According to TVLine’s Megan Masters, occasional “Bones” lab squintern Joel David Moore is ready to visit some “Men At Work”.
The actor, who recurred on “Bones” up until last year, and might do again next season, will be guest starring in the TBS comedy in an upcoming episode titled “Super Milo”. He will play Doug, an editor of Full Steam Magazine who gets involved in the guys’ kooky competition to hold a staff meeting only with lyrics of popular songs. “Men at Work” airs Thursdays at 10/9c PM on TBS.
And here’s more TV dish.
- Charisma Carpenter is in talks to be promoted to series regular on the upcoming second season of ABC Family’s “The Lying Game”, per Variety. Carpenter plays Annie aka Rebecca Sewell on the show – SPOILER ALERT! – and was found out to be the twin’s biological mother in the first season finale. The second season of “The Lying Game” is tentatively set for winter.
- After the departure of Tia Mowry Hardrict and Pooch Hall at the end of the just-finished fifth season of “The Game” on BET, the show now needs to fill that void. The female half of it has just been cast, per TVLine’s Vlada Gelman. Lauren London, who recurred on “90210″ back in 2009 as Christina Worthy, a cheerleader showing a little too much interest in Dixon, has been added to the show as a series regular. She will play Kiera, a former child actress now working in a sitcom in the vein of “The Bill Cosby Show”. A new male regular, to play an all-star running back, is currently being cast.
- If you’re still hoping to see ABC’s canceled drama “Pan Am” getting a last-minute rescue, you can stop hoping. Executive producer Nancy Hult Gains has announced on Facebook that any chance of reviving the airline drama have “ended this past weekend”.
- TVLine’s Kimberly Roots reports that “Friends” alumna Maggie Wheeler has been added to the cast of the upcoming sixth season of Showtime’s “Californication”. In eight episodes, she will play a self-help guru with a serious hatred for all things male, and ends up getting involved with Hank (David Duchovny).
- Michael Imperioli (“The Sopranos”, “Life On Mars”) will be guest starring in the second season finale of USA’s “Necessary Roughness”, airing August 29, EW’s Sandra Gonzalez reports. He will play “Jimmy Folkes, a legendary record producer, with whom TK (Mehcad Brooks) crosses paths in an unlikely place.”
- British actor Gregg Sulkin (“Wizards of Waverly Place”, “Avalon High”) will guest star on a yet to be determined number of episodes on ABC Family’s currently airing third season of “Pretty Little Liars”. He wil play – SPOILER ALETRT! – Wesley Fitz, Ezra’s little brother, per Zap2It’s Carina Aldy MacKenzie.
- According to Variety, Haley Strode has been tapped as a lead in Nick At Nite’s pilot “Wendell & Vinnie”. The project stars Jerry Trainor as Vinnie, a goofball who has to become guardian to his conservative genius nephew, Wendell (Buddy Handleson). Strode will play Taryn, who lives next door to the uncle-nephew duo.
- Per the Hollywood Reporter, A&E has renewed its reality series “Duck Dynasty” for a second season of 26 episodes. The show centers on the Robertson family who operate a duck call business on the Louisiana Bayou.
- FX has ordered a new comedy pilot, “Bronx Warrants”, also per the Hollywood Reporter. It centers on “a group of errant warrant detectives in the Bronx who are tasked with arresting individuals with outstanding warrants. Since bonuses are paid for each “body” they bring in, the detectives are out to get rich rather than seek justice.” Denis Leary and Jim Serpico (“Rescue Me”) are exec producing the project created by Dean Lorey (“Arrested Development”).
- In other pilot news, Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva reports that TNT has passed on its procedural pilot “Scent of the Missing”, which centered on Susannah (“Battlestar Galactica”‘s Tricia Helfer), a K-9 search and rescue worker, and her partner – a mischievous golden retriever. Summer Glau and Eric Winter co-starred in the pilot.