The series is based on the Brian Ralph graphic novel of the same name about a 17-year-old high schooler searching for his girlfriend in a post-apocalyptic world. Broderick will play principal Burr. Daybreak was created co-created by Aron Eli Coliete.
Broderick is also set to guest star on The Conners (the latest Roseanne reboot), playing opposite Tony winner Laurie Metcalf. He’ll play Peter, a potential love interest for Jackie, who appears in the October 30 Halloween episode “There Won’t Be Blood.”