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2012-13 TV Pilots: Most Promising, Maybes & The Absolutely Nots

February 8th, 2012 1:00pm EST
2012-13 TV Pilots
So you've just dragged your withered Christmas tree corpse to the curb, already given up on your New Year's resolution, stocked up on head lamps and Zoloft in anticipation of six more weeks of winter. The holidays aren't over yet! Turn that frown upside down - it's time for pilot season again! Yes it's that time of year where network pod people awkwardly put on their best human heads, try to imagine what the humans want to see on their teevee screens, hilariously bungle the task, and amuse us endlessly in the process! It's ripe for comedy, and no doubt will be a pilot in and of itself next ...
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Laurie Metcalf's Second Marriage To End In Divorce

September 21st, 2011 9:12am EDT
Laurie Metcalf
Former "Roseanne" star Laurie Metcalf's second marriage has ended in divorce.

The actress, who played Roseanne's sister Jackie in the sitcom, wed actor Matt Roth in 1993 and now he has filed for divorce in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences.

The couple has two kids, according to TMZ.com.
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TV Reunions We'd Like To See

August 28th, 2009 10:02am EDT
Party Of Five
We all have our favorite shows, especially the ones we used to beg mom and dad to let us stay up and watch. Or the shows we watched with our friends every week and discussed the next day in school because it was the most exciting event in our lives. Most of these shows are played in syndication, but the true fans want to know what's going on with our favorite characters now.

Here are the top shows that we'd love to see do reunion specials:

It's been 20 years since "Saved by the Bell," TV's first live-action Saturday morning sitcom debuted. The show started as "Good Morning, Miss Blis...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 16

June 16th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Tupac Shakur
Happy Birthday to Canadian singer Keshia Chante (1988), "American Idol" singer Diana DeGarmo (1987), late rapper Tupac Shakur (1971; d. 1996), Korn guitarist James Shaffer (1970), "lefty" golfer Phil Mickelson (1970), "Roseanne" comedian Laurie Metcalf (1955), Marillion drummer Ian Mosley (1953), Canadian singer Gino Vannelli (1952), O'Jays singer Eddie Levert (1942), "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" actor Jack Albertson (1907; d. 1981), screen legend Stan Laurel (1890; d. 1965), and Apache leader Geronimo (1829; d. 1909).
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Several Celebs To Guest Star on TBS Show 'My Boys'

December 2nd, 2006 10:00am EST
Colin Ferguson
TBS's new original comedy series "My Boys" is set to welcome four special guest stars on upcoming episodes: Laurie Metcalf and Johnny Galecki, both of whom co-starred in the long-running comedy hit Roseanne; Neil Flynn, who plays the notorious janitor on Scrubs; and Colin Ferguson, who stars in the new series Eureka.

Galecki will first appear in the episode "Clubhouse Poison," set to air Tuesday, Dec. 12, and will be joined by Ferguson in the episode "One for the Team," airing Tuesday, Dec. 26. Metcalf, who had to split her time between the "My Boys" and Desperate Housewives sets duri...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 16

June 16th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Tupac Shakur
Happy Birthday to Canadian singer Keshia Chante (1988), "American Idol" singer Diana DeGarmo (1987), late rapper Tupac Shakur (1971; d. 1996), Korn guitarist James Shaffer (1970), "lefty" golfer Phil Mickelson (1970), "Roseanne" comedian Laurie Metcalf (1955), Marillion drummer Ian Mosley (1953), Canadian singer Gino Vannelli (1952), O'Jays singer Eddie Levert (1942), "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" actor Jack Albertson (1907; d. 1981), screen legend Stan Laurel (1890; d. 1965), and Apache leader Geronimo (1829; d. 1909).
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Veteran Actors to Guest-Star on Without a Trace

October 21st, 2005 10:03am EDT
Gordon Clapp
This November, critically acclaimed actors "will go missing" or be on the "brink of despair" in their guest-starring roles in Without a Trace. Details on their episodes and characters follow:

Nov. 3 -- SAG Award Winner Alex Kingston (ER)

Jack (Anthony LaPaglia) and Danny (Enrique Murciano) head to Mexico to find a wealthy American vacationer who was abducted at gunpoint in front of his new wife (Kingston). Kingston's former ER co-star Paul McCrane directed the episode.

Nov. 10 -- Emmy Award Winner Gordon Clapp (NYPD Blue)

The team's quest to find a man (Clapp) who reportedly...
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