Homeland is adding a Smashing new cast member.
Raza Jaffrey — who played Karen’s boyfriend Dev on the NBC musical drama — will heavily recur on Season 4 of the Showtime series, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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The actor will play Aasar Khan, a decorated lieutenant-colonel in the Pakistan intelligence service who butts heads with Carrie.
Additionally, Michael O’Keefe (King & Maxwell) will recur as deputy station chief John Redmond, who serves as No. 2 to Corey Stoll’s character.
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* USA Network has picked up the comedy Sirens for a 13-episode second season.
* Starz has renewed its new drama Power for Season 2 after airing only one episode to date.
* Orange Is the New Black‘s Dascha Polanco, who plays Daya, is getting bumped up to series regular for Season 3, per our sister site Deadline.
* Beauty and the Beast has promoted Nicole Gale Anderson (AKA Catherine’s sister) to series regular, reports Deadline.
* Longtime CSI co-showrunner Carol Mendelsohn is stepping down, leaving Don McGill as the CBS procedural’s sole showrunner, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* DirecTV’s upcoming original series Kingdom (fka Navy St.) will premiere Oct. 8 at 9/8c, reports Deadline.
* The El Rey Network has unveiled a trailer for its new series Matador, chronicling the unlikely rise of a professional soccer player who comes to be known as much for his antics off the field as his moves on it.