The Emmy-winning actor will portray Deputy Bill Olson, who has seniority over his younger, smarter and more ambitious fellow deputy (played by Allison Tolman, Sordid Lives).
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Odenkirk is also set to star in the Breaking Bad prequel spin-off Better Call Saul, which will follow the morally-challenged counselor before he became Heisenberg’s defender.
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• Under the Dome’s Aisha Hinds has landed a guest spot on ABC’s midseason drama Killer Women, TVLine has learned exclusively. She’ll play FBI Special Agent Linda Clark, a bank-robbery specialist who clashes with Texas Ranger Molly Parker (played by Battlestar Galactica‘s Tricia Helfer).
• ABC Family’s Switched at Birth has tapped Max Adler (Glee) and comedienne Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) to recur in Season 3, per Deadline. Adler will appear as Tank, a frat brother Bay befriends in her college art class, while Bernhard will play a groovy art professor. The series returns in January.
• CBS is inviting Hawaii Five-0 fans to build an episode by selecting the victim, murder weapon, scene of the crime, etc. through an online poll. The special installment will air later this season.
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