Scoops! Lost Stunner Rebecca Mader Spies Covert Gig, White Collar Adds Star's Husband

With summertime fast approaching, casting news is heating up for USA Network’s stable of “blue sky” dramas.

On Friday morning alone, TVLine confirmed that Rebecca Mader (Lost, No Ordinary Family) will be guest-starring on Covert Affairs, which launches its second season Tuesday, June 7.

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In the new run’s sixth episode, the head-turning redhead will play Franka, a German flight attendant whom Auggie meets while en route to Istanbul. But in addition to coffee and pillows, Franka also offers assistance, when Chris Gorham’s vacationing spy guy gets pulled into a mission.

Mader also has a lead role on the midseason ABC comedy Work It.

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But wait, there’s more casting goodness: TVLine has also learned exclusively that Brady Smith  — aka the real-life husband of White Collar regular Tiffani Thiessen — will be appearing on his missus’ show, which uncorks its third cycle also on June 7.

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In a July episode revealing some backstory on Clinton Jones (Sharif Atkins), Brady will play an ex-Navy commander and COO of a Blackwater-type private security company who has a connection to the valiant FBI agent’s past.

Comments (13)

  • Can’t wait! I love the shows on USA! Bring more USA scoop.

    Comment by evvie – May 27, 2011 10:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good for Rebecca! She’s ridiculously pretty.

    Comment by Denise – May 27, 2011 11:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • is Sharif Atkins finally gonna be listed as a Series Regular?

    Comment by ggny – May 27, 2011 11:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Is it sad that when I read “star’s husband” in this title, my brain immediately started fangirling at the possibility of Jeffrey Dean Morgan appearance? Alas, wrong star.

    Comment by Ace – May 27, 2011 03:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Jeffrey Dean Morgan is nobody’s husband (he does has a son with Hilarie Burton as well as a son with Sherrie Rose) so I knew it wasn’t him right away. Oh well, Tiffani’s hubby will do in a pinch.

      Comment by Cherry – May 27, 2011 09:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • When did the definition of stunner change?

    Comment by Mark – May 27, 2011 04:24 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Only because there is a German Actress called Franka Potente doesn’t mean that Franka is a German name…Noone, especially not in that age-group is called Franka in Germany O.o
    well, anyways….I am soooooo looking forward to White Collar this season <3

    Comment by Kris – May 28, 2011 12:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So happy to see Sharif get lots more action this season finally! Tuxes, naval uniforms and speed dating…all in a day’s work for the quiet achiever :) Go Sharif!

    Comment by Valerie – May 28, 2011 12:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait for White Collar to get back! It’s an incredibly good show where everything is great and nothing is annoying. So refreshing! So many shows start to disappoint after a while… but not with White Collar! It makes you happy while watching :)

    Comment by Caro – May 28, 2011 08:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • What I want to know is whether Annie will be offering Auggie assistance/comfort/pillows this season — or vice versa –

    Comment by Amy – May 28, 2011 11:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Will Matt Bomer’s husband be on a future episode?

    Comment by Pat – May 29, 2011 08:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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