Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of American Horror Story for the show's sophomore season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
According to Entertainment Weekly, which first reported the news, Consuelos will play a patient named Spivey in Season 2, which began production this week and will be set in an institution for the criminally insane.
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Appearing alongside Consuelos will be returning cast members Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson and Zachary Quinto, as well as Season 2 newcomers Adam Levine, Chloe Sevigny, Joseph Fiennes and James Cromwell.
Consuelos, the 41-year-old husband of morning show host Kelly Ripa, previously starred on All My Children and most recently guest-starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.