The former Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman star, who more recently appeared on Forever and Franklin & Bash, will recur on the CW series as the leader of a romance writers’ group that the titular heroine joins, USA Today reports.
Jane the Virgin returns with a new episode on Monday, Jan. 19 at 9/8c.
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* Jonathan Tucker (Kingdom, Parenthood) will appear in Justified‘s final five episodes as Boon, a hired gun, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* George Clooney is headed back to TV. Sort of. Showtime has acquired The Studio, a drama series about the 1990s movie business executive-produced by Clooney and Peter Tolan (Rescue Me), our sister site Deadline reports.
* Jon Lovitz (New Girl, Hot in Cleveland) will guest-star on Hawaii Five-0, playing a man who fences high-end stolen goods and then has to work with the police when his client turns murderous, per EW.com.
* Anthony Anderson (black-ish) will host the 46th NAACP Image Awards, airing live Feb. 6 on TV One.
* LL Cool J will host Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle, based on Jimmy Fallon’s popular Tonight Show bit. The program premieres April 2.
* Comedy Central has cancelled animated park-ranger series Brickleberry after three seasons, Deadline reports.