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03/13/2013 04:11 pm ET

Alan Thicke Returning To TV In 'Bad Management' Comedy And More Pilot News

Alan Thicke could be returning to TV full-time.

According to Deadline.com, the "Growing Pains" alum has joined the cast of ABC's comedy "Bad Management" along with Bradley Dodds

"Bad Management" follows Sharon Horgan as Eve, a boss at a high-end department store whose authority is challenged when her boss' son comes to town and refocuses the business. Thicke will play Eve's boss and David Spade will play his son.

Thicke recently appeared on "How I Met Your Mother" and "Celebrity Wife Swap."

In other pilot news ...

Bad news for "Monday Mornings"?
Alfred Molina has joined the cast of "Assistance," a comedy pilot on NBC starring Krysten Ritter. [Deadline.com]

Dermot Mulroney will star opposite Gillian Anderson in a new NBC pilot.
In the drama from Rand Ravich, Mulroney will play Bill Gibson, a meekish man who is a chaperone on the private school bus that mysteriously goes missing. [THR]

Tom Berenger has joined "Gang Related."
The "Hatfields & McCoys" star will play the police chief who oversees the gang task force in the Fox drama. [TVLine]

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