Two of Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s
finest detectives are staying on the beat.
The Fox comedy has upped Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker, who play Scully and Hitchcock respectively, to series regulars for Season 2, our sister site Deadline reports.
The Walking Dead also is replenishing its ranks, with Andrew J. West (who plays Terminus boss Gareth), Alanna Masterson (The Governor’s follower Tara) and Christian Serratos (military crew member Rosita) set to become regulars in Season 5, per Deadline.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* After bumping Rake to Fridays last month, Fox will now air the last two episodes of the Greg Kinnear-fronted drama this Saturday, April 5, reports Deadline.
* BBC America has renewed its upcoming series The Musketeers — which doesn’t premiere until Sunday, June 22 at 9/8c — for Season 2. The contemporary take on the classic Alexandre Dumas characters stars Luke Pasqualino (Skins, The Borgias) as D’Artagnan, Tom Burke (The Hour) as Athos, Santiago Cabrera (Heroes) as Aramis and newcomer Howard Charles as Porthos. Peter Capaldi, aka Doctor Who‘s new Doctor, also appears in the drama.
* Lifetime will debut True Tori, a docu-series exploring Tori Spelling’s troubled and rumor-filled marriage to Dean McDermott, on Tuesday, April 22, at 10 pm.
* Royal Pains has tapped Numb3rs alumna Diane Farr to guest-star in a Season 6 episode as a private investigator stricken by mysterious symptoms during a case, TVGuide.com reports.
* FX’s The Bridge is keeping it all in the family. Star Demian Bichir’s brother Bruno will appear in multiple episodes of Season 2 as a wealthy Mexican business leader who may not be what he seems, reports TV Guide Magazine.
* Esquire Network has picked up its youth football docu-series Friday Night Tykes for a second season.
* Netflix has given a 10-episode order to Narcos, a drama about druglord Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Brazilian actor Wagner Moura will star in the series, which will debut on the streaming video service in 2015.Follow @VladaGelman