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Jamie Pressly Lands 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter' Pilot Lead, 'Law & Order: SVU' ADA Returns and More Casting News

by Jean Bentley, posted Mar 1st 2011 4:00PM
Jaime PresslyJaime Pressly is set to guest star on 'Raising Hope' later this season, but the actress could return to TV full-time if her new pilot gets picked up.

According to Deadline, the former 'My Name Is Earl' star has landed the lead alongside Katie Finneran in the Fox comedy pilot 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter.' The show focuses on two women who come to realize their daughters have grown to become the same type of mean girls who tortured them in high school.

In other TV news ...

'Hung' is adding new blood in the form of two recurring characters for next season. Leven Rambin, who's currently guesting on 'One Tree Hill,' will play a love interest for Ray, while Stephen Amell will play a rival gigolo. [TV Line]

A slew of actors have signed on to broadcast pilots, including Ellen Woglom and Ravi Patel as the leads in the ABC comedy 'My Freakin' Family.' Also nabbing pilot roles are Janet McTeer in 'Weekends at Bellevue,' Zoe Lister in NBC's Whitney Cummings comedy, Wes Ramsey in 'Playboy' and Lana Parrilla in 'Once Upon a Time.' [Deadline]

A familiar face is returning to 'Law & Order: SVU.' Diane Neal will reprise her role as ADA Casey Novak for one episode in the spring. [TV Line]

Ziva's mysterious boyfriend on 'NCIS' now has a face. Enrique Murciano will recur as the never-before-seen beau. [TV Line]

Mark Povinelli is the latest cast addition to the pilot for 'Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea.' The 3-foot-9-inch-tall actor will play Tood. He's appeared in shows like 'Modern Family,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.' [THR]

Heather Lind is set to recur on 'Boardwalk Empire' next season. The actress will play a maid named Katy on the HBO period drama. [Deadline]

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