TVLine Items: Office Vet Visits New Girl, Borgias Update, Top Chef Premiere Date and More

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The Office alumna Angela Kinsey has nabbed a guest spot in the Fox comedy’s upcoming third season, TVGuide.com reports.

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She’ll play a snobby teacher who is turned off by new substitute Jess’ quirky ambitiousness.

New Girl premieres Sept. 17 at 9/8c.

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• Showtime announced Monday that The Borgias will wrap up with an e-book, titled The Borgia Apocalypse, which is based on the original two-hour Borgias finale script. The novel will be available this week.

Top Chef kicks off its New Orleans-set 11th season on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10/9c.

• Real-life besties Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) and June Diane Raphael (Burning Love) have signed a blind script deal with ABC Studios. Per Deadline, the pact finds Raphael starring in a new comedy project with a possibility for Wilson to appear on-screen, as well.

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• Juliette Lewis has been tapped to co-star in Fox’s new event series Wayward Pines, Deadline reports. From The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan, the drama centers on a Secret Service agent (played by Matt Dillon) searching for two missing agents in the titular town. Lewis joins as a small-town bartender.

• Fox has put into development a romantic drama from Bones‘ Hart Hanson and Rubicon‘s Jason Horwitch, Deadline reports. Set in San Francisco, the project follows a female detective and her unlikely ally.

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