Showtime’s ‘The Affair’ Casts Joanna Gleason for Season 2

“The West Wing” and “Newsroom” alum Joanna Gleason has been cast in Showtime’s critically-acclaimed drama “The Affair,” Variety has learned. She joins the second season in a recurring role.

Gleason will play Yvonne, an editor in-chief of a prestigious publishing label and Hudson Valley bohemian who’s invested in her job and the cultivation of promising new writer, and is connected to Noah (Dominic West).

Gleason’s other credits include “The Good Wife,” “Blue Bloods,” “Royal Pains,” “Friends,” “ER” and “The Wedding Planner.”

The Affair,” starring West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson, tells the story of an extramarital relationship between Noah and Alison (Wilson) from each of their perspectives. The freshman series won best drama at the Golden Globes, along with best actress for Wilson.

Gleason is repped by Bill Veloric at Innovative.

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