TVLine Items: AHS Star's Double Duty, Monk Joins The Blacklist and More

Billie Dean Howard AHS

Yet another blast from the past is checking into American Horror Story: Hotel.

Sarah Paulson — who currently plays Sally McKenna on the FX series — will pull double-duty in the Season 5 finale when she reprises her Murder House role of psychic Billie Dean Howard.

According to EW.com, the Hotel finale — airing Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 10/9c — will reveal that Billie Dean has her own reality series about her psychic abilities, and she comes to the Hotel Cortez to film an episode.

AHS: Hotel previously made a Season 1 connection via Christine Estabrook’s realtor Marcy and Matt Ross’ Dr. Montgomery.

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

* Former Monk star Tony Shalhoub will guest-star on an upcoming hour of The Blacklist. Per EW.com, he will appear in Episode 13 as Alistair Tate, a quick-witted master negotiator for the criminal underworld.

* Saved By the Bell vet Elizabeth Berkley Lauren is set to appear in a March installment of New Girl‘s fifth season as Becky Cavatappi, the new principal at Coolidge Middle School where Jess works, according to E! Online.

* Ahead of The Magicians‘ Jan. 25 premiere, Syfy will offer a commercial-free preview of Episode 1 on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 10/9c (after Childhood’s End).

* One Life to Live alum Jessica Morris will guest-star on the March 16 episode of Fox’s Rosewood as Mandy, a Stepford-like trophy wife who is questioned by the cops after her well-to-do dentist husband is killed.

* BBC America announced Wednesday that its five-part mystery series London Spy — about an innocent young romantic who is drawn into a dangerous world of espionage — will premiere on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 10/9c.