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'Drop Dead Diva' To Return After Cancellation

3/4/2013 11:31am EST
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Cancelled TV show Drop Dead Diva has been brought back to life after fans launched a petition to save the series.

The drama, which stars Brooke Elliott and Margaret Cho, ran for four seasons before it was dropped last year by bosses at Lifetime, who claimed the series was too expensive to produce.

The cancellation sparked outrage among fans, with many voicing their anger on Twitter.com and signing petitions, so executives at Lifetime have come up with a way to bring the show back in a more cost-effective way.

Creator Josh Berman tells TVLine.com, "I believe the fans saved the show. Wh...

Joan Rivers Is Back on Drop Dead Diva (Season 4, Episode 9)

8/4/2012 11:28am EDT
Joan Rivers Is Back on Drop Dead Diva
Check out the sneak peek videos below of the upcoming episode of Lifetime's hit show, Drop Dead Diva, featuring Joan Rivers! Episode four will air this Sunday at 9/8c.

In this episode, Jane and Grayson represent a woman who is suing for custody of her late fiance's ashes, however she has an odd habit that may prevent her getting her way. Meanwhile, Teri attempts to launch her music career with the help of Luke. Just as Jane starts to accept his disappearance, Owen suddenly returns.

Kelly Osbourne To Guest Star On 'Drop Dead Diva'

7/9/2012 8:46am EDT
Kelly Osbourne
Kelly Osbourne has landed a cameo appearance on TV comedy Drop Dead Diva.

The E!'s Fashion Police commentator joined the cast of the Lifetime network's legal series on Thursday to shoot her episode for the current fourth season.

Actress Kate Levering posted a photo of Osbourne on her Twitter.com page, alongside the caption: "Star studded courtroom on our last day of @DropDeadDiva S4 (season four)!"

Osbourne also shared an image of her in action on the witness stand, writing, "Here is a pic (sic) of me during my dramatic courtroom scene!"

Osbourne, whose episode is expected to air la...

GLAAD Honors Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson, 'Modern Family' & More

4/23/2012 10:24am EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher stunned her transgender son Chaz Bono by presenting him with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The pop superstar joined Bono's stepmother Mary Bono Mack at the prizegiving in Los Angeles on Sunday and honored the gay rights activist, stating, "I'm here because Chaz has the most courage of almost anyone I know. The other day I was having a big meltdown (like you do) and Chaz said, 'Are you going to come to the (event),' and I went, 'Chaz, you know, I'm not doing well right now'.

"He texted me and said, 'I turned into a very understanding, smart man and...

Kim Kardashian To Guest Star On 'Drop Dead Diva'

1/27/2012 9:02am EST
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian is swapping reality TV for a recurring role in hit comedy Drop Dead Diva.

The brunette beauty has made her name starring in a series of fly-on-the-wall shows alongside her sisters Khloe and Kourtney, as well as the rest of the Kardashian clan.

Now, she has landed her first major TV acting job with a recurring guest part on the Lifetime network show, about an airhead aspiring model who is reincarnated as a plus-sized lawyer after she is killed in a car crash.

In a post on her Twitter, she writes, "So excited to announce that I'll be guest starring on Drop Dead Diva Seaso...

Royalty Reigns On 'Drop Dead Diva'

9/20/2011 11:53pm EDT
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On Last night’s episode of Drop Dead Diva the term “diva” was in full effect as Kim and Stacy got their claws out and Grayson and Owen battle it out. At the apartment Stacy is pestering Jane about whether or not she has had a chance to review her contract. Jane tells Stacy to be patient, she just got it and she had a date with Owen the night before. As Jane tries to talk to Stacy about, Stacy asks if they can talk about later because she just wants to talk about her problems. Stacy tells Jane that she is concerned because it seems like her co-star and boyfriend Brian has photo approval an...

Gossip And Innuendo Are The Name Of The Game On 'Drop Dead Diva'

9/7/2011 8:55am EDT
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It seems like gossip and innuendo are the name of the game in Drop Dead Diva. The episode opens in Jane’s apartment with her and Stacy preparing breakfast and chatting before work. Jane dishes with Stacy about her successful date with judge French. She tells Stacy she really enjoyed her date with the judge and gives her all the romantic details and tells Stacy she hopes he’ll call again. Stacy interrupts her and confesses her guilt for kissing her co-star Bryan and her attraction to him and doesn’t know how or what to tell Fred. Jane tells Stacy not to hurt Fred and tell him the truth as ...

Perceptions and Lies on Diva

8/26/2011 3:11pm EDT
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Sunday’s episode of Drop Dead Diva began with Jane being distraught over Grayson’s continued sadness and disappointment about losing the loves of his life. Jane asks Fred to take Grayson out. Fred mistakenly thinks Jane wants him to murder Grayson, she says no she wants him to take Grayson out to make him feel better. She also says she feels it will help Fred feel more like a man, bonding in a relaxing setting over beers and gripping about their problems. Meanwhile, Kim and Parker go to see Dr. Audrey Foley whom they think is in the middle of a divorce dispute but find out it’s quite diffe...

Romantic Indiscretions Dominate 'Drop Dead Diva'

8/16/2011 7:58am EDT
He said, She said
Season 3, Episode 8: Romantic indiscretions and entanglements are the focus of this week’s episode of Drop Dead Diva and ends up a battle of “He said, She said”.

Jane arrives to work to find out she was late for the morning staff meeting, so Terri gives her a peace offering to get on Parker’s good side his favorite sandwich. Jane decides to apologize to Parker in purpose and walks in on Bobbie and him in a compromising position. Jane is shocked and horrified and decides to take a breather on the balcony.

