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Christian Borle set for 'Masters of Sex'

From musicals to masters: Broadway and Smash star Christian Borle will appear on season two of Masters of Sex.

Borle will recur as Frank Masters, William Masters’ (Michael Sheen) brother. Borle will be joined by previously announced season two additions including Betsy Brandt, Sarah Silverman, and Keke Palmer when the Showtime drama returns.

In addition to Smash, Borle was last seen on television in The Sound of Music Live! and The Good Wife. Fun note for theater fans: Annaleigh Ashford, who portrayed Betty Dimello on the first season of Masters and is returning for season two, was in Legally Blonde the Musical on Broadway with Borle back in 2007.

Masters of Sex returns to Showtime Sunday, July 13 at 10 p.m. ET.

'Girl Meets World' casts Cory's brother Joshua

Great news: The producers of Girl Meets World remembered that Cory has a much-younger brother.

Uriah Shelton (The Glades) has been cast to appear in the Boy Meets World spinoff, playing “Uncle Joshua,” EW has confirmed. A rep for the show says he’ll appear in more than one episode. E! first reported the news.

Joshua was a toddler when Cory was in college at the end of Boy Meets World, making him about 17 or 18 today. He’s just the latest in a long list of Boy Meets World characters set to appear on the Disney Channel spinoff, including Shawn Hunter (Rider Strong), Minkus (Lee Norris), Harley (Danny McNulty), and others. (Will Friedle, a.k.a big bro Eric, has to show up at some point, right!?)

Girl Meets World will officially premiere Friday, June 27 at 9:45 p.m. on Disney Channel; Disney Channel subscribers can watch the pilot now on WATCH Disney Channel.

'Vampire Diaries': Michael Malarkey will be a series regular in season 6

After Thursday night’s Vampire Diaries finale, we knew Enzo was back from the dead, but will he be sticking around Mystic Falls? The short answer of it all is: Yes!

Julie Plec revealed that not only will Enzo be returning as his vampire bad-boy self, but Michael Malarkey will officially be a Vampire Diaries series regular in season 6. “We have not seen the last of the delicious Michael Malarkey,” Plec said. “He’s a wonderful addition to the team, and he will be officially a series regular next year.” READ FULL STORY

Four 'Grey's Anatomy' actors score new, two-year deals

Four Grey’s Anatomy faves have inked new contracts that would ensure their return to the series through season 12, EW confirms.

Sara Ramirez, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, and James Pickens Jr.’s new two-year deals come as series regular Sandra Oh prepares to exit the medical drama at the end of the current season. Official word of the show’s 11th season renewal is expected in the coming weeks. READ FULL STORY

Ray Romano cast in HBO's rock 'n' roll drama pilot

Ray Romano is the latest star to join the cast of HBO’s upcoming rock ‘n’ roll pilot, executive produced by Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter.

The pilot follows a record executive struggling to revive his label in the midst of the onset of punk and disco in 1970s New York. So far, Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Juno Temple, Max Casella, Jack Quaid, and now, Romano are set to star.

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'Outlander:' Check out Scottish hunk who'll play Ian Murray

Steven-Cree

Starz has attracted another hunk to star in its adaptation of Outlander this summer.

Scottish actor Steven Cree (300: Rise of an Empire) will play Ian Murray, Jamie’s (Sam Heughan) best friend since childhood. Ian lost part of his leg during battle with the English but that hasn’t held him back.

Cree’s other film credits include The Awakening and voiceover work for Brave. 

The series is expected to closely mirror the “Outlander” book, which follows Claire (Caitriona Balfe), a married combat nurse in the 1940s who’s vacationing with her husband (Tobias Menzies) in Scotland. Claire falls through a time-travel portal to the 18th century, where she falls in love with a young warrior (Heughan). Ron Moore (Helix, Battlestar Gallactica) is executive producing.

 

Michael Chiklis joins the cast of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Michael Chiklis is making a freaky return to television.

