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#1 of 1 Ronald Epstein

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Posted March 22 2010 - 01:31 AM

Brooke Elliott and Margaret Cho Star in…

Drop Dead Diva:

Season One


The Critically Acclaimed Series on Lifetime TV

Features Guest Stars Rosie O’Donnell, Paula Abdul,

Tim Gunn, Liza Minelli and more!

Debuts on DVD June 1

Culver City, CA (March 22, 2010) – The top-rated and quirky comedic drama series on Lifetime TV comes to DVD June 1st when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment debuts Drop Dead Diva: Season One.  This unique series from Sony Pictures Television which was a network surprise hit from last summer, stars Brooke Elliott (Broadway’s “Taboo”) as 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.  Comedian Margaret Cho (TV’s “All American Girl”) also stars in the series which features guest appearances by Rosie O’Donnell (The Rosie O’Donnell Show), Paula Abdul (TV’s “American Idol”), Tim Gunn (TV’s “Project Runway”), Liza Minelli (Cabaret, Arthur), Sharon Lawrence (TV’s “Monk), Kathy Najimy (TV’s “King of the Hill”), Delta Burke (TV’s “Designing Women”) and Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding).  Drop Dead Diva: Season One contains exclusive bonus content including short films, deleted scenes and all-new behind-the-scenes featurettes.  The DVD will be available for $39.95.



When Deb, a beautiful-but-vapid model wannabe has a fatal car accident, she suddenly finds herself in front of Heaven’s gatekeeper Fred, who declares her a self-centered “zero.” Outraged, she attempts to persuade Fred to return her to her shallow existence but is accidentally relegated to the body of the recently deceased Jane Bingum, a brilliant, thoughtful and plus-sized attorney with a loyal assistant, Teri (Cho). Jane has always lived in the shadow of her more glamorous colleagues whereas Deb has always relied on her external beauty. Now, by a twist of fate and a bolt of divine intervention, Deb must come to terms with inhabiting Jane’s curvier frame and learn to reconcile her beauty queen ways with her brilliant, new mind.

DVD Special Features Include:

·        Deleted Scenes

·        Three “Dreamisodes” (short films)

·        Rosie’s Rap (short film)

·        8 All-New Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes: Cho & Tell

o       Dropping in with Drop Dead Diva

o       The Difference Between Deb and Jane

o       How Deb and Jane Clash

o       Does the World Favor Deb

o       Is it a Man’s World

o       On Women’s Body Image

o       On Divorce and Kidneys

o       Are G-spots a Myth?

·        Anamorphic widescreen presentation

·        Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital

·        Subtitles: English, SDH, French

Broadcast Year: 2009 (Lifetime TV)

Drop Dead Diva has a run time of approximately 567 minutes and is not rated. Artwork and digital clips are available for download atwww.SPHEPUBLICITY.COM. Visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.

DVD Catalog # 34609

UPC Code: 0-043396-634609-3

Order Date: 4//29/10

SLP: $39.95


Ronald J Epstein
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