The Better Off Ted alum will recur during Season 2 of the CBS medical drama as Dr. Leo Fields, the most respected neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, our sister site Deadline reports.
The brilliant Dr. Fields will be forced to operate on one of the show’s major characters. (That’s your cue to hit the comments with your theories on who’s going under the knife.)
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* The Good Wife vet Dallas Roberts has booked a recurring role on Season 3 of American Crime as the husband of Felicity Huffman’s character, per Deadline.
* Vikings has tapped newcomer Ida Marie Nielsen to recur during the second half of Season 4 as Margrethe, a young Viking servant and love interest for one of the lead characters, according to Deadline.
* It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 12 will premiere Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 10/9c on FXX, followed by the third season of Man Seeking Woman at 10:30 pm.
* America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular, a two-hour special featuring performances by fan favorites from past seasons, will air Monday, Dec. 19, at 8 pm on NBC.
* The latest teaser for Netflix’s The Defenders team-up series reveals that Daredevil‘s Elodie Yung will reprise her role as Elektra: