The Daughtry frontman has been cast in the music-themed programme as a drug-addicted rock star called Keith Rhodes. In addition, he will also write original music for the show.

Grey's Anatomy executive producer Krista Vernoff penned the pilot episode using her real-life experience as the daughter of a drug dealer.

Studio City also stars Heather Graham, Will & Grace alum Eric Mccormack and British actress Florence Pugh.