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‘Night Court’ Adds Wendie Malick to Season 3 as New Prosecutor

NBC comedy series Night Court has cast Wendie Malick as new prosecutor Julianne Walters in Season 3, which will premiere in a new timeslot on November 19 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Well, Julianne is new to most, but not to Dan Fielding (John Larroquette), her former love interest. She is described as a “reformed convict” who is “a sophisticated, sharp-witted woman and a talented lawyer who also knows how to make a spoon handle.” She will keep everyone in court on their toes. The prosecutor’s position was left vacant after India de Beaufort left the show at the end of May.

Starring Melissa Rauch and original series star John Larroquette. Night CourtEternally optimistic Abby Stone (Rauch) follows in the footsteps of her venerable late father, Judge Harry Stone, by taking on the challenge of overseeing the night shift at Manhattan District Court. Abby always sees the best in people, and her passion for justice is undeniable. In her quest to bring order and dignity to the courthouse and rein in its colorful crew of oddballs, she enlists former Night Court District Attorney Dan Fielding to serve as the court’s public defender.

From executive producer and writer Dan Rubin, Night Court is based on the original series that aired for 9 seasons on NBC. The executive producers also include Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch, John Larroquette, Mat Harawitz, Lon Zimmet, Lindsey Shockley and Mona Garcea. The series is produced by Rauch’s After January Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

Malick won four Cable Ace Awards for her role in the HBO comedy. Dream aboutand won a Golden Globe and two Emmy nominations for her role in Just shoot me! Additional credits include TV Land shows Hot in ClevelandNBC FrasierCBS Good company AND Rush houralso for CBS, as well as recurring roles in the Netflix series RanchABC American HousewifeNBC This is us and ABC NYPD blueRecent roles include a position at Apple PhysicalCBS Young Sheldon and Apple ShrinkingShe is represented by Innovative Artists and Marcia Hurwitz Management.