2020 Preview: 7 New Characters Coming to Your Favorite Shows (PHOTOS)
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MacGyver adds Henry Ian Cusick
) will help Angus MacGyver (Lucas Till
) and gang bring down baddies as ex-military Russ, a wealthy master manipulator.
MacGyver, Season 4, Friday, Feb. 7, 8/7c, CBS
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Billions adds Julianna Margulies
hold her own in the drama's cutthroat world as Catherine Brant, a bestselling author and Ivy League sociology professor? We think yes!
Billions, Season 5, Spring, Showtime
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The Crown adds Gillian Anderson
In Season 4, Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman
) faces off with the formidable Margaret Thatcher (The X-Files' Anderson
), prime minister from 1979 to 1990.
The Crown, Season 4, TBA, Netflix
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Fargo adds Chris Rock
gets serious in the anthology's fourth round, playing the patriarch of a 1950s African-American crime syndicate doing battle with the Kansas City Mafia. Uzo Aduba
(Orange Is the New Black
, Season 4, Sunday, April 19, 10/9c, FX
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Killing Eve adds Game of Thrones' Gemma Whelan
Details remain hush-hush, but suffice to say bringing Game of Thrones
alum Whelan (aka Yara Greyjoy) to this thriller is, in a word, thrilling!
Killing Eve, Season 3, TBA, BBC America
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The Sinner adds Matt Bomer
(American Horror Story: Hotel
) joins Season 3 of the drama. His role: schoolteacher Jamie Burns, whose sins involve a mysterious car accident.
The Sinner, Season 3, Thursday, February 6, 9/8c, USA
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Westworld adds Aaron Paul
The three-time Breaking Bad
Emmy winner appears as Caleb, a blue-collar construction worker with a complicated past who crosses paths with robot Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood
, Season 3, TBA, HBO
The holiday season is over, but TV has some new gifts you'll never want to return. Settle in for 12 months of fan-favorite stars (Fran Drescher, Edie Falco), inspiring physical feats (the Olympics), new streaming services, and another must-see season of Outlander.
If you've missed seeing a favorite star on your television screen, you may be in luck in 2020 — and they may be joining one of your must-see series.
Book lovers won't want to miss these series premiering throughout the year.
Quite a few series are getting some new blood for the new year, so click through the gallery above for the scoop on what to expect from their characters.
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'Schitt's Creek,' 'The 100' & 7 More TV Shows Ending
'Outmatched,' 'Kimmy Schmidt' & More Laughs on the Way
6 U.S. Athletes to Watch Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics
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