In the BrainDead episode “Wake Up Grassroots: The Nine Virtues of Participatory Democracy, and How We Can Keep America Great,” while Laurel (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Rochelle (Nikki James) get Laurel's friend Abby Summers (Brooke Bloom) to get an MRI to reveal what's happening in Washington DC, Gareth Ritter (Aaron Tveit) goes out on a date with conservative TV host Misty Alise.
Misty is portrayed by Megan Hilty. The Broadway actress (Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical) is known for her roles on The Good Wife (Kurt's mistress and ballistics expert friend Holly), Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (Charlene), Sean Saves the World (Liz), Smash (Ivy Lynn), and Desperate Housewives (Shayla Grove), among others. BrainDead airs Mondays at 10pm on CBS.
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