Entertainment TV Class Photos: The TV Casts Everyone Is Talking About Right Now As the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour kicks off in Pasadena, Getty and PEOPLE catch up with the stars you'll soon be seeing on the small screen By People Staff Published on January 7, 2016 06:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 78 DARK ANGEL Maarten De Boer/Getty Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt takes an appropriately dark turn in this Masterpiece on PBS two-parter about Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton. 02 of 78 WALLANDER Maarten De Boer/Getty Kenneth Branagh, as novelist Henning Mankell's Inspector Kurt Wallander, spends a few more days on the small screen Wallander: The Final Season on Sundays in May on PBS. 03 of 78 CHURCHILL'S SECRET Maarten De Boer/Getty Romola Garai plays the nurse to Michael Gambon's Winston Churchill in the PBS feature-length ITV/Masterpiece film, which follows the prime minister's recovery from a stroke. 04 of 78 GRANTCHESTER Maarten De Boer/Getty Robson Green and James Norton team up to solve the mysteries of 1950s England in this Masterpiece Mystery! series, returning for season 2 in March on PBS. 05 of 78 GREASE: LIVE Maarten De Boer/Getty Julianne Hough and Aaron Tveit are the ones that we want, and on Jan. 31 on Fox, we get them (as Sandy and Danny) during the network's live version of the beloved musical. But first, they bust a move in the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio at the TCAs in Pasadena, California. 06 of 78 GREASE: LIVE Maarten De Boer/Getty Vanessa Hudgens and Keke Palmer help round out the list of Pink Ladies, with Carly Rae Jepsen, Joe Jonas and Mario Lopez joining in the fun, too. 07 of 78 AMERICAN CRIME STORY Maarten De Boer/Getty David Schwimmer plays Robert Kardashian, Cuba Gooding Jr. is O.J. Simpson and Malcolm-Jamal Warner is AC Cowlings in the upcoming FX tale of former footballer Simpson's murder trial. 08 of 78 AMERICAN CRIME STORY Maarten De Boer/Getty Also on board for the series, premiering Feb. 2: Sarah Paulson, who plays prosecutor Marcia Clark, and Sterling K. Brown, as fellow prosecutor Christopher Darden. 09 of 78 THE X-FILES Maarten De Boer/Getty Mulder and Scully – a.k.a. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson – are back for a miniseries version of their hit sci-fi show, airing on Fox beginning Jan. 24. 10 of 78 BOB'S BURGERS Maarten De Boer/Getty Because even cartoon characters like Fox's Tina Belcher should get some time at the TCAs, too. 11 of 78 COOPER BARRETT'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE Maarten De Boer/Getty We'd take advice from Meaghan Rath and Jack Cutmore-Scott, stars of this new Fox comedy, anytime. 12 of 78 YOU'RE THE WORST Maarten De Boer/Getty Correct us if we're wrong, but the cast of the FXX series seems to be having the best, not worst, time. 13 of 78 THE AMERICANS Maarten De Boer/Getty Seriously, don't mess with Noah Emmerich, Annet Mahendru and Alison Wright, co-stars of The Americans on FX. 14 of 78 MAN SEEKING WOMAN Maarten De Boer/Getty Looks like the odds are about even for the hilarious young stars of the FXX original. 15 of 78 BASKETS Maarten De Boer/Getty Who doesn't want to see what happens in an FX series that brings together Louie Anderson and Zach Galifianakis? 16 of 78 ATLANTA Maarten De Boer/Getty Donald Glover (front right) created the 10-episode FX series, which centers on a rapper and his cousin navigating the Atlanta rap scene. 17 of 78 AMERICAN IDOL Maarten De Boer/Getty Remember him? Season 2 winner Ruben Studdard hits the portrait studio to promote the final season of Fox's reality hit. 18 of 78 AMERICAN IDOL Maarten De Boer/Getty Also back for the party: season 8 winner Kris Allen, who's expecting his second child with wife Katy. 19 of 78 MR. ROBOT Christopher Polk/NBC The Golden Globe winner for best drama TV series starring Rami Malek and Christian Slater, who also took home a Globe for the show, is gearing up for an exciting second season of cyber espionage on USA. Time to back up your hard drive! 20 of 78 FASHION POLICE Christopher Polk/NBC Red-carpet veterans Brad Goreski and Giuliana Rancic are ready to point out all the style hits and misses this award season on the sixth season of E!'s fashion debate show. 21 of 78 FASHION POLICE Christopher Polk/NBC Joining Goreski and Rancic's police force is Margaret Cho, NeNe Leakes and Melissa Rivers, marking the first time the show has had five permanent panelists. 