TVLine Items: SNL Alum Visits B99, Scandal, CSI Castings and More

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate is reuniting with fellow Saturday Night Live vet Andy Samberg.

The actress will drop by Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Season 2 premiere, airing Sept. 28 on Fox, reports.

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Slate — who currently stars on FX’s Married — guests as a tough, street-smart mob mistress who Jake (Samberg) encounters while working undercover for the FBI.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Kelen Coleman (CBS’ upcoming sitcom The McCarthys) will make an appearance in Scandal‘s Season 4 premiere, per The Hollywood Reporter. No other details about her role are available, so break out your crazy conspiracy theories in the comments.

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* Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) will guest-star on CSI as a popular high school student who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a classmate, E! Online reports.

* Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Catherine Keener (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) will headline The Wire creator David Simon’s HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero. The project, based on Lisa Belkin’s 1999 non-fiction book, follows the struggles of a young mayor ordered by the federal court to build low-income housing units in the city’s white neighborhoods.

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  1. Shaun says:

    Is that John Ralfios sister from Parks and Rec?

  2. george says:

    Don’t really care why Kelen Coleman’s appearing on Scandal – just glad she is! You can’t really have too much of her.

  3. CourtTV says:

    Jenny Slate is great on House of Lies

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Happy Jenny will be on show. She’s been good on couple of comedy shows she’s been in.

  5. Ray says:

    For some reason I thought it was Archie Panjabi in that photo

  6. herman1959 says:

    Show Me A Hero sounds good…now if I just had HBO.