Described as the gatekeeper and glue that holds the dysfunctional Garretts together, creator Gregori J. Martin says "Mortimer is to the Garretts what Jiminy Cricket is to Pinocchio!"
Reilly shoots his first scenes this Thursday, March 22 and will first air in mid-May.
Reilly's other daytime credits include NBC's PASSIONS and SUNSET BEACH, and AS THE WORLD TURNS. He has also appeared in the primetime soaps DALLAS, DYNASTY, PAPER DOLLS and BEVERLY HILLS, 90210.
Season 2 of THE BAY picks up with all new webisodes on Thursday April 26. Look for brand new interviews with some of the cast on an upcoming episode of WE LOVE SOAPS TV.