A king and a witch are counseling Beauty and the Beast.
Alan Van Sprang (Reign) and Natasha Henstridge (The Secret Circle) will recur on Season 3 of the CW series as the titular duo’s relationship mentors, E! Online reports.
Van Sprang and Henstridge will play Homeland Security agents Bob and Carol, a perfectly in-sync married couple who, as mirror images of Vincent and Catherine, offer the engaged pair some relationship advice. Unfortunately, the beauty and the beast begin to discover that there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the seemingly perfect husband and wife.
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* Yeardley Smith (the voice of The Simpsons’ Lisa) will play OB-GYN Dr. Carolyn King on The Mindy Project, EW.com reports. Mindy has to blacknmail the doc to get Danny’s mom (played by Cheers‘ Rhea Perlman) an appointment.
* About a Boy has tapped Aimee Garcia (Dexter) as one of Will’s exes, a Pilates instructor who he had a fling with years ago, Glamour reports.
* The TV Guide Network will rebrand itself as POP, a destination dedicated to “celebrating the fun of being a fan,” in early 2015.
* MTV and Logo TV will simultaneously premiere the transgender documentary Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7/6c.