TVLine Items: Community Enrolls an Arrested Fave, MTV Teams With MLB and More!

David Cross Showtime ComedyYou might just blue yourselves over this casting news, Community fans: David Cross is making his way to Greendale.

The Arrested Development fave will guest-star in the NBC comedy’s upcoming fifth season, Vulture reports, playing Hank, the “bitterly estranged son” of Jonathan Banks’ heavily-recurring new character Professor Hickey.

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Cross comes to GCC to join the study group for what is being called “the second most important game of Dungeons & Dragons ever.”

Community premieres Thursday, Jan. 2.

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MTV and Major League Baseball have entered into a multiyear, cross-platform partnership that promises to take fans “inside the intersection of pop culture and baseball,” starting with a weekly series to be exec-produced by David “Big Papi” Ortiz (of the Boston Red Sox) and Andrew McCutchen (of the Pittsburgh Pirates).

• Comedy Central has cancelled The Jeselnik Offensive after two seasons, Splitsider confirms. Frontman Anthony Jeselnik first announced the news at the New York Comedy Festival this weekend.

• A&E has moved up and supersized the premiere of its (controversial?) Rodeo Girls docuseries, which will now air Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 11/10c and Thursday, Dec. 12 at 10/9c. From there, the series will air Thursdays at 10.

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