Orange County resident and American Idol finalist Lisa Tucker will guest-star on The O.C. Thursday, April 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. In the episode, Tucker returns to Orange County just in time to attend Harbor School's Senior Prom. Tucker begins production the week of April 10 on "The Party Favor" episode of The O.C.
Tucker is the second American Idol contestant and Orange County resident to appear on The O.C. During season one, IDOL contestant Ashley Hartman appeared as Harbor student "Holly."
Tucker is currently a senior at Kennedy High School in Orange County, California. She was the original "Young Nala" in Disney's Los Angeles production of "The Lion King" and was voted by Variety as one of the "Top Ten Talents to Watch." Tucker also plays the guitar and piano and is a songwriter.
From Wonderland Sound and Vision and College Hill Pictures and in association with Warner Bros. Television Production Inc., The O.C. is executive-produced by Josh Schwartz, Bob DeLaurentis and McG. Stephanie Savage serves as co-executive producer and Ian Toynton is supervising producer. The series stars Peter Gallagher (Sandy Cohen), Kelly Rowan (Kirsten Cohen), Benjamin McKenzie (Ryan Atwood), Mischa Barton (Marissa Cooper), Adam Brody (Seth Cohen), Melinda Clarke (Julie Cooper) and Rachel Bilson (Summer Roberts).