Sarah Silverman has officially announced that she will join the cast of “Masters of Sex” on Showtime. Silverman will join in season 2 in a recurring role known as Helen.
“Masters of Sex” stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson.
The series chronicles the unusual lives of Sheen and Caplan, as well as romance and pop culture trajectory. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western teaching hospital in St. Louis to the cover of Time magazine. The series is an adaptation of Thomas Maier’s book “Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How To Love.”
“Masters of Sex” season one received both Golden Globe and WGA nominations. It was also honored as one AFI’s Top Ten Television Programs of the Year.
Along with Silverman, season 2 will also see the addition of Caitlin Fitzgerald, Teddy Sears, and Annaleigh Ashford.
Production one season 2 is currently underway. It will premiere on Sunday, July 13.