A General Hospital vet is about to find himself in the Navy.
Brandon Barash, who played Johnny Zacchara on the ABC soap, has landed a guest-starring role on DirecTV’s upcoming drama Navy St.TVLine has learned that Barash will play Eric, a condescending Los Angeles charlatan who becomes enraged when Lisa (The Glades‘ Kiele Sanchez) rejects his advances.
Navy St., which received a 10-episode straight-to-series order, is being billed as a gritty family drama set against the backdrop of a mixed martial arts (MMA) gym in Venice, California. The drama also stars Nick Jonas and Parenthood‘s Matt Lauria.
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* Brooklyn Net Jason Collins and Netflix comedy Orange Is the New Black have been added to the list of honorees at Logo TV’s Trailblazers event, airing June 26 at 9/8c.
* Bravo on Wednesday announced that its new series Top Chef Duels will premiere Aug. 6 at 10/9c. The reality competition show — which pits the best contestants from Top Chef and Top Chef Masters against each other – has booked an impressive list of celebrity guest judges, including Shailene Woodley, the cast of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and several Grey’s Anatomy stars.
* New episodes of Who Do You Think You Are? will return to TLC on July 23 at 9/8c. Per The Wrap, Season 5′s celebrity case studies include Kelsey Grammer, Cynthia Nixon, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Valerie Bertinelli, Lauren Graham and Rachel McAdams with sister Kayleen.