Vince Gilligan to Make His Acting Debut on an Episode of 'Community'

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is set to try his hand at comedic acting. He'll be guest starring in an upcoming episode of Community, according to EW. Gilligan will be playing a "smooth-talking gold digger" who winds up in the middle of a fight between Annie and Abed. The episode is being filmed this week and will air as a part of the show's upcoming fifth season, which sees the return of showrunner/creator Dan Harmon and kicks off on January 2nd, 2014.

Breaking Bad regular Jonathan Banks, who played Mike Ehrmantraut on that series, will also be guest starring on Community during its new season. He'll be [...]

April's Doppelganger on 'Parks and Rec' Will Be June Diane Raphael

The upcoming season of Parks and Recreation will feature a plotline in which Pawnee's Parks department teams up with rival city Eagleton's Parks department, which houses a bunch of doppelgangers for the show's main characters. TV Line reports that June Diane Raphael (NTSF:SD:SUV, Burning Love) will be playing the Eagleton counterpart to Aubrey Plaza's April Ludgate. Parks co-creator Mike Schur describes Raphael's character as "kind of a rich, boozy, Real Housewives-type." Other doppelgangers for the plotline include Kristen Bell for Leslie Knope, Sam Elliott for Ron Swanson, and Billy Eichner for Donna. Tom Haverford's is being kept under wraps.

Adam DeVine from 'Workaholics' to Be a Recurring Guest Star on 'Modern Family'

Following appearances on Community and Arrested Development, Workaholics star/co-creator Adam DeVine is set to guest star on another big TV comedy: Modern Family. Vulture reports that DeVine will appear in several episodes of the ABC sitcom's upcoming fifth season, playing a nanny hired by Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Gloria (Sofia Vegara). In addition to his busy movie and TV schedule, DeVine recently shot a new Comedy Central standup show, Adam DeVine's House Party, that features 24 of his favorite comedians – spread across eight episodes – performing at a big party at his mansion.

Tonight's 'Comedy Bang Bang' Features Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Weird Al, Will Forte, and Tim Meadows

Most episodes of Scott Aukerman's IFC series Comedy Bang Bang are chock-full of big-time comedy types, but tonight's episode (airing at 10pm) is an especially exciting one for comedy nerds. Bob Odenkirk and David Cross both appear in the episode, the beloved Mr. Show duo's first time on TV together since a 2008 installment of Tim and Eric. Cross is the guest for the entire Bang Bang episode and Odenkirk only pops up for a short bit, but it's still pretty cool to see these guys on TV together again. In addition to Bob and David, Weird Al and SNL alums Tim Meadows and Will Forte also guest in the [...]

'Comedy Bang Bang' Season 2 Will Break Some Sort of Guest Star Record

Scott Aukerman's IFC show Comedy Bang Bang is set to return for it's second season in July, and it looks like Season 2 will have even more guest stars than Season 1. If there is a "Most Guest Stars in a TV Show Season" world record, Scott Aukerman is gunning for it. Here's a list of everyone IFC announced will be on the show this morning:

Jessica Alba, Aziz Ansari, David Cross, Jim Gaffigan, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader, Pee-wee Herman, Gillian Jacobs, Rashida Jones, Anna Kendrick, Andy Richter, Zoe Saldana, Andy Samberg, Jason Schwartzman, Sarah Silverman, Cobie Smulders, and Casey Wilson. Additional guests include James Adomian, Matt Besser, Michael [...]

Nathan Fillion Is Guest Starring on This Season of 'Community'

Cult heartthrob Nathan Fillion will be joining the Greendale Community College this year. Deadline reports  that Fillion will guest star on Community as "the politically savvy head custodian who’s not afraid to get his hands dirty but is smart enough to wear rubber gloves." He'll be going up against Annie and guest star Jonathan Banks as professor Professor Hickey. Fillion has long been a fan of the show, visiting the set last year and posting this picture of him with the show's cast.

'30 Rock's Dean Winters to Play Andy Samberg's Enemy on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Dean Winters, who you may know from Oz, Law & Order: SVU, or, most importantly, as Beeper King Dennis Duffy on 30 Rock has landed a new TV role. EW reports that Winters is set to guest star in an episode of Andy Samberg's new Fox cop comedy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He'll play Warren Pembroke, who works for the Major Crimes Unit and is Samberg's character's rival. Other guest stars lined up for Brooklyn Nine-Nine's first season (premiering September 17th) include Kid Cudi and Fred Armisen.

