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10/26/2012 09:36 am ET

'Blue Bloods': Megan Boone To Replace Jennifer Esposito And More Casting News

CBS has founds its replacement for Jennifer Esposito.

According to Deadline.com, "Law & Order" vet Megan Boone has booked a multi-episode arc on CBS' "Blue Bloods." Boone will be taking Esposito's -- who was given the boot last week -- place on the series as Detective Danny Reagan's (Donnie Wahlberg) partner. Seemingly, Esposito wasn't too pleased with her replacement, retweeting this: "CBS got rid of the only minority cast member so they can have an ALL WHITE CAST like CSI."

While CBS said Esposito's departure was due to a scheduling conflict, Esposito claimed it had to do with her battle with Celiac disease in a series of tweets in the slideshow below.

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In other casting news...

Sebastian is headed back to "Glee." Grant Gustin will reportedly make another appearance on the Fox series. Sorry, Kurt! [TVLine]

Brian Baumgartner has joined Greg Daniels' next single-camera comedy.
Better known as Kevin from "The Office," Baumgartner will star in Daniels' new ABC show as Norman, "a mid-level airline executive fights to experience winning again … at anything." [Deadline]

Gary Cole is "Veep"-bound.
The "Desperate Housewives" actor is joining the HBO series as as Ben, the president's new chief of staff. [TVLine]

Dan Castellaneta and Mo Gaffney will star on "Continuing Fred."
"The Simpsons" and "Absolutely Fabulous" actor and actress have joined the ABC Family show as Harris' (Mimi Gianopulos) parents. [THR]

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