The TV vet (The Following, Almost Human) has joined the BET drama as the new producer of Great Day USA — and the man who got Mary Jane fired from CNN, our sister site Deadline reports.
Ealy’s Justin Talbot remains a thorn in the news anchor’s side, forcing her to cleverly circumvent his power plays.
Ealy currently stars on ABC’s anthology series Secrets and Lies.
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* Looking alum Raul Castillo will recur on The CW’s Archie Comics-inspired midseason drama Riverdale as Oscar, a successful songwriter from New York who agrees to audition Archie, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) has booked a multi-episode arc on FX’s upcoming series Legion.
* Netflix’s Trollhunters, from creator Guillermo del Toro (The Strain) and executive producer Marc Guggenheim (Arrow), will premiere Dec. 23 at 3:01 am ET. Watch a trailer below for the animated program, which features the voices of Kelsey Grammer (Boss), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead) and Charlie Saxton (Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life).
* Amazon has released a first look at Season 2 of Red Oaks, debuting Nov. 11 on Prime Video.