As the fall season comes to a close and the mid-season replacements get revealed viewers will be introduced to a whole new group of young stars. Some will be familiar but none have had high profile roles on primetime. Here's a look at some of the fresh faces coming to TV.
Amara Miller on '1600 Penn'
Looking ahead to the mid-season replacements, movie fans will recognize one young star's face when the new comedy "1600 Penn" debuts. Amara Miller has had only one major professional credit in her career, but it was a big one. She played George Clooney's younger daughter in the Academy Award-winning movie, "The Descendants."
The film earned Miller some kudos of her own. She received nominations from the Phoenix Film Critics Society for Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Female and from the Women Film Critics Circle for Best Young Actress. And she even took home one statuette when she won the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Ten and Under.
AnnaSophia Robb on 'The Carrie Diaries'
Also mid-season, AnnaSophia Robb will have some big Manolo Blahniks to fill when she takes on the iconic role of Carrie Bradshaw in the "Sex and the City" prequel "The Carrie Diaries." Nineteen-year-old Robb has appeared in a number of films like "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Jumper" and she's made appearances on sitcoms like "Drake & Josh." But this will be her first time carrying the weight of an entire series on her shoulders. Let's hope she has pals like Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte to help her through it.
Ella Rae Peck on 'Deception'
"Gossip Girl" fans will recognize Ella Rae Peck who played Lola Rhodes on the CW series. But after playing Serena van der Woodsen's cousin and half-sister (it's complicated), she's moving in to another tangled web on the upcoming NBC drama "Deception." As Mia Bowers, she'll be hobnobbing with socialites yet again but this time around it all revolvers around a murder.
Madison Davenport on 'Save Me'
Sixteen-year-old Madison Davenport was born in San Antonio, Texas, but she's taking Hollywood by storm. At the tender age of nine, she started booking jobs on high profile shows like "Num3rs" and "CSI: NY." And in 2008 she landed the role of Ruthie Smithens in "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl." After a nine episode run on "Shameless" she's moving on to the new Anne Heche series "Save Me." She'll play Emily Haper, a teen whose mother believes she can talk to God after nearly choking to death on a sub sandwich.
Gabriel Suttle on 'Banshee'
You'll need to upgrade your cable to include Cinemax if you want to catch "Tooth Fairy 2" star Gabriel Suttle in his latest role. On January 11, his new show "Banshee" will debut. The crime drama is set in Amish Country. If you don't have the premium channel, don't worry you can also catch Suttle on a recent episode of "Dog with a Blog" and an upcoming appearance on "The Middle."
"Deception" airs on Monday nights starting on January 7 at 10 p.m. EST/9 p.m. Central on NBC.
"1600 Penn" premieres on Thursday, January 10 at 9:30 p.m. EST/8:30 Central on NBC.
"The Carrie Diaries" debuts on Monday, January 14 t 8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. Central on the CW.
"Banshee" will air on Friday, January 11 at 10 p.m. ETS/9 p.m. Central on Cinemax.
"Save Me" is coming soon to NBC.
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