Washington was dismissed by bosses at TV network ABC earlier this summer--seven months after the behind-the-scenes fracas hit the headlines, prompting another costar, T.R. Knight, to 'come out' as a homosexual.
Washington publicly apologized for his comment and met with gay leaders to seek forgiveness--but it wasn't enough for him to keep his job.
However, the controversy hasn't ended the actor's TV career--he will guest star on NBC's upcoming Bionic Woman show, an update of the 1970s program starring Lindsay Wagner.
Washington has also signed a development deal with NBC to star in an action drama, which is being lined up for the 2008-2009 season.
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