Robert Buckley on Lipstick Jungle

A loss for the audience of one unsung series is another's gain.

Robert Buckley, who immediately made waves on NBC's Lipstick Jungle as Kirby, Kim Raver's strapping young boy on the side, is joining the cast of Privileged, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

"Clearly, I can't get enough cute guys on this show!" Privileged creator Rina Mimoun quipped while sharing the news with us.

Buckley will appear in the final two episodes of the CW series' 18-episode freshman season, playing the editor-in-chief of a magazine where both Megan and Will hope to be working. Considering the upcoming departure of Michael Cassidy's Charlie, it's safe to venture that this studly scribe will have the "write stuff" to complicate Megan's romance with the boy next door.

Lipstick Jungle will air the last of its 13 sophomore season episodes on Jan. 9. Though a back-nine order has yet to be granted to the prime-time sudser, the talk is that should the show wrap up this run with a ratings bang, there could be hope for the future. This week, Jungle delivered 4.23 million total viewers, its best audience since moving to Fridays in late October.

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