Glee star Lea Michele shared the news about her TV mom’s encore on Tuesday night, saying:
Menzel made her Glee debut midway through Season 1 (and not long after Taye Diggs and TVLine’s Matt Mitovich put this out into the universe). She most recently appeared in a string of November/December 2011 episodes, coaching the Troubletones and having Quinn get up in her face about the whole Beth thing.
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• Ken Jeong is bringing his personal brand of funny to a new Community: TBS’ Sullivan & Son. Per EW.com, the funnyman will play Steve’s (Steve Byrne) workaholic doctor brother-in-law.
• E! is developing a reality series centering on erstwhile Blue Bloods star Jennifer Esposito, Deadline reports. A spinoff of the cabler’s upcoming docu-series Playing With Fire, the pilot will center on Esposito, who suffers from Celiac disease, running her New York gluten-free bakery Jennifer’s Way.
• Justin Timberlake is headed to The CW with a one-hour special surrounding his upcoming album. Target Presents The IHeartRadio Album Release Party With Justin Timberlake, which airs Tuesday, March 19 at 8/7c, will feature performances by and interviews with the superstar.
• At a Tuesday upfront presentation, it was announced that Disney Channel will air new Mickey Mouse shorts starting June 28 (a sneak peek is posted to Disney.com) and that the TV-movie Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel — in which Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s latest “-inator” strips Spider-Man, Hulk and others of their powers — will debut this summer. Disney Channels Worldwide boss Gary Marsh also said the company is “working closely with LucasFilm, Kathleen Kennedy and director Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) to explore new Star Wars content for our platforms,” to be detailed later this year.
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