By Gina McIntyre

These lauded actors have created many of our favorite characters of all time. As if we could ask for more, they're now introducing us to some of our new favorite television characters and showing off their myriad —and versatile—gifts.

Originally published in Watch! Magazine, November-December 2019.

PAULEY PERRETTE

Pauley Perrette sitting in a bathtub in the pilot episode of new CBS sitcom Broke.\u200b

Photo Credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS.

You've loved her as: NCIS' plucky, punky forensic scientist Abby Sciuto.

Now starring as: Jackie, a single mother whose life is turned upside down when her estranged sister and brother-in-law lose their fortune and move into her California condo on Broke. In CBS' new midseason sitcom, Pauley Perrette plays the too-close-for-comfort setup for major laughs.

Broke premieres midseason on CBS and CBS All Access.

JAIME CAMIL

Actor Jaime Camil smirking at the camera for a portrait.

Photo Credit: CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images.

You've loved him as: Jane's father, Rogelio De La Vega, on The CW's Jane the Virgin.

Now starring as: Javier, the once wealthy but newly insolvent brother-in-law to Pauley Perrette's Jackie on Broke. Jaime Camil finds a hilarious balance between earnest and oblivious.

Broke premieres midseason on CBS and CBS All Access.

RACHEL SKARSTEN

Actress Rachel Skarsten as Alice in The CW series Batwoman.

Photo Credit: Jordon Nuttall/The CW.

You've loved her as: Queen Elizabeth on The CW's Reign.

Now starring as: Alice, the leader of the Wonderland Gang, on Batwoman starring Ruby Rose. By turns maniacal and charming, Rachel Skarsten plays her villain with relish.

Watch Batwoman on Sundays at 8/7c on The CW. Stream free on Mondays via The CW App.

KYLE MACLACHLAN

Kyle MacLachlan as Dr. Stepen Frost and Patricia Heaton as Carol Kenney in CBS sitcom Carol's Second Act.

Photo Credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS.

You've loved him as: By-the-book federal agent Dale Cooper on Twin Peaks.

Now starring as: Accomplished senior attending physician Dr. Frost on Carol's Second Act. With his winning charm and deadpan timing, Kyle MacLachlan is a scene stealer.

Watch all-new episodes of Carol's Second Act on Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

PATRICIA HEATON

Actress Patricia Heaton on the set of CBS sitcom Carol's Second Act.

Photo Credit: Eddy Chen/CBS.

You've loved her as: Debra Barone, long-suffering wife of Ray Romano's sportswriter on Everybody Loves Raymond.

Now starring as: A 50-year-old medical intern on Carol's Second Act. As a recently divorced middle-aged woman who relies on her sense of humor to help her make it through the day, Patricia Heaton is just what the doctor ordered.

Watch all-new episodes of Carol's Second Act on Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

​ALANA DE LA GARZA

Julian McMahon, Jeremy Sisto, Alana De La Garza,  and Missy Peregrym of procedural TV drama FBI.

Photo Credit: Michael Parmelee/CBS.

You've loved her as: Clara Seger on Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders; Marisol Delko on CSI: Miami.

Now starring as: Assistant Special Agent in Charge Isobel Castille on the Dick Wolf procedural drama FBI. Ambitious and brilliant, Castille is a rising star, as is the actress—Alana De La Garza—who plays her.

Watch all-new episodes of FBI on Tuesdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

CHRISTINE EBERSOLE

Actress Christine Ebersole on set of TV show Bob \u2665\ufe0f Abishola.

Photo Credit: Michael Yarish/CBS.

You've loved her as: First lady Lydia Dalton on Madam Secretary; Lena Janko, mother of police officer Edit Marie Reagan, on Blue Bloods.

Now starring as: Dottie, Bob's protective mother, on Bob ♥️ Abishola. Christine Ebersole brings a delightful bite to this no-nonsense Midwestern widow.

Watch all-new episodes of Bob ♥️ Abishola on Mondays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

BILLY GARDELL

Billy Gardell as Bob and Folake Olowofoyeku as Abishola in TV show Bob \u2665\ufe0f Abishola.

Sonja Flemming/CBS.

You've loved him as: Good-natured Chicago cop Mike Biggs on Mike & Molly.

Now starring as: Bob ♥️ Abishola's affable Bob, a Detroit sock salesman crushing hard on the Nigerian nurse Abishola (Folake Olowofoyeku), whom he meets when he is hospitalized after a heart attack. Abishola may need convincing, but we've fallen hard for Billy Gardell.

Watch all-new episodes of Bob ♥️ Abishola on Mondays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

JESSICA CAMACHO

Jessica Camacho as Emily Lopez in courtroom TV dram All Rise.

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You've loved her as: Gypsy, a bounty hunter who could open portals to other dimensions on The Flash.

Now starring as: As Emily Lopez, a tough and determined public defender on All Rise, actress Jessica Camacho brings inspiring grit to her character's fight for justice.

Watch all-new episodes of All Rise on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

MARG HELGENBERGER

Marg Helgenberger as Judge Lisa Benner on CBS legal drama All Rise.

Photo Credit: Bill Inoshita/CBS.

You've loved her as: Supervisor Catherine Willows on the long-running hit procedural CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Now starring as: All Rise's Judge Lisa Benner, a once-progressive voice who has become an entrenched member of the judicial establishment. Newly appointed Judge Lola Carmichael (Simone Missick) reawakens Judith's passion for the law, with Marg Helgenberger channeling her signature intellect and wit into every scene.

Watch all-new episodes of All Rise on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

MIKE COLTER

Mike Colter as David Acosta and  Katja Herbers as Kristen Bouchard in pilot episode of supernatural drama series Evil.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Fisher/CBS.

You've loved him as: Chicago drug lord Lemond Bishop on The Good Wife and The Good Fight.

Now starring as: Evil's David Acosta, a Catholic priest-in-training who partners with a forensic psychologist (Katja Herbers) to search for the truth behind supernatural phenomena. Thanks to his high-wattage star power, in Mike Colter we trust.

Watch all-new episodes of Evil on Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

MICHAEL EMERSON

Michael Emerson as Leland Townsend on psychological thriller Evil.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Fisher/CBS.

You've loved him as: Billionaire genius Harold Finch on Person of Interest; Arrow villain Cayden James.

Now starring as: Evil's Leland Townsend, an expert witness in a mass-murder case who might also be a demon inciting his followers to unspeakable acts. No one plays subtle menace better than Michael Emerson.

Watch all-new episodes of Evil on Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

ASHLEIGH MURRAY

Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy in The CW show Katy Keene.

Photo Credit: JSquared Photography/The CW.

You've loved her as: Musician Josie McCoy on Riverdale.

Now starring as: Josie McCoy—only now she's hopped over to new series Katy Keene, starring Lucy Hale. Ashleigh Murray's gifted songstress leaves behind the soapy confines of Riverdale for the bright lights of Manhattan, hoping to find fame in the Big Apple. No question—success is in the cards.

Katy Keene premieres on Thursday, Feb.6 at 8/7c on The CW.

ALEX SAXON

Alex Saxon as Ace on new TV series Nancy Drew.

Photo Credit: Kharen Hill/The CW.

You've loved him as: Chloe on Ray Donovan; Gabriel Osbourne on The Mentalist.

Now starring as: Nancy Drew's Ace, a dishwasher at the local diner with provocative insights into the murder of a local girl. Nancy (Kennedy McMann) finds his thoughts intriguing; we find Alex Saxon downright dazzling.

Watch Nancy Drew on Wednesdays 9/8c on The CW and stream free Thursdays via The CW App.

OMAR MILLER

Maya Lynne Robinson as Michelle, Omar Miller as Ben in CBS comedy The Unicorn.

Photo Credit: Monty Brinton/CBS.

You've loved him as: Art-theft specialist Walter Simmons on CSI: Miami.

Now starring as: The Unicorn's Ben, a happily married father, thrilled that his widowed friend Wade (Walton Goggins) is back in the dating pool. Omar Miller brings his perfect comic timing to the all-important buddy role.

Watch all-new episodes of The Unicorn on Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

HENRY IAN CUSICK

Henry Ian Cusick attends the SCAD aTVfest and Entertainment Weekly party in Atlanta, Georgia.

Photo Credit: Paras Griffin/Getty Images

You've loved him as: Villain-turned-hero Marcus Kane on The CW drama The 100.

Now starring as: MacGyver's Russ, a quick-witted, Oxford-educated ex-military man who appreciates the finer things in life. He's the perfect pairing with Lucas Till's titular hero.

Season 4 of MacGyver premieres on Friday, Feb. 7 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Long days on set are just a part of life for these hardworking actors. So when Watch! invited them to kick back and relax, these TV talents seized the opportunity.



Jay Hernandez got things started by lounging poolside in Cancún. What's more relaxing than some fun in the sun?



Photography by Derek Blanks.



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Paging spring! April showers are no match for these sunny and stylish stars. From Jay Hernandez (pictured above) looking fine in a floral print shirt to Daniela Ruah soaking up the sun, these gorgeous photos from Watch! will make your spring great.

Photography by Derek Blanks.

Watch Magnum P.I. on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Pretty in purple

Emily Wickersham of NCIS in violet dress in front of flowers

Photography by Christopher Ross

Emily Wickersham looks lovely in violet.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Watch NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Jump for joy

Adam Rodriguez of Criminal Minds jumping in front of a brick wall

Photography by Michael Parmelee

Take a cue from Adam Rodriguez and put some spring in your step.

Photography by Michael Parmelee.

Watch Criminal Minds on Wednesdays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Country chic

Kaley Cuoco of The Big Bang Theory in a prairie skirt and boots on a grassy knoll

Photography by Jeff Lipsky

Kaley Cuoco frolicks in the English countryside.

Photography by Jeff Lipsky.

Watch The Big Bang Theory on Thursdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Garden party

Scott Caan of Hawaii Five 0 relaxing amid greenery

Photography by Emily Shur

Scott Caan has the right idea.

Photography by Emily Shur.

Watch Hawaii Five-0 on Fridays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Tickled pink

Christine Baranski of The Good Fight in a pink striped skirt and pink heels

Photography by Christopher Ross

What screams spring? Hot pink! Christine Baranski's looking cheerful and bright.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Stream The Good Fight exclusively on CBS All Access.

Dancing barefoot

Bridget Moynahan of Blue Bloods walking barefoot through water

Photography by Keiron O'Connor

Bridget Moynahan skips the shoes.

Photography by Keiron O'Connor.

Watch Blue Bloods on Fridays at 10/9 on CBS and CBS All Access.

Picture perfect Weatherly

Michael Weatherly of Bull with red shoes sitting on grass

Photography by Keiron O'Connor

Michael Weatherly sits back and takes in the stunning surroundings.

Photography by Keiron O'Connor.

Watch Bull on Mondays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Flower power

Patina Miller of Madam Secretary wearing a flower trimmed dress in front of vases

Photography by Miller Mobley

Patina Miller looks fierce in florals. Daisy Grant would approve!

Photography by Miller Mobley.

Watch Madam Secretary on Sundays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Walk about

Alex OLoughlin of Hawaii Five0 hiking through Oahu

Photography by Nino Muñoz

Alex O'Loughlin hikes the beautiful Kualoa Ranch on Oahu.

Photography by Nino Muñoz.

Watch Hawaii Five-0 on Fridays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Stunner shades

David Boreanaz of SEAL Team in a plaid shirt and jeans

Photography by Cliff Lipson

David Boreanaz keeps it casual.

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Watch SEAL Team on Wednesdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

In bloom

Mayim Bialik of The Big Bang Theory in blue and purple floral dress

Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann

These pretty petals make the perfect backdrop for Mayim Bialik.

Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann.

Watch The Big Bang Theory on Thursdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Maui magic

Shemar Moore of SWAT in a tank top and sunglasses

Photography by Kwaku Alston

Spring break in Hawaii with Shemar Moore? Yes, please!

Photography by Kwaku Alston.

Watch S.W.A.T. on Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Tea time

Jane Pauley and Gayle King of CBS Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning drinking tea

English breakfast with journalists Jane Pauley and Gayle King sounds like our cup of tea.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Watch CBS Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning on CBS and CBS All Access.

Here comes the sun.

Daniela Ruah of NCIS Los Angeles in a yellow dress against blue and yellow tile

Photography by Cliff Lipson

Daniela Ruah is a bright young thing.

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

To a tee

Chris ODonnell of NCIS Los Angeles holding a golf club

Chris O'Donnell spends his spring break hitting the links.

Photography by David Needleman.

Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Bright light

Eve of The Talk in a one shouldered yellow dress and blue shoes

Photography by Kwaku Alston

Eve stylishly stands out in spring-forward yellow.

Photography by Kwaku Alston.

Watch The Talk Weekdays on CBS and CBS All Access.

Pop of color

Sami Gayle of Blue Bloods in a bright floral shirt

Photography by Adrienne Raquel

Sami Gayle agrees that spring calls for vibrant hues and floral prints.

Photography by Adrienne Raquel.

Watch Blue Bloods on Fridays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Cream of the crop

Ethan Peck of Star Trek Discovery in a white jacket and tank top

Photography by Matthias Clamer

Ethan Peck rocks this light linen look.

Photography by Matthias Clamer.

Stream Star Trek: Discovery exclusively on CBS All Access.

Magnum P.I. star Jay Hernandez turns up the heat in Mexico

Jay Hernandez of Magnum PI in flowered shirt in Mexico

Photography by Derek Blanks

Paging spring! April showers are no match for these sunny and stylish stars. From Jay Hernandez (pictured above) looking fine in a floral print shirt to Daniela Ruah soaking up the sun, these gorgeous photos from Watch! will make your spring great.

Photography by Derek Blanks.

Watch Magnum P.I. on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.


Thank your lucky stars

Sean Murray in Vegas on bed with money and poker chips

Photography by Tom Corbett

Happy St. Patrick's Day! To celebrate this lucky holiday, Watch! toasts you with a fun pictorial of your favorite CBS stars.



From NCIS star Sean Murray betting on Vegas to Chris O'Donnell of NCIS: Los Angeles discovering the luck of the Irish firsthand on the Emerald Isle, may these breathtaking photos make you feel happy-go-lucky every day!



Photography by Tom Corbett. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, July-August 2017.



Watch NCIS on Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.


May fortune smile upon you

Emily Wickersham in green jacket and black beanie

Photography by Christopher Ross

Emily Wickersham's irresistible smile can make any day a lucky one!



Photography by Christopher Ross. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, August 2014.



Watch NCIS Tuesdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Comedic charm

Simon Helberg, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar on a staircase

Photography by Mark Mann

Lucky for us, the chemistry of this amazing cast keeps expandinglike the universe.



Photography by Mark Mann. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2009.



Watch The Big Bang Theory on Thursdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Irish wonder

Chris ODonnell in black outfit in front of a castle in Ireland

Photography by Cliff Lipson

Chris O'Donnell visits fabled castles in Ireland. He's basically a knight in shining armor.



Photography by Cliff Lipson. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2013.



Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Erin Go Bragh!

Chris ODonnell in a boat in front of a castle's bridge in Ireland

Photography by Cliff Lipson

Chris O'Donnell in castle country.



Photography by Cliff Lipson. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2013.



