Courteney Cox, John Cho
What's in a name? A lot when it comes to show titles. Naming a show isn't easy. You want to be brief but convey what the show is about, catchy but not cliché, original but not too out-there, inviting but not alienating. The last one sounds like a no-brainer, but tell that to ABC. For a network nicknamed the Alphabet, it has been the worst title offender in recent years. (But hey, they are into irony.)
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"I've worked with a lot of actors and I have to say Crystal is unbelievably magnetic, gifted, totally natural and she's very direct-able," Potts tells TVGuide.com. "I've had costars that were a lot of more difficult. She's adorable. Almost as adorable as Justin."
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The Good Wife is staying in business with GCB.
Miriam Shor, who co-starred alongside Kristin Chenoweth on ABC's short-lived comedy GCB, has landed a recurring role on the CBS drama, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
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