Hough stuff: Fear not, he’ll be ‘Dancing’ again

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Q: Do you know why Derek Hough isn’t on “Dancing With the Stars” this sea­son?

Ros­alie Cur­tis, De­Land, Fla. A: He’s sitting out the cur­rent round of the ABC show to con­cen­trate on film­ing a dance-re­lated movie — sur­prise! — ti­tled “Cobu 3D.” How­ever, the brother of fel­low dancer Ju­lianne Hough re­port­edly will be back for the 13th sea­son of the pro­gram this fall.

Q: I am cu­ri­ous as to whether “Ware­house 13” and “Haven” will be re­turn­ing to Syfy this sum­mer.

Debi Leake, Colum­bus, Ohio A: You’ll be happy to know that both will. “Ware­house 13” will launch its third sea­son July 11 — with Aaron Ash­more, the for­mer Jimmy Olsen of “Smal­lville,” join­ing the cast — while “Haven” will launch sea­son two July 15 with a new co-star in Vi­nessa An­toine (“Be­ing Erica”), as a schem­ing woman from Duke’s (Eric Bal­four) past.

Q: I loved “The No. 1 Ladies’ De­tec­tive Agency.” Will we ever see it again?

Anna Lee Hinson,

Q: I dis­cov­ered that sea­son four of “Dam­ages,” star­ring

An­napo­lis, Md. A: Not in weekly se­ries form, at least. HBO didn’t pick up a sec­ond sea­son of the show (which was made in con­junc­tion with Bri­tain’s BBC), though it’s been said for a while that a cou­ple of fea­ture-film spinoffs were be­ing con­sid­ered. There’s been no ad­vance­ment of in­for­ma­tion on that in some time, so we’d ad­vise fans not to get their hopes up. Glenn Close, is only go­ing to be avail­able on DirecTV. Why would that be done?

Karen John­son, Scar­bor­ough, Maine A: Be­cause it’s the only way the se­ries would keep go­ing. FX passed on re­new­ing the drama, so the ex­clu­sive-to-DirecTV deal was the one that the satel­lite provider made with Sony Pic­tures Tele­vi­sion, the stu­dio that pro­duces the show. Though DirecTV had agreed to split the tele­cast rights for “Fri­day Night Lights” with NBC in that se­ries’ later sea­sons, the “Dam­ages” sit­u­a­tion in­di­cates that won’t al­ways be the case.

As we’ve said here be­fore, though, this doesn’t nec­es­sar­ily mean that non-DirecTV sub­scribers will never get to see the new “Dam­ages” sto­ries, which be­gin this sum­mer; as with past sea­sons of the show, Sony is likely to re­lease those episodes on home video af­ter they’ve had their tele­vi­sion plays. In fact, these might be of even more value in terms of DVD profit, since more peo­ple likely won’t have seen them be­fore they de­but in that for­mat.

Q: I would like to know if “Curb Your En­thu­si­asm” is go­ing to re­sume and if so, when.

Dolores Strauss, West Palm Beach, Fla. A: It is, and the eighth sea­son of Larry David’s award-win­ning HBO com­edy — con­sist­ing of 10 new episodes — is set to be­gin July 10.

Q: I have been wait­ing for FX to start an­other sea­son of “Ter­ri­ers.” I heard they can­celed it. Any chance we will see a sec­ond sea­son on an­other net­work, or is it dead?

Den­nis Car­roll, Den­ver A: There has been no talk of an­other net­work pick­ing up the show, so — since FX did can­cel it in De­cem­ber, right af­ter its first sea­son ended — you can as­sume it’s dead.

Q: Why was Rob Mor­row’s new show “The Whole Truth” can­celed?

Cathy Hus­ton, Seat­tle A: Low rat­ings. The writ­ing was on the wall for the ABC se­ries within a cou­ple of weeks of its de­but last fall.

Q: I thought “Rais­ing the Bar” was go­ing to be picked up. What hap­pened, and will it be show­ing again?

Micki Car­lin, San Cle­mente, Calif. A: By the time the Steven Bochco-pro­duced law drama’s fi­nal three episodes were shown by TNT on Christ­mas Eve 2009 — never par­tic­u­larly good sched­ul­ing for new in­stall­ments of a se­ries, we might add, since many peo­ple aren’t watch­ing tele­vi­sion on that night — it was fairly well known that the net­work had can­celed the show sev­eral weeks be­fore.

How­ever, TNT clearly doesn’t hold any­thing against the tal­ents who were in­volved. Mark-Paul Gos­se­laar, who had the cen­tral role of pub­lic de­fender Jerry Keller­man in “Rais­ing the Bar,” is about to do an­other show for the net­work ... play­ing an­other lawyer, no less. He and Breckin Meyer will star in “Franklin & Bash,” sched­uled to pre­miere June 1.

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Derek Hough re­port­edly will re­turn for the 13th sea­son of “Dancing With the Stars.”

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