TVLine Items: Terry Crews Enters The Newsroom, Erin Andrews' Fox Debut, Covert Intel and More!

HBO’s just-renewed Newsroom is expanding its already massive cast with the addition of Everybody Hates Chris alum Terry Crews.

Per, the Are We There Yet? actor has landed a recurring role on the freshman drama, playing bodyguard — and unofficial life coach — to Jeff Daniels’ Will McAvoy.

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Look for Crews, who will appear in five episodes, to join The Newsroom in Episode 6 (airing July 29).

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Erin Andrews, whose ESPN exit was just announced, will make her Fox Sports debut as part of the network’s MLB All-Star Game coverage on July 10, TVLine has confirmed.

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• Agnes Bruckner (Private Practice, The Bold and the Beautiful) has nabbed a mini-arc in Season 3 of Covert Affairs, reports; the series premieres July 10 on USA Network. She’ll play a Moscow-based café owner who befriends Piper Perabo’s Annie.

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  1. Steven says:

    Once you go black, you gonna need a wheelchair!

  2. Karen says:

    Love this show! I heart Aaron Sorkin!