Adam Baldwin Joins 'Law And Order: SVU' And More Casting News

07/23/2012 09:04 am ET | Updated Jul 24, 2012

Baldwin's character, Capt. Steven Harris, is taking over for Capt. Capt. Donald Cragen (Dann Florek). Cragen was last seen in the Season 13 finale with a dead prostitute in his bed. Look for friction between the new captain and the elite squad of detectives.

In other casting news ...

"Heroes" and "The Office" actor Jack Coleman will be stirring up trouble on "Castle."
Coleman will play a US senator who starts to have some conflict with Beckett. [TVLine]

Zoe Hart is getting a new friend on "Hart of Dixie."
Golden Brooks, of "Girlfriends" fame, will recur as Ruby Jeffries during Season 2 of the CW series. [THR]

Sofia Vergara is lending her voice to Fox.
On "Family Guy," the "Modern Family" star will cameo as a fantasy love interest for Peter and a woman selling roses in a restaurant where Quagmire is dining with Peter. On "The Cleveland Show," Vergara will play a character who tries to get Cleveland to host a quinceanera for Cleveland Jr. [EW]

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