Judith Light is moving to "Dallas."
According to TVLine, Light will recur as an "authoritative and controlling battle-ax who will fight to the death to protect the people she loves." The "Who's The Boss?" star recently guest starred on TV Land's "The Exes" and recurs on "Law & Order: SVU."
"Dallas" returns to TNT with a two-hour premiere on January 28, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET.
In other casting news ...
Morris Chestnut has joined "Nurse Jackie." Chestnut will play Dr. Ike Prentiss, a new trauma doctor and former Army medic who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. [Deadline.com]
Brie Larson will guest star on "Community." The "United States of Tara" actress' role is being kept under wraps. [TVLine]
"Veronica Mars" and "Party Down" actor Ryan Hansen will recur on "2 Broke Girls." Hansen will play Candy Andy, a potential love interest for Caroline (Beth Behrs). [EW]
Annabeth Gish, Damian Bichir and Ted Levine will star in FX's "The Bridge" pilot. Diane Kruger also stars in the pilot about two detectives from the United States and Mexico who work together to hunt down a serial killer on both sides of the border. [Deadline.com]
Brian Van Holt heads to "CSI." The "Cougar Town" star now can not only call himself Jules Cobb's (Courteney Cox) ex-husband, but he'll be one of Julie Finlay's (Elisabeth Shue) ex-husbands on the CBS drama. The Crime Scene Investigator has bitter relationships with both her ex-husbands. [CBS]