The Emmy-winning actor has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. The announcement was made onstage at the final night of this year’s PaleyFest during the American Horror Story: Coven panel. Chiklis is new to the Ryan Murphy world of actors and will join previous Horror Story regulars Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Basset and Frances Conroy in the fourth season of the franchise.

Murphy revealed that Chiklis will be playing Evan Peters’ character’s father and Kathy Bates’ ex-husband. As previously reported exclusively on EW, Freak Show will be set in Jupiter, Florida, in 1950 and feature Lange as a German ex-pat managing one of the last freak shows in the U.S.

Dana Delany cast in Amazon's drama pilot 'Hand of God'

Two-time Emmy winner and former Body of Proof star Dana Delany has been cast in a leading role as Crystal Harris in Amazon Studio’s drama pilot Hand of God.

The studio’s description of the pilot: Hand of God centers on the powerful Judge Pernell (Ron Perlman, Sons of Anarchy) a hard-living, law-bending married man (to protective wife Crystal Harris) with a high-end call girl on the side, who has a religious awakening. He begins having visions and hearing voices through his ventilator-bound son that could be God speaking to him.

The script is by Ben Watkins (Burn Notice) and will be directed by Marc Forster (World War Z) — both will also serve as executive producers, alongside Perlman and Brian Wilkins.

'Sleepy Hollow' fave Orlando Jones enrolls in Hulu's 'East Los High' for guest spot -- EXCLUSIVE

Orlando Jones is getting out of Sleepy Hollow for a trip to East L.A.

EW has learned exclusively that the Sleepy fan favorite is set to appear in an upcoming episode of Hulu’s Los Angeles-set original series East Los High. Jones will guest as a host/announcer at a high-stakes dance competition.

East Los High, a sort of Hispanic Degrassi in that its storylines are rooted in high school drama and teen issues, is currently in production on season 2, which will premiere this summer.

Jones currently plays Capt. Irving on Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, which returns for a second season in the fall.

'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.

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to star in Netflix comedy 'Grace and Frankie'

It’s a Nine to Five reunion! The 1980 film’s co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are working together again in Netflix’s new original sitcom, Grace and Frankie.

The half-hour, single-camera comedy comes from Friends creator Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, who writes and produces TBS’ Sullivan & Son. The 13-episode season will follow nemeses Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) who unexpectedly find common ground when their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married.

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Caterina Scorsone to return to 'Grey's Anatomy'

Season 10 of Grey’s Anatomy is quickly filling up with familiar faces. First, there was the news that Isaiah Washington will return as Dr. Burke, and now, EW has confirmed that Caterina Scorsone will once again set foot in Seattle.

Scorsone plays Amelia, Derek’s youngest sister and a fellow neurosurgeon, who many fans might recognize from the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off Private Practice. Scorsone appeared briefly on Grey’s but was a regular on Practice, where her character’s main story dealt with drug addiction. After Amelia’s fiance died of an overdose, she got clean in enough time to give birth to a child that had only half a brain.

By the end of Practice‘s run, Amelia was clean and happily involved with fellow doctor James. As for her return to Grey’s, we only know that she will first appear sometime in May and will then recur for the rest of season 10. TV Guide first broke the news of her casting.

Anthony LaPaglia to lead CBS terrorism drama, Josh Lucas cast in NBC's 'The Mysteries of Laura'

Three faces familiar to TV viewers have been confirmed as joining broadcast drama pilots slated for next season.

Anthony LaPaglia is returning to CBS to lead the network’s untitled terrorism drama from Nikki Toscano (Revenge) and Kerry Ehrin (Bates Motel). The actor, who could be seen on Without a Trace for seven seasons, will play a retired CIA operative-turned-high school football coach. When a catastrophic event hits Washington, D.C., he is pulled back into action to investigate the new generation of terrorists.

LaPaglia won a Golden Globe and earned Emmy and SAG nominations for his role as Jack Malone on CBS’s Without a Trace. He also won an Emmy for a guest spot on Frasier.

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