08/24/2012 09:03 am ET

'Go On' Books Michael Vartan And More Casting News

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]