Kevin Sussman has been upped as a series regular on “The Big bang Theory.”
According to Deadline, Sussman, who has recurred as Stuart, the owner of the Marvel-lite comic book shop, since season 2 joins Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayar, Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik as a series regular.
“The Big Bang Theory” premieres on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 8/7c on CBS.
More casting news…
Bob Costas is set to guest star as himself on NBC’s new comedy “Go On.” [EW]
Kristina Anapau will guest star in an upcoming episode of the current season of “Grimm.” The “True Blood” actress will play Megan Marston, a quiet, sheepish secretary who works at a Wesen church. [TVLine]
Lindsay Sloane (Weeds) has booked a guest role on Fox’s new comedy “Ben and Kate” as Ben’s ex-girlfriend, Louise. [TVLine]
Chloe Sevigny has been tapped to join the cast of “Portlandia,” EW reports. The “Big Love” vet is set to play Fred and Carrie’s roommate, Alexandra.
“True Blood”‘s vet Janina Gavankar will recur as Hannah, Jimmy Goodwin’s (TJ Miller) baby mama and ex-girlfriend in Fox comedy series “The Goodwin Games.” [TVLine]
Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom) has been cast as Josh Cooke’s character’s wife in TV Land’s comedy pilot “Brothers-in-Law.” [TVLine]
Jessica De Gouw has landed a multi-episode arc on The CW’s “Arrow.” Gouw is set to play The Huntress, aka Helena, a potential love interest for Oliver Queen. [EW]
William Forsythe and Samaire Armstrong will reprise their roles on “The Mentalist.” Forsythe will return as Rigsby’s father, while Armstrong will reprise her role as Summer Edgecombe, CBI confident informant. [TVLine]
Jillian Bell (Workaholics) has booked a recurring role as Renata, the second cousin of Sophia Bush’s character in CBS new comedy “Partners.” Renata is “a work-in-progress,” and a bit of a personal and professional mess. [TVLine]