Monday, January 28, 2013

TV NEWS - 'The Killing,' 'Mom,' 'Dexter,' 'Go On,' 'Master of Sex,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Joe, Joe & Jane, 'Revenge,' 'Army Wives,' 'Revolution,' 'Spy,' 'How the Hell Am I Normal' & 'Under the Dome'

        Monday, January 28 - Elias Koteas has joined AMC's The Killing as a series regular. He'll play Ed Skinner, Sarah Linden's (Mireille Enos) former partner, who is well-regarded and well-respected amongst the legal community but is harboring a big secret.

The West Wing alum Allison Janney has joined the cast of CBS' Chuck Lorre-produced comedy pilot, Mom. She will play the mother of Anna Faris' leading character, who is trying to get her life together but her mom is frequently getting in her way.

Nick Gomez (The Walking Dead) has landed a recurring role on the upcoming eighth season of Showtime's Dexter. Details on his character is being kept under wraps.

Ben Falcone (Bridesmaids) will guest star on the nineteenth episode of NBC's Go On. He will play Carlo, a friend of Mr. K's who will cause some trouble for the therapy group during a dinner party.

Wendi McLendon-Covey (Modern Family, Bridesmaids) will recur on Showtime's Masters of Sex. She will play Dr. Lillian DePaul, the only female doctor in an all-boys club who be a competitor to and mentor for Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan).

HBO's Game of Thrones has hired "Bart the Bear" to appear in several scenes of the upcoming third season. The show has been flying select actors to Los Angeles to film with the animal.

Collins Pennie (HawthoRNe) has scored a multi-episode arc on ABC's Revenge. He will play Emily's (Emily VanCamp) former foster brother, Eli. He will debut in an early spring episode.

The Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore has landed a series regular role on NBC's Joe Port and Joe Wiseman comedy pilot Joe, Joe and Jane. He will play Walter, Jane's (Sally Pressman) overly nurturing, recently divorced therapist step-father.

Brant Daughterty (Pretty Little Liars) has been cast in a major recurring role on Lifetime's Army Wives. He will play Patrick Clark, son of Jackie (Kelli Williams) and Kevin (Robert John Burke), who is an intelligent, capable infantry officer freshly minted from West Point and eager to prove himself in combat.

Rob Corddry (Children's Hospital) has been tapped for the lead role in ABC's comedy pilot Spy. The show centers on Tim (Corddry) who inadvertently takes a job at the Secret Service.

Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garlin is set to star opposite Wendi McLendon-Covery in ABC's 80's-set family comedy pilot How the Hell Am I Normal. Garlin will play family patriarch, Murray, who is hot-tempered but loves his three eccentric kids so much despite calling them "morons" every chance that he gets.

Annie Wersching (24) is set to appear in the fifteenth episode of NBC's Revolution. She will play Emma, Miles Matheson's (Billy Burke) first love and the first object of Sebastian Monroe's (David Lyons) obsession who resurfaces in the current timeline.

Jolene Purdy (Gigantic, Glee) and Nicholas Strong (Nashville) have joined the cast of CBS' summer series Under the Dome. Purdy will play Dodee, a brilliant yet eccentric engineer at the local radio station who tries to make contact with the world outside the dome. Strong will play Phil, a popular radio DJ and indie rock fanatic with a dark secret.