The CW to Premiere Jeanine Mason’s “Roswell, New Mexico” in January

Jeanine Mason is headed to the Land of Enchantment in January…

The CW will the premiere its new drama series Roswell, New Mexico, starring the Cuban American actress and dancer, onTuesday, January 15 at 9:00 pm ET behind Flash.

Jeanine Mason

The series, the second television adaptation of the Roswell High book series by Melinda Metz, centers on Liz Ortecho (Mason), a jaded biomedical researcher and the daughter of undocumented immigrants who discovers her teenage crush is an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect, but when a violent attack points to a greater alien presence on Earth, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose him.

The series also stars Nathan Parsons, Lily Cowles, Michael Vlamis, Tyler Blackburnand Michael Trevino.

Mason, the first Cuban American to win So You Think You Can Dance, previously appeared on television in Grey’s Anatomy, Bunheads, and Daytime Divas.

Mason to Star in the CW Drama Pilot “Searchers”

The search for her next project is over for Jeanine Mason

The 26-year-old Cuban American actress/dancer has booked a series-regular role in the CW drama pilot Searchers, from Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios.

Written by Jason Rothenberg, Searchers is about a group of unlikely heroes who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime. Ten years after the death of their parents, a pragmatic brother and free-spirited sister are forced to team up when they learn that their mother’s terrifying and bizarre stories might be a road map to discovering the great legends, myths and unexplainable mysteries of the world.

Mason, who most recently starred on the short-lived series Of Kings and Prophets, will play Juniper, a girl who has spent 22 hard years on Earth, a cunning and audacious thief who has had her fair share of run-ins with the law.

Mason can be seen in Zoot Suit at the Mark Taper Forum. Her other television credits roles in Bunheads, NCIS: Los Angeles, Awkward and Major Crimes. She also appeared in the Fox pilots Studio City and Delirium.

Mason to Star in ABC’s Midseason Drama “Of Kings and Prophets”

Jeanine Mason is the queen of kings

The 24-year-old Cuban American actress/dancer has been added to the cast of ABC’s midseason drama Of Kings and Prophets.

Jeanine Mason

The series, penned by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage, is described as an epic Biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet and a resourceful young shepherd on a collision course with destiny.

Mason will portray Merav, the eldest daughter of King Saul and Queen Ahinoam, and sister of Michal.

Mason, the winner of Season 5 of Fox’s competition series So You Think You Can Dance.

Her television credits include Bunheads, Major Crimes, Big Time Rush, as well as the recent Fox pilots Studio City and Delirium.

Mason Lands Role in Fox’s “Delirium” Drama Pilot

Following her recurring role on ABC Family’s Bunheads, Jeanine Mason has landed her next television project.

The 22-year-old Cuban American actress/dance, the season five winner of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, has landed a role in Fox’s drama pilot Delirium.

Jeanine Mason

Based on Lauren Oliver’s book trilogy, the project is set in a world where love is deemed illegal and can be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway (Emma Roberts) falls in love.

Mason will portray Lena’s best friend Hana, a girl also faces undergoing the procedure. She’s described as “a flirty girl who lives next door to Julian Fineman (Gregg Sulkin) and enjoys messing with his head.” She’s ultimately less rebellious than she looks.

Billy Campbell, Corey Reynolds and Daren Kagasoff co star in the pilot for 20th Century Fox Television and Chernin Entertainment, which was written and will be executive produced by Karyn Usher.

Mason’s other television credits include guest-starring roles in Big Time Rush and The Fresh Beat Band.

Barillas Cast in CBS’ Pilot Starring Jim Gaffigan

Life’s a drag for Christian Barillas… At least when it comes to his next project.

The Latino actor has joined the cast of CBS’ untitled Jim Gaffigan comedy pilot in a draglicious role.

Christian Barillas

The project centers on Jim, portrayed by Gaffigan, who lives with his wife Jeannie (portrayed by Mira Sorvino) and five kids in a 2-bedroom New York apartment.

Barillas plays Arlen, the neighborhood’s resident drag queen, who happens to be one of Jim’s closest friends and a good friend to his family.

Barillas, who most recently appeared as a priest in Seven Psychopaths, has previously appeared in ABC Family’s Bunheads and NBC’s soap opera Passions.

Mason to Appear on ABC Family’s “Bunheads”

Jeanine Mason is about to plié her way onto the small screen…

The 21-year-old first-generation Cuban-American dancer has landed a recurring role on ABC Family’s ballet drama Bunheads, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jeanine Mason

Mason and newcomer Niko Pepaj will play close-knit siblings, a well-traveled, educated and artistic duo new to the town of Paradise.

Mason, the season five winner of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, was the youngest winner in the show’s history. She next stars in Default with David Oyelowo and The Muddy, due next year. Her past credits include CSI, Big Time Rush and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

Bunheads returns 9 p.m. Monday, January 7 on ABC Family.

Mason’s first episode will air on January 14.

Ortega to Helm an Episode of “Bunheads”

He’s the mastermind behind the iconic choreography in Dirty Dancing… And, he directed High School Musical’s Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens to stardom… And, now Kenny Ortega is preparing to tackle the world of ballet…

The 61-year-old Latin-American director, choreographer and producer has been tapped to direct the third episode of Amy Sherman-Palladino‘s new ABC Family ballet drama Bunheads, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Bunheads centers on a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves with him to a sleepy coastal town and takes an uneasy role at her mother-in-law’s dance school. Sutton Foster, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Telles, Bailey Buntain and Emma Dumont star in the hour-long drama. Gilmore Girls alum Kelly Bishop guest stars.

Ortega had previously directed several episodes of Sherman-Palladino’s iconic WB series Gilmore Girls.

Production on Bunheads began last week in Los Angeles, with the series set to premiere on Monday, June 11 at 9:00 pm EST.

Meanwhile, Ortega’s episode is slated to air June 25.