TVRage Bulletin: ‘Office’ Alum Joins ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘Odd Couple’ Adds ‘New Normal’ Star & More!


TVRage Bulletin: ‘Office’ Alum Joins ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘Odd Couple’ Adds ‘New Normal’ Star & More!


In addition to all of the other news we’ve been reporting, here are a few entertainment and TV headlines you might have missed:

-‘The Office’s Kevin Malone is heading to ‘Criminal Minds,’ well the actor who played him is. Brian Baumgartner will guest star in the upcoming 22nd episode, TVLine has learned, where he’ll play “a man who at an unexpected crossroads in his life goes on a killing spree.”

-Deadline reports that ‘The New Normal’s Georgia King will co-star in Matthew Perry’s ‘The Odd Couple’ reboot. She’ll star as a model, Katie, who lives in Felix (Thomas Lennon) and Oscar’s (Perry) building.

-Queen Latifah will guest in a future ‘Hot in Cleveland’ episode, TVLine reports. She’ll play Esther Jean Johnson, the aunt of Elka’s (Betty White) rival for City Council.

-According to TVLine, ‘Glee’ actor Chris Colfer will write an episode for the fifth season of the FOX musical series. Details have yet to be revealed about the episode.

-Kim Dickens (‘Treme’) has been tapped to play Anthony LaPaglia’s wife in CBS’ ‘Red Zone’ pilot. Her character, Helen Weller, is described as confident, strong and a former CIA shrink who now teaches psychology at a high school. Samantha Mathis (‘Under the Dome’) and Kevin Rahm (‘Mad Men’) also star as husband and wife.

-‘Revenge’ and ‘Nikita’ alum Ashton Holmes has nabbed the role of one of Jamie Lee Curtis’ kids in David Marshall Grant’s CBS pilot. He’ll play Gary, possibly the most intelligent of his siblings (quadruplets). However, he left medical school to travel and find himself, but a near-death experience brings him back to his family and his brother, Jonathan, who is now involved with Gary’s one true love.

-Sheila Vand (‘Argo’) will co-star opposite of Katherine Heigl in NBC’s pilot ‘State of Affairs.’ She’ll star as tough CIA analyst Grace Hough, who works on the president’s daily briefing team.

- Criminal Minds
- The Odd Couple
- Hot In Cleveland
- Glee
- Red Zone
- State of Affairs
- Brian Baumgartner
- Georgia King
- Queen Latifah
- Chris Colfer
- Kim Dickens
- Samantha Mathis
- Kevin Rahm
- Ashton Holmes
- Sheila Vand
- TVland

Written by: akoerner
Mar 18th, 2014, 7:23 am

Images courtesy of Kevin Winter/Getty Images


Message Posted On Mar 18th, 2014, 8:24 am
"former CIA shrink who now teaches psychology at a high school" Must be a pretty crappy shrink to accept such a job cut. Allyson I love the John waters homage pic. Any other camp directors/actors you intend to give a nod to with future photos?
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