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How Kelsey Grammer propels new Fox legal drama

The past decade hasn’t been kind to Kelsey Grammer in the series department, with short-lived comedy and drama entries “Back to You,” “Boss,” “Hank,” “Partners” and “The Last Tycoon” dotting his TV resume. “Proven Innocent” should give him a fighting chance to improve his track record. This new Fox legal drama from “Empire” co-creator Danny Strong and David Elliot finds Grammer as a shady Chicago prosecutor with the only-on-TV name of Gore Bellows, who’s eyeing a run for Illinois Attorney General. But there’s a roadblock planted firmly in Bellows’ path: crusading criminal defense attorney Madeline Scott (Rachelle Lefevre). She and her brother, Levi (Riley Smith), served 10 years in the slammer afte ...