Three dramas build arcs for Brady, Rose


Orla Brady has been tapped to play James Woods' ex-wife on CBS' "Shark," while Emily Rose has landed arcs on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" and CBS' "Jericho."

Brady will have a multiepisode arc on "Shark," playing the ex-wife of defense attorney-turned-prosecutor Sebastian Stark (Woods).

Lindsay Frost originated the ex-wife role in the pilot episode, which aired last season. "Shark," from 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV, kicks off its sophomore year at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Brady's credits include the CBS telefilm "Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise" along with the films "32A" and "How About You."

On "Brothers & Sisters," Rose has been tapped for an eight-episode arc, playing a friend of Rebecca's (Emily VanCamp) who has a fling with Thomas Walker (Balthazar Getty). "Brothers," from ABC Studios, has its second-season premiere at 10 p.m. Sept. 30.

On "Jericho," she is set to portray Trish Merrick, a smart and ambitious aid worker who arrives in Jericho to help with the reconstruction of the town, in five episodes. The series, from CBS Paramount Network TV, returns for its sophomore year at midseason.

Rose played Cass on HBO's "John From Cincinnati" and has appeared in stage productions of "I Gelosi," "Tartuffe" and "Wounded."

Brady and Rose are repped by Domain.