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Drop Dead Diva: Season 1 - Preview

Drop Dead Diva: Season 1

Preview by Jack Foley

TOP-rated and quirky comedic drama comes to DVD on June 28 when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment debuts Drop Dead Diva: Season One.

This unique series from Sony Pictures Television 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, Paula Abdul (TV’s American Idol), Tim Gunn (TV’s Project Runway), Liza Minnelli, Sharon Lawrence (TV’s Monk), Kathy Najimy (TV’s King of the Hill), Delta Burke 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 RRP £19.99.


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 Dreamisodes, deleted scenes, Rosie’s Rap, Dropping in with Drop Dead Diva and ‘Cho and Tell’.

For more information, visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web at

Certificate: 12
Running time: 567mins
UK DVD Release: June 28, 2010