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Priyanka Chopra's fans have a reason to celebrate.

"Quantico", the show with which the Bollywood actress is making an American TV debut,  has been picked up by the ABC Network for it's 2015-16 primetime season and is set to hit TV screens this fall. 

Ever since news of "Quantico" been selected by ABC Network surfaced, fans of the former Miss World have been going crazy, thereby making it trend on twitter with hashtag #Quantico.

Besides "Quantico", ABC Network has picked up five new drama series for the next season -- Shondaland series "The Catch", Jenna Bans' "The Family", the untitled Don Johnson-Chace Crawford starrer, "Of Kings and Prophets", gritty anthology "L.A. Crime" newly titled "Wicked City", reported Deadline.

Earlier this year, Priyanka had wrapped up the shoot of the pilot episode in Los Angeles. The series will see Priyanka play the role of an FBI trainee Alex Weaver, whose past haunts her after she arrives in the town.

"Quantico" is a story of young, bright and best FBI recruits, each of whom has specific reasons for joining the agency and fights all odds during their training at the Quantico base in Virginia. A recruit is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11. 

The 32-year-old actress is reportedly the first Indian actor to have been offered a role to play an important character on ABC.

Other stars in the drama include Jake McLaughlin as Ryan, Dougray Scott as Liam, Yasmine Al Massri as Nimah, Aunjanue Ellis as Miranda, Johanna Braddy as Shelby, Graham Rogers as Caleb Haas and Tate Ellington as Simon Asher.

"Quantico" is written by Josh Safran and produced by Josh Safran, Mark Gordon and Nick Pepper.

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