John C. McGinley Goes Back


“Scrubs'” John C. McGinley is switching genres with a co-starring role on CBS’ drama pilot “Back,” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The project, from CBS Paramount, centers on Richard (Skeet Ulrich), who returns home to discover he was reported missing eight years earlier, after Sept. 11.

McGinley will play Tom, a firefighter who is now married to Richard’s former wife (Sherry Stringfield) and is actively involved in raising her two troubled teenagers.