TVLine Items: SNL Adds Pete Davidson, Vampire Mom Faces Divorce and More

Pete Davidson SNL Season 40

Saturday Night Live‘s newest addition isn’t even old enough to toast to his own casting.

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Comedian Pete Davidson, 20, is joining the cast of SNL for its 40th season, our sister site Deadline reports, making him the only new featured player being added this year. Davidson, who recently performed a set on Jimmy Kimmel Live in April and has appeared on MTV’s Guy Code, was reportedly handpicked by SNL boss Lorne Michaels.

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Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* TVLine has learned that Susan Walters (Teen Wolf, The Vampire Diaries) will guest-star on Bravo’s The Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (premiering Dec. 2) as Karen Klein, wife to C. Thomas Howell’s Nate and a class mom who disapproves of how Abby (House’s Lisa Edelstein) is handling her divorce.

* ABC Family’s The Fosters has tapped Alberto De Diego (Major Crimes) to recur in the second half of Season 2, TVLine has learned. De Diego will play Rafael, a kind-but-overworked program director — and a former foster kid, himself — at a foster drop-in facility where Callie goes for help.

Arrow Season 2’s Netflix release date has been pushed back to Oct. 8.

* VH1 has renewed Dating Naked for a second season.