TVLine Items: Ray Romano Joins Parenthood, Homeland Adds Rupert Friend and More!

Ray Romano ParenthoodEverybody loves Ray Romano — maybe even Sarah Braverman.

The Men of a Certain Age alum has booked a multi-episode arc in Parenthood‘s upcoming fourth season, playing a photographer who takes an interest in Lauren Graham’s perpetually conflicted leading lady.

As TVLine previously reported, Jason Ritter is set to return to the NBC drama as Sarah’s maybe-fiancé, so expect the latter’s friendship with Romano’s photog to complicate things.

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Romano makes his Parenthood debut in the Season 4 premiere, which bows Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 10/9c.

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Rupert Friend (The Young Victoria) has joined Homeland‘s second season (which premieres Sept. 30) as a series regular, per The Hollywood Reporter. He’ll play a CIA analyst overseeing a “critical operation.”

• Showtime has released the Episodes‘ Season 2 premiere ahead of its scheduled July 1 launch. Take a peek below for an early look at Matt LeBlanc and Co. in action.

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