22 of 78 PLAYING HOUSE Christopher Polk/NBC Real-life best friends, Lennon Parham and Jessice St. Clair, have no problem playing nice for the camera. It helps that the USA comedy they created and currently star just got renewed for a third season. 23 of 78 SHADES OF BLUE Christopher Polk/NBC Jennifer Lopez goes back to her New York City roots on the NBC drama, which premieres on Jan. 14 and co-stars Ray Liotta. Before the big debut, the two hit the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio at the 2016 Winter TCAs in Pasadena, California. 24 of 78 SHADES OF BLUE Christopher Polk/NBC Joining them in the series: Vincent Laresca and Drea de Matteo. 25 of 78 SHADES OF BLUE Christopher Polk/NBC Not to mention Dayo Okeniyi, Sarah Jeffrey and Hampton Fluker, who bring extra energy to their shoot. 26 of 78 CROWDED Christopher Polk/NBC Give them some space! Miranda Cosgrove and Mia Serafino play 20-somethings who move back in with their parents on the NBC comedy about the "sandwich generation." 27 of 78 TELENOVELA Christopher Polk/NBC The buzz has been big on Eva Longoria's new NBC spoof, which co-stars a sexy cast that includes Jencarlos Canel. 28 of 78 SUPERSTORE Christopher Polk/NBC Things might not be so "super" for America Ferrera during her time in the photo booth, but her NBC comedy is faring a bit better. 29 of 78 CHICAGO MED Christopher Polk/NBC Code blue? It's all clear for S. Epatha Merkerson and Colin Donnell, featured players in the third installment of NBC's "Chicago Trilogy." 30 of 78 THE CARMICHAEL SHOW Christopher Polk/NBC Amber Stevens West, LilRel Howery and Tiffany Haddish will be back for season 2 of the NBC comedy, which creator Jerrod Carmichael told critics will continue to tackle hot-button issues. "I think it's important for content to challenge," he said. "I think people have a need to be challenged and people want to be challenged." 31 of 78 THE BIGGEST LOSER Christopher Polk/NBC Popular trainer Bob Harper is hosting the NBC reality show this season, but is obviously still feeling the burn. 32 of 78 GAME OF SILENCE Christopher Polk/NBC The stars of this new series – clockwise from top left: Demetrius Grosse, Larenz Tate, Deidrie Henry, Conor O'Farrell, Bre Blair, David Lyons and Michael Raymond-James – obviously take their show's title quite seriously. 33 of 78 HEARTBEAT D.L. Hughley. Christopher Polk/NBC From D.L. Hughley to Dr. Hughley, the actor is part of NBC's latest medical show, based on the life of Dr. Kathy Magliato and her book Heart Matters. 34 of 78 SHAMELESS Maarten De Boer/Getty William H. Macy and his, well, Shameless crew are back on Showtime this week. But first, they pop into the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio at the 2016 Winter TCAs. 35 of 78 DICE Maarten De Boer/Getty Comedian Andrew Dice Clay himself will be the focus of this scripted Showtime series, set for a six-episode run this year. 36 of 78 ROADIES Maarten De Boer/Getty Critics are comparing Luke Wilson's new Showtime show to director Cameron Crowe's hit film Almost Famous – probably because it focuses on the behind-the-scenes antics of a rock band and its roadies. 37 of 78 ROADIES Maarten De Boer/Getty Joining Wilson on the show: SNL vet Finesse Mitchell, who rounds out a cast that includes Carla Gugino and Imogen Poots. 38 of 78 CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS Maarten De Boer/Getty The spin-off to the popular CBS series, starring Gary Sinise and The Walking Dead's Tyler James Williams (pictured), follows a team of FBI agents who recuse Americans in trouble abroad. 39 of 78 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Maarten De Boer/Getty The CW show will bring together characters from Arrow and The Flash, plus a few new faces. Franz Drameh of The Flash is just one of its many stars. 40 of 78 LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Maarten De Boer/Getty Joining him: The Flash's Wentworth Miller and former Superman and Arrow star Brandon Routh. 41 of 78 BOSCH Maarten De Boer/Getty The boys of Amazon's Bosch – Lance Reddick and Titus Welliver – hang tough. 