John Barrowman Teams Up with ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Creator Shonda Rhimes

John Barrowman back in 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

John Barrowman is making the rounds on U.S. television. (AP)

John Barrowman (Torchwood, Doctor Who) is teaming up with self-professed Doctor Who fan Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Rhimes has cast Barrowman to appear in her latest show Scandal, a political thriller starring Kerry Washington, which airs on ABC at 10pm Eastern. He will appear in the May 9 episode but little is known about his character.

While the show is tight-lipped about his role, Rhimes wasn’t shy in letting people know how keen she was having him on set, heading to her Twitter page to sing his praises:

 

Here is a look at the trailer:

Scandal is currently in its second season. If you’d like to catch up on season one and two you can watch entire episodes via ABC’s iPlayer, here. Barrowman is making the rounds on U.S. television also having a reoccurring role on the CW’s Arrow. 

Are you excited to see Barrowman in a new role?