Emmy winning actress Patricia Heaton goes double. She reportedly is in talks with Buena Vista Television to front her own daytime talk show next year. The show would be along the lines of the ABC's "The View" with several hosts in addition to Heaton, so sources said.
In addition to that, Heaton also is set to star in an as-yet-untitled ABC sitcom next year, playing a widowed mom who gets active in the local PTA. The show is expected to be on the schedule when the network announces its fall slate in May.