The Beginner: Federal Agencies brings a real love connection to the show: Jessica Betts, wife of series star Niecy Nash-Betts, will guest-star on the ABC drama as the love interest for Nash-Betts’ character Simone Clark, it was announced Tuesday.
Also, Tom Arnold (roseanne) will star as the charismatic father of Kevin Zegers’ Brendon, who shares a “complicated” dynamic with his father. Also Eric Roberts (suits) will play a father with a dark secret, while Deniz Akdeniz (The flight attendant) will portray Laura’s (Britt Robertson) former colleague at the Behavioral Science Unit, who “brings a little friendly competition to the department and opens up a new side of it.”
The Beginner: Federal Agencies Premieres Tuesday, September 27 at 10/9c.
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* Loki Season 2 has promoted Eugene Cordero, who plays Time Variance Authority employee “Casey,” to a series regular, reports our sister site Deadline.
* ABC late night series Jimmy Kimmel Live!which is currently in Season 20 has been renewed by Season 23, our sister site diversity reports.
* Jharrel Jerome (when they see us) has joined the limited series of HBO Max full circlefrom executive producer/director Steven Soderbergh (The girlfriend experience), diversity reports. The six-episode project, which also stars Dennis Quaid, Claire Danes, Timothy Olyphant and Zazie Beetz, “follows an investigation into a botched kidnapping that uncovers long-held secrets that bind multiple characters and cultures in modern-day New York City.”
* Peacock has given his first adult animated comedy a series commission In the knowby co-creators Mike Judge (king of the hill), Zach Woods (Silicon Valley) and Brandon Gardner and executive producer Greg Daniels (The office). The logline reads, “Lauren Caspian is NPR’s third most popular anchor. He’s a well-meaning, hypocritical Nimrod, just like you and me. He is also a stop motion puppet. Each episode follows the making of an episode of Lauren’s show In the know, in which Lauren conducts in-depth interviews with real human guests. Lauren works with a diverse crew of NPR contributors. They are also puppets and nimrods.”
*Marc Blucas (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will be starring alongside Candace Cameron Bure in Great American Family’s A Christmas presentPremiering in November 2022.
* Netflix has released a trailer for the reboot of The MolePremiered with a three-week event on Friday, October 7th:
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https://tvline.com/2022/09/20/the-rookie-feds-casts-jessica-betts-neicy-nash-love-interest/ The Rookie: Feds casts Jessica Betts as Neicy Nash’s love interest