‘American Idol’s Paul McDonald Has Been Cast in ‘Parenthood’ for a Multi-Episode Arc

American Idol‘s Paul McDonald has moved from indie rocker to full blown Hollywood hunk…sort of. TV Line is reporting that the quirky guitar-strumming singer has been cast in a multi-episode arc on NBC’s Parenthood.

Read more after the jump.


He will “play a musician who uses Crosby and Adam’s recording space, The Luncheonette, and promptly catches the eye of the studio’s new assistant, Amber (Mae Whitman).”

Hmm. Interesting. There seems to be a TON of Idol cross-over appeal. Carrie Underwood and Haley Reinhart are just a few other former contestants that have dipped their toes in the TV acting pool.

Yesterday, Paul tweeted:

So exciting!

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