“I’ve watched GH for 35 years,” Wilson tells our very good friends at Soaps In Depth, which broke the news. “I grew up with it. It holds such a place in my heart.”
Appearing in the Jan. 28 episode, Wilson’s GH character is described as being Bailey-like, and is a patient of Kevin’s.
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* How I Met Your Mother vet Ashley Williams has landed the female lead in CBS’ sitcom pilot inspired by the life of comedian Jim Gaffigan, who co-wrote the script and stars as “himself.” Per our sister site Deadline, Williams will play Gaffigan’s TV wife Jeannie, which in an earlier incarnation was filled by Mira Sorvino.
* Dr. Quinn and Mr. Grant are heading to Men at Work. TVGuide.com reports that Jane Seymour and Ed Asner will guest-star during Season 3 of the TBS comedy as, respectively, a sexy publishing magnate and a kindly old man who winds up as an intern at Full Steam.
* The Walking Dead‘s Steven Yeun will voice orphaned Vincent’s assistant, Charles, on Fox’s American Dad later this season, EW.com reports.
* The cable channel Pivot has acquired all episodes of both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Veronica Mars, to begin airing in mid January.
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