Niecy Nash (Getting On, The Soul Man) and Betty Gilpin (Nurse Jackie, Elementary) have been cast in recurring roles in the upcoming fourth season of Showtime‘s Masters Of Sex, TVWise has learned.
Nash has been cast as Louise Bell, a local AA – chairperson running Masters’ court-ordered daily meetings; while Gilpin will play Nancy, a former medical student of Barton Scully’s, who partners with Masters adding a second MD to the practice.
The duo join returning cast members Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin FitzGerald and Beau Bridges in the twelve episode fourth season, which just recently entered production in Los Angeles.
Season four, which is set to premiere on Sunday September 11th, begins in 1968, and will take viewers into the “swinging ‘70s,” during which time the series’ characters will take on new partners both professionally, personally and sexually.
Masters Of Sex follows the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson and was developed for television by Michelle Ashford. Sony Pictures Television is the studio. The executive producers are Michelle Ashford, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Amy Lippman and Judith Verno,