Richard Burgi has followed his Desperate Housewives co-star, Dana Delaney, into her new show Body Of Proof.

The 54 year-old actor joins the drama as a district attorney who is set to be a love interest for Kate Murphy, played by Jeri Ryan. It is believed Murphy will become the subject of a love triangle that will play out throughout the next season.

Burgi is well-known for playing Susan Delfino's ex-husband Karl Mayer in Desperate Housewives throughout the show's run. He has also appeared in roles in One Tree Hill and Chuck, as well as parts in films In Her Shoes and Fun with Dick and Jane.

Dana Delaney leads the medical drama as Dr. Megan Hunt while Ryan's character acts as her superior. Geoffrey Arend and Mark Valley also star as part of the recurring cast. Season three is currently shooting in Los Angeles.