Per EW.com, 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.
Look for Crews, who will appear in five episodes, to join The Newsroom in Episode 6 (airing July 29).
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• 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.
• Agnes Bruckner (Private Practice, The Bold and the Beautiful) has nabbed a mini-arc in Season 3 of Covert Affairs, TVGuide.com 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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