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Martha Stewart To Guest Star On 'Law & Order: SVU' And More Casting News

Posted: 03/22/2012 9:21 am Updated: 03/22/2012 10:49 am

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Martha Stewart will guest star on "Law & Order: SVU"

It looks like "Law And Order: Special Victims Unit" is getting a Martha makeover. According to TV Guide, Martha Stewart will guest star as a private school headmaster in an episode of the popular police procedural titled "Learning Curve," set to air in April.

This is hardly Stewart's first guest starring role. She has also appeared on "Ugly Betty," "All My Children," "The Simpsons," and more.

In other casting news...

Jere Burns and Kristanna Loken are returning to "Burn Notice." Both actors will be back for Season 6 of the USA drama, with Burns as the evil Anson who burned Jeffery Donovan's character, Michael, while Loken will appear as the double agent Rebecca. [EW]

"October Road" vet Jay Paulson is heading to "Bones." Paulson is set to guest star on the Fox medical drama as an artist who helps Angela (Michaela Conlin) tap into her inner free spirit. [TVLine]

Ed Helms and Bill Hader sign on to Mindy Kaling's comedy pilot. Kaling's "Office" costar Helms will appear in her Fox pilot as her potential love interest, while "Saturday Night Live" actor Bill Hader will play her ex, Tom. [EW]

NBC's Dane Cook pilot adds Ryan Devlin to its cast. The "Brothers & Sisters" alum has been added to the cast of "Next Caller Please." The pilot, starring Cook as the sexist host of a radio station, will feature Devlin as Mason, Cook's competition at the station. [TVLine]

"Lost'" actress Maggie Grace has signed on to Kevin Williamson's Fox drama pilot
. Grace will have a recurring key role in the still-untitled serial killer drama as the sole surviving victim of murderer Joe Carroll, played by James Purefoy. [EW]

"Drop Dead Diva" picks up three new guest stars.
Megyn Price, Patty Duke, and Emily Rutherford will all guest star as clients on Lifetime's legal dramedy, while Valerie Harper will return as Judge Leslie Singer on the show's fourth season. [TV Guide]

"Secret Life" star Austin Stowell has a guest-starring role in Fox's "Ned Fox Is My Manny" pilot. Stowell has reportedly been cast as Ryan, a guy the main character Kate had feelings for 10 years earlier. Ryan and Kate reunite for a date, only to have it turn into a disaster. [THR]

Doris Roberts is set to appear on a final episode of "Desperate Housewives." "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Roberts is headed to Wisteria Lane to shake up the lives of the housewives. As for who Roberts will play, ABC is staying mum on the details. [TV Guide]

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