"TV's hard. Up (at) 5.30, work until 8pm. A 12-hour turn-around. No days off. Come home, learn lines. Weekends, learn lines. And playing a lawyer means studying complex closing arguments. 'Til I got my legs under me and got up to speed, I found the beginning very difficult." Oscar winner Kathy Bates struggled with her heavy workload when she first began filming new legal drama HARRY'S LAW.