Friends From College, prepare to get quizzed in the face.
Difficult People star Billy Eichner has joined the highly anticipated Netflix comedy in a recurring capacity, and is set to appear in four of the eight episodes that comprise Season 1.
Per our sister site Deadline, the series — which stars Fred Savage (The Grinder), Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) and Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele) — follows Ethan and Lisa Turner, marrieds who move back to New York City and are reunited with college pal Max Adler. Eichner will play Dr. Felix Forzenheim, Ethan and Lisa’s fertility doctor who later becomes romantically involved with Max.
A premiere date has not been set.
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* Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder) and writer Marshall Todd (Barbershop) are developing The Zipcoders, a 1960s-set comedy about a teenager who attempts to start a Beatles-inspired rock band, at ABC, THR.com reports.
* The Late Show With Stephen Colbert will broadcast live on Monday, Nov. 7 — with guests Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Katherine Waterston (Boardwalk Empire), and Drive-By Truckers — and Wednesday, Nov. 9 — with guests Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Miles Teller (Whiplash) and Neil deGrasse Tyson (StarTalk).
* Additionally, Showtime has released a promo for Colbert’s Election Day special, which will air live on both coasts Tuesday, Nov. 8, beginning at 11 pm ET/8 pm PT.
* Bravo has renewed Southern Charm (for Season 4), Shahs of Sunset (for Season 6) and Million Dollar Listing New York (for Season 6). A Southern Charm spinoff, Southern Charm Savannah, also has been ordered to series.
* Bianca Del Rio will star in Logo’s Not Today Bianca, a two-part comedy special that follows the RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 winner as she takes on Hollywood. Set to debut in December, the special also will feature RuPaul and Michelle Visage, Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock From the Sun), Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210), Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray), Fortune Feimster (The Mindy Project), E! personality Ross Mathews and actress-musician Charo.
* Netflix has released a new trailer for The Crown, releasing on Nov. 4: