Has The Blacklist‘s Red finally met his match?
Mozhan Marnò (House of Cards) has joined the NBC drama in a series regular role as an antagonist for James Spader’s character, per The Hollywood Reporter.
The actress will play Tamar Katzman, a former Mossad agent and incredibly intuitive spy who goes head-to-head with the crafty puppetmaster.
The Blacklist Season 2 premieres Monday, Sept. 22 at 10/9c.
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* Ross McCall (24: Live Another Day) will reprise his role as White Collar con man Matthew Keller during the USA Network drama’s sixth and final season, TVLine has confirmed. The actor tweeted a photo of himself with stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay.
* New Girl has her eye on Veep‘s Reid Scott. The actor will appear on the Fox comedy’s season premiere as a wedding guest who incites a competition for his affections between Jess and guest star Jessica Biel, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* VH1 has renewed Hit the Floor for a 10-episode Season 3, premiering May 2015.
* Host/entertainment reporter Lauren Sanchez will guest-cohost The View on Wednesday, presumably as a “try out” to join next season’s revamped panel.
* WGN America’s Manhattan premiered on Sunday night to 900,000 total viewers, with 233K landing in the 18-49 demo. (Across multiple airings, it amassed 1.8 mil and 460K.) The station’s Salem drew 1.5 mil/650K (and 2.3 mil/890K across multiple airings) in its April premiere.