Amanda Setton is joining the cast of Hawaii Five-0 for its fifth season, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The Crazy Ones alum has landed the recurring role of medical examiner Dr. Mindy Shaw, who will be Max's (Masi Oka) new trainee. Described as a smart young woman who takes initiative and turns in impressive work, Dr. Shaw will be introduced in the Season 5 premiere.
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TVGuide.com teased the role earlier this month, when series boss Peter Lenkov revealed that the new character "will be there at crime scenes and be a voice in the ME's office."
In other casting news, TVGuide.com has also confirmed that Carol Burnett will reprise her role as McGarrett's (Alex O'Loughlin) aunt in Season 5.
Setton is also known for her roles on The Mindy Project and Gossip Girl.
Hawaii Five-0 kicks off Season 5 on Friday, Sept. 26 on CBS. Do you think Dr. Shaw will be a good addition to the team?
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