5 Guys We're Psyched to See Returning to TV This Fall

Actors who got their big break on television are returning to the small screen

Josh Holloway, Andy Samberg, Greg Kinnear, John Corbett and Robin Williams are some of our favorite actors who got their big break on TV -- and they're all returning to the small screen in the fall.

In fact, it seems that these days, television is the place to be. "As the movie business shrinks, you see more well-known actors considering TV," a talent agent told Vulture. "And the networks no longer look at it as crazy or a stretch to go after big names." Works for us! These five actors have lit up primetime in the past. Here's what they have in store this fall.

Josh Holloway
TV Past: He played that soulful con man Sawyer on ABC's Lost.
TV Future: He'll star in CBS's new drama Intelligence as a U.S. intelligence agent with a chip implanted in his brain "that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum." Darn, that could have come in handy back on the island! 

Andy Samberg
TV Past: He made digital shorts cool as a castmember of NBC's Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2012.
TV Future: He'll play one of a group of wacky New York City detectives in a new Fox comedy created by Parks and Recreation's Mike Schur. Can this guy pull off "wacky"? Uh, yeah.

Greg Kinnear
TV Past:
After skewering talk shows on E's Talk Soup in the early '90s, he launched his own, short-lived Later with Greg Kinnear on NBC in 1994.
TV Future: He'll play a mouthy lawyer you're going to love to hate on Fox's comedic drama, Rake.  

John Corbett
TV Past
: He made his name as an amiable disc jockey in 1990's Northern Exposure on CBS, but he may be best known as Aidan, one the of few genuinely nice guys on HBO's Sex & The City.
TV Future: He'll play a government agent-turned-analyst on CBS's latest NCIS spinoff (which is still untitled). Think: Mark Harmon but less quirky. Or actually, just a different kind of quirky.

Robin Williams
TV past: He was everyone's favorite, crazy alien in ABC's Mork & Mindy.
TV future: Thirty years later, he's still crazy -- but this time, he'll play a (presumably human) ad exec on CBS's single camera comedy, Crazy Ones, which revolves around a father-daughter relationship.

Too bad it's only February -- now we're really excited for it to be fall!

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