TVLine Items: Busy Philipps Gets Odd, Punisher Adds Girls Vet and More

Vlada Gelman

Busy Philipps is moving in with The Odd Couple.

The Cougar Town actress is set to guest-star during Season 3 of the CBS comedy as Natasha, a love interest for Thomas Lennon’s Felix, reports.

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The pair’s one-night stand turns into a standoff when Natasha decides she likes Felix and his amazing apartment so much that she never plans to leave.

The Odd Couple returns Monday, Oct. 17, at 9:30/8:30c on CBS.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Marvel’s The Punisher has cast Ebon Moss-Bachrach (aka Girls’ Desi) as Micro, a former NSA analyst with secrets that may be of value to Jon Bernthal’s titular character, according to Additionally, Amber Rose Revah (Son of God) will play Dinah Madani, a Homeland Security agent who is vexed by The Punisher.

* Nickelodeon will air a Double Dare special, commemorating the game show’s 30th anniversary, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9 pm. The network also released a trailer for its Legends of the Hidden Temple original movie, premiering Saturday, Nov. 26, at 8 pm.

* Scorpion has tapped Reiko Aylesworth (24) to romance Robert Patrick’s Cabe, reports.

* Marin Hinkle (Two and a Half Men) has joined the cast of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon dramedy pilot The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Amazon has ordered an unscripted horror anthology series based on the acclaimed podcast Lore, executive-produced by Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), per Deadline.

* Monica Macer (Nashville) will serve as showrunner on Season 2 of OWN’s Queen Sugar, Deadline reports.







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