TVLine Items: General Hospital Recasts Jason, OITNB Star Is Faking It & More

Billy Miller GH Jason Recast

Meet General Hospital‘s new Jason Morgan.

The Young and the Restless star/Emmy winner Billy Miller will take on the role of the presumed dead character, executive producer Frank Valentini confirmed on Twitter after weeks of speculation.

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“I am really excited to be working with such a talented and acclaimed actor as Billy,” Valentini said in a statement. “Our cast is thrilled that he will be joining our General Hospital family, and I know that he will be an amazing addition to our talented cast.”

Emmy winner Steve Burton (now on Y&R) previously played Jason.

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

* Orange Is the New Black breakout Laverne Cox will guest-star on MTV’s Faking It as a Hester High alum and the director of the school’s elite drama club, EW.com reports.

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* PBS will air Robin Williams Remembered — A Pioneers of Television Special on Sept. 9 at 9/8c, featuring the late actor’s last full-length TV interview and an exclusive, new interview with his Mork & Mindy co-star Pam Dawber.

* Taylor Swift will serve as an advisor on the upcoming season of The Voice, according to a report in Us Weekly.

* Greg Grunberg (Heroes) will appear on CSI as a white-collar everyman battling addiction at a high-end rehab facility, per EW.com.