Jaime Lee Kirchner (Mercy) is set as a series regular in CBS drama pilot Bull, from Amblin TV and CBS TV Studios. Written by Phil McGraw and Paul Attanasio, Bull is inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw during his days as head of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. Kirchner will play Danny, the team’s investigator, a former FBI interrogator with a photographic memory. Repped by Blue Stone Entertainment, Kirchner played Mimi in the Broadway production of Rent. Her TV credits include Mercy, Just Legal and The Mob Doctor.
Ariana Molkara (Septembers of Shiraz) has booked a series regular role in Fox pilot Chad: An American Boy, a single-camera Middle Eastern family comedy co-created by and starring Saturday Night Live alumna Nasim Pedrad and directed by Jason Winer. Written by Pedrad & Rob Rosell, Chad centers on a 14-year-old boy (Pedrad) in the throes of adolescence who’s tasked with being the man of the house, which leaves him with all the responsibilities of being an adult without any of the perks. Molkara will play Nikki, Chad’s little sister. Molkara appeared in feature Septembers in Shiraz and recently guested on Code Black. She’s repped by Coast to Coast and attorney Carolyn Conrad.