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Casting Couch: Two Caught for "24"

Finally, some additional casting information for Day Seven of FOX's real-time thriller 24.

The network has revealed that it has snagged two actors--Jeffrey Nordling and John Billlingsley--for the seventh season of 24, set this time in Washington D.C. (rather than the ubiquitous Los Angeles setting), joining Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Janeane Garofalo, Colm Feore, and Cherry Jones.

Dirt's Jeffrey Nordling has been cast as a regular on the series, where he will play an FBI agent named Larry. (Yes, Larry.) Meanwhile, FOX hasn't released any details about the character that John Billingsley (The Nine) will be portraying, except for a name: Latham. (Let's just hope he doesn't intend to rob a bank and pretend to be a hero on 24.)

But, Dirt fans, rest assured, Nordling will continue on as Courtney Cox's publisher on Season Two of the FX drama next season.

What's On Tonight

8 pm: Ghost Whisperer (CBS); 1 vs. 100 (NBC); Friday Night SmackDown (CW; 8-10 pm); Set for Life (ABC); 13 Going on 30 (FOX; 8-10 pm)

9 pm: Jericho (CBS); Las Vegas (NBC); George Lopez/George Lopez (ABC)

10 pm: NUMB3RS (CBS); Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC); 20/20 (ABC)

What I'll Be Watching

8 pm: The Office on BBC America.

It's the original UK version of The Office, back on BBC America. On tonight's installment ("Training"), a consultant attempts to conduct a training seminar at Wernham-Hogg with disastrous results, David sings, and Dawn encounters some relationship problems with Lee.

8:40 pm: Little Britain on BBC America.

Catch up with Daffyd, Emily Howard, and Sebastian on the weekly repeats of BBC's cult sketch comedy favorite Little Britain. You'll thank me in the morning.

9:20 pm: Absolutely Fabulous on BBC America.

Reflect back to when Edina and Patsy first started spewing hatred and poor, suffering Saffy. On tonight's vintage episode ("Iso Tank"), Edina receives a new isolation tank while Saffron prepares for a class project on DNA.

10 pm: Coupling on BBC America.

On tonight's repeat episode ("Bed Time"), Patrick tries to escape from his girlfriend's apartment after they've spent the night together. Classy guy, that Patrick.

Comments

Anonymous said…
ooooh - I love Jeffrey Nordling.

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