Tia Mowry-Hardrict has booked her next TV gig, and let’s just say this one doesn’t belong on Nick at Nite.
Mowry will appear on the summer sudser’s upcoming fourth season as Barbara Rutledge, a witty and important literary agent who signs Karen.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* DirecTV announced Wednesday that Kingdom will return for Season 2B on Wednesday, June 1, at 9/8c on the Audience Network.
* Character actor Stephen Tobolowsky (The Goldbergs, Californication) has been cast in Netflix’s upcoming One Day at a Time reboot, centering on a Cuban-American family. According to Deadline, he will play Dr. Berkowitz, the boss of single mom Penelope (Justina Machado). A widowed physician and potential love interest for Penelope’s mom (played by Rita Moreno), Dr. Berkowitz relies on Penelope to keep his office (and sometimes his personal life) in order.
* AMC on Wednesday greenlit The Terror, an anthology drama series adapted from Dan Simmons’ 2007 novel of the same name. Set in 1847, the 10-episode first season centers on a Royal Naval expedition crew who, while searching for the Northwest Passage, is attacked by a mysterious predator that stalks the ships and everyone on them.
* Comedian Michael Ian Black will debut his latest stand-up special, Noted Expert, on Friday, May 13, at 10/9c on Epix, according to EW.com. The special is part of Epix’s Free Preview Weekend, running from May 12 to May 15.