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TVLine Items: Jane Star Visits Crazy Ex, The Flash Casts Magenta and More

The CW is staging a rare non-superhero crossover — sort of.

Jane the Virgin’s Yael Grobglas will guest-star on Season 2 of fellow CW dramedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, though she won’t be playing either Petra or her twin sister Anezka.

Grobglas instead will appear in Episode 4 as Trina, a dynamic businesswoman who hires Rebecca to represent her — and then sets the lawyer’s life on a surprising new course, EW.com reports.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 2 premieres Friday, Oct. 21 at 9/8c.

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

* The Flash Season 3 has cast Joey King (Fargo) as troubled teen Frances Kane aka Magenta, a metahuman who can control metal, ComicBook.com reports.

* American Gods has tapped Corbin Bernsen (Psych) to fill the potentially recurring role of Vulcan, one of Mr. Wednesday’s (Ian McShane) oldest allies, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Married… With Children vet David Faustino will appear on the Sept. 27 episode of The Young and the Restless, Soap Opera Digest reports, playing a GC BUZZ producer who ruffles the feathers of a powerful resident.

* Camryn Manheim (The Practice) will guest-star on Season 4 of Showtime’s Masters of Sex (premiering Sept. 11) as Jade, a new-age guru who runs a partnering seminar for singles, our sister site Variety reports.

* In honor of the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 28, the network will showcase nominees such as Beyonce, The Weeknd and Drake in their debut appearances on the network during the special MTV Firsts, starting Saturday, Aug. 20 at 4:50 pm.

Which of today’s TVLine Items piques your interest?

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6 Comments
  1. iHeart says:

    so who’s going to host the VMA’s?

  2. Phil says:

    My favorite Jane the Virgin star guest-starring on my favorite CW show? PERFECT! Very excited to see Yael channel a different kind of crazy. Hope she doesn’t stay Petra-fied for long!

  3. HAP says:

    David Faustino has been doing mostly voice work for the past several years.

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Cool The Flash cast Joey King to be on the show in new season. They have some great actors joining the show in season 3. Glad David Faustino will be back on TV.

  5. Eran says:

    Many many years ago, Manheim had an hysterically funny guest appearance on Will and Grace as a psychic. I will struggle not to giggle seeing her in a similar-ish role on a drama.