Fall TV Preview

Hot Shots: Who's the Babe Straddling Castle?

When Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a weather reporter, the forecast would seem to call for a 99 percent chance of trouble, based on a pair of photos from the ABC drama’s second episode of Season 5.

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In “Cloudy With a Chance of Murder” (airing Oct. 1), Beckett’s first day back at the NYPD finds her and Castle thrown into the salacious world of local TV news when a female meteorologist is found dead. In the course of their investigation, Castle will draw the eye of a vivacious TV journalist played by Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (Prison Break). And he seems to draw other of her body parts, as well.

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And mind you, Rick and Kate are still keeping their nascent romance under wraps. Will Castle come clean about this oh-so-close encounter, regardless of how far it goes?