jamie lynn leah casting Jamie Lynn Sigler, Leah Remini cast in comedy pilots“The Sopranos” and “Entourage” star Jamie-Lynn Sigler has signed on to NBC’s Jimmy Fallon pilot “DILFs,” which chronicles three men in their 30s who are parents, but haven’t quite grown up themselves. Sigler will play the wife of one of the guys. [Deadline]

ABC’s “Beauty and the Beast” has found its “Beauty” in Ruth Bradley (upcoming “Titanic” miniseries). Bradley will star alongside the already-cast Darius Campbell, Chris Egan and Oscar-winner F. Murray Abraham. [TV Line]

Amber Stevens (“Greek”) and Leah Renee (“The Playboy Club”) have been cast in the CW drama “Joey Dakota,” which tells the love story of Maya (Stevens), a documentary filmmaker who travels back in time to the 1990s, meets and falls in love with the subject of her film, a rock star presumably named Joey Dakota. When she returns to present day, she now must find a way back to prevent his death. Renee plays Kelsey, one of Maya’s good friends. Wasn’t Joey Dakota the name of the rocker who wanted Kelly to try pot on “Saved by the Bell”? [Deadline]

Leah Remini (“The King of Queens”) has been cast in ABC’s “White Van Man,” which is kind of an unfortunate title. But anyway, it focuses on a man who puts his dreams on hold in order to take over the family handyman business. Remini will play the titular man’s Aunt Terry, a free-spirit Bohemian type. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Cinemax’s original drama series “Banshee” has cast a trio of actors: Matt Servitto (“Harry’s Law”), Trieste Dunn (“Canterbury’s Law”) and Daniel Ross. The show centers on a master thief who assumes the identity of a sheriff in Banshee, PA, while he is being hunted by the mob guys he betrayed years ago. Servitto and Dunn are cast as deputies, while Ross is the idealistic young mayor of Banshee. [Deadline]

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."