Private Practice vet Paul Adelstein is returning to TV, but he isn't straying too far from his roots.
Adelstein has booked a recurring role on Scandal, created and executive-produced by his former Private Practice boss Shonda Rhimes, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
As first reported by TVLine, details about Adelstein's role are being kept under wraps. This is Adelstein's first TV gig since Private Practice ended its six-season run in January. In addition to playing Cooper on the medical drama, Adelstein also has ties to Scandal through his real-life wife, Liza Weil, who recurred in Season 1 as the late Amanda Tanner.
Adelstein, who has also previously appeared on Prison Break, joins previously announced recurring guest star Lisa Kudrow. The new season of Scandal premieres on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10/9c on ABC.
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