Terry O'Quinn The Blacklist: Redemption

TVLine Items: Lost Vet Joins Blacklist Spinoff, Once's Bae Recast and More

Tom Keen’s family on The Blacklist: Redemption is expanding.

Lost alum Terry O’Quinn will recur on the spinoff series as Howard Hargrave, the father of Ryan Eggold’s character, EW.com reports.

Howard shares a complex relationship with his wife of many years, Scottie (Famke Janssen), and has suffered profound personal tragedies. He is the founder of Halcyon Aegis, the international private military contracting firm for which undercover operative Tom works.

The Blacklist: Redemption premieres Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10/9c on NBC.

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* ABC’s Once Upon a Time has recast Young Baelfire with Brandon Spink (who, interestingly, played Petey on Michael Raymond-James’ Game of Silence), Robert Carlyle shared on Twitter:

* The Goldbergs will pay tribute to the 1984 film The Karate Kid during a Season 4 episode, EW.com reports. The ABC comedy’s latest homage finds Adam and Barry facing off with a tough kid at a school-sanctioned karate match, while Beverly becomes her sons’ “Mr. Momyagi” in an effort to protect them.

* HBO is partnering with director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and NBA star LeBron James for a multi-part documentary about legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, the network announced Monday.

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