TVLine Items: Lena Dunham Falls for a Simpson, Julie Chen to NCIS: LA & More

Lena Dunham The Simpsons

Is Lena Dunham poised to break up one of the most beloved marriages on television?

The Girls star is lending her voice to The Simpsons‘ Season 27 premiere this fall, Entertainment Weekly reports, playing a sexy pharmacist named Candace who catches Homer’s (apparently wandering) eye after he’s diagnosed with narcolepsy.

(Fun fact: Like Dunham, Candace will also be inked.)

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

* Julie Chen (Big BrotherThe Talk) tweeted this photo from her upcoming episode of NCIS: Los Angeles, airing Jan. 19:

* Alison Sweeney (Days of Our Lives, The Biggest Loser) will star in a series of Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder movies for Hallmark Channel, based on the book series by Joanne Fluke. The first movie is set to premiere this spring.

* Syfy has tapped The Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson to guest-judge Episode 3 of SyFy’s FaceOff, per EW.