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'Grey's Anatomy' doc Kevin McKidd, 'Office' alum set for 'Franklin & Bash' guest spots -- EXCLUSIVE

Grey’s Anatomy doc Kevin McKidd is checking in to Franklin & Bash — and he’s bringing his real-life Scottish accent with him!

EW has learned exclusively that McKidd, best known for playing Dr. Owen Hunt on ABC’s veteran medical drama, has been tapped for a guest spot as a man named Albert Daugherty, who is also the Duke of Weddington. Per the storyline, the testy landowner — who is described as the kind of guy who would rather settle a dispute with a claymore than a discussion — crosses paths with the lawyer duo played by Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer after he finds himself in a spat with his neighbor.

Additionally, EW can report that Office alum Creed Bratton is set to appear as a judge in a separate episode. His character, Judge Semmer, is described as an aging athlete whose career ended in the cul-de-sac of family court.

Both actors’ episodes will air during Franklin & Bash‘s upcoming fourth season, which is slated for this summer on TNT.

Casting Net: 'FNL' star Zach Gilford checks into medical drama, Nick Zano joins Kal Penn's 'Prairie Dogs' pilot

• Friday Night Lights vet Zach Gilford has joined the cast of the untitled Fox medical drama pilot from Drop Dead Diva‘s Josh Berman. The former Off the Map star will play a doctor alongside a thoracic surgeon (Jordan Spiro) who moonlights as a “mob doctor” in Chicago. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• More pilot news: 2 Broke Girl‘s Nick Zano has landed a plum role in ABC’s Prairie Dogs as the thief who steals the identity of a cubicle worker (Kal Penn), who then hires Zano’s character to help him create a real life as fulfilling as his imposter’s fake one. Boston Legal‘s Gary Anthony Williams, meanwhile, has joined Allison Janney and Tony Shalhoub in Greg Daniels’ NBC comedy pilot Friday Night Dinner, playing a neighbor of the family that dines together every week. [Deadline]

Martha Stewart has been booked… for a cameo on CBS’ 2 Broke Girls. She’ll play herself in the May 7 episode, which finds Max and Caroline trying to get her to endorse their cupcakes. [TV Line]

• Lastly, a couple of recurring roles: Broadway’s Tammy Blanchard, currently starring in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, has been cast in a multi-episode arc on Showtime’s The Big C. She’ll play a married pilates instructor who starts a relationship with Sean (John Benjamin Hickey), the brother of Laura Linney’s Cathy. Arron Shiver will appear as mobster Dean O’Banion, Al Capone’s nemesis, in multiple episodes of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. [Deadline]


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