is coming back to TV, but this time it's not for a soap opera or the .
The Ovation channel said Wednesday that it's joining with the actor-writer-filmmaker on a new series, "James Franco Presents."
Ovation said the series will document Franco's explorations of the art world, including his gallery exhibits and other "passion projects." The prime-time series also will include Franco's "heroes" in various areas of the arts, the channel said.
The 35-year-old Oscar-nominated actor has dabbled in TV since his breakout role in the series "Freaks and Geeks" in 1999, appearing on "General Hospital" and .
An upcomingof Franco is set to air on Sept. 2.
"James Franco Presents" will debut this fall on Ovation.