'V' Episode Order Cut to 10

v_ABC SeriesAccording to Deadline.com, ABC has cut down it’s planned 13-episode order for the re-booted V series to 1o.
The series will return January 4th, and will be broadcast at 9:00 PM ET/PT, following the superhero series NO ORDINARY FAMILY.
The article suggests  that the producers of  ‘V’, which is still in production, will have time to change the scripts and provide for a sensible season finale.

Jane Badler Returns to 'V'

Badler_V_80sABC has revealed that Jane Badler, who was the lizard leader we loved to hate in the original V, will have a recurring role in the secoind season of the rebooted series.

“Actress Jane Badler, best known for her role on the original “V” series, will join the cast of ABC’s “V” as a recurring guest star, playing Diana, mother to Anna (Morena Baccarin), who is now the leader of the Vs. Badler will make her debut in the Season 2 premiere of the series.
“Season 2 will feature more character and lizard reveals, more details about the Vs’ mythology – in which Badler will play an important role — and more action and more plot twists. Viewers can expect a roller coaster ride week to week.
“V” stars Elizabeth Mitchell as Erica Evans, Morris Chestnut as Ryan Nichols, Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, Charles Mesure as Kyle Hobbes, Logan Huffman as Tyler Evans, Laura Vandervoort as Lisa, with Morena Baccarin as Anna and Scott Wolf as Chad Decker.”

The Devil Has My Double
The Devil Has My Double

Jane Badler was also a regular in the final season of the 1980s TV revivial of MISSION IMPOSSIBLE. A singer as well, she released a solo CD in  June 2008 called The Devil Has My Double.