'The Blacklist' books guest stars: Justin Kirk, Andrew Dice Clay...

Andrew Dice Clay arrives at the premiere of 'Blue Jasmine' hosted by AFI & Sony Picture Classics at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on July 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.

Story highlights

  • "The Blacklist" has rounded up some guest stars
  • Justin Kirk from "Weeds" will play a criminal
  • Monday night's show matched its highest ratings

Here's a few new names coming to NBC's breakout hit "The Blacklist" this season. The show has booked the following guest stars for an upcoming episode:

-- William Sadler (The Shawshank Redemption) will play "Sam," a man from Liz's past who is gravely ill and reaches out to Liz.

-- Comedian Andrew Dice Clay (Entourage) plays "Dr. Maltz," a plastic surgeon who altered the face of the latest criminal on the Blacklist. Liz and Red try to convince him to reveal the identity.

-- Justin Kirk ("Animal Practice," "Weeds") plays Nathaniel Wolff, the founder of a movement of anti-capitalists, and the next criminal on the Blacklist.

Monday night's "The Blacklist" matched its highest rating since Week 2 despite facing the World Series.

See the original story at EW.com.