A former CSI: NY detective is heading for warmer weather.
Melina Kanakaredes — whose extensive TV credits also include roles on Providence, N.Y.P.D. Blue and Guiding Light — will guest-star on a Season 5 episode of Hawaii Five-0.
The news was broken late Thursday via the CBS procedural’s official Twitter account:
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* President Barack Obama will appear Monday on Stephen Colbert’s special Stephen Colbert Presents: Mr. Colbert Goes to Washington, D.C. Ya Later, Legislator: Partisan Is Such Sweet Sorrow: A Colbert Victory Lap 0’14 (Comedy Central, 11:30/10:30c).
* Ana Ortiz will guest-star on multiple episodes of NBC’s Marry Me, Entertainment Weekly reports. The Devious Maids star will play Hailey, a love interest for Tymberlee Hill’s Kay.
* The Musketeers‘ second season kicks off Saturday, Jan. 17, at 9 pm on BBC America. Marc Warren (The Good Wife) joins the cast as the Comte De Rochefort.
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* Dexter‘s C.S. Lee will recur on the second season of HBO’s True Detective, according to The Hollywood Reporter, playing State Attorney General Richard Geldof.