It’s official! Reba is headed back to the small screen.
The country megastar will make her return to acting in a new ABC drama, produced by big name TV exec and Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.
The show, described by Cherry as a Southern Gothic soap opera, will find Reba in the role of “Ruby Adair,” a sheriff of a small town in Kentucky.
The character finds her views challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern decent is sent to help her solve a crime.
ABC has ordered a pilot for her new hour-long untitled series, while no official premiere date has been announced.
Reba is most famous for her roles in the Reba and Malibu Country sitcoms.
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Cody is a respected veteran personality, producer and programmer in the broadcast industry, named the 2013 and 2010 National On-Air Personality of the Year by the Academy of Country Music. After gigs in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Cody made it to the major leagues at age 23 when he landed in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Along the way, Cody has received numerous national awards including DJ of the Year from Country Radio Broadcasters, and National On Air Personality of the Year at the ACMs. Cody has been honored at the Grand Ole Opry, featured in USA Today and GQ Magazine, and has been a contributor on E!News, CNN HLN, Country Weekly and in People Country. As well, Cody was named Radio and Records Music Director of the Year five times, while Billboard magazine and the Radio Music Awards honored him with the annual title as well.When not on radio or TV, Cody loves working out, running, watching reality shows, superhero movies, listening to all kinds of music, relaxing in the mountains, eating Mexican food and spending time with family and friends.