42 of 78 BOSCH Maarten De Boer/Getty Joining them for the TCAs, co-star Jeri Ryan. 43 of 78 OUTSIDERS Maarten De Boer/Getty This WGN America show is particularly timely: according to Deadline, it focuses on "the Farrell clan, an isolated Appalachian community living on the mountain they've called home for two centuries. They're forced into conflict with a nearby town when a coal mining company decides to set up shop on their land." 44 of 78 HAP AND LEONARD Maarten De Boer/Getty Fresh off the drama of Mad Men, Hendricks dives into this dark Sundance comedy (premiering March 2) about two best friends and martial arts experts trying to make it in 1980s Texas. After talking it up at the winter 2016 TCAs, she hit the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio for a picture-perfect shoot. 45 of 78 11.22.63 Maarten De Boer/Getty The ever-evolving James Franco helms this Hulu miniseries about a high school teacher who travels back in time to attempt to prevent JFK's assassination. 46 of 78 UNDERGROUND Maarten De Boer/Getty John Legend (far left) is actually executive producing this WGN America series about slaves fighting for their freedom in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 47 of 78 THE PATH Maarten De Boer/Getty Aaron Paul returns to TV (Hulu this time around) in a series that explores the lives of several family members who, together, are part of a cult. 48 of 78 THE BACHELOR Maarten De Boer/Getty Most of you already know what's going down on this season, but Ben Higgins still had lots to say about his ABC show on his TCAs panel. 49 of 78 SECRETS & LIES Maarten De Boer/Getty Michael Ealy promises that season 2 of this ABC series will be "much more emotionally charged" and "more disturbing" than the first. 50 of 78 SECRETS & LIES Maarten De Boer/Getty Joining him down that dark rabbit hole: Juliette Lewis, who plays the detective to Ealy's private equity firm heir. 51 of 78 THE NIGHT MANAGER Maarten De Boer/Getty Hugh Laurie makes a return to TV alongside Tom Hiddleston on this AMC thriller, which follows Hiddleston's British soldier Jonathan Pine as he "infiltrates the operation of international arms merchant Richard Roper (Laurie), described as the worst man in the world," according to USA Today. 52 of 78 SCANDAL Maarten De Boer/Getty Obviously everyone is excited for the Feb. 11 return of one of ABC's most popular dramas – especially cast members like Bellamy Young. 53 of 78 QUANTICO Maarten De Boer/Getty One of the ABC series' many attractive stars, Josh Hopkins, buttons up in the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio. 54 of 78 HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Maarten De Boer/Getty Or in Matt McGorry's case, How to Get Away with Looking Totally Cute in Those Glasses and T-shirt. 55 of 78 HOFF THE RECORD Maarten De Boer/Getty Only one person could star in this semi-scripted series, and that person is David Hasselhoff, who leads the six-episode mockumentary, set to air on AXS TV this spring. 56 of 78 PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Maarten De Boer/Getty It's safe to assume that Lucy Hale revealed very few secrets about the upcoming season of the ABC Family show during her time at the TCAs. 57 of 78 AMERICAN CRIME Maarten De Boer/Getty Felicity Huffman, her hair dyed for her role, stars as a high school headmaster in Indiana, determined to protect her school following a sexual assault scandal involving the big-time basketball team. 58 of 78 THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE Maarten De Boer/Getty Elvis's granddaughter Riley Keough heads up this Starz series – based on a movie of the same name – about the life of call girls. 59 of 78 CONFIRMATION Maarten De Boer/Getty Kerry Washington plays Anita Hill – a former assistant to Clarence Thomas, who spoke out about his alleged sexual harassment – in the upcoming HBO documentary; Wendell Pierce portrays the Supreme Court Justice in question. After their panel on Thursday, the two popped into the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio for a moment of levity. 60 of 78 ANGIE TRIBECA Maarten De Boer/Getty Get ready to binge: Rashida Jones leads the cast of this cop spoof, which premieres Jan. 17 on TBS in a commercial-free, 25-hour marathon. 