"All My Children" alum Yaya DaCosta exits "Chicago Med" for FOX drama "Our Kind of People" from producers Karin Gist and Lee Daniels, Multi-hyphenated talent Tasha Smith to direct the first two episodes, including the pilot.
NBC unveils new fall schedule with the addition of eight new shows and a multitude of returning hits for the 2019-20 season.
NBC has released its 2018-19 Television Schedule, which includes dramas "Manifest" and "New Amsterdam" and comedy "I Fee Bad." The network has also picked up FOX transplant "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a sixth season.
With his hit primetime series getting <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/08/ae-cancels-longmire-co-starring-atwt-alum-bailey-chase">canceled</a> by A&E in late August, despite bringing in some of the largest audiences for the network overall, that hasn't stopped former "Longmire" and "As The World Turns" actor <strong>Bailey Chase</strong> (ex-Chris Hughes) from moving on with his career. Chase has landed a multi-episode arc on NBC's "Chicago P.D.," <a href="http://deadline.com/2014/10/gilles-marini-cast-devious-maids-bailey-chase-chicago-pd-845397/" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Deadline Hollywood</em>.
Having catapulted to the number one spot in the 18-49 demo and experienced double digit improvement in many time slots, NBC has announced its upcoming fall 2014-2015 primetime schedule. The network is introducing a portfolio of new content that will be joining veteran shows “About a Boy,” “The Blacklist,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.,” “Grimm,” “Hannibal,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Parenthood,” “Parks and Recreation,” “America Ninja Warrior,” “America’s Got Talent,” "The Biggest Loser," “Celebrity Apprentice,” “Hollywood Game Night” and “The Voice.”
"As The World Turns" alum Jesse Lee Soffer (ex-Will Munson) is sure making a name for himself outside of daytime television. As previously reported, the actor is starring in NBC's newest police procedural, "Chicago P.D.," which is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. The series follows a group of men and women of the Chicago Police Department's elite Intelligence Unit, combatting the city’s most heinous offenses – organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond. Leading the cast is Jason Beghe as Detective Sgt. Hank Voight, who is at ground zero of the war on crime in Chicago.
Jesse Lee Soffer (ex-Will Munson, "As The World Turns") has joined the cast of NBC's "Chicago PD," the spinoff of their hit drama series "Chicago Fire," reports Deadline Hollywood. According to the website, Soffer will portray "a young police detective who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks." It is understood that Soffer's character will be first introduced this fall on "Fire" before appearing fulltime on "PD," which debuts in midseason on the network.