'Drop Dead Diva' hires '7th Heaven's' Barry Watson

barry-watson-gi-320.jpgFormer "7th Heaven" star Barry Watson has landed a gig about a man who's lost his job.

The actor will guest star on Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Watson will play a grieving man who's been fired from his job. Jane (Brooke Elliott) and Grayson ( Jackson Hurst) will represent him in his wrongful termination case.

"Diva" kicked off its second season on Sunday (June 6) to higher numbers, 3.1 million viewers, than its series debut.

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