61 of 78 THE DETOUR Maarten De Boer/Getty Together, husband and wife Jason Jones and Samantha Bee created this 10-episode TBS series about a family road trip, in which Jones stars as the dad who tries to keep things together as all sorts of hijinks ensue. 62 of 78 THE DETOUR Maarten De Boer/Getty Tweens Ashley Gerasimovich and Liam Carroll star as Jones's kids; actress Natalie Zea (not pictured) plays Mom. 63 of 78 ANIMAL KINGDOM Maarten De Boer/Getty There's already buzz about this TNT series thanks to a trailer that features a shirtless Scott Speedman, who stars as the head of his family's business – which just happens to be illegal. 64 of 78 BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Maarten De Boer/Getty Why yes, Carol Burnett is returning to the screen, this time around in a documentary about the big Broadway moments of 1959 through the early 1980s. Her piece of the program is about her storied run in the Broadway musical Once Upon a Mattress. 65 of 78 LOVE FINDS YOU IN … Maarten De Boer/Getty Valentine's Day will be even sweeter this year, as Ed Asner joins the cast of the Up TV Love Finds You in series, his called Love Finds You in Valentine, a romantic jaunt that takes place in a small Nebraska ranching town called – you guessed it – Valentine. 66 of 78 ROUGH DRAFT Maarten De Boer/Getty Reza Aslan's latest project is the Ovation talk show Rough Draft with Reza Aslan, which "features the author and religious scholar hosting writers of every stripe – film, television, music or literature, as well as an accompanying musical guest, an audience in the round, and a dash of alcohol, in the hopes of loosening tongues," according to the Los Angeles Times. 67 of 78 ROUGH DRAFT Maarten De Boer/Getty Aslan's first guest? Legendary producer Norman Lear, who will appear on the series' Feb. 28 debut. 68 of 78 VICELAND Maarten de Boer/Getty Action Bronson comes to the TCAs not just to talk about a new show, but a whole new network, Viceland, helmed by director Spike Jonze and taking over History Channel spinoff H2. Bronson's series is called F--- That's Delicious, which follows the rapper and his pals on their eating and performing adventures around the world. 69 of 78 ZOE EVER AFTER Maarten de Boer/Getty Former '90s star Brandy is back on BET's Zoe Ever After, but is sure to stop by the Getty and PEOPLE portrait studio during her time at the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour presentations in Pasadena, California. 70 of 78 YOUNGER Maarten de Boer/Getty Hilary Duff (second from left) and Sutton Foster (third from right) lead the charge on this TV Land show, which returns for season 2 on Jan. 13 at 10 p.m. 71 of 78 THE STORY OF GOD Maarten De Boer/Getty He's voiced God more than a few times, and now Morgan Freeman is attempting to tell his story in the upcoming National Geographic docuseries. 72 of 78 WAR & PEACE Maarten de Boer/Getty The War & Peace cast includes more than 50 people, but Paul Dano represents the Lifetime mini-series (which begins Jan. 18) solo in the Getty booth. 73 of 78 IDIOTSITTER Maarten de Boer/Getty Remember her from Workaholics or 22 Jump Street? Now Jillian Bell is starring with Charlotte Newhouse in the Web-to-TV series Idiotsitter, premiering Jan. 14 on Comedy Central. 74 of 78 ANIMAL STORM SQUAD Maarten de Boer/Getty Animals are the true stars of the new Nat Geo Wild series, which follows veterinary assistant and charity head Karissa Hadden (not pictured) as she and her team of meteorologists, storm chasers, animal experts and emergency personnel rescue animals after natural disasters. 75 of 78 THE FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES Maarten de Boer/Getty It's not all elementary for Sean Bean, whose British drama follows his detective John Marlott as he attempts to solve extra-creepy mysteries in 19th-century London. 76 of 78 CHASING DESTINY Maarten de Boer/Getty Say her name: Kelly Rowland comes back into the spotlight on this BET reality show, in which she, industry vet Frank Gatson and a panel of pros try to find the next big female singing group. 77 of 78 THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES Maarten de Boer/Getty Austin Butler stars in the just-premiered MTV show, a fantasy-drama based on Terry Brooks' The Sword of Shannara books. 78 of 78 THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES Maarten de Boer/Getty Joining him: John Rhys-Davies and Manu Bennett.