Paula Abdul will slip behind the "Dancing With the Stars" judging desk. According to EW, Abdul will guest judge "Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba on October 15.

“Dance has always been my first love and 'Dancing with the Stars' epitomizes what dance can do to the human spirit,” Abdul said in a video that aired on "Dancing With the Stars."

"Dancing" is just the latest reality competition Abdul will judge. She's a veteran of "American Idol," "The X Factor" and "Live to Dance."

In other casting news ...

Adrienne Barbeau will get some "Revenge."
Barbeau, a veteran of TV's "Maude," will play Victoria's mother. [TVLine]

Tim Meadows and Paula Newsome are moving to "Suburgatory."
Meadows and Newsome will play Malik's parents. [TV Guide]

Currie Graham will lead the Royal Flush Gang on "Arrow."
The "NYPD Blue" veteran will play King/Derek Reston, the leader of a crime syndicate. [THR]

Mike Starr is heading to "The Mob Doctor."
Starr, a serial TV guest star, will play Sal, the Westside boss. [THR]

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