The actress will guest-star on the NBC drama as a patient in need of a bone marrow transplant, TVLine has learned exclusively.
“Towards the end of the winter finale [airing Dec. 6], there’s a woman (Sullivan) who is in distress, who Severide is going to make a decision to help out,” executive producer Derek Haas teases.
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* Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls), William Russ (Girl Meets World) and Paolo Andino (The Last Ship) will recur during Season 2 of USA Network’s Colony. Agena will play someone who works with Will Bowman (Josh Holloway) and Jennifer (Kathleen Rose Perkins) at Homeland Security, while Russ and Andino will portray a seen-it-all ex-spy and a Redhat, respectively.
* Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) will guest in a Season 2 episode of Showtime’s Billions as a brilliant strategist.
* TLC’s Too Close to Home will return for Season 2 on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 10/9c.
* Disney Junior has renewed Doc McStuffins for Season 5, to air in 2018.
* E! has ordered a second season of the Total Divas spinoff Total Bellas.
* Tyler Hilton (One Tree Hill) and Kurt Fuller (Supernatural) have joined the cast of CMT’s soapy, comedic pilot His Wives and Daughters, about the eclectic and cunning spouses and offspring of a womanizing country music legend. Rounding out the ensemble are Maria Canals-Barrera (Wizards of Waverly Place), Molly McCook (The Ranch), Christina Moore (True Blood, 90210) and Talia Tabin (The Grinder, Parks and Recreation).
* Adam Beach (Big Love) will star opposite Garret Dillahunt in TNT’s post-Civil War drama pilot Monsters of God as an assertive Comanche, our sister site Deadline reports.