Do not drink the White House Kool-Aid: Powers Boothe has been cast as Noah Daniels, vice president to commander in chief Wayne Palmer, on Fox's 24, which debuts Season 6 on Jan. 14.... Per the Hollywood Reporter and as spilled earlier this week by the assorted Ausiello columns, Kip Pardue is joining ER as a male nurse/new love interest for Linda Cardellini's Sam, while Mark Deklin (who has had a recurring gig on Justice) is joining Desperate Housewives as Bill Pearce, a handsome widower who gets cozy with soon-to-be children's-beauty-pageant consultant Gaby. (Wait 'til he sees what her talent is....)