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TVLine Items: Castle Meets The O.C., Rob Riggle Gets Fresh and More

One of Castle‘s upcoming cases will require a little help from the West Coast.

The O.C. alumna Kelly Rowan will guest-star in a Season 8 episode of the ABC drama, playing Carla Feller, the dean of a prestigious university that is left stunned by the mysterious death of a student, according to EW.com.

Since ending her run as O.C. matriarch Kirsten Cohen, Rowan has appeared on TNT’s Perception, as well as episodes of CSI: Miami and Flashpoint.

Castle‘s eighth season bows Monday, Sept. 21 at 10/9c; Rowan’s installment will air in early October.

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

* The Daily Show vet Rob Riggle will guest-star on Fresh Off the Boat‘s upcoming second season as Gator Dan, an employee at Gator World who takes his job a little too seriously, according to EW.com.

* Netflix’s Daredevil has cast Stephen Rider (Lee Daniels’ The Butler) in the series-regular role of Blake Tower, a New York City district attorney who helps the titular hero track down and capture criminals, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Colm Feore (Revolution, The Borgias) will recur on House of Cards‘ fourth season, playing a mysterious, high-profile character, per Deadline.