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Jane Lynch

A better angel? Jane Lynch wings in for her funny new sitcom

"A nice match," says Jane Lynch, referring to herself and her new sitcom role. "Made in heaven, if you will."


On CBS' "Angel From Hell" (Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. EST), Lynch plays Amy, a spirited but scatterbrained oddball who barrels into the life of Allison, a sweet but neurotic young doctor played by Maggie Lawson, insinuating herself as a self-styled "guardian angel." ("Angel From Hell" also stars Kevin Pollak and Kyle Bornheimer as Allison's father and brother.)

Is Amy really on a job from God? Or is she a boozy, jobless nutcase from the streets?

"At one point I do something great for Allison and...