2020 Preview: 7 New Characters Coming to Your Favorite Shows (PHOTOS)

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MacGyver adds Henry Ian Cusick

Cusick (The Passage) 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

Can 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

Funnyman 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) costars.

Fargo, 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

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).

Westworld, Season 3, TBA, HBO

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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.

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

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