DAISIES’ Chenoweth To Star in NBC’s David E. Kelley Chicago Lawyers Series LEGALLY MAD!!
I am – Hercules!!
“Pushing Daisies” star Kristin Chenoweth is making the move from a Papen County pie shop to a Cook County law firm.
The teensy blonde will play a crack attorney in “Legally Mad,” the new NBC series for David E. Kelley (“Ally McBeal,” “The Practice,” “Boston Legal”).
It’s about a Chicago-based father-daughter lawyering team, though Chenoweth may not necessarily be playing the daughter.
Find all of Variety’s story on the matter here.
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Dec. 19, 2008, 12:38 a.m. CST
Her breasts are good actors.
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:56 a.m. CST
I need my Denny Crane fix...
Dec. 19, 2008, 1:01 a.m. CST
following Emerson Cod and Olive Snook. If the fantasy aspect is what killed Pushing Daisies, a straight comedy following those two would have a better shot, yes?
Dec. 19, 2008, 1:43 a.m. CST
Already ripping off Eli Stone, huh? Still hate those ABC bastards for canceling Daisies and Eli Stone - their two best shows not named Lost.
Dec. 19, 2008, 2:09 a.m. CST
...to be included into our relationship as a committed trinogamous trio. Now to just convince Kristin....
Dec. 19, 2008, 2:12 a.m. CST
Agreed. Denny Crane left prime time too soon.
Dec. 19, 2008, 2:32 a.m. CST
I am there. (And pre-ordering the complete series)
Dec. 19, 2008, 2:37 a.m. CST
for i am a lonely old man...and if there isnt a ton of excessive cheno cleavage shots...this crap gets cancelled after a month
Dec. 19, 2008, 6:21 a.m. CST
Wow. Kelly really has become a one trick pony, hasn't he? Yet another "a quirky legal drama" about "a brilliant but not entirely well attorney?"
Dec. 19, 2008, 6:44 a.m. CST
Thats all I have to offer on this...
Dec. 19, 2008, 6:57 a.m. CST
Network executives wonder why their ratings are dropping. This is why. Stop rehashing the same crap.
Dec. 19, 2008, 7:07 a.m. CST
Dec. 19, 2008, 8:01 a.m. CST
In just about everything she does. Now, can they can get Idina Menzel to show up for an episode, and have her and Kristin sing a duet? That'd rock.
Dec. 19, 2008, 8:24 a.m. CST
Because they keep making the same fucking thing.
Dec. 19, 2008, 8:28 a.m. CST
to wear the mermaid costume again? After all, if Spader & Shatner can be lawyers and dress as flamingos, why not?
Dec. 19, 2008, 8:46 a.m. CST
How many law firm shows can he keep making. It's just the same thing over and over again only with different actors and different city.
Dec. 19, 2008, 8:46 a.m. CST
I quit watching McBeal when the episode featured the transexual prostitute, who was, of course, a noble and gentle creature, of infinite moral superiority to the mere 'normal' people around him/her.
Dec. 19, 2008, 8:52 a.m. CST
by eric haislar
Because that would be rad.
Dec. 19, 2008, 9:05 a.m. CST
are that Kristan has a great rack, and that her rack is, in fact, great. And I'm so afraid that those magnificent sweater puppies will be tragically concealed behind a wall of business suit fabric, similar to their fate when they inhabited The West Wing. I couldn't bear to watch that horror non-unfold, as it were. No siree, not me. I won't be that guy.
Dec. 19, 2008, 10:06 a.m. CST
That might get me to watch a show with such a horrible title.
Dec. 19, 2008, 10:28 a.m. CST
Dec. 19, 2008, 10:38 a.m. CST
Who are the people who keep watching these cop-doctor-lawyer shows? A can of paint is cheaper than a TV, if you just want to watch it dry. I was kind of hoping she'd be on a show that I could give the smallest crap about.
Dec. 19, 2008, 10:57 a.m. CST
by The McPoyle Clan
going from one of the most creative shows on TV to one of the most-tired genres, with one of the most-tired producers is a step backward.
