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Drop Dead Diva: Un-Cancelled by Lifetime, Picked up for Season Five

Drop Dead Diva season fiveIt looks like the fans have won. Lifetime and Sony have worked out a deal for season five of Drop Dead Diva. The cable series was cancelled less than two months ago.

Following the cancellation, series creator Josh Berman said that he was remaining hopeful that a new home could be found for the series. He was keeping busy writing scripts and thinking about future guest stars.

According to Deadline, Lifetime had said that they were open to reconsidering their decision to cancel the show if Sony TV could come up with a new financial model. Apparently a deal was worked out that could work for both sides.

There’s no word yet on how many episodes of Drop Dead Diva have been ordered, when they’ll go into production or air.

This is the fourth time that Sony TV has been successful in reviving cancelled TV shows — Unforgettable on CBS, Breaking In on FOX and Damages, which moved from FX to DirecTV.

What do you think? Are you glad to hear that Drop Dead Diva has been saved? Do you think this will or should be the final season?

 

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latoya cherry March 11, 2013 at 3:39 pm

i love this show, i believe that the two men in her life should know who she is and let fate take its course. it is her life and she live it with out sercets. Bring on the next season super excited.

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Michael C March 11, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Alphas was cancelled???? Nooooooooooooo

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Dee March 10, 2013 at 9:00 pm

I love Drop Dead Diva. I loved it from the first episode. I hope there’s a season 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 etc.

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AJLF March 10, 2013 at 1:12 am

YAY!!!! I am so happy that it is back!!!!! Can’t wait for it to air!!! :)

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Ruthie March 9, 2013 at 10:50 pm

Woohooo……..love Drop Dead Diva!!!!!

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Stef March 6, 2013 at 1:51 pm

I am doing a cartwheel right now….!

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Wanda March 10, 2013 at 9:25 pm

Was very disappointed when I heard the show was canceled. So xcited that it is coming back for the 5th season, and hope there is 6, 7, 8,9, etc.

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Katie March 5, 2013 at 1:16 am

I’m so glad that Drop Dead Diva is back! I purchased the 4th season on Amazon because I had missed a couple of episodes. It’s my favorite show! I spend very little time watching TV, but this is definitely one show that I actually take the time to watch! I would like to see it continue after season 5! I love the characters, especially Jane. This is a fabulous cast!

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Katie March 5, 2013 at 1:08 am

So happy they’re producing a 5th season! I bought the 4th season on Amazon. This is my favorite show!

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Teddy March 4, 2013 at 5:24 pm

Really glad to hear the show is coming back! Can’t wait!

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R.Fisher March 4, 2013 at 12:18 pm

Was very angry when I heard it was cancelled therefore I am extremely pleased in knowing one of my favorite shows will be back. I don’t think or want this to be the final season either.

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E. W. March 4, 2013 at 11:56 am

YEAH , keep Diva is a good show! I love the interaction between the three main stars. Give her someone to love beside family.

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Andi March 4, 2013 at 11:21 am

Thrilled it’s back. This is my current favorite show.

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Nell March 3, 2013 at 10:23 pm

So glad it’s back!!!

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Pam Tillman March 3, 2013 at 11:14 am

I’m so glad it’s back on. Love the show!

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Sarah March 3, 2013 at 10:21 am

I’m very happy that Diva is returning. The show is wonderful. Now fans of Alphas have to get Syfy to reconsider too. :)

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