Previously known for his character in Chuck, Deadline has learned that Ryan McPartlin is joining the cast of NBC’s new sitcom Bad Judge. He will play Billy, a fireman and the love-interest of Rebecca (Kate Walsh). The show is set around the life of Rebecca (Walsh), a hard-living, who’s life is always on the edge, and a judge in the criminal court system.
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In addition to playing Devon ‘Captain Awesome’ Woodcomb on NBC’s Chuck for five seasons, Ryan is also known for his role in the movie, J. Edgar and numerous other television appearances in shows such as Hart of Dixie, Mystery Girls and CSI Miami, to name a few. Ryan is also just wrapped filming the Crackle series, Sequestered.
Bad Judge Premieres Thursday, Oct. 2 at 9|8c on NBC.