Kristin Chenoweth's GCB Premieres with 7.6 Million Viewers
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth's new ABC show, GCB, premiered last night with a 2.2 rating. The 7.6 million viewers topped PanAm's latest 1.2 rating, which previously held the timeslot for ABC.
On next week's episode of GCB, titled 'Hell Hath No Fury,' Amanda gets worried that Laura will be pegged a "Javelina", and Gigi throws Amanda a luncheon. Carlene rallies from her embarrassment in church and decides to get back at Amanda.
"GCB" stars Leslie Bibb ("Iron Man") as Amanda Vaughn, Kristin Chenoweth ("Pushing Daisies") as Carlene Cockburn, Annie Potts ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Joan of Arcadia") as Gigi Stopper, Jennifer Aspen ("Rodney") as Sharon Peacham, Miriam Shor ("Swingtown," "Damages") as Cricket Caruth-Reilly, Marisol Nichols ("24") as Heather Cruz, Mark Deklin ("Lone Star") as Blake Reilly, David James Elliott ("JAG") as Ripp Cockburn and Brad Beyer ("Jericho") as Zack Peacham.
Based on Kim Gatlin's book, Good Christian Bitches, "GCB" is executive-produced by Robert Harling ("Steel Magnolias"), Darren Star ("Sex and the City"), Aaron Kaplan ("Terra Nova"), Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts ("Pushing Daisies") and Victor Nelli, Jr. ("Ugly Betty"). The pilot is written by Harling and executive-produced and directed by Alan Poul. "GCB" is produced by ABC Studios.