Television favorite Heather Locklear has been cast in the new CBS pilot ‘The Assistants,’ www.tvline.com is reporting. The show, whose pilot was penned by ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’s writer Tucker Cawley, will follow four assistants who serve a celebrity couple’s every need. Locklear will portray Ali, an insecure actress and the wife of the couple.
While the husband has yet been cast, the assistants will be portrayed by Emily Rutherfurd (from ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’); David Henrie (of ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’); T.J. Miller (from ‘Carpoolers’) and Lamorne Morris (from ‘Brain Rush’).
Locklear is known for starting her career by acting in such series as ‘Dynasty,’ where she played Sammy Jo Carrington, and the police drama ‘T.J. Hooker,’ where she played Officer Stacey Sheridan. She continued to rise to fame after playing villain Amanda Woodward on the hit 1990s drama ‘Melrose Place,’ a role she reprised in the series’ 2009-10 spin-off of the same name.
Written by: Karen Benardello