'Mr. Sunshine': Allison Janney duets with James Taylor


ABC's new comedy "Mr. Sunshine" is set mostly at a sports arena. Co-creator and star Matthew Perry notes, however, that arenas tend to have a lot of other things going on between games: concerts, monster-truck rallies, circuses and the like.Perry hopes those things can provide good backdrops for comedy -- but they can also serve as a bit of wish fulfillment for the show's cast. Perry, who was a highly ranked junior tennis player as a teenager, gets to hit with Jimmy Connors in an episode, and his co-star Allison Janney -- who plays the arena's loopy owner, Crystal -- sings a duet with James Taylor.Janney says she was excited by the prospect of singing alongside the multiple Grammy winner -- but also nervous."That was probably the biggest, most daunting task I've had so far," Janney said Monday (Jan. 24) in a chat with reporters. "I mean, I'm an actor who can sing, but I'm...



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