T.R. Knight is returning to the Shondaland family!
EW has learned that the Grey’s Anatomy star will recur on The Catch in season 2, though details on his character are being kept under wraps.
The casting marks a reunion for Knight with The Catch executive producers Allan Heinberg, Shonda Rhimes, and Betsy Beers, who worked with him on Grey’s. “Shonda, Betsy, and I are beyond excited to have T.R. back in the Shondaland family — and on The Catch in a role the was created and written especially for him,” Heinberg says.
“This has been a thrilling secret to keep!” Rhimes adds. “One of my favorite family members is home!”
An original cast member on Grey’s Anatomy, Knight played George O’Malley, who was killed off in the season 5 finale. The actor, who earned an Emmy nomination for his role on the ABC medical drama, has gone on to star on The Good Wife and 11.22.63.
“Working with Shonda, Betsy, and Allan again fills me with immense joy,” Knight says. “I am heartened to be returning to Shondaland and excited to work with this exceptional cast!”
The Catch will return midseason on ABC.