TVLine Items: Cougar Town Fave Is Undateable, Tim Meadows to Teach The Goldbergs and More!

Josh Hopkins Undateable CastA Cul-de-Sac Crew member is — gasp! — Undateable?!

Cougar Town stud Josh Hopkins is headed to NBC’s new Bill Lawrence-helmed midseason comedy, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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He’ll guest-star as Julius, Leslie’s (Rules of Engagement‘s Bianca Kajlich) charming ex who has a long-standing friendship with her brother, Danny (Whitney‘s Chris D’Elia).

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Saturday Night Live vet Tim Meadows will guest-star in a December episode of The Goldbergs, TVLine has learned exclusively. He’ll portray a bound-to-be-kooky teacher named Mr. Glascott. The Goldbergs airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on ABC.

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CBS has scheduled an I Love Lucy special which will feature two newly colorized classic episodes — a seldom-seen Yuletide outing and the infamous “grape-stomping” episode . The hour-long event airs Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 pm.

Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite) has landed a multi-ep arc in Falling Skies’ fourth season. She’ll play a former graphic designer who, after a chance (romantic?) encounter with John Pope, joins the resistance.

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  1. Chris says:

    Sorry for my english but wasn’t there another new show created by Bill Lawrence, i think it was “like father” any news about that ?

    • alistaircrane says:

      I believe they changed the name to Surviving Jack and it will air on Fox this winter or spring.

      • Zach says:

        Not the case. Like Father was a pilot in 2012 with Colin Ferguson. Surviving Jack is an upcoming show with Christopher Meloni. For now, Like Father is one of 3 Bill Lawrence pilots that didn’t make it, but knowing Bill he’ll probably bring it back someday.

  2. Ram510 says:

    So this is basically the final season of Cougar Town?

  3. schu says:

    I Love Lucy special! Woohoo! I just recently found out a ton of episodes are on hulu and have been marathoning them every night. Nothing like the classics.

  4. Marc says:

    Cougar Town, Undateable, Surviving Jack, and Ground Floor. Bill is as prolific as Chuck Lorre.

  5. Tim says:

    I’m excited for anything Lucy, but the colorizations I’ve seen are really awful. Hopefully the technology has improved in the last few years. Still, I’m SO all-in!