During the Season 2 finale, Harmon will play the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college, who invites Ken to audition for a part — blissfully unaware of what he’s getting himself into.
The episode airs Friday, March 31 at 8:30/7:30c on ABC.
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* 24 alum Dennis Haysbert will star opposite Person of Interest‘s Sarah Shahi in the NBC drama pilot Reverie, our sister site Deadline reports. In the project, an ex-detective (Shahi) is recruited by her former police boss (Haysbert) when an advanced virtual-reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.
* Naveen Andrews (Lost) has joined the cast of CBS’ drama pilot Instinct, starring The Good Wife‘s Alan Cumming as a former CIA operative-turned-professor who is pulled back into his old life to stop a serial killer, Deadline reports. Andrews will play an old CIA friend of Cumming’s character who rivals him in brilliance and wit.
* The new season of Top Gear will premiere Sunday, March 12 at 8 pm on BBC America, followed by the after show Extra Gear.
* The Detour‘s Season 2 premiere on Tuesday gave the TBS comedy its best numbers ever — 1.46 million viewers and a 0.6 demo rating, per TVByTheNumbers.