Portia de Rossi is going to work in a New NBC Comedy Produced By Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi, an Australian actress and Ellen DeGeneres, judge of American Idol ninth season on FOX, is going so work together in a new Comedy. For that they signed an agreement with NBC recently. Ellen, 53, will be producing this new comedy for NBC, and it will be starring her own wife, Portia de Rossi, 38. The sitcom, is said to be about sisters with a contentious relationship, and Portia de Rossi will be playing one of the sisters. Ellen DeGeneres will not be playing the other sister, but rather producing the series.

According to Deadline.com, there was a bidding war for the new series, but eventually NBC was able to nab it. Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres will team up with writer Don Todd, the co-creator of “Samantha Who?” Portia de Rossi has previously starred in ABC’s “Better Off Ted,” “Arrested Development,” but her best known role was playing lawyer Nelle Porter on the series “Ally McBeal.” Their new work will certainly be a successful one and will bring them name and fame.
Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres after the marriage August 2008

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