Glenn Howerton to Be a Recurring Guest Star on 'The Mindy Project'

The Mindy Project sure is lining up a lot of impressive guest stars for its upcoming second season. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Glenn Howerton will be playing a recurring role in the new season, E! Online reports. Howerton's character, Cliff Gilbert, is an attorney who woos Mindy and first appears in episode four. Howerton joins James Franco and Adam Pally, who are also playing recurring roles in the new season of The Mindy Project, alongside returning guests Bill Hader, Anders Holm, and Chloë Sevigny.

Sam Elliott to Play Ron Swanson's Rival on 'Parks and Rec'

The list of guest stars for Parks and Recreation's upcoming sixth season continues to grow. TV Line reports that mustachioed character actor Sam Elliott has signed on to play a rival/counterpart to Ron Swanson who does his same job in Pawnee's rival town of Eagleton and may or may not have a better mustache. It was previously reported that Kristen Bell would be appearing in the same episode, the season's second, as Leslie Knope's wealthier and better-dressed Eagleton equivalent.

Parks and Rec's hour-long season premiere, the show's first double-length episode, airs September 26th and it takes the gang to London where Leslie Knope is receiving a political [...]

Watch Amy Poehler Predict People's Futures on 'The Chris Gethard Show'

Here's this week's episode of comedian Chris Gethard's nutty public access/web show The Chris Gethard Show with super special guest Amy Poehler joining the gang for the full hour in a show that involves them predicting strangers' futures because that's what public access TV is for.

Patton Oswalt Will Play a Fire Marshall on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Guest star extraordinaire Patton Oswalt will drop by Fox's promising new sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine this season. Oswalt, whose guest turn on Parks and Recreation last season yielded this magic, will play a fire marshal named Boone on the freshman series, according to Entertainment Weekly. His Boone will be forced to work with Andy Samberg's Det. Jake Peralta, though the two are known to have a history. Brooklyn Nine-Nine was created by Parks producers Michael Schur and Dan Goor, and has featured guest stars like Fred Armisen and Andy Richter.

Lindsay Lohan Is Guest Starring on 'Eastbound & Down'

Lindsay Lohan will be making an appearance on the upcoming fourth and final season of HBO's Eastbound & Down, E! Online reports. The actress was recently in North Carolina shooting scenes for the show. If you don't want major spoilers about the new season, stop reading this right now. E! writes that Lohan is playing "the daughter of one of the show's main characters and was filming a wedding scene set many years in the future. And yes, she was the bride." Off that description, there's no way she's not Kenny Powers's daughter. Lohan joins new Eastbound guest stars Ken Marino and Tim Heidecker. The eight-episode fourth [...]

Billy Eichner to Play Donna's Doppelganger on 'Parks and Rec'

Parks and Recreation sure is loading up on awesome guest stars for its upcoming sixth season. TV Line reports that Billy Eichner, Emmy-nominated host of the Fuse's game show Billy on the Street, has signed on to appear in the new season. The second episode will kick off a plotline in which the Pawnee Parks department teams up with their rival city Eagleton's Parks department for "a joint venture." Everyone who works in Eagleton's Parks department is a doppelganger for the characters in Pawnee's. Eichner is playing the doppelganger to Donna, and we previously reported that Kristen Bell is the doppelganger to Leslie and Sam Elliott for [...]

Kristen Wiig, Bob Odenkirk, and Tons More Will Guest Star on Comedy Central's 'Drunk History'

Comedy Central today announced a long list of big-name comedy people who will be guest starring on the network's upcoming show Drunk History. Based on Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner's Funny or Die web series of the same name and produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, Drunk History follows intoxicated comedians recounting historical events to the best of their abilities while famous actors reenact the inaccurate history tales. Hosted by Waters, the show premieres July 9th at 10 and will travel to a different city each week and feature comedians like Kyle Kinane, Jen Kirkman, Natasha Leggero, and Jenny Slate talking about historical events like the rise [...]