It's no secret Norman Lear has been directly and or indirectly responsible for the launch of many careers within the entertainment industry. The "family tree" was planted over 40 years ago and has never stopped growing.
The trouble with journalists appearing as themselves in entertainment is that the public already has difficulty discerning fact from fiction in the news. When real reporters allow themselves to be part of fiction, it costs them their credibility.
In Season 2, premiering this Friday, February 14 -- a perfect Valentine from Netflix to us -- someone new might get in the way of Francis' relentless thirst for power. Enter Jacqueline Sharp, played by Deadwood's Canadian actress Molly Parker.