Fall TV Preview

TVLine Items: Joker Tease, Homeland Casting, Between Renewed and More

Gotham is dealing a familiar Joker in Season 2.

Seemingly confirming what the Fox drama’s showrunner Bruno Heller shared with TVLine, Season 1 guest star Cameron Monaghan (Shameless) posted to Instagram a “police lineup” picture of him back in jocular Jerome mode.

Gotham opens Season 2 on Monday, Sept. 21, where it now leads into the freshman drama Minority Report.

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

* Netflix has renewed the Canadian outbreak drama Between for a second season, series boss Jennette McCurdy announced on Twitter:

* Homeland Season 5 has cast Ukrainian actor Mark Ivanir (Royal Pains) in the recurring role of Ivan Krupin, Saul’s intelligence counterpart in the SVR, THR reports.

* A&E has ordered to series The Infamous, a crime drama set in 1990s Los Angeles before the race riots, and centered on a gangster poised to break out of South Central and the LAPD detective determined to take him down.

* Regis Philbin is joining NBC’s Today as a contributor to the fourth hour, hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford (Philbin’s former Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee co-host) and Hoda Kotb. The morning show announced the addition on Thursday’s episode.