‘False Profits’: Vanessa Williams Joins ABC Comedic Soap Pilot

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Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty alumna Vanessa Williams is returning to ABC with a co-starring role in another comedic soap. She has signed for a major role opposite leads Bellamy Young, Shelley Hennig and Kosha Patel in the hourlong pilot False Profits, set in the world of cosmetics marketing, from former Code Black writer-producer Kayla Alpert, Jason Reed and ABC Studios. Written by Alpert, False Profits is described as Desperate Housewives meets Glengarry Glen Ross…