According to TVLine, “New Girl” has added Anna Maria Horsford as Charmaine Bishop, Winston’s tough-as-nails mom who raised her children to become professional basketball players.
In addition, TVGuide reports CeCe is getting a new boyfriend, Robby. Robby is played Nelson Franklin, “Traffic Light” alum, is a genuinely good person, but a bad dancer who is deaf in one ear.
Season 2 of “New Girl” premieres on Tues., Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
In other casting news…
Jay Harrington (Better Off Ted) will guest on “Hot in Cleveland” in a six-episode arc. The “Better Off Ted” vet will play a love interest for Melanie, Valerie Bertinelli’s character. [Deadline]
Gary Dourdan, “CSI” vet has landed a role on ABC’s upcoming soap “Mistresses.” Dourdand will recur as a sexy Det. [Deadline]
Peter Horton will play a California-based FBI agent and Jo’s ex (Sela Ward) on the upcoming season of “CSI: NY.” [TVGuide]
Anna Chlumsky, Roger Bart and Raul Esparza will guest star on the upcoming season of “Law and Order: SVU.” [THR]
The Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban will guest star on “Necessary Roughness” as a potential owner of the New York Hawks. [EW]
Lukas Haas will reunite with his former “24” co-star Kiefer Sutherland as a series regular on “Touch.” Haas will play Calvin Butterfield, a “young genius entrepreneur and scientist.” [TVLine]
Caroline Dhavernas (The “Wonderfall) has joined the NBC new series “Hannibal” as the leading lady. Dhavernas will play a FBI consultant and psychology professor Dr. Alana Bloom. [EW]
Elyes Gabel has joined “Body of Proof.” Gabel is set to play a smart, cocky Detective on the ABC drama. [TVLine]
Saxon Sharbino will play Ameila, Lucy’s long lost daughter on “Touch.” . [THR]
Jay Hernandez (Hostel) has joined “Last Resort” in a major role. The actor is set to play a handsome charmer who questions Jessy Schram’s character loyalty. [EW]