As The World Turns’ Jesse Lee Soffer Lands Hatfields & McCoys Pilot


 
Former As The World Turns actor Jesse Lee Soffer isn't letting FOX's cancellation ofThe Mob Doctor get him down. Soffer has landed the lead role in NBC’s pilot Hatfields & McCoys.

Per Deadline, Soffer will play Patrick McCoy, a young man who returns home and is swept up into his family’s battle against the Hatfields following his father's murder. The show, executive produced by Charlize Theron, is a modern day take on the historical feud between the warring families.

Fox Announces Premiere Dates For Glee, Rest of Lineup



Fox is hitting the fall season running with the early premieres of Glee, Bones, The X Factor and freshman drama The Mob Doctor.  In its announcement, the network revealed The X Factor’s premiere will be split between September 12 and 13. On September 12, The X Factor will debut the first part, with a two-hour premiere. On September 13, the second half of The X Factor’s premiere will provide the lead in for Glee, which makes its Thursday timeslot debut.  Fox veteran Bones will return on September 17 and anchor The Mob Doctor’s debut.

Fans of Fox’s other shows will then have to wait until at least September 25 before any shows return or new series debut.

See the complete premiere date schedule after the jump!