TVLine Items: Melanie Griffith Finds The Path, Detour Return Date and More

Melanie Griffith The Path

This Working Girl is working again: Melanie Griffith will guest-star on Hulu’s religious-cult drama The Path in Season 2 (debuting Jan. 25).

Griffith will play a woman who’s successful in the music industry, making her a target for Hugh Dancy’s Meyerist movement leader Cal, our sister site Variety reports. Her character is also the mother of Noa (Britne Oldford), a newcomer to the cult.

On the small screen, Griffith most recently portrayed Danny’s mother on Hawaii Five-0.

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* TBS’ The Detour will return for Season 2 with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 10/9c. Guest stars for the upcoming run include co-creator Samantha Bee, James Cromwell (Halt and Catch Fire), John Oliver (Last Week Tonight), Laura Benanti (Supergirl), Jeffrey Vincent Parise (General Hospital) and Max Casella (Vinyl).

* Portlandia Season 7 will feature appearances from Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), Judy Greer (Archer), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars), Abbi Jacobson (Broad City), Laurie Metcalf (Getting On), Andy Richter (Conan) and Jessica St. Clair (Playing House). The new season premieres Thursday, Jan. 5 at 10/9c on IFC.