Is this what losing Joey Potter has reduced him to? The artist formerly known as Dawson Leary, James Van Der Beek, will guest on CBS' post-Super Bowl installment of Criminal Minds. His character, a Shaggy look-alike based on a photo I've spied, is suspected of being the Bible thumper behind a hoity-toity couple's murders following their Bowl bash.

Across the dial, Adam Beach only just appeared on Law & Order: SVU two days ago, and already he's being made a series regular. The Flags of Our Fathers actor will return to the NBC hit later this season as detective Chester Lake.