Kate Simses Joins ABC’s ‘Dr. Ken’ As Series Regular

Kate Simses (Mixology) is set as a regular opposite Ken Jeong in ABC’s new comedy series Dr. Ken. Written by Jared Stern, Mike O’Connell and Jeong, who is a licensed physician,

LOGLINE: Dr. Ken is a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. However, these good intentions have a way of driving everyone crazy at both work and at home. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things sane.

Dr. Ken stars Jeong as a frustrated HMO doctor juggling medicine, marriage and parenting — and succeeding at none of them. Simses, repped by APA and Bleecker Street, will play Dr. Julie Mintz, a naive, ever-optimistic young resident at the HMO. Mintz’s romantic worldview and desire to play by the rules are often at odds with the more realistic opinions of her colleagues. Simses guest-starred in the role in the pilot.

Simses was a series regular on ABC’s Mixology and has done guest spots on such shows as Comedy Central’s Important Things With Demetri Martin and NBC’s 30 Rock and Law & Order: SVU. Her most recent film work includes roles in That Awkward Moment, What’s Your Number and the upcoming Sasha Gordon film It Had To Be You.

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