Brothers & Sisters‘ Luke MacFarlane is reporting for duty on NBC’s midseason drama The Night Shift, playing an Army guy who shares a mysterious past with Brendan Fehr’s MD character, TVLine has learned exclusively.
MacFarlane will guest star as Rick Lincoln, a soldier who is just back from his latest stint in Afghanistan. When he arrives at San Antonio Memorial Hospital, we learn that he has a close connection to Fehr’s Drew (hmm… )
From Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah (Freaks and Geeks, 90210), The Night Shift is a medical procedural about a group of ex-Army doctors burning the midnight oil at a hospital. The cast includes Six Feet Under‘s Freddy Rodriguez, Lost‘s Ken Leung and Royal Pains’ Jill Flint.
MacFarlane recently wrapped Season 1 of the Canadian ensemble comedy Satisfaction.