PHOTOS: Five Reasons We’re Ready For A Weekly Dose Of Ryan Phillippe

635605526396700135-136522-1895-ful-1Tonight, Ryan Phillippe hits the small screen in ABC’s Secrets and Lies, an hour-long drama in which he plays a family man suspected of murder. The show is taking cues from succeses like True Detective and Fargo in that the story will play out over ten episodes, and if it returns for season 2, it will be with a new cast and plot.

It’s being reported that Phillippe was contractually obligated to perform one shirtless scene per episode, so there’s that to look forward to. Phillippe, 40, has certainly still got it.

Here’s why we love him:

He still values personal grooming, even when something’s not right:″ width=”420″ height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”>

He protects and serves…realness:

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His holiday cheer:

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He has a sense of humor, all be it an odd one:

He pouts just right:

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