TV Guide reports that Private Practice has added a new star in KaDee Strickland (below). She will play the administrator of the Oceanside Wellness Center and will be a series regular. Her character on Private Practice has not yet been named.
This news comes a little more than a week after the Practice producers somewhat controversially replaced Merrin Dungey with Audra McDonald.
Despite giving Private Practice the green light, ABC was clearly not pleased with it entirely and has been fine-tuning the final product it for the fall. Follow this link for a full biography of KaDee Strickland.
Along similar lines, Grey's Anatomy has promoted Chyler Leigh (Meredith's half-sister, Lexie Grey) to a series regular, signing her for at least 13 episodes.
Quite the busy day in the Grey's / Practice universe! Follow this link to learn more about Chyler Leigh over at our sister site.