'Drop Dead Diva' promo: Yay, summer TV!

Maybe it’s because most of my regular shows are in repeats this month or there’s new scoop about season 4 of True Blood, but I’m starting to look forward to summer TV. Lifetime is, too, with a new promo for Drop Dead Diva‘s third season, which premieres in June. Watch it here. There’s no new footage, it’s just a nice recap of season 2 for those who missed it and a reminder of how much blood Grayson (Jackson Hurst) lost at the end of the season 2 finale for those who were too busy screaming at their TVs to fully notice. 

The premiere will feature recurring guest star Paula Abdul as Jane’s voice of reason who gives her some advice about her relationship with Grayson, Wendy Williams as a judge, and LeAnn Rimes as the soon-to-be ex-wife of a hard-partying celebrity who is on trial for hit-and-run. The episode will also feature a musical-dream sequence with the cast, choreographed by So You Think You Can Dance’s Keith “Tyce” Diorio. That is a whole lot of crazy that will, as always, be grounded in the likable, believable performance of star Brooke Elliott as the spirit of Grayson’s late fiancée Deb in his brilliant lawyer colleague Jane’s body. Who’s psyched for the return of Drop Dead Diva?

P.S. With the show entering its third season, I think it’s time we own our love of the show and stop feeling surprised by/guilty about it (even if its stunt casting sometimes makes that difficult).

Read more:
Drop Dead Diva renewed (or I would’ve smacked someone)
Drop Dead Diva‘s Ben Feldman takes the EW Pop Culture Personality Test
Drop Dead Diva Q&A: Brooke Elliott and Margaret Cho on how TV — and comedy — affect women’s body image

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  • LoveBug

    YEAH – I love this show! I really liked Jane and Tony together. All the characters are great…I’m totally invested in this show and I feel zero guilt about it!

    • TVFan2011

      I hope Tony comes back. David Denman in on another show, but would love to see him.

      • TVFan2011

        Spelling. David Denman is on another show.

  • MCat

    Love, Love, Love this show. Can’t wait for June. Yay Jane

  • Shiny

    I forgot about that “Deb?” at the end! Love this show.

  • chris

    discovered this show last year and went back and watched every one of them. It is a great show and one of the very few that seems “normal” today.

  • Dee

    I really and truly love this show, but the giggling drives me crazy sometimes, you know?

    • paikea

      Agreed. Love Jane, but enough with the little girl giggling.

  • readinrobin

    I absolutely adore Drop Dead Diva! I’ve been watching since the first episode.

  • Jaymii

    Mad Men and Breaking Bad, you say?

  • Meg

    Yahoo! I love this show and can’t wait for its return. I’ll have to wait a little longer being here in the UK, phooey.

  • Maggie

    Drop Dead Diva is coming back?! Yippee!!! when? finally something to look forward to this summer!!!

  • real fan

    Yes, summer TV!

  • Danielle

    Love the cast, love the whimsical tone, love love LOVE Fred. 100% the best show on TV.

  • Waveskiboy

    Here’s to a THIRD and best season of TRIPLE D!

  • debi

    YAY!!! I’ve been waiting to hear when it was coming back on.

  • Pari-T

    cannot belive that drop dead diva is only a 13 episode season..its absolutly amazingg and should have a few more shows per season!!! being in the uk i will have to wait a lot longer then you lucky americans for the show, but cant wait none the less!!!!!!

  • Leola

    Love, love, love this show. Can’t wait to see what happens w/ Grayson and unfolds for Jane. (I did like Tony too, but knowing that he’s on another show, I’m sure they have something great planned)

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