STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Serena Williams Guest Stars on DROP DEAD DIVA
Tennis legend Serena Williams will guest star on this Sunday's episode of Lifetime's DROP DEAD DIVA. On the episode, Elisa (Brandy Norwood) hires high-profile, attorney Kelly Stevens (Williams) to fight for sole custody of Eric. Parker (Josh Stamberg) responds by hiring Kim (Kate Levering) to help show the judge that he is a fit father. The episode airs Sunday, July 8th at 9/8c. Get a sneak peek at the episode below!
Lifetime’s critically acclaimed hit series, "Drop Dead Diva," returned for a fourth season with 13 new episodes. The one-hour, comedic drama tells the story of a shallow wannabe model who dies in a sudden accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-size and recently deceased attorney, Jane. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, "Drop Dead Diva" features breakout star Brooke Elliott ("Wicked," "Taboo"), Margaret Cho ("Dancing with the Stars," "Notorious C.H.O."), Jackson Hurst ("Living Proof"), Kate Levering ("Cashmere Mafia"), April Bowlby ("Two and a Half Men") and Josh Stamberg ("Lie to Me"). Carter MacIntyre ("Undercovers") and Lex Medlin ("Southland") join the ensemble cast as series regulars.
Some of the other notable guest stars this season include Serena Williams, John Ratzenberger, Patty Duke, Megyn Price, Emily Rutherford and Jake T. Austin, among many others. Brandy Norwood and Valerie Harper return to reprise their roles from season three.
Some of the guest stars on Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of “Drop Dead Diva” included Paula Abdul, LeAnne Rimes, Wendy Williams, Mario Lopez, Keith "Tyce Diorio, Liza Minnelli, Rosie O’Donnell, Tim Gunn, Delta Burke, Nia Vardalos, Kathy Najimy, Jorja Fox, Elliott Gould, Gregory Harrison, Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, Clay Aiken, Lance Bass, Amanda Bearse, Tony Goldwyn, Howard Hesseman, Sharon Lawrence, Faith Prince, Jennifer Tilly and Louis Van Amstel. Josh Berman (“Bones,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”) is creator and executive producer. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (Academy Award-winning “Chicago,” “Hairspray,” Lifetime’s “Living Proof”) of Storyline Entertainment are executive producers. Alex Taub (“Eli Stone”) also returns as executive producer.