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• Adam DeVine (Workaholics) is joining Modern Family in the recurring role of a male nanny Gloria hires to help care for Joe, TV Guide Magazine reports. The energetic Midwestern “manny” will irk Jay and Manny when he tries to make some big changes in the household.
• Outgoing Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones is developing a comedy for Fox with Parks scribe Alexandra Rushfield, per The Hollywood Reporter. Titled Stuck, the project — which does not currently star Jones — centers on a woman whose “stuck in childhood” daughter becomes her boss at a bank.
• Duck Dynasty‘s Si and Willie Robertson will guest-star in Last Man Standing‘s Season 3 premiere, airing Friday, Sept. 20.
• Jordana Spiro (Mob Doctor) has been cast opposite Justin Kirk in the FX drama pilot Tyrant, per The Hollywood Reporter. From Homeland EPs Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff and Six Feet Under‘s Craig Wright, the project follows an unassuming American family drawn into a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Spiro joins as the wife and co-worker of Kirk’s American diplomat.
• Fox’s midseason comedy Surviving Jack has replaced Alex Kapp Horner with Rachael Harris (New Girl, Suits). She’ll play wife to Chris Meloni’s titular character in the Bill Lawrence-produced series, which centers on a boy becoming a man and a man becoming a father, “in a time before ‘coming of age’ was something you could Google.”
• Steven Culp (Grey’s Anatomy) wil recur on Season 2 of Revolution as clean-cut, dignified authority figure Edward Truman, per Deadline.
• The latest American Horror Story: Coven tease will have you on pins and needles. See for yourselves below.
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