TVLine Items: PaleyFest 2018 Gets Stranger, Quantico Recruit and More

PaleyFest 2018 is going to the Upside Down.

Netflix’s sci-fi thriller Stranger Things is among the first panels announced for the annual television event, which will take place March 16-25 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Additional honorees include NBC’s Will & Grace and ABC’s The Good Doctor, with the full lineup to be announced on Jan. 9. Ticket information can be found at paleyfest.org.

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

* Quantico has tapped Amber Skye Noyes (The Deuce, Beauty and the Beast) to recur during Season 3 as Celine Fox, an elite black-ops team’s new recruit, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Lena Waithe (Master of None) will recur on Dear White People Season 2 as P Ninny, a MC who stars in a Love & Hip Hop-like reality series called Trap-House Tricks, EW.com reports.

* Marti Noxon’s upcoming AMC drama Dietland has cast transgender actress Mya Taylor (Tangerine) as a newly minted member of the transgender community, per Deadline.