TVLine Items: Lie to Me Star Enters Castle, Fran Drescher Returns, and Other TV News to Know

Lie to Me stud Brendan Hines is headed to Castle this April to wreak a little havoc on the show’s beloved “Will They/Won’t They?” twosome.

Hines is stopping by the ABC hit as a rookie mystery writer who finds a mentor in veteran Richard Castle, per TV Guide. However, once at the precinct, his character takes a liking to the lovely Beckett — much to her partner’s dismay.

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The Nanny‘s Fran Drescher is thisclose to landing a new series titled Happily Divorced, reports Deadline. TV Land is in final negotiations to pick-up the Drescher-written and executive produced-comedy.

• WE TV has renewed Joan Knows Best? for a 10-episode second season. The Joan Rivers reality show will return in January 2012.

Jersey Shore’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi took to the WWE Raw ring Monday night to show off some smooth moves, and landed herself an actual match at Wrestlemania. The Pay-Per-View/On Demand event takes place Sunday, April 3.

Six Feet Under matron Frances Conroy has landed a role in ABC’s comedy pilot Bad Mom, Deadline reports. Jenna Elfman is set to play Conroy’s daughter.

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