TVLine Items: Succession Recruits Hope Davis, PaleyFest Lineup and More

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? * HBO has released a teaser for Tina, a new documentary about music icon Tina Turner, debuting Saturday, March 27 at 8 pm:

Which of today’s TVLine Items pique your interest? As previously reported, the HBO drama has also tapped Sanaa Lathan (The Affair, Shots Fired) to appear in Season 3 as Lisa Arthur, a well-connected New York lawyer. Additional castings include Linda Emond (Lodge 49, Madam Secretary) as a senior White House aide and South Korean singer/actress Jihae as a high-powered PR consultant. Brown will guest-host the series premiere of ABC News’ primetime newsmagazine Soul of a Nation, which explores “this moment of racial reckoning in present-day America.” The six-episode series premieres Tuesday, March 2 at 10/9c on ABC. Davis’ many other TV credits include Love Life, Strange Angel, Wayward Pines, American Crime, In Treatment and Six Degrees. Succession‘s much anticipated third season has a new addition: Hope Davis (Your Honor, For the People) has booked a multi-episode arc as Sandi Furness, daughter to Logan Roy’s long-time rival Sandy Furness (played by Larry Pine), per our sister site Deadline. * Actor Sterling K. For times and panelists, visit * Netflix’s Raising Dion has added Rome Flynn (How to Get Away With Murder), Aubriana Davis (Genius: Aretha, The Resident), Tracey Bonner (Sweet Magnolias, Black Lightning) and Josh Ventura (P-Valley, Queen Sugar) to its Season 2 cast. Well…
* PaleyFest LA 2021 has released its full virtual panel lineup: CBS’ Evil, ABC’s The Good Doctor, HBO’s Lovecraft Country, Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit, Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso, FX’s What We Do in the Shadows and, as previously announced, CBS’ The Late Late Show With James Corden, ABC’s Big Sky and a 20th anniversary Six Feet Under conversation.

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