Eddie Jemison has booked a multiepisode arc in the current Season 2 of Chicago Med, the Dick Wolf-produced medical drama for NBC. He will play the Chief of Emergency Medicine, who has recently returned to Chicago Med after a sabbatical. Jemison recurs on the CW’s iZombie and appeared in the recent features War Dogs and Burning Dog. Other recent credits include episodes of TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles and Showtime’s Masters of Sex. Chicago Med, from Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television, moved to the Thursday 9 PM slot this season.
Jared Ward has signed on for an arc on Freeform’s The Fosters. Executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, The Fosters follows a multi-ethnic family mix of adopted and biological teenage kids being raised by two moms. Ward will play a charming new teacher at the school the kids attend. He is coming off a stint on VH1’s Hit the Floor and recurs on the upcoming season of Amazon’s Bosch. Repped by TalentWorks and Sweeney Entertainment, his other recent credits include The Night Shift and Kingdom.