10/29/1997 AT 12:00 AM EST
Kathie Lee Gifford, who left her job as cohost of "Live!" in July, has landed a new TV role, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Gifford will star in a TV movie called "Spinning Out of Control" as a troubed sitcom star. Gifford said the role in the cable movie for E! is one for which she has "been in training for years." Howie Mandel is said to be her costar.