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Lifetime Sets Drop Dead Diva Premiere, Casts New Guardian Angel

Drop Dead Diva will debut its fifth season on...

Natalie Abrams
Natalie Abrams

Drop Dead Divawill debut its fifth season on Sunday, June 23 at 9/8c on Lifetime, the network announced Thursday.

Less than two months after Lifetime pulled the plug on Diva, the network revived the series for a 13-episode fifth season. Over the course of its run, the dramedy has developed a loyal fanbase — many of whom continued campaigning to keep the show on air following news of the cancellation. The show's fourth season averaged more than 2 million viewers last summer.

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Justin Deeley, who played Austin on 90210, has been cast as Jane's new guardian angel, as announced on the show's Facebook page.

Will you be watching the new season of Drop Dead Diva?