The My Name Is Earl alumna has been added as a series regular to the TNT drama in Season 2. Her character, Emma Rios, will be the deputy D.A. assigned to the Phillip Stroh case.
Expect Emma to butt heads with Mary McDonnell’s Raydor in a big way after she questions the captain’s intentions as Rusty’s guardian.
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• Watch out, Wilden! Sean Faris is bringing a new cop to Pretty Little Liars. Per TV Guide Magazine, the Reunion/Vampire Diaries alum has joined Season 4 of the addictive drama (premiering June 11) as a Pennsylvania state police officer who heads to Rosewood for reasons unknown.
• TVLine has learned exclusively that veteran actor Ray Wise (Reaper) will guest-star in a Season 2 installment of Perception, playing a high-powered CEO at the center of an investigation after his business is accused of poisoning a small town.
• Erstwhile Doctor Who companion Karen Gillian has joined Adult Swim’s NTSF:SD:SUV::, which launches its third season in July.
• Dexter has cast Darri Ingolfsson (Last Resort) in a multi-ep arc, EW.com reports. Ingolfsson will play an antique medieval equipment dealer who’s dating the Dark Passenger’s neighbor. The Showtime series’ eighth — and likely final — season launches June 30.
• TV Land has ordered a 24-episode fifth season of Hot in Cleveland. New Season 4 episodes of the comedy, meanwhile, are slated to bow June 19.
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