Shameless Alicia Coppola

TVLine Items: Shameless Casts Ian's Boss, Biden Visits SVU and More

Shameless‘ Ian has his work cut out for him at his new job.

Alicia Coppola (The Young and the Restless) will recur in Season 7 as the newly-minted EMT’s blue collar, no-nonsense supervisor, our sister site Deadline reports.

Additionally, the Showtime dramedy has cast MADtv‘s Arden Myrin (as a homeless woman who hooks up with Frank), Deadwood‘s Pasha Lychnikoff (as Svetlana’s father) and Ruby Modine (as a new waitresses at Patsy’s Pies).

Shameless returns Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9/8c.

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

* Potential trouble for “Ezria”: Pretty Little Liars will bring back Shane Coffey as Aria’s former love interest Holden Strauss in Season 7B, per The Hollywood Reporter.

* Vice President Joe Biden will appear as himself in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, EW.com reports. During the press conference scene, Biden will commend the team’s work in clearing New York City’s rape kit backlog.

* Roadies this season will welcome a quartet of guest stars: Rules of Engagement‘s David Spade (as the star of fictional drama Dead Sex), Ray Donovan‘s Rosanna Arquette (as a smug iconic rock photographer), and comedian Marc Maron and rocker John Mellencamp as themselves.