As previously reported, Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will play the “eccentric first lady of East Peck” in the second season.
NBC describes the new season like this: In the spirit of true crime documentaries, the second season of this outrageous fish-out-of-water comedy centers on bright-eyed New York lawyer Josh Segal (Nicholas D’Agosto), still relatively a newcomer in a tiny southern town, who is sturdily posed for his next big case there. His mission? To defend the eccentric first lady of East Peck, Lavinia Peck-Foster (Chenoweth), known for her flamboyant outfits, large hats and hairless cat, and who suddenly finds herself accused of the bizarre murder of her beloved husband.”
The cast also includes Jayma Mays, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer and Amanda Payton.
Last season’s 9 pm Trial & Error episodes averaged a 1.3 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.5 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” ratings, according to Nielsen Media Research, and at 9:30 averaged a 1.1 in 18-49 and 4.4 million viewers.
Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller serve as writers and executive producers. Jeffrey Blitz directs and also serves as an executive producer. Trial & Error: Lady, Killer is produced by Barge Productions and Good Session Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.