Jaime Pressly Sent to Prison After ‘I Hate My Teenage Daughter’
Ah, the subtle joy of misleading headlines. Got your attention though, didn't it? In any case, I will further expand upon your joy by informing you that despite the near-imminent cancellation of FOX sitcom 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter,' Jaime Pressly won't be out of a job for long.
Deadline TV reports that former 'My Name is Earl' star Jaime Pressly has taken a second position offer to star in NBC's forthcoming drama pilot 'Bad Girls.' As second position, Pressly contractually remains bound to 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter' should FOX decide to pick it up for a second season, though that prospect seems increasingly likely after the decision to bump it from the schedule for longer episodes of 'American Idol.'
'Bad Girls' follows the daily lives of a group of unlikely women in a federal prison, while Pressly herself will play prison warden Melinda, a "sexy, ominous woman with a sadistic streak enjoying cat-and-mouse games with her inmates who are terrified by her." I like this show already.
The drama actually stems from the long-running UK series of the same name, and would be a return for Pressly to NBC, which previously won her an Emmy for 'My Name is Earl.'
How about you? Are you sad to see 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter' go, or does an American remake of 'Bad Girls' seem like a much better fit for Pressly? Tell us your take, or just rant about 'Teenage Daughter' in the comments below!