The actress will recur on Season 3 of the TNT drama as the highly intelligent and capable Chief of Staff to President Michener (played by Mark Moses), our sister site Deadline reports.
The Last Ship returns in 2016.
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* Jimmy Kimmel Live will host a special Star Wars: The Force Awakens show on Nov. 23, with director JJ Abrams and stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver and John Boyega.
* Greer Grammer (Awkward) and Spencer Grammer (Greek)— real-life sisters and daughters of Fraiser star Kelsey Grammer — will guest-star opposite each other on CBS’ midseason drama Rush Hour, per Deadline. They will play siblings, one of whom goes missing.
* The “trimming” trend continues: The order for Fox’s midseason series Lookinglass has been reduced to 11 episodes.