'Back in the Game' premiere: Maggie Lawson likes being 'in the dirt with a bunch of kids'

Co-starring in one series hasn't prevented Maggie Lawson from doing another.The actress has been able to remain involved as police detective Juliet O'Hara in most episodes of the upcoming Season 8 of "Psych," the USA comedy-mystery, while also playing the female lead as the ABC sitcom"Back in the Game" premieres Wednesday (Sept. 25).The new show casts her as a single mom who becomes the coach of her son's (Griffin Gluck) Little League team ... despite her long-standing dislike of sports, one of the byproducts of her estrangement from the ex-ballplayer father (James Caan) she struggles to reunite with."It's really exciting," the pleasant Lawson tells Zap2it of her dual series duty. "It's sort of working different muscles."The wonderful thing about 'Psych' is that the writers have evolved those characters in such a way that almost every year, it's felt like we were delving into something different, whether it was something emotional or Juliet was becoming a badass....



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