Fall TV Preview

TVLine Items: Busy Philipps Gets Odd, Punisher Adds Girls Vet and More

Busy Philipps The Odd Couple

Busy Philipps is moving in with The Odd Couple.

The Cougar Town actress is set to guest-star during Season 3 of the CBS comedy as Natasha, a love interest for Thomas Lennon’s Felix, EW.com reports.

The pair’s one-night stand turns into a standoff when Natasha decides she likes Felix and his amazing apartment so much that she never plans to leave.

The Odd Couple returns Monday, Oct. 17, at 9:30/8:30c on CBS.

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

* Marvel’s The Punisher has cast Ebon Moss-Bachrach (aka Girls’ Desi) as Micro, a former NSA analyst with secrets that may be of value to Jon Bernthal’s titular character, according to EW.com. Additionally, Amber Rose Revah (Son of God) will play Dinah Madani, a Homeland Security agent who is vexed by The Punisher.

* Nickelodeon will air a Double Dare special, commemorating the game show’s 30th anniversary, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9 pm. The network also released a trailer for its Legends of the Hidden Temple original movie, premiering Saturday, Nov. 26, at 8 pm.

* Scorpion has tapped Reiko Aylesworth (24) to romance Robert Patrick’s Cabe, TVInsider.com reports.

* Marin Hinkle (Two and a Half Men) has joined the cast of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon dramedy pilot The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Amazon has ordered an unscripted horror anthology series based on the acclaimed podcast Lore, executive-produced by Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), per Deadline.

* Monica Macer (Nashville) will serve as showrunner on Season 2 of OWN’s Queen Sugar, Deadline reports.