ABC 10/3 9:30 P.M.
Lea Michele is embracing the second coming of Rachel Berry. In her latest comedy series, the Glee alum stars as type A Valentina, best friend to aspiring rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Michael Hall). The premise: Rose runs for office of his California hometown to drum up publicity for his mixtape — then shockingly wins. Fortunately, diligent Valentina is by his side. “She does have that drive, but she is a much more grounded character,” says Michele, adding that Valentina “has a balance between seriousness and comedy.” But little music skill of her own. Jokes Michele, “I think she should be a terrible singer. It would be hilarious!”Back to top