According to EW.com, Heche joins NBC’s freshman sitcom as an anchor at the New York-based station where Fox’s character is a correspondent.
The Michael J. Fox Show launches Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c.
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• Law & Order: SVU has promoted Raul Esparza to series regular in Season 15 (bowing Sept. 25), Deadline reports. The actor’s ADA Barba quickly became a fan favorite upon joining the procedural last year.
• FX’s The Bridge on Wednesday night premiered to 3 million total viewers and amassed 4.1 mil with a replay factored in, putting it on par with The Americans‘ series debut, though the border drama skewed a bit old.
• The CW has unveiled a first look at its Hunger Games-esque new competition series Capture, premiering July 31. Press PLAY below for a sneak peek at the (faux) carnage.
• Disney XD’s Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. will make its double-episode premiere on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 11 am ET — while Part 1 will be available Aug. 1 via the WATCH Disney XD app.
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