For The People: Charles Michael Davis Joins Cast for Season 2!

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Charles Michael Davis is in-demand. 

The actor who moved to Younger following his five-season stint on The CW's The Originals has landed a new series regular role on For The People, according to Deadline

Charles Michael David Promotes Younger

His role will bring him back to Shondaland. He previously appeared on Grey's Anatomy, and that served as his first big TV role. 

Davis will first appear on the frothy legal soap's sophomore season premiere. He will play the role of Ted, a new investigator in the public defender's office. 

Related: Younger Season 5 Episode 11 Review: Lizability

But what does this casting news mean for Davis' series regular role on Paramount Network's Younger? 

Good news, that's what!

Charles Michael Davis Attends Event

Deadline has confirmed that the filming schedules for both will not clash, meaning Davis gets to continue as a regular on Younger in addition to this new role. 

It's great for fans of Younger because Charles has brought new energy to the series Kelsey's (Hilary Duff) love interest. 

Related: The Originals Season 5 Episode 13 Review: When the Saints Go Marching On

As for For The People, it secured a surprise renewal at ABC in May. The drama focuses on a group of workers in the supreme court, taking on cases that push them to their limit. 

It currently stars Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Anna Deavere Smith.

Charles Michael Davis Attends Movie Screening

For The People Season 1 averaged just 2.5 million viewers and a 0.6 rating in live + same day ratings. The renewal was a surprise given the low ratings. 

However, ABC likely renewed it to keep TGIT intact in the spring once How to Get Away with Murder concludes its season. 

What are your thoughts on this casting news? 

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Remember you can watch For the People online right here via TV Fanatic!

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For The People Quotes

Some of you won't succeed. Some of you are not worthy.


Kate: You're not allowed to eat in here. There's a sign out front.
Jay: I didn't see it.
Kate: Ignorance is no excuse.
Jay: You're a prosecutor, aren't you?