TVLine Items: Lost Alumna Joins USA Series, The Game Plans Sister, Sister Reunion and More!

Penny has found a new constant.

Lost fan fave Sonya Walger has landed a role in USA Network’s upcoming buddy cop drama, Common Law. The actress — who most recently co-starred on ABC’s short-lived FlashForward — will play Dr. Emma Ryan, “a smart, attractive psychiatrist with a keen sense of humor,” reports.

Common Law stars Warren Kole (The Chicago Code) and Michael Ealy (Sleeper Cell) as constantly-quarreling detectives forced into couples therapy — hence Walger’s shrink.

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• Tamera Mowry is set to join her twin sister, sister for an episode of BET’s The Game next season. “They’ve been trying to find a way to bring her on organically,” Tia tells, “and the way [she guest-stars], it’s hysterical.”

6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park, an exclusive behind-the-scenes documentary film on the long-running animated series, will premiere Sunday, Oct. 9 at 10/9c on Comedy Central. You can take a look at the trailer here, but fair warning, there is (of course) some offensive language.

• Laid-back music man Jimmy Buffett has landed a guest spot on CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, playing a pilotpalfriend of Terry O’Quinn’s Commander Joe White, reports.

• The CW’s America’s Next Top Model is switching up the judges panel for Cycle 18. According to, fashion publicist (and former Hills star) Kelly Cutrone will replace André Leon Talley.

• Showtime has given the green light to a feature-length documentary on volatile Death Row Records co-founder, Suge Knight.

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