Billy Baldwin joins 'Copper' Season 2; 'Catfish' returns to MTV in June
Billy Baldwin, last seen on "Gossip Girl" and "Hawaii Five-0," will play a member of the Tammany Hall political machine in the season's final two episodes. His character, William "Wild Bill" Eustace, is a saloon owner who used his business and family connections to gain some political muscle and now works as a fixer for the machine.
Lindy Booth ("October Road") will also guest as a witness in a high-profile murder case. She and Baldwin join a guest cast that also includes Alfre Woodard, Eamonn Walker, Lee Tergesen and Andrew Howard. "Copper" returns to BBC America on June 23.
More TV news and notes:
- MTV has set a premiere date for Season 2 of its docu-series "Catfish." It premieres Tuesday, June 25 and will run for 16 episodes, up from 12 in its first season.
- Logan Marshall-Green ("Prometheus," "The O.C.") will star in "Quarry," a Cinemax pilot based on a book by Max Allan Collins ("Road to Perdition"). Marshall-Green will play a Vietnam veteran who joins a network of hired killers that operates up and down the Mississippi River.
- "Who Do You Think You Are?" is getting a new life on TLC. The cable channel has ordered eight new episodes of the celebrity-genealogy series, which ran for three seasons on NBC before being canceled last year. Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky ("Scandal") are executive producers. [ The Wrap]
- CBS is extending its long-running relationship with the Tony Awards. The network, which has aired the Tonys for the past 35 years, has a new deal with The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing to keep carrying them through 2018.