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The NiceGirlsTV CASTING COUCH

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This week’s casting couch features the following guest stars:

Amy Jo Johnson

Amy Jo Johnson

Actress Amy Jo Johnson (Flashpoint and Felicity) has landed a recurring role on Covert Affairs, playing Hayley, an investigator with the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) who knows how to stand her ground; a persistent woman who’s an expert at taking control, she goes head-to-head with Auggie (series regular Christopher Gorham) when the intelligence community faces a united threat. The fifth season of Covert Affairs will return to the USA Network sometime this summer.

Enver Gjokaj

Enver Gjokaj

Actor Enver Gjokaj (Dollhouse and Witches of East End) will guest star in an upcoming episode of Rizzoli & Isles, playing Jack Keystone, a charming Boston University professor who enters the lives of Jane (series lead Angie Harmon) and Maura (series lead Sasha Alexander). Rizzoli & Isles will be back for a new season on TNT starting on June 17.

Charisma Carpenter

Charisma Carpenter

Buffy, Angel and Veronica Mars alum Charisma Carpenter will guest star in the season premiere of Lost Girl when it returns for its fifth season. Lost Girl will be back on Syfy, probably, sometime in 2015.

Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton

Actress Linda Hamilton (Terminator) will guest star in an upcoming episode of Defiance, playing Pilar McCawley, the estranged wife of Rafe McCawley (series regular Graham Greene). Defiance will be back for its second season starting on June 19 on Syfy.

Michael Gross

Michael Gross

Melanie Papalia

Melanie Papalia

Actor Michael Gross (Family Ties) will have a recurring role on Suits when it returns for its fourth season this summer on the USA Network. He will play businessman Walter Gillis, the down-to-earth founder of a groundbreaking DVD distribution company, who finds himself fending off takeover bids while he tries to keep his business solvent. Also, Canadian actress Melanie Papalia (The Newsroom and the Canadian series Motive and Endgame) has landed a recurring role on the series, playing Amy, the executive secretary for Mike (series lead Patrick J. Adams) at his new job at Sidwell. Suits aired its season finale last night (April 10) on the USA Network and will be back with its new season this June.

Michelle Forbes

Michelle Forbes

Actress Michelle Forbes (The Killing, True Blood and Battlestar Galactica) will be seen in Orphan Black, which returns to BBC America, playing the boss of Dr. Leekie (Matt Frewer) and “proclone” Rachel (series lead Tatiana Maslany). Orphan Black will be back on BBC America on April 19.

Please come back next week for more casting announcements.

Using her favorite online handle, Rueben is an East Coast-bred gal who is now a permanent Californian and a lifelong tv-oholic. She watches at least 25 TV shows a week, goes to the movies as often as possible, listens to music every waking moment, reads every day and “plays” on the internet every chance she can. Some of her current favorite TV shows are Outlander, Arrow, Grimm, The Blacklist, Teen Wolf, Killjoys, Dark Matter, The Shannara Chronicles, Good Witch, When Calls the Heart, The 100, Switched at Birth, Jane the Virgin, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Flash and The Fosters (among others). Follow her at @ruebenrambling or contact her at rueben@nicegirlstv.com.