Owain Yeoman is a traitor.
The Mentalist alum has come on board AMC’s historical spy drama Turn as a series regular for Season 2, playing Benedict Arnold, per The Hollywood Reporter.
Arnold, of course, was an American Continental Army general during the Revolutionary War, who defected to the British side.
Yeoman exited CBS’ The Mentalist last season after the show underwent a bit of a creative makeover, jumping ahead two years.
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* Linda Hunt’s NCIS: LA character Hetty will visit CBS’ new drama Scorpion, EW.com reports. In the course of tracking down a priceless painting, the freshman drama’s players will require Hetty’s help to infiltrate a Halloween party.
* Orange Is the New Black has tapped Marsha Stephanie Blake (Girls, A Gifted Man) to recur as a new corrections officer in Season 3, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* Ricky Gervais will guest-star on ABC’s midseason musical comedy Galavant as a medieval wizard named Xanax, EW.com reports.
* ESPN and SEC Network Analyst Tim Tebow will join Good Morning America as a contributor on Sept. 15.
* TV Land’s Hot In Cleveland will return for Season 6 on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 10/9c, followed by the fourth season of The Exes.
* Lifetime will debut its miniseries The Red Tent on Dec. 7 at 9 pm, with part two airing the following night.