TV Casting News - Xosha Roquemore, Robert Gossett Get Promotions

Television
by Tambay A. Obenson
March 25, 2013 7:10 PM
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Xosha Roquemore
Some quickie TV casting news...

First, Xosha Roquemore has been promoted from guest-star to what Deadline calls a "heavily recurring role" on TV Land‘s Kirstie Alley comedy series, Kirstie’s New Show, which stars Alley as MadisonMaddieBanks, a Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down her long-lost son turns up looking to connect after his adopted mother dies.

Roquemore will reprise her guest-starring role as Tanya, Alley’s chef. She'll appear in 6 out of the first season’s 12 episodes. 

The show begins production in the summer for fall premiere.

Secondly, former co-star of The Closer, Robert Gossett, who had a recurring role on TNT's drama series Major Crimes, has been upgraded to a series regular, playing Assistant Chief Russell Taylor, Captain Raydor’s (Mary McDonnell's) direct superior - the same character he recurred with on the first season of Major Crimes, which is a spin-off of The Closer spinoff.

Gossett's promotion will begin in the upcoming second season of Major Crimes, which will premiere on June 10, 2013.

Gossett was a series regular during all 7 seasons of The Closer, fro 2005 to 2012.

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3 Comments

  • Geneva Girl | March 27, 2013 8:36 AMReply

    I'm happy for Robert Gossett, but I so hate his annoying character. Good for him, but why are the show's two black characters, Russell and Sykes, so unlikable?

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  • ALM | March 25, 2013 8:39 PMReply

    Congrats to both!

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