Thursday, April 19, 2018

Casting News - Tyne Daly Returns to CBS for 'Murphy Brown' Revival; Gino Vento to Recur on 'Mayans MC'

Casting News - April 19, 2018

CBS' Murphy Brown and FX's Mayans MC.

  • Tyne Daly has joined the cast of the upcoming revival season of the hit comedy starring Candice Bergen. She starred for seven seasons in CBS' Cagney & Lacey, where she won four of her six Emmy Awards. Her casting marks her first return to series regular television since wrapping the six-season run of CBS' Judging Amy in 2005.
  • She will play Phyllis, the sister of the beloved bar owner Phil (the late Pat Corley). She has taken over the bar and is a friend and confidant to Murphy (Bergen) and the gang.
  • Gino Vento has booked a recurring role on the upcoming drama starring JD Pardo and Edward James Olmos. He has previously recurred on TBS' The Last O.G., HBO's The Deuce and Netflix's Bloodline.
  • He will play Nester, the fiercely loyal childhood friend of Miguel Galindo (Danny Pino), who is now his cold-eyed head security willing to do anything to enforce the family's rule.