Chris Parnell Cast in New Comedy Miss/Guided

ABC's midseason comedy Miss/Guided has landed another cast member in Saturday Night Live showboat Chris Parnell.

Parnell, who recurred last season as Tracy Jordan's ethically-challenged caregiver Dr. Leo Spaceman on 30 Rock, has signed on to co-star on the ABC comedy starring Judy Greer as a hot mess and social reject who returns to her high school as a guidance counselor. On Miss/Guided, Parnell will play Bruce, a rival guidance counselor who clashes with Greer's clueless Becky.

Parnell, who has spent the last nine seasons on Saturday Night Live, will next be seen on the big screen in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.

In other casting news, Veronica Mars' Sheriff Don Lamb (a.k.a. Michael Muhney) has landed a lead on Lifetime's drama pilot Family Practice, opposite Joey Honsa and Beau Bridges.

The story revolves around a young woman (Honsa) whose life becomes entangled with that of a wealthy, Kennedy-esque family that runs one of the city's most prominent law firms under the watchful eye of the Kinglare pater familias (Bridges).

Muhney, last seen attempting to take down a perp as the morality-free Sheriff Lamb on Veronica Mars, will play Kent, the youngest member of the Kinglare family, who attempts to free himself from his overbearing family by becoming a public defender.

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Jace is an LA-based television development and acquisitions exec who watches way too much television for his own good and would love a TiVo for every room in the house. (He’s halfway there.) His blog, Televisionary, can be found at televisionaryblog.com.