Glover will play as father to Blair Underwood's character, Ironside. His name, Frank, will appear in a flashback episode titled "Minor Infractions".
Frank's mini arc will reveal some insight into Ironside’s family history in the last days before his father enters prison.
Ironside is a new cop drama which also stars Pablo Schrieber (Orange Is The New Black). It is slated to premiere Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 10pm.