Patrick Swayze Back in Hospital

Patrick Swayze checked himself into the hospital today after coming down with pneumonia. The star was scheduled to promote his new show The Beast at the Television Critics Association conference in Los Angeles, but cancelled last minute. The Dirty Dancing star is battling pancreatic cancer.

The Beast , airing Jan. 15 on A&E, follows an unorthodox FBI agent named Charles Barker (Swayze) who takes on a rookie partner Ellis Dove (Travis Fimmel) to train in his unique methods.

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