Lifetime has picked up “Drop Dead Diva” for a fourth season, with 13 episodes scheduled to premiere in 2012, according to a news release.
The series, nominated for a 2011 Humanitas Prize, follows the story of Deb, a shallow, aspiring model who dies in a sudden accident and then finds her soul has resurfaced in the body of Jane, a brilliant, thoughtful, plus-size lawyer.
Brooke Elliott, who lived in Enid for a few years while growing up, stars as Jane.
Margaret Cho, Jackson Hurst, Kate Levering, April Bowlby, Josh Stamberg and Ben Feldman are also cast members of “Drop Dead Diva.”
Josh Berman is creator and executive producer of the show, with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron of Storyline Entertainment and Alex Taub also serving as executive producers.