As lovers of guilty-pleasure TV-movies, we were excited to hear that Sela Ward would star in Sunday's Suburban Madness (9 pm/ET on CBS). Just imagine the lovely Once & Again star as Clara Harris, the Houston orthodontist who whacked her cheating husband by running him over (three times!) with her Benz. But sadly, Sela's just playing the private eye hired by the road-ragin' wife (Elizabeth Peña) to spy on her wayward hubby. Darn! Why, why, why?
While Ward admits that "Lily gone mad!" would be a fun sight to see, she reminds TV Guide Online that "Clara Harris was Latin, and it was important to the producers [Craig Zadan and Neil Meron of The Reagans fame] to be true to who she was by casting a Latin actress. Aside from that, the character of [P.I.] Bobbi Bacha was very different from anything that people have seen me do. There's a lot of humor and it's more of a challenging stretchread more