The actor — who played CEO Maxwell Lord on the aforementioned superhero series — will portray Michael Plank, a confident, powerful businessman who also volunteers as a civilian police commissioner and head of the police board, our sister site Deadline reports.
Facinelli’s other TV credits include American Odyssey, Damages and Nurse Jackie.
S.W.A.T. premieres Thursday, Nov. 2 at 10/9c on CBS.
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* Imposters co-creator Paul Adelstein will recur during Season 2 of the Bravo drama as Shelly Cohen, a mysterious fixer and the ex-husband of Uma Thurman’s Lenny Cohen, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* TNT’s six-episode drama One Day She’ll Darken, starring Chris Pine, has added the following actors to its cast: Justin Cornwell (Training Day), India Eisley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager), Jefferson Mays (Law & Order: SVU), Yul Vazquez (Midnight, Texas), Dylan Smith (Into the Badlands), Jay Paulson (Mad Men, October Road) and Golden Brooks (Hart of Dixie, Girlfriends).