TVLine Items: Thrones Vet to Simpsons, a Chicago P.D. Promotion and More

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

It appears Jamie Lanister will be storming Springfield to pay Fox’s The Simpsons a visit.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will lend his voice to the long-running animated series in the upcoming episode “The Serfsons” — described as “a love letter to the fantasy genre” — EW.com reports.

Details on Coster-Waldau’s character are being kept under wraps, however executive producer Matt Selman hinted that the character will be quite similar to the Game of Thrones “Kingslayer” and that he has “a surprising and sexy connection to one of the main characters.”

Season 29 of The Simpsons will premiere on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 8/7c.

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

* Mykelti Williamson (Justified) will recur during Season 5 of NBC’s Chicago P.D., reprising his role as Lieutenant Denny Woods, Voight’s former partner, who was first introduced at the end of Season 4, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Paige Davis will reprise her hosting role on TLC’s Trading Spaces revival, premiering in 2018, E! News has confirmed.

* The upcoming Crackle drama The Oath — which stars Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) and Katrina Law (Arrow) — has added Aaron Abrams (Hannibal), Billy Malone (Murder in the First) and Sarah Dumont (The Royals) in recurring roles.

* OWN has ordered Love Is ___, from Being Mary Jane and The Game creators Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. Inspired by the duo’s real-life relationship, the series will follow a modern-day power couple.

* Oh, and there’s this:

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