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Stephen Collins Gets an 'Office' Job, 'The Good Wife' Lands Harvey Fierstein & More Casting News

by Chris Harnick, posted Aug 17th 2011 1:00PM
Stephen Collins'7th Heaven' star Stephen Collins is heading to 'The Office.' Collins, known to many as Rev. Eric Camden after his 11 years on 'Heaven,' will play Andy's father.

Collins made the announcement on his Twitter account. "Doing "The Office" this week. Ridiculously fun & talented group, including @Rainnwilson who I worked w/in his 1st job in '89 in the Park," he tweeted.

According to Entertainment Weekly, 'ET' actress Dee Wallace will play Andy's mother. Look for Wallace and Collins to appear in an October episode.

'The Office' returns to NBC on Sept. 22 at 9PM.

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News Roundup: 'Bones' Courts 'Jersey Shore' Star, Dallas Roberts Joins 'The Good Wife' and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Aug 3rd 2010 6:10PM
Mike 'Bones' would love to have a certain "Situation" on its hands.

According to Ausiello Files, the Fox series is in talks with Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino to guest star on a 'Jersey Shore'-esque episode.

"We're trying to get The Situation to play a murder victim," series creator Hart Hanson told Ausiello. "A guido is killed and Booth and Brennan enter that world to find out what happens. We're not sure if it'll happen or not. Talks are ongoing."

In other TV news ...

'The L Word' star Dallas Roberts has joined the cast of 'The Good Wife' as Alicia's brother. According to Ausiello Files, Roberts' character, Owen, is a gay algebra teacher who winds up in Chicago as a visiting professor. Don't expect a lot of drama about his sexual orientation.

'Justified' star Timothy Olyphant will guest star on NBC's 'The Office' for at least two episodes this season. According to TV Guide Magazine, Olyphant will play a salesman who is very good at this job. Series writer, producer and star Paul Lieberstein (Toby), told the magazine that Olyphant's character steals clients from Michael, Dwight and Jim, prompting the gang to set up a sting to see what Olyphant's secret is.

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'Rubicon' Set Visit: Paranoia, Espionage and Milk

by Marina Zogbi, posted Jul 26th 2010 5:20PM
Jessica Collins, James Badge Dale, Arliss Howard in 'Rubicon'
How do you follow up two of the most acclaimed television series in cable history? If you're AMC, whose 'Mad Men' and 'Breaking Bad' have both pushed the boundaries of small screen drama, you veer off into another direction entirely.

'Rubicon,' which has its two-hour premiere on August 1 (a sneak preview followed 'Breaking Bad's' season finale last month and 'Mad Men's' premiere last night), may seem familiar to anyone who's enjoyed '70s-era paranoid conspiracy thrillers à la 'The Parallax View,' or 'The Conversation.' Yet the 13-episode series -- created by Jason Horwitch ('Medical Investigation,' 'The Pentagon Papers') and starring James Badge Dale ('The Pacific,' '24') -- reflects a moody, modern, post 9/11 sensibility and, not incidentally, continues AMC's tradition of slow-building, intricately detailed story-telling.

TV Squad recently visited 'Rubicon's' main New York City set. Read what we saw and learned, after the jump ...

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