TVLine Items: The Fonz Plays Uncle on Parks and Rec, Kirstie and Travolta Reunited & More

henry-winkler-300Parks and Recreation fans, say heyyy to the show’s newest guest star.

Henry Winkler, best known for playing “The Fonz” on Happy Days, is slated for a guest appearance on the NBC comedy’s Season 6 premiere, per The Hollywood Reporter. Winkler will play Jean-Ralphio’s father, who will potentially return in future episodes.

It was previously announced that Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars) will also guest-star in the upcoming season.

Winkler’s recent TV work includes a recurring role on USA Network’s Royal Pains.

Parks returns with an hour-long episode on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8/7c.

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• Kirstie Alley will reunite with Look Who’s Talking co-star John Travolta on her upcoming TV Land sitcom Kirstie, TVGuide.com reports. Travolta is slated to play a stagehand for Alley’s Madison Banks, a Broadway star who is suddenly reunited with the son she gave up at birth.

• The Season 4 premiere of A&E’s Duck Dynasty will air Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 10/9c.

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘s 10th season might not be its last, after all. Star Glenn Howerton took to Twitter to clarify a quote in Rolling Stone magazine that said the cast is only signed on for 10 seasons. “[We] may do more,” he said. Season 9 of the comedy series bows Sept. 4 on FX’s new offshoot, FXX.

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Top Chef Masters judge Gail Simmons will play herself on an upcoming episode of Royal Pains, EW.com reports.

• Luke Roberts (BBC One’s Holby City) and Katie Boland (The Zack Files) have been tapped for recurring roles on The CW’s upcoming drama Reign, which premieres on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 9/8c, per EW.com.

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