Like the show's titular character, Drop Dead Diva is coming back to life!
After being canceled in January, the Lifetime series will return for a fifth season Sunday at 9/8c, picking up shortly after Jane Bingum (Brooke Elliot) kissed former love Grayson (Jackson Hurst) at her wedding to Owen (Lex Medlin). Oops! Meanwhile, Old Jane pushed the return button, sending her back to Earth. But whose body will she end up in? TVGuide.com spoke with executive producer Josh Berman to get the scoop on the new season:
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Jaime Ray Newman and her husband Guy Nattiv are expecting their first child, People reports.
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It's not much of a spoiler alert to point out that the title character of ABC's Red Widow winds up in (sexy) mourning by the half-hour mark of Sunday's dreary two-hour premiere (9/8c). It's even less of a surprise, given the nature of this most dismal network midseason in recent memory, that these widow's weeds are fashioned from less than sturdy dramatic fabric.
Weeds being among the shows that dealt with this sort of subject with more imaginative verve. The subject: murderous drug intrigue cloaked in...
Grimm may be inspired by beloved fairy tales, but don't expect any happily-ever-afters. In fact, life is about to get very deadly for all concerned. The hit NBC crime procedural — about a Portland homicide detective, Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli), with the power to spot supernatural creatures who masquerade as human beings—will get an early second-season return tonight, fresh from two weeks of heavy promotion during the Olympic Games. (The series airs on Mondays for five weeks, then returns to its previous Fridays-at-9 slot on September 14.) Prepare to get prehistoric.
ABC has joined in on the pre-Upfronts presentations fray by ordering five new series.
On the drama side, ABC has ordered...
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After waiting eight seasons to meet Mrs. Mac Taylor, CSI: NY fans will see her twice in one year. Jaime Ray Newman will reprise her role as Claire, the late wife of Mac (Gary Sinise), in the Season 8 finale, TVLine reports.
Newman first appeared ...
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Mac Taylor's social calendar may soon be getting fuller on CSI: NY.
The CBS drama has booked former Detroit 1-8-7 star Megan Dodds to appear in multiple episodes as a new love interest for Gary Sinise's Mac, executive producer Zach Reiter tells TVGuide.com. The casting comes in the same season that finally introduced Mac's wife, Claire (Jaime Ray Newman), who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks...
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Is it a riff on the old Pied Piper story...or Glee gone bad? On a special Thursday episode (10/9c) of NBC's fairy-tale-inspired crime series Grimm, a teacher at a performing-arts school will die gruesomely, leaving many of the students on the suspect list Nick (David Giuntoli) must investigate. "It's a very...
On Friday's CSI: NY premiere (9/8c, CBS), which pays tribute to the 10th anniversary of 9/11, it's clear that Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) will never forget that fateful day. Via flashbacks, the somber hour introduces audiences to Mac's wife, Claire (Jaime Ray Newman), who died in the aftermath of the Twin Towers' collapse.
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After seven seasons of CSI: NY, viewers will finally meet Mrs. Mac Taylor.
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Former General Hospital and Eastwick star Jaime Ray Newman has been tapped to play Claire Taylor, the wife Mac (Gary Sinise) lost during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. As we previously reported, Claire will appear in flashbacks during the show's Season 8 premiere, which honors the 10th anniversary of 9/11...