In her first regular U.S. TV role since CBS' "Murphy Brown," Candace Bergen has joined the cast of ABC-TV's new drama "Boston Legal."
William Shatner stars as Denny Crane, while Larry Miller plays attorney Edwin Poole.
"Boston Legal," by David E. Kelley Prods., has been given a full-season order. It also stars James Spader, Monica Potter, Rhona Mitra, Mark Valley and Rene Auberjonois.
However, co-star Lake Bell's option is not expected to be picked up beyond the show's initial 13 episodes. She plays Sally Heep.