NBC Renews Manny Montana’s “Good Girls” for Fourth Season

There’s good (girls) news for Manny Montana

NBC has ordered a fourth season of Good Girls, featuring the 36-year-old Mexican actor in the supporting cast.

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Hailing from creator Jenna BansGood Girls, whose third season was cut short by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting production shutdown, has done well ratings-wise. 

The series averaged a 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.4 million viewers overall in L+7 Nielsens, with the show’s February 16 season premiere growing to a 3.3 rating in 18-49 and 7.8 million viewers with digital and linear viewing recorded to date. Digital 18-49 viewership also grew this season versus last by 50%, making it NBC’s #2 show this season on digital platforms.

Written and executive produced by Bans, Good Girlsstars Christina Hendricks, Retta and Mae Whitman as three suburban moms who get tired of trying to make ends meet and decide it’s time to stick up for themselves by robbing the local grocery store. But when the manager catches a glimpse of one of them and the loot is far more than they expected, it doesn’t take long for the three best friends to realize the perfect getaway will be harder than they think.

In addition to Montana, who portrays Rio, the cast also includes Reno WilsonLidya JewettIsaiah Stannard and Matthew Lillard.

Montana previously starred on television in Rosewood, Graceland and Conviction.

Montana to Star in NBC’s Drama Pilot “Good Girls”

Manny Montana has found his good girl(s)

The 33-year-old Latino actor has landed a series regular role on NBC’s drama pilot Good Girls.

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Written and executive produced by from The Family creator Jenna Bans, the drama follows three “good girl” suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe, and risk everything to take their power back.

Montana, who currently appears on ABC’s Conviction, will play Rio, a smart local hustler who recognizes what assets our “good girls” can be to his money laundering business.

The casting is technically in second position to the ABC/ABC Studios freshman drama Conviction, which has not been officially cancelled but is not expected to come back.

Montana, a Graceland alum, recently booked a recurring role on Fox’s sophomore drama Rosewood.

Montana to Appear on Fox’s Drama Series “Rosewood”

Everything’s coming up rose(wood) for Manny Montana

The 33-year-old Latino actor has landed a recurring role on Fox’s drama series Rosewood.

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The Miami-set medical procedural follows top private pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. (Morris Chestnut) and tough-as-nails Detective Annalise Villa (Jaina Lee Ortiz) as they investigate the East Miami Police Department’s most challenging cases.

Montana, best known for his work on USA Network‘s Graceland, will play Marcos Villa, brother of Detective Annalise Villa, who just finished his third tour in the Army. He’s recently returned to Miami but we have yet to find out exactly why he’s there.

Montana, who’s currently a series regular on ABC’s legal drama Conviction, has also appeared on Lucifer, The Following, Power and Grimm.

Montana’s “Graceland” Series Renewed for a Second Season

Manny Montana will be spending another year at Graceland

Two days before Graceland‘s first-season finale, the USA Network has given the drama, starring the Latino actor as  Joe ‘Johnny’ Tuturro, a 13-episode second-season renewal.

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Graceland got off to a decent start in June with 3.3 million total viewers and 1 million adults 18-49 against Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

With high double-digit Live+7 bumps, Graceland has averaged 4 million total viewers (+74%) and 1.8 million adults 18-49 (+90%) in its most current ratings, ranking as the No. 1 new cable scripted series of the summer in 18-49.

“[Show creator] Jeff Eastin has once again delivered for USA Network,” said USA President Chris McCumber. “We’re proud to be the home of one of the summer’s top new cable dramas and anticipate Graceland will be a long-term player for the network.”

In Graceland, from Fox Television Studios, rookie FBI Agent Mike Warren (Aaron Tveit) is unexpectedly shipped off to a Southern California beachfront property-turned-safehouse for undercover agents, dubbed “Graceland,” and assigned to investigate his would-be mentor — the enigmatic and legendary FBI Agent Paul Briggs (Daniel Sunjata).

Pascal Cast in USA’s Law Enforcement Drama “Graceland”

It’s a case of Amazing Grace(land) for Pedro Pascal

The Latino actor has been cast in USA‘s upcoming law enforcement drama Graceland in a significant multi-episode arc as a rule-bending FBI agent, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Pedro Pascal

Graceland centers on a group of diverse law-enforcement agents from the DEA, FBI and Customs whose worlds collide when they’re forced to live together in an undercover beach house in Southern California. Newcomer FBI agent Mike Warren (Aaron Tveit) gets thrown into the mix, led by seasoned pro Paul Briggs (Daniel Sunjata).

Pascal, who played Nathan Landry on CBSThe Good Wife, will play Juan Barcelo, a tough but charming FBI agent with a rocky experience at the Bureau. Several years in as a case officer, he runs point on FBI missions, working closely as a contact with specific agents. But past failures haunt him and he approaches new missions with greater levels of intensity. Though he has suspicions, Juan stops at nothing to find the truth, even if it means bending the rules and putting agents at risk. As Juan pushes Mike to investigate his own training officer, he is forthright and direct but, when it serves him, he’s warm and encouraging.

Production on the series has already begun in Florida, with the Graceland slated for a summer 2013 launch.

Graceland co-stars Manny Montana, Brandon Jay McLaren and Vanessa Ferlito.

Pascal’s television credits include FX’s Lights Out, CSI, Body of Proof and USA’s Burn Notice telepic The Fall of Sam Axe as Comandante Veracruz.

Montana’s “Graceland” Headed to Series at USA

Manny Montana will be going undercover in the near future…

The USA Network has picked up the one-hour drama Graceland, which stars the Latino actor. 

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From White Collar creator Jeff Eastin, the ensemble series centers on a diverse group of agents from the FBI, DEA and U.S. Customs who are forced to live together in an undercover beach house in Southern California.

In addition to Montana—who most recently wrapped production of Cybergeddon, which stars Olivier MartinezGraceland stars Rescue Me‘s Daniel Sunjata as the house’s senior FBI agent Paul Briggs, “who has a legendary past but traded in his suit and tie for a more zen existence.”

Montana’s other co-stars include Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito and Brandon Jay McLaren.

“There aren’t many people we’d trust to run two shows on our air, but Jeff Eastin is one of them,” said USA Co-Presidents Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel. “He wrote a brilliant script… Daniel and Aaron anchor an incredible ensemble cast.”

No word on yet on when Graceland will begin airing.

Martinez to Star in Web Drama “Cybergeddon”

Olivier Martinez is having a Yahoo moment!

The 46-year-old half Spanish actor—who rose to fame opposite Diane Lane in Unfaithful—is top-lining the long-form online thriller Cybergeddon for Yahoo alongside Rookie Blue star Missy Peregrym.

Olivier Martinez

Developed by CSI creator Anthony Zuiker, the scripted web drama centers on the growing threat of cyber crime.

Bringing A-list talent to the digital space, Martinez—who recently opened a French/Italian restaurant in Miami—will star as the elusive cybercriminal Gustove Dobreff, while Peregrym will portray FBI agent Chloe Jocelyn.

The online project, which is currently shooting in Hamilton, Ontario, will launch first as a series of installments on Yahoo, before reaching other digital platforms.

Diego Velasco, director of the Venezuelan box office hit The Zero Hour, will helm the scripted drama.

The Cybergeddon cast includes Breakout Kings‘ Manny Montana and Kick Gurry.