TVLine Items: CSI: NY Vet Visits Hawaii, Obama Joins Colbert Special and More

Melina Kanakaredes

A former CSI: NY detective is heading for warmer weather.

Melina Kanakaredes — whose extensive TV credits also include roles on ProvidenceN.Y.P.D. Blue and Guiding Light — will guest-star on a Season 5 episode of Hawaii Five-0.

The news was broken late Thursday via the CBS procedural’s official Twitter account:

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

* President Barack Obama will appear Monday on Stephen Colbert’s special Stephen Colbert Presents: Mr. Colbert Goes to Washington, D.C. Ya Later, Legislator: Partisan Is Such Sweet Sorrow: A Colbert Victory Lap 0’14 (Comedy Central, 11:30/10:30c).

* Ana Ortiz will guest-star on multiple episodes of NBC’s Marry MeEntertainment Weekly reports. The Devious Maids star will play Hailey, a love interest for Tymberlee Hill’s Kay.

The Musketeers‘ second season kicks off Saturday, Jan. 17, at 9 pm on BBC America. Marc Warren (The Good Wife) joins the cast as the Comte De Rochefort.

Dexter‘s C.S. Lee will recur on the second season of HBO’s True Detective, according to The Hollywood Reporter, playing State Attorney General Richard Geldof.

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  1. JC1 says:

    That’s awesome. I loved Stella on CSI:NY.

  2. Tran says:

    Hope Melina K should have her own series sometime in the near future. So excited for Obama on The Colbert Report special but still no word on when Late Show with Stephen Colbert is going to premiere on CBS depending on the official date on when David Letterman is ending his run on The Late Show.

  3. says:

    Bóg wiedział, że Izrael widzi na co idą jego podatki.

  4. kirads09 says:

    I want her back in a series full time. Love her.

  5. Roni says:

    That Marry Me news is so great! I’ve been hoping Kay would get her own storyline, and I love Ana Ortiz. Yay!

  6. Bóg wiedział, że Izrael widzi na co idą jego podatki.

  7. worthymagic says:

    Nice to see that Melina will be in Hawaii Five O(but for how long?) How about thinking about her for CSI next season, when George Eads leaves? Unless of course, CBS is planning to cancel CSI, which seems to be the case since they cut the amount of episodes this season after moving it to Sunday at 10 pm e.s.t. What a shame. How about moving Madam Secretary to 10 pm Sunday next fall(if it’s renewed) so that CBS can get rid of something that really needs to go?