TVLine Items: Arrested and Community Casting News, Asylum's First 5 Minutes and More!

Arrested Development Chris DiamantopoulosUp All Night no more, Chris Diamantopoulos has landed himself not one, but two new gigs.

First up, the 24 alum is the latest familiar face to join Netflix’s upcoming Arrested Development revival, Deadline reports. He’ll hang with the Bluths in a top-secret role for at least three episodes.

Diamantopoulos has also been tapped to guest in Community‘s yet-to-be-scheduled Season 4, our sister site has learned… but details about that role are being kept under wraps as well.

RELATED | Community Bosses Tease ‘Emotional Messiness,’ Possible Jeff/Britta Romance in Season 4

As previously reported, Diamantopoulos has a potentially recurring role on his real-life wife Becki Newton’s new series, Fox’s The Goodwin Games, bowing at midseason.

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

• BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL SPOILER ALERT! B&B boss Bradley Bell has revealed the tearful sendoff he has planned for Susan Flannery’s beloved Stephanie: the lung cancer she had once beaten is back, and this time there is no chance for survival. “Stephanie has always been a woman of great strength and character and she’s determined to deal with this in her own way,” Bell tells TV Guide Magazine. “She wants everyone to remember her in peak form. And that’s the way Susan feels, too. She wants to go out on top.”

• FX has just unveiled the first five minutes of American Horror Story: Asylum (premiering Wednesday, Oct. 17). Head to the AHS Facebook page to experience the eerily sexy segment, and then hit the comments with your snappy judgements!

• TVLine has learned exclusively that Blair Witch Project’s Joshua Leonard will guest-star in the eighth episode of Fox’s The Mob Doctor as a man who is badly injured after attempting dangerous stunts to cross off of his bucket list.

RELATED | B&B‘s Ridge Recast Plan!

• Funnyman Paul Scheer has nabbed a Modern Family guest spot. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the League star will play the manager of a Costco.

• Lifetime has renewed Dance Moms for a 26-episode third season.

• If you’ve long dreamed of watching Jason Sudeikis and this week’s Saturday Night Live host Christina Applegate break it down new jack swing style, the following series of promos are right up your alley.

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9 Comments
  1. George says:

    I miss gonna Susan Flannery so much! :( She is, was, and always will be the Bold & the Beautiful!

  2. Jellymoff says:

    OK, I’m sick of videos where I have to watch a commercial to watch a commercial.

  3. Hessie says:

    Obviously with that forehead he’s Jeff’s brother! lol

  4. Carlie says:

    Is Mob Doctor even going to make it to an Episode 8?

    • nick1372 says:

      Doubtful.
      My theory is that it will be replaced by either a second night of Kitchen Nightmares, Touch, or repeats after baseball is over, which is November 5.

  5. nick1372 says:

    I can see Jay and Gloria buying the 200-count boxes of diapers now…

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