Dec. 19, 2008, 11:09 a.m. CST
Let me guess, it will be filled with eccentric characters and always have that special, dramatic point in every episode where the music comes up and everyone looks at each other with concerned looks. Unless they make it more a serious drama ala The Practice. I just couldn't take Boston Legal anymore...considering they tend to do an entire cast flushing each season with Spader and Shatner being the only people that remain.
Dec. 19, 2008, 11:34 a.m. CST
who moonlight as emergency room doctors when not tracking down serial killers.
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:05 p.m. CST
who tries to convert the other dancers at the club where she works, and I'd be all over that.<p>Another Kelly lawyer show? Pardon me while drool dribbles out of my jaw dropping yawn...
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:06 p.m. CST
by El Borak
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:23 p.m. CST
...but infused with an obsession for Motown music that my generation never had.
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:43 p.m. CST
David E. Kelly has become quite a hack.
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:44 p.m. CST
Be they lungs or.. ahem.. LUNGS. (protip/hint: one is filled with air, the others with saline)
Dec. 19, 2008, 12:45 p.m. CST
She'd better be. Because if I don't hear her sing again, I'm touching the dog.
Dec. 19, 2008, 1:09 p.m. CST
Dec. 19, 2008, 1:18 p.m. CST
Maxim or FHM that featured the lovely Miss Chenowith decked out in a teeny bikini as the cover feature, about a year or so ago.
Dec. 19, 2008, 1:24 p.m. CST
by The Alienist
I applaud TV's embrace of Earth's most talented peoples...
Dec. 19, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST
Interesting choice - I can't wait to see how that works out!
Dec. 19, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST
Well..if there's any city ripe for the legal dramatic picking its that. Rezko, Obama, Blogo, Emanuel, Jarrett, Daly..whoa..there's season 1 right there.
Dec. 19, 2008, 2:20 p.m. CST
I hate the Kelly-verse, liberal or not. He writes ridiculous situations then spends time defending them. Wacky!
Dec. 19, 2008, 4:03 p.m. CST
Really the guy has a one-note imagination. I saw for the first time Boston Legal which happen to be the finale. What a load of pretentious bull! Yeah a guy hopping around like a rabbit because that's what happens when he's excited is genius creativity. And I love in the finale he makes it out that lawyers are people with a conscious. This is just a case of Hollywood stuck in their own little world thinking Kelly is a creative genius. It's like the art world where a couple of brushes of paint on a white canvas is looked upon as priceless art.
Dec. 19, 2008, 4:41 p.m. CST
Mark-Paul Gosselaar's hair from Raising the Bar in a reoccuring role.
Dec. 19, 2008, 5:04 p.m. CST
by Powers Boothe
that I'd watch her in ANYTHING!<p> Other people on that list: Rosario Dawson, Selma Blair, Sanaa Lathan, Jennifer Connelly and Sarah Paulson.
Dec. 19, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST
I'd spend less time making stupid lawyer shows and more time banging Michelle Pfeiffer.
Dec. 20, 2008, 9:05 a.m. CST
Secret Life of A Call Girl. Nothing against Billy Piper, but once you've seen her naked, you lose interest in the show. Chenowenth could make me watch about anything though.
Dec. 20, 2008, 9:39 a.m. CST
fiveheads hot<p> And you could land a plane on that thing
Dec. 21, 2008, 3:07 a.m. CST
Come now, my little talkbastards. Wouldn't you like some more brothers and sisters?
Dec. 21, 2008, 10:37 a.m. CST
On Omicron Persei 8. "Single Female Lawyer. Emperor Lrrr will be very pleased.
Dec. 22, 2008, 1:29 a.m. CST
I guess she won't be singing on this show. That's one of the things I loved most about Pushing Daisies: the totally deranged premise allowed for anyone to burst into song whenever they felt like it. Only Eli Stone could also make that claim, and now it and PD are gone. No one likes a good musical number anymore.
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