TVLine Items: Almost Human Adds Larroquette, Homeland's High, Entourage Update and More!
Almost Human is adding John Larroquette to its ranks.
The Emmy-winning actor (Night Court, Boston Legal) will recur on the new Fox drama (bowing via a two-night event on November 17 and 18), Fox announced Tuesday.
Larroquette joins Almost Human — a series set 35 years in the future, when all LAPD officers are partnered with highly evolved, human-like androids — as Nigel, a sympathetic, highly intelligent and slightly broken roboticist.
Press PLAY below to watch the first seven minutes of the drama, which stars Karl Urban and Michael Ealy.
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• It’s a done deal: Vinny Chase & Co. are big-screen-bound. Entourage creator Doug Ellin confirmed Monday that a film version of the HBO comedy is officially on its way. “It’s a go,” the EP tweeted. “love you all.”
• Showtime’s Homeland this Sunday drew 2 million total viewers to its 9 o’clock telecast, hitting a high for the season-to-date — against World Series, NFL football and broadcast TV competition. For the night, the spy drama amassed 2.73 million viewers, aka its second-largest night ever, trailing only the Season 2 finale.
• The Office vet Craig Robinson will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, EW.com reports. He’ll play a criminal who winds up being integral to a case that Jake’s been working for years.
• Fox’s remake of BBC America’s Broadchurch has been retitled, per Production Weekly. Gracepoint, starring David Tennant, begins production in late January.
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