Najimy part of 'Numbers' racket


Kathy Najimy has joined the cast of CBS' crime drama "Numbers." In a recurring role, she will play the division chair of the physics, math and astronomy departments at the university where Charlie Eppes (David Krumholtz) works. She begins filming next week. For Najimy, this marks the first major onscreen series gig since her co-starring role on NBC's "Veronica's Closet." "Numbers," from Scott Free Prods. and CBS Paramount Network TV, is in its third season. Najimy, a member of the voice cast of Fox's "King of the Hill," is repped by ICM.