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Casting News: 'Big Bang' Brings In Penny's Dad, 'Modern Family' Gets Hot Neighbor

October 25, 2010 (7:36 am) GMT
'Big Bang Theory' will finally shed light on Penny's family member while 'Modern Family' will rise the temperature with the arrival of a sexy neighbor.

Two casting news arrived at almost the same time. Penny on CBS' "" will finally get a visit from her father while Mitchell and Cam on ABC's "" will get a new neighbor.

Assigned to portray Penny's dad is Keith Carradine who made himself famous through his role on "" as Frank Lundy. EW which is first to report the casting heard from a source that this character would appear in a November episode but not much else is known. Penny once opened up to Leonard's psychiatrist mom that she was called a "slugger" because her father really wanted a son to play baseball with.

Over on "Modern Family", aka the Cyclops in "X-Men" movies would go shirtless to play a neighbor of gay couple Cam and Mitch. TV Guide did not say anything else except that the character would cause "the boys' temperatures to rise every time he whips off his shirt".

"The Big Bang Theory" airs on CBS every Thursday at 8/7c while "Modern Family" airs on Wednesdays at 9/8c.

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