TVLine Items: Arrested Star Is Odd Mom, Sesame Street Special and More

Jessica Walter The Odd Couple

Arrested Development alumna Jessica Walter is adding another mother of a role to her resume.

The actress will guest-star during a Season 3 episode of The Odd Couple as Felix’s mom, EW.com reports.

When Walter’s Meredith is unable to host Christmas, Felix goes into a frenzy to prepare the Unger family traditions.

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

* The new season of Sesame Street will premiere Saturday, Jan. 7, at 9 am on HBO. Plus, the all-new holiday special Once Upon a Sesame Christmas airs Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 pm, with guest appearances from Girls star Zosia Mamet, Tony winner Audra McDonald and comedian Jim Gaffigan.

* Showtime has made the Season 3 premiere of The Affair (airing Nov. 20) available early via YouTube, SHO.com and SVOD platforms.

* It’s official: J.B. Smoove will be back for Season 9 of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, reprising his role as Leon Black. He posted a video on Twitter confirming the news, where he pounds on the trailer door of series star Larry David: