Angela Sarafyan

Angela Sarafyan has joined the cast of The Good Guys in a major recurring role, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Sarafyan will play offbeat and socially awkward Samantha Evans. Since she's a lowly assistant crime scene investigator, she jumps at the chance to help Jack (Colin Hanks) and Dan (Bradley Whitford) with their cases.

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The 27-year-old actress has appeared on such series as The Mentalist, In Plain Sight and CSI: NY.

The Good Guys debuted to 4.9 million viewers and suffered subsequent losses in viewership each week. The show averaged a 1.4 rating in the 18-to-49 demographic through the summer before Fox pulled the series two weeks early.

The show will move to Fridays this fall, starting Sept. 24 at 9/8c on Fox.