favor: Hortencia. [ TV Guide]

NBC has been doing so well lately with new, promising programming. And then it decides to renew "Last Call With Carson Daly." [ Deadline]

CNN is fine with letting Larry King go ... as long as he's willing to postpone his last show, which was supposed to air in the fall, till the end of the year. It seems Piers Morgan is having some visa trouble. [ New York Post]

"Numb3rs," "Californication" and "Rescue Me" veteran Diane Farr will guest on "Grey's Anatomy" in October. She'll play a patient who has Huntington's disease. [ EW]

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