24 Casting Scoop: Rick Schroder Kills Time on 24

As the Season Six premiere rapidly approaches, Rick Schroder (“NYPD Blue”) joins the award-winning cast of 24. The clock for “Day Six” starts ticking with a highly anticipated 2-night, 4-hour television event Sunday, Jan. 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Monday, Jan. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. According to a FOX Press Release:

Schroder will play forceful CTU Operative MIKE DOYLE, who teams with JACK BAUER (Kiefer Sutherland) to execute crucial field operations. He joins a list of notable newcomers this season, including Chad Lowe (“ER”), Powers Boothe (“Deadwood”), Peter MacNicol (“Ally McBeal”), Regina King (“Ray”), James Cromwell (“Babe”), Kal Penn (“Harold & Kumar”), Marisol Nichols (“In Justice”), Alexander Siddig (“Syriana”), David Hunt (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) and Harry Lennix (“Commander in Chief”).

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  • That’s a whole lot of guest stars… I can’t help but worry that every year, we get less and less of the people we love and more “guest stars.” But hey, as long as the story rocks…