Watch Bull on Mondays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Luck be a lady

AJ Cook in large sunglasses and a white dress in front of Casino Monte Carlo

Photography by Christopher Ross

A.J. Cook rules the riviera.



Photography by Christopher Ross. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2015.



Stream full episodes of Criminal Minds on CBS All Access.

Family matters

Will Estes Bridget Moynahan Tom Selleck Len Cariou Donnie Wahlberg at a backyard barbecue

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier

Kicking back with the Reagan clan.



Photography by Patrick Demarchelier. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.



Watch Blue Bloods Fridays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Emerald jewel

Christine Baranski in green dress

Photography by Christopher Ross

The Good Fight's Christine Baranski is fierce in gorgeous green.



Photography by Christopher Ross. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2015.



Season 3 of The Good Fight premieres on Thursday, Mar. 14. Stream Seasons 1 and 2 now, exclusively on CBS All Access.

Green goddess

Mayim Bialik in green dress

Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann

We thank our lucky stars for Mayim Bialik.



Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, February 2014.



Watch The Big Bang Theory on Thursdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Luck of the Irish

Chris ODonnell holding a hawk

Photography by Cliff Lipson

Chris O'Donnell hangs with a hawk during his unforgettable shoot.



Photography by Cliff Lipson. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2013.



Watch NCIS: Los Angeles on Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Lucky charm

Matthew Gray Gubler in pajamas jumping on a bed

Photography by John Filo/CBS

Matthew Gray Gubler thinks it's good luck to wear mismatched socks (and jump on beds!).



Photography by John Filo/CBS. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, December 2008.



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As luck would have it

Michael Weatherly in a green shirt standing in front of cacti

Photography by Jeff Lipsky

Michael Weatherly is a green dream in the Arizona desert.



Photography by Jeff Lipsky. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, December 2011.



Watch Bull on Tuesdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Irish blessings

Len Cariou Donnie Wahlberg Bridget Moynahan Tom Selleck Will Estes

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier

The Reagans are proud of their Irish-American heritage.



Photography by Patrick Demarchelier. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.



Watch Blue Bloods Fridays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Verdant landscape

Alex OLoughlin outside holding a camera

Photography by Nino Muñoz

Hawaii is lucky to have cool Hawaii Five-0 stars like Alex O'Loughlin around.



Photography by Nino Muñoz. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, May-June 2017.



Watch Hawaii Five-0 on Fridays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Green with envy

Chris Jackson in a green velvet suit

Photography by David Needleman

Chris Jackson looks good in the limelight.



Photography by David Needleman. Originally published inWatch! Magazine, January-February 2018.



Watch Bull on Mondays at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Sage style

David Boreanaz outside in a green shirt

Photography by Cliff Lipson

David Boreanaz looking handsome in the perfect St. Patrick's Day shade.



Photography by Cliff Lipson. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, September-October 2018.



Watch SEAL Team on Wednesdays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Emerald city

Johnny Galecki standing on a staircase

Photography by Keiron O'Connor

Johnny Galecki knows green is the way to go.



Photography by Keiron O'Connor. Exclusive to CBS.com.



Watch The Big Bang Theory on Thursdays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Green machine

Lucas Till in a gray suit and camel jacket

Photography by Kurt Iswarienko

We're lucky Lucas Till jumped in for this high-octane photo shoot.



Photography by Kurt Iswarienko. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, January-February 2017.



Watch MacGyver on Fridays at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Golden girl

Sonequa Martin Green in a golden dress and crown

Photography by Marie H. Rainville

Even just Sonequa Martin-Green's name gets us in the St. Patty's Day spirit!



Photography by Marie H. Rainville. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, September-October 2017.



Stream Star Trek: Discovery exclusively on CBS All Access.

Chartreuse chic

Jay Hernandez in green swim trunks by an indoor pool

Photography by Derek Blanks

Jay Hernandez is poolside perfection in these stylish swim trunks by Grant.



Photography by Derek Blanks. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, September-October 2018.



Watch Magnum P.I. on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.