Sarah Silverman Joins Showtime’s ‘Masters of Sex’

Silverman will play the recurring role of Helen in the series

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Sarah Silverman has signed on for the upcoming second season of the Showtime drama “Masters of Sex,” the network said Monday.

Silverman, star of “The Sarah Silverman Program” and “Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic,” will play the recurring guest-starring role of Helen.

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The second season of the series, which stars Michael Sheen as pioneering sex researcher William Masters, is currently underway in Los Angeles, for a July 13 premiere.

The series has also booked “American Horror Story” star Danny Huston for the second season, in the recurring role of Dr. Douglas Greathouse, the privileged head of a hospital’s Obstetrics Department.