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kyrasedgwick-073014.jpg Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer") has landed a guest spot on two upcoming episodes of the FOX series "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Kyra plays Madeline Wuntch, deputy chief and long time rival of Captain Holt (Andre Braugher). Exec producer Dan Goor told that the character is "a person with whom Holt has a tremendous amount of history and all of it bad."

markvalley-072914.jpg Mark Valley ("Fringe," "Human Target") has been cast in a recurring role on CBS' "CSI." The actor stars as a former detective who now works as a private investigator. He teams with Finlay (Elisabeth Shue) after his partner goes missing. "While their relationship may be a bit prickly, the attraction between them is undeniable," says a presser for the announcement.

img2-073014.jpg John Rhys-Davies ("Lord of the Rings") is the latest actor to join the cast of the upcoming "Once Upon a Time" re-imagining of "Frozen" on ABC. Rhys-Davies will voice Pabbie the King. "We're thrilled to welcome John Rhys-Davies to the #OnceUponATime family as the voice of everyone's favorite rock troll -- Pabbie! #ThisFall!" wrote exec producer Adam Horowitz on Twitter.

img1-073014.jpg Comedian Jim Gaffigan will star in "The Gaffigan Show" on TV Land. According to a presser, the single camera sitcom will narrate "one man's struggle in New York City to find a balance between fatherhood, stand-up comedy, and an insatiable appetite." Adam Goldberg, Tongayi Chirisi, and Michael Ian Black have been cast in support roles on the show.

KimKardashian-072711.jpg Kim Kardashian has responded to comments made by her brother Rob's ex-girlfriend Bailon. The latter, in an interview with Latina magazine, said that she believes getting attached to the Kardashian name "was hurtful" to her "career": "I probably realized that too late-not that it would've affected my decisions in terms of who I dated, but it would've affected my decision to appear on the show."

michelelea-012012.jpg "Glee" star Lea Michele has reportedly landed a guest starring role on an upcoming episode of "Sons of Anarchy." She will reportedly play a waitress at a truck stop who is struggling to support her child as a single mom. The actress officially broke the news of her appearance via Twitter, sharing an image of the show's popular Grim Reaper logo.

mikesorrentino-072914.jpg "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has been ordered to take anger management classes following a recent arrest for getting into a fight with his brother. The pair were taken into custody after a dust up on July 15 in the Middletown Township, New Jersey. Sorrentino was charged with simple assault following the fight, according to People.

kristinbauer-072914.jpg "True Blood" actress Kristin Bauer van Straten fired the most recent shot in the ongoing war of words between the Republican party and HBO. The beef started after the show ran an episode in which included an event for Senator Ted Cruz in which both the Senator and the GOP were repeatedly mocked. Palin later stepped forward in response to the episode.

FreddiePrinze-081314.jpg Freddie Prinze Jr. says that he contemplated quitting acting after appearing on Fox's hit show "24." During a recent interview with ABC News, Prinze not only slammed the show but also claimed the star Kiefer Sutherland was nearly impossible to work with. "I did '24,' it was terrible. I hated every moment of it," Prinze said in the interview. "Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude . . ."

GeorgeM-072514.jpg Pablo Schreiber, best known for his role as the devious corrections officer Mendez, on "Orange is the New Black," will not return for the show's third season. During a recent interview with the New York Post, Schreiber revealed that he's making the jump to a new HBO series. "I'm not taking part in the third season. I'm a member of a show called The Brink that's going to be on HBO."

img1-072514.jpg ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is looking for an actor to play Prince Hans from "Frozen." The show's producers announced last week that it would borrow the story from the hit animated movie for a plot of its own. "OUAT" previously cast Georgina Haig ("Fringe") as the snow queen Elsa, Elizabeth Lail as Elsa's younger sister Anna, and Scott Michael Foster ("Greek") as Kristoff, a mountain man.

AlecBaldwin-071210.jpg Alec Baldwin has been cleared of charges following his arrest for riding his bike the wrong way up a busy Manhattan street. The actor appeared before New York City judge John DeLury who asked Baldwin, "Can you stay out of trouble, Alexander?" According to the New York Post, Baldwin was more than happy to keep things light replying "sure, sure."

portiaderossi-072414.jpg Portia De Rossi will be making a guest appearance on the hit ABC series "Scandal." The news first surfaced after De Rossi's wife Ellen DeGeneres tweeted about the role. "So annoying when people brag on twitter & that's why I'm not tweeting that Portia just signed on to do a top secret arc on "Scandal". Oops."

jessicabiel-072414.jpg Jessica Biel has reportedly signed on to appear in a guest role on an upcoming episode of "New Girl." Biel's character Kat is described by producers as "the hottest scientist in the world" and she will reportedly give leading character Jess some romantic competition. The guest role will reportedly shed some light on the hot and cold relationship between Jess and Nick.

Colbertreport-013112.jpg CBS has cut a new deal with the city of New York that will keep the new edition of "The Late Show" with host Stephen Colbert at the Ed Sullivan Theater. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti had lobbied the network and it's CEO Leslie Moonves for a move to Tinsel Town immediately following David Letterman's retirement announcement. The new deal will bring hefty tax cuts to CBS.