Primetime role.

The Young and the Restless‘s Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) is set to appear on ABC’s “Castle.” The episode, which co-incidentally is titled, ‘Nikki Heat’, will air on January 3, 2011 at 10.00 PM. Melody’s role is that of Tonya Wellington, a rich client of a well-known matchmaker who was murdered. Tonya is a suspect in the killing because she had recently filed for divorce from the hubby she met through the dead matchmaker.

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