Perry's role as Mike Kresteva made waves last season when went head to head with Julianna Marguiles' character, Alicia Florrick, during a blue-ribbon panel investigation, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Later in the season, the character announced he would run for governor against Alicia's husband, Peter, played by Chris Noth.
Perry made a brief appearance this season in a political attack ad against Noth's character in the show.
Perry's NBC comedy "Go On" was picked up for a full first season by the network, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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