Jason Dohring Back on TV in ‘Washingtonienne’

October 23, 2008 by  

Here’s a little news to kick start your day. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Dohring is coming back to TV in the much buzzed about HBO comedy series “Washingtonienne.”

Produced by Sarah Jessica Parker and based on Jessica Cutler’s book, “Washingtonienne” revolves around the professional and personal lives of three smart, sophisticated 28-year-old girls working on Capitol Hill. The show will follow the exploits of Jackie (Rachel Taylor), who moves to Washington, D.C. to pursue a career as a speechwriter but finds herself in a low-level job as a congressional staffer. She seeks guidance from a college friend (Bitsie Tulloch) who’s living a quiet life with her boyfriend (David Furr), who has a professional crush on the senator for whom he works. And finally Laura (Amanda Walsh), a small-town girl whose workaholic ways often come at the expense of a social life and who is constantly defending her Republican views to her liberal friends.

Jason Dohring will play Spencer, a senior legislative assistant for the same senator for whom Jackie works.

Also joining the cast will be Kate Burton, who most recently played Ellis Grey on “Grey’s Anatomy”.  Burton will play Joy, the senator’s put-upon personal assistant.

I must admit that I spent a little bit of this week sulking that Jason Dohring didn’t get cast as Ryan Lafferty on “Brothers & Sisters”, now it almost seems like a blessing in disguise.  While Jason has always played men with sardonic wit and charm it’s always been on a serialized drama. I’m really looking forward to seeing him in a straight on comedy. Looks like Carrie Bradshaw knows a thing or two about casting.

Welcome back to TV, Jason.  We’ve missed you.

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11 Responses to “Jason Dohring Back on TV in ‘Washingtonienne’”

  1. Rae on October 23rd, 2008 7:47 am

    Yay!! So glad this news is finally out! I knew Jason had been cast in something and was excited about it but I was waiting to see what it was… This makes me happy!

  2. Gina on October 23rd, 2008 2:29 pm

    Woohoo! And it’s on HBO! There is nothing hotter than a sexy bad boy saying sexy bad words. Well, maybe I can think of a couple things…And we just may see those too since it’s on HBO! :)

  3. Randi on October 23rd, 2008 2:47 pm

    Though I would prefer for some television network to finally pull their proverbial heads out of their butts and revive Veronica Mars (Heroes could lose Elle), this is great news for all of us! Hooray!

  4. Overdamoon on October 23rd, 2008 3:30 pm

    Wow! I’m so happy to find out that more Moonlight alumni landed on new gigs. Congratulations to Jason and Shannyn!!!!

    I’m waiting on the good news from Sophia.

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  6. JennyL on October 23rd, 2008 8:14 pm

    Yeah!! Welcome back to tv Logan!! Another new show I’ll have to watch!

  7. CT on October 24th, 2008 12:22 am

    YESSSS!!!! :)

  8. Anita on October 24th, 2008 3:08 am

    Having Jason Dohring on HBO is more than enough reason for me to add that channel now! :)

  9. Kathi on October 26th, 2008 3:57 pm

    Way to Go Jason!! So glad to have my very favorite actor back where he belongs..on my television screen!! Kudos to the Washingtonienne casting director who knows true talent when they see it!! HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY!! ;D

  10. Shay on June 21st, 2009 3:35 pm

    darnit! it was supposed to come out april 1st but i can’t find anything about it except here and wikipedia! Came up with nothing searching hbo.com

  11. Fiona on September 5th, 2009 9:53 am

    Uk loves jason when is the show coming to the UK. Love your work love u x x

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