Fred finds Jane on th...

'Drop Dead Diva' Recap: Wedding Bell Blues For Diva

7/20/2011 8:24am EDT
Wedding Bell Blues For Diva
The time has finally arrived for Grayson’s wedding day, and Jane has finally reconciled herself that both her and Grayson has moved on she even accepts duties as his best man. One of those duties, perhaps the most important one is the ring and that’s where the episode begins.

We see Jane on her way to work picking up Grayson’s wedding rings where everyone she encounters all believe she is the bride, then after leaving the store, on the phone with Stacey on her way to work Jane is held up and robbed at gunpoint with Grayson’s wedding rings being the object of the robbers affections. As Jane...

'Drop Dead Diva' Recap: Mishaps, Mistakes And Misrepresentation Make For A Dramatic Diva

7/12/2011 12:23am EDT
On the last night’s episode of Drop Dead Diva Jane heads into work with frazzled and confused about her one-night stand with Grayson’s Neurosurgeon Dr. Bill, and is also consumed with her best man duties planning Grayson’s bachelor party and taking on a new case. First, Jane tries to call Bill who has yet to call her back and the ever-noisy Terri questions her on what that was about when she realizes they slept together. She congratulates Jane and says she must be thrilled but Jane’s to confused and preoccupied with her latest case. Her client Molly is suing the sperm bank Zygolife she use...

'Drop Dead Diva' Recap: Diva Does The Right Thing

6/28/2011 10:28am EDT
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In Sunday’s episode of Diva doing what’s right was the theme of the night for the colleagues at Harrison and Parker. The episode begins with Grayson getting released from the hospital and getting some exciting news from the Doctor.

Grayson Meets with his Neurologist Dr. Kendall, who says he is being released from the hospital and can, get on with life as usual which means going back to work and planning his wedding. After Dr. Kendall’s approval, Grayson asks Jane as his “ Best Man” if she would help him plan the wedding, with Vanessa out of town he knows she will do a much better job of...

Dangerous Curves Ahead: Five Favorite Voluptuous Celebrities

6/27/2011 1:00pm EDT
There are some aspects of the entertainment world that I just don’t like: dangerously aggressive paparazzi, the fact that Jensen Ackles has yet to get an Emmy nomination for his consistently outstanding performance on The CW’s “Supernatural,” and that Hollywood embraces only one waifish, rail thin standard of beauty.

When trolling my favorite entertainment blogs for the latest gossip and red carpet pictures I've noticed that I’m not admiring or mocking the fashion, because I’m overwhelmed by the desire to feed these poor starving starlets a few cheeseburgers. Ultimately, all kinds of bea...

'Drop Dead Diva,' Drop Dead Boring

6/20/2011 8:42pm EDT
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After a long awaited summer with many cliffhangers and previews on the upcoming season Drop Dead Diva returned for it’s season three premiere but after much hype left a lot to be desired. The show began with a preview of last season’s cliffhanger where Grayson had asked Jane to be his Best Man as he proposed to fellow lawyer Vanessa. Jane who was about to reveal her true identity to him, as his dead former fiancée Deb never gets the chance. Jane so devastated by Grayson’s news says I’m sorry and runs out leaving Grayson to chase after her. As Grayson screams for Jane running across the st...

Summer 2011 TV Highlights

5/24/2011 1:00pm EDT
True Blood
As much as you should be going to the beach, catching a hot concert or spending time with friends at outdoor barbeques this summer, there is also a lot going on indoors too. We’re talking about what’s going on inside on the television. Summer television shows aren’t always about the addicting and sometimes laughable reality programs since stations like TNT and USA have stepped up their game with shows like The Closer and Burn Notice. As much as we were anticipating the return of Mad Men this summer only to be disappointed by the news that the premiere is delayed until 2012, we found a few m...

Hot Legs: Kellie Martin In A Little Black Dress

1/8/2011 5:00pm EST
Kellie Martin
We spotted Kellie Martin at the 2011 TCA Winter Press Tour, and she looked fab! The former "ER" and "Life Goes" on star has really come into her own. The little black dress proves it!

The actress recently made guest appearances on "Drop Dead Diva," "Private Practice" and "Grey's Anatomy." She has appeared on numerous other shows over the years.

She appears in the upcoming TV movie "Smooch," a modern retelling of the classic Frog Prince tale with a romantic comedy twist.

Q&A With 'Drop Dead Diva's' Margaret Cho

6/4/2010 9:28am EDT
Margaret Cho
Comedienne Margaret Cho has a lot to be thankful for. The San Francisco native who grew up among ex-hippies has transformed herself from budding stand-up opener to Jerry Seinfeld to cultural icon. At 41-years-old, Cho has become everything from best-selling author to a sex kitten on her own glitzy burlesque tour.

Having made thousands of fans laugh worldwide, as well as advocating human rights for women, Asians, and the LGBT community, Cho is a star in her own right. Just when one would expect her to step off the spotlight to relish her fame, she continues to get more bellies aching with h...

Margaret Cho: Tune Into 'Drop Dead Diva' & Avoid Skin Cancer

5/24/2010 1:04pm EDT
Margaret Cho
At a recent Lifeime network Q&A, Margaret Cho talked about the upcoming second season of "Drop Dead Diva," including guest stars she'd like to have and how she balances stand-up comedy with being on a TV show.

Why should viewers tune in during the summer?

"Melanoma. You don't want to be getting skin cancer if you're outside, and the sun is not good for us anymore." Cho said. "So it's much better to sit in front of your TV, it's like so much healthier for you than being out where there's holes in the ozone. It's dangerous outside. The sun's rays are just murderous and so you do best av...