Nick Jonas Is Headed To Television Full Time! (@nickjonas)

The Hollywood Reporterannounced today that Nick Jonas has nabbed a co-starring role in DirecTV’s family MMA drama,Navy St.

From Endemol Studios,Navy St.is a gritty drama set against the backdrop of a mixed martial arts gym in Venice, Calif., named Navy Street run by Alvey Henderson (Captain America’sFrank Grillo), a former fighter whose drug addiction prevented him from making it big.

Jonas will play Nate Henderson, Alvey’s youngest son who is his father’s pride and joy. Nate is a shy kid who receives a UFC contract. The character lives with his brother Jay, whose struggle with addiction has an impact on Nate.Parenthood‘sJonathan Tuckerco-stars as Alvey’s oldest son, Jay.

Navy St.was created byDetroit 1-8-7‘sByron Balasco. DirecTV picked up the drama with a 10-episode straight-to-series commitment last year. The series will be DirecTV’s third original drama, joiningRogueandFull Circle. Navy St. will begin production May 5 in Los Angeles andbow on DirecTV’s Audience Network in the fall.

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