Jessica Simpson is in such demand that all five networks have been fighting over her. But the ‘Newlyweds’ reality star tells Extra that ABC won the battle and is giving the singer her very own sitcom. “It was just crazy. I never thought in a million years that I would have everyone making an offer,” Jessica said.
Why Jessica Simpson Signed With ABC
November 11, 2003 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “And finally, Jessica Simpson, do you know Jessica Simpson? She has signed a development deal with ABC to create a TV show around her. She said she chose ABC because she recognized those three letters from the song.”