TVLine Items: Grey's Gets a New Doc, HBO Sets John Oliver Debut, Sabrina Reunion and More
The actor, who has appeared on everything from Big Love to Veronica Mars to Saved By the Bell: The College Years, will recur as a pediatric surgeon who arrives to help Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital, reports TVGuide.com.
Fabian’s debut on the ABC drama is slated for early April.
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• John Oliver’s new topical HBO comedy show now has a title and a premiere date: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will launch Sunday, April 27, at 11/10c.
• Melissa & Joey will host a Sabrina the Teenage Witch reunion when Beth Broderick (who played the spellcaster’s aunt Zelda) guest-stars on the ABC Family comedy, per The Hollywood Reporter. Broderick will play Mel’s doctor in the April 30 episode. David Lascher, who co-starred as Sabrina’s love interest Josh, will appear in the April 9 installment.
• Office alum Oscar Nuñez has joined USA Network’s upcoming comedy series Benched, playing a public defender and colleague in Nina’s (Eliza Coupe) new office, reports Deadline.
• Ron Canada (Boston Legal) will guest-star on a March episode of Elementary as a retired high school teacher who locks horns with Detective Bell over whether to force a frightened teenaged girl to testify in a murder trial, per TVGuide.com.
• HBO has given a series order to The Brink, a dark comedy starring Jack Black (School of Rock) and Tim Robbins (The Shawkshank Redemption), Deadline reports. The show revolves around a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Hollander (Robbins); Alex Coppins (Black), a lowly Foreign Service officer; and Zeke Callahan (Orange Is the New Black‘s Pablo Schreiber), an ace Navy fighter pilot.Follow @VladaGelman