'Go On' Books Michael Vartan And More Casting News

08/24/2012 09:03 am ET

Michael Vartan will stop by "Go On" this season.

According to TVLine, the "Alias" veteran will play hockey with Matthew Perry's character and real-life hockey pro Jeremy Roenick. E! Online was the first to report Vartan's casting.

On "Go On," Perry plays Ryan King, a sportscaster who joins a support group in an effort to come to terms with his wife's death. The series previewed during the Olympics, but officially debuts on Tues., Sept. 11 at 9 p.m. ET.

In other casting news ...

Angela Bassett will play Correta Scott King. In the Lifetime movie "Betty and Coretta," Bassett will co-star opposite Mary J. Blige. The movie follows King and Dr. Betty Shabazz as they carry on after the assassinations of their husbands. [THR]

Tessa Ferrer is one of the new faces on "Grey's Anatomy."
Ferrer will play a recurring role, but no specific details have been releeased. [TVLine]

Lori Petty will guest star on "Shameless."
Petty, bes known from "A League of their Own," will play Valerie, a mom who crosses paths with Fiona (Emmy Rossum). [TV Guide]

Madchen Amick is heading to "Beauty and the Beast."
The former "Twin Peaks" star will play Lois, the owner of a a therapeutic horse camp. [TVLine]

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