Where Have You Seen These Rising TV Stars Before?

Meet the new class of TV stars hoping to win you over this fall

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SKYLER SAMUELS

SKYLER SAMUELS
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How You Know Her: The 21-year-old Los Angeles-born actress previously starred in The Nine Lives of Chloe King, The Gates, Wizards of Waverly Place and as Bonnie Lipton on American Horror Story: Freak Show.
Where You'll See Her: As Scream Queens' Grace, the kindhearted, anti-Chanel Oberlin (Emma Roberts) pledging the Kappa sorority.
When You'll See Her: Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox

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JESSE PLEMONS

JESSE PLEMONS

How You Know Him: Plemons played Landry Clarke, the sweetest, smartest member of the Dillon Panthers (and later, the Lions) and Matt Saracen's (Zach Gilford) best friend on Friday Night Lights and Todd, the evil neo-Nazi on Breaking Bad.
Where You'll See Him: As the mild-mannered, endlessly devoted Ed Blomquist on the new season of Fargo.
When You'll See Him: Oct. 12 at 10 p.m. ET on FX

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ANGELIQUE CABRAL

ANGELIQUE CABRAL
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How You Know Her: From one of her many guest-starring roles on shows like NCIS: Los Angeles, Happy Endings and Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23 or as Jill Perez, the ambitious, talented and tough-as-nails sergeant on the brilliant but canceled-much-too-soon Enlisted.
Where You'll See Her: As Colleen, the new girlfriend of Matt (Thomas Sadowski) who comes with some interesting baggage, on Life in Pieces.
When You'll See Her: Sept. 21 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS

04 of 08

ALBERT TSAI

ALBERT TSAI
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How You Know Him: Though Trophy Wife was just one of last year's underappreciated one-and-done sitcoms, Tsai's Bert – the adorable, Bert-wheeling, scene-stealing youngest child sitcom – is still in our hearts.
Where You'll See Him: Bringing his signature goofy, slightly dorky earnestness to Dr. Ken, where he'll play Dave.
When You'll See Him: Oct.2 at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC

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JOHANNA BRADDY

JOHANNA BRADDY
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How You Know Her: The Southern charmer from Atlanta played photography student Jordan Reed, Rusty's (Jacob Zachar) love interest, on Greek and won the final rose as Anna Martin on the surprise summer hit UnREAL.
Where You'll See Her: As Shelby Wyatt, the sharp-shooting FBI trainee on the terrorist thriller Quantico.
When You'll See Her: Sept. 27 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC

06 of 08

EVAN ROSS

BLUE MONDAY
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How You Know Him: Ross is not only the son of legendary singer Diana Ross and the husband of Ashlee Simpson, he played Messalla in both installments of The Hunger Games' final installment, Mockingjay.
Where You'll See Him: Attempting to survive the seedy underworld of 1970s Los Angeles as Diver Hawkes on Wicked City.
When You'll See Him: Oct. 27 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC

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RACHEL BLOOM

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
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How You Know Her: As the creator of YouTube videos "Pictures of Your D---," "Chanukah Honey" and more, Bloom has lots of buzz.
Where You'll See Her: As Rebecca Bunch, a New York City lawyer who relocates to the West Coast in order to pursue what she thinks is true love on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
When You'll See Her: Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW

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MEHCAD BROOKS

MECHAD BROOKS
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How You Know Him: Brooks played Tara's (Rutina Wesley) doomed boyfriend Eggs on the second season of True Blood and starred as football player Terrence King on Necessary Roughness.
Where You'll See Him: Charming (and potentially romancing!) Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) as hotshot photographer Jimmy Olsen on Super Girl.
When You'll See Him: Oct. 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS

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