The TV Casting Scoop

With so many new and returning shows coming this fall, there have been a lot of new characters being added. Here are some of the big casting scoops:

It’s Showtime: The network’s “Nurse Jackie” casts Bobby Cannavale as new hospital administrator for its 4th season. [Deadline]

Another mother: “Malcolm in the Middle” alum  Jane Kaczmarek will recur on NBC’s new comedy “Whitney” as the titular character’s mother. [Digital Spy]

It’s T.O. time: Terrell Owens will guest star on the first season finale of USA’s “Necessary Roughness.” [AOL TV]

A “Smallville” reunion: the show’s producers, now working on ABC’s upcoming “Charlie’s Angels” reboot, have cast Erica Durance (the former Lois Lane) as a woman from Bosley’s past. [TVLine]

Mr. Congeniality: Benjamin Bratt will reprise his role on “Modern Family” as Manny’s fun-but-absent father. [TVGuide]

Country strong: Kellie Pickler has been cast on “90210” as (what else?) a country singer who also happens to be the cousin of a new recurring character on the show. [The Hollywood Reporter]


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