Fall TV Cast Tweaks: New Girl Guy Joins The Millers, Super Fun Night Adds Aussie Actress

NelsonFrankin_KateJenkinsonJayma Mays now has a husband on CBS’ The Millers, and he looks like New Girl alum Nelson Franklin.

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Just as Glee‘s Mays replaced Mary Elizabeth Ellis in the role of Will Arnett’s TV sister, Franklin is taking over for Michael Rapaport.

Margo Martindale and Beau Bridges play quarreling parents to Arnett and Mays.

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Meanwhile over on ABC’s Super Fun Night — and also per our sister site Deadline —  Kate Jenkinson will reunite with sitcom lead Rebel Wilson, with whom she previously collaborated on the Aussie sketch comedy series The Wedge and Bogan Pride. Jenkinson will play an elite lawyer that Wilson’s non-Australian up-and-comer idolizes, effectively replacing The Newsroom‘s Kelen Coleman (who will still appear in the pilot).

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The Millers debuts Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8:30/7:30c; Super Fun Night premieres Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 9:30.

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8 Comments
  1. wordsmith says:

    Now that Kelen Coleman is a free agent again, which cooler (and likely more long-lived) show can they plug her into? I think she’d make a great Once Upon A Time character.

  2. Can’t believe that Super Fun Night is casting another Aussie actress on the show much to the dismay of leading lady Rebel Wilson.

  3. Allyson says:

    Does this mean we will no longer see Emma on Glee?

  4. charlie says:

    I’m kinda excited about the new casting on super fun night,as an Aussie who watched rebel over the years she’s very funny. The wedge was very funny this is fantastic!

  5. Emily says:

    What’s up with all these New Girl guest stars on this show the Millers? Is there a New Girl exec producing this thing?

  6. Mick says:

    I love Kate Jenkinson on Offspring! Does that mean she won’t be back for next season?

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