The series — premiering this Sunday at 8:30/7:30c, before moving to 8 pm on Oct. 7 — is about an atheist (The Mayor‘s Brandon Micheal Hall) who is friended by the Almighty on Facebook. Vartan — who most recently co-starred on E!’s now-cancelled drama The Arrangement — will appear in Episode 7 as the father of Violette Beane’s journalist character.
The pilot of God Friended Me is currently streaming on CBS.com.
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* Black Lightning has taped Kearran Giovanni (Major Crimes) to recur during Season 2 as Cutter, a mercenary trained by British intelligence, our sister site Deadline reports.
* Hulu has renewed the period drama Harlots for an eight-episode Season 3, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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* Tamron Hall’s syndicated daytime talk show will debut on ABC-owned television stations in fall 2019.
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