9 Stars From Newly Canceled Shows We Hope Get Hired ASAP (PHOTOS)

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James Brolin & Dianne Wiest

The pair played a dynamic duo on CBS’s Life in Pieces for four seasons and we’d love to see them back in action on another comedy perhaps. Whether it’s recurring guest roles or not, we can’t imagine seeing these stars without each other onscreen now.

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Timothy Olyphant

We knew he could do drama through Justified and Deadwood, but Olyphant shined in his comedic role as Joel Hammond in Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet. Now that viewers have uncovered this knowledge, we hope to see him pop up in other comedic turns once again.

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Leslie Jordan

The Cool Kids may have lived a short life, but Jordan’s character Sid certainly left an impression and us wishing he’d bring that comedic energy to another project.

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Tyler James Williams

The actor returned to network TV in Whiskey Cavalier, but the role did more than just remind viewers of his talents which were introduced in Everybody Hates Chris, it showed a more adult side of the former child star. Perhaps he could snag a guest role with former onscreen mom Tichina Arnold over at CBS’s The Neighborhood? We can hope.

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Mary McCormack

As matriarch Peggy on ABC’s The Kids Are Alright, McCormack solidified her ranking among no-nonsense TV moms. While we can’t see her as Peggy any longer, we’d love to see her land a similar role elsewhere or as a recurring guest star on a show like the network’s other comedy American Housewife.

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Allisyn Ashley Arm

As Jack’s favorite student Heather in NBC’s A.P. Bio, Arm quickly found a place in our own comedy-loving hearts. Whether it was her dedication to the peculiar character or not, we hope this actress finds a home with a new show in the near future.

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Saniyya Sidney

The young actress at the center of The Passage was able to hold her own among veteran stars like Mark-Paul Gosselaar, proving that she’s one to watch. Hopefully we’ll be seeing more of the young talent onscreen soon.

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Jude Demorest

Her former character name says it all — Jude Demorest is a Star that needs to continue on despite her Fox show’s cancellation. With her musical talents we could easily picture her appearing in TV’s next scripted drama rooted in music.

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It’s hard to face the reality that some canceled shows will never return, but that doesn’t mean it’s the last we’ve seen of the stars who once brought life to the roles.

Whether it was Whiskey Cavalier, The Passage or Life in Pieces that hurt the most when canceled, there’s still hope. From hilarious duos to dramatic newbies, we’re rounding up some TV stars from recently canceled shows that we’d like to see hired on new projects soon.

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Check out the top contenders, including 'Whiskey Cavalier' and 'The Passage.'

Click through the images in the gallery above for a peek at 9 stars who should be back on TV sooner rather than later.