Morrow will guest-star in the NBC procedural’s April 1 episode (9/8c) as newsmagazine host Skip Peterson, whose sensationalized reporting about a campus gang rape inhibits Benson and her team from completing their investigation.
“Rob gives a charismatic portrayal of a reporter whose biases and ambitions trump his need to get the story right,” says showrunner Warren Leight.
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* Jaleel White (Family Matters), Pauly Shore (Entourage) and Kevin Farley (Joey) will guest-star in an upcoming episode of CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, our sister publication Variety reports, playing married men who suffer from a bout of memory loss after a wild night out.
* Comedy Central’s Tosh.0 will soon be syndicated on Fox networks in nine major markets, following a deal between Fox Television Studios and production-distribution company Debmar-Mercury, our sister site Deadline reports.
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* Anika Noni Rose (The Good Wife) will star in CBS’ Civil Rights drama pilot For Justice, alongside supporting player Phylicia Rashad. Per Deadline, Rose plays Natalia “Nat” Chappel, an FBI agent in the criminal section of the Department of Civil Rights Division.
* Daniel von Bargen, best remembered for playing Kruger on Seinfeld and Commandant Edwin Spangler on Malcolm in the Middle, died this weekend at the age of 64. An official cause of death was not made public.