Tony winner Harriet Harris (Desperate Housewives) has been cast in NBC’s multi-camera pilot Lifesaver. The odd couple comedy centers on the uptight, controlling and a bit neurotic Dr. Graham Permenter (Cgristian Borle) and loose cannon Leon (Jonathan Ryland), who become inextricably linked after Leon saves Graham’s life by giving him a kidney. Harris, repped by BRS/GAGE, plays Christian’s mother Liz Parmenter. She recently finished a run in the original cast of Cinderella on Broadway.
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Dana DeLorenzo and Kim Shaw have booked NBC’s comedy pilot Two To Go. It centers on longtime best friends Kurt (Michael Stahl-David) and Laura (Christine Woods), who grapple with the challenges of modern-day dating while their group of friends try to prove that they are destined to be together. DeLorenzo, repped by TalentWorks, 3 Arts, and attorney Lev Ginsburg, and Shaw, repped by Innovative, Marilyn Glasser and KLWGN, play a newly engaged lesbian couple who are friends with Kurt and Laura.
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