So there I was, at an ungodly hour of the morning, sitting under the lights in hair & makeup while I was coiffed and airbrushed so I'd look a little more alive than I felt before the required three cups of coffee. Somehow, I wasn't nervous. I was about to sit down before Lifetime's audience with Suzanne Somers to talk about sex and I felt right at home.
If you want to see talented actresses plying their craft these days basic cable might be a better bet than your local multiplex. Shows starring strong leading female characters are setting the ratings on fire in the cable world. In USA Today, Holly Hunter comments:
"The whole cable industry has been validated by that show's success," says Hunter, whose Grace, premiering July 23, will follow The Closer. "That it's a female lead has been great, not just for women but for everybody, because people understand that people want to watch women in the lead (roles)."