TVLine has learned exclusively that Colin, who plays mom to Leighton Meester’s Blair on the CW soap, will guest star in a March episode of Blue Bloods as a love interest for Selleck’s Frank.
Her character, Melanie, is a high profile investigative reporter for an international cable news network who has been involved with New York’s top cop in a largely long-distance and very discreet romance. The lovers’ private and professional lives collide when Melanie is targeted by a dangerous assailant and Frank is tasked with hunting the bad guy down.
Fun fact: In addition to co-starring in Three Men and a Baby together, Colin crossed paths with Selleck in an episode of Magnum P.I.
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* USA Network is getting back into the reality biz with The Moment, a 9-episode series hosted by NFL star Kurt Warner that follows people who have been given a second chance to reclaim the career dreams they put on hold. It’s slated to debut this summer.
• Bold and the Beautiful star Ashley Jones (Bridget) will guest-star on an upcoming episode of Private Practice, CBS Soaps in Depth reports. No word yet on who she’ll be playing as she reportedly accepted the role sight unseen.
• Tia Carrere has booked a guest-spot on the upcoming fifth and final season of In Plain Sight, which premieres Friday, March 16. The Wayne’s World temptress will play Stan’s dance instructor, TVGuide.com reports.
• TLC has partnered with What Not to Wear co-host Stacy London on a new reality series about a Brooklyn-based boutique for plus-size women, per The Hollywood Reporter. London will executive-produce the project.
• Bravo has added a third part of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion, On Air with Ryan Seacrest reports, which will focus solely on recently rehabbed cast member Kim Richards.
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