Three NBC dramas add regulars

Actors join 'Southland,' 'Parenthood,' 'Friday Night Lights'

NBC has tapped three new series regulars.

"Prison Break" alum Amaury Nolasco has joined NBC's sophomore drama "Southland," Joy Bryant ("Get Rich or Die Tryin' ") has come on board new drama "Parenthood," and Jurnee Smollett ("The Great Debaters") has been added to "Friday Night Lights."

On "Southland, Nolasco will play the agressive new partner of Det. Lydia Adams (Regina King) who drives her crazy.

Nolasco, whose feature credits include "Transformers" and "Max Payne," is repped by WME, Untitled and attorney Dave Feldman.

On "Parenthood," Bryant, repped by CAA and Untitled, will play Jasmine, a sexy single mom who moves back to the Bay Area to give her professional dance career a second try and to introduce her 5-year-old son, the product of a fling, to his father.

On "FNL," Smollett will play Jess, the daughter of a onetime NFL hopeful who knows the game and helps raise her siblings with the help of her father. She's repped by ICM, Storefront Entertainment and attorney Darrell Miller.