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Julie Bowen Went Into Labor While Playing A Pregnant Woman On 'Boston Legal'

August 27th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen went into labour with her first child while she was playing an expectant mom on a TV show set.

The "Modern Family" star reveals she was pretending to be in labor on the set of "Boston Legal" when her water broke.

She tells More magazine, "I was grunting and groaning. They're like, 'Cut!' and my water breaks, and I'm standing in a puddle."

A crew member was assigned to take her to hospital - but Bowen insisted on going home first, so she could wash off her make-up and change because she was afraid the admitting staff "would think I was Froot Loops (crazy), showing up in my own...
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The Office: Will Ray Romano, James Spader or Catherine Tate Replace Steve Carell?

April 6th, 2011 7:57am EDT
Ray Romano, James Spader  | Photo Credits: Jerod Harris/Getty Im
The list of potential replacements for The Office's Michael Scott just keeps growing.

Ray Romano, James Spader and Catherine Tate will guest-star in the season finale of the NBC sitcom as candidates for...

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Master Thespian William Shatner Turns 80

March 22nd, 2011 8:07am EDT
William Shatner
Star Trek legend William Shatner is preparing to boldy go into his eighties this week - the veteran actor becomes an octogenarian on Tuesday.

After starting out as a classically-trained Shakespearean actor, Shatner swapped the theatrical stage for the bright lights of Hollywood in the late 1950s and went on to win the part that has defined his career - Captain James T. Kirk in classic sci-fi TV show Star Trek.

When the series came to an end in 1969, he reprised his role as Kirk on numerous occasions, including seven Star Trek movies, but has continued to find success on the small screen...
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William Shatner's Kidney Stone Pays For House

March 2nd, 2011 1:00pm EST
William Shatner
Veteran actor William Shatner has saved a family from homelessness - with money raised by selling off his kidney stone.

The Star Trek legend managed to convince bosses at gambling website GoldenPalace.com to pay $21,000 for the stone in 2005.

With the help of his Boston Legal castmates, Shatner took the profits and made a total donation of $84,000 to housing charity Habitat for Humanity in the U.S.

The money was used to build a house for a family left homeless after Hurricane Katrina, and Shatner is bursting with pride over his good deed.

He says, "I have a picture of a lovely famil...
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'Bones' Spin-Off Casts Saffron Burrows

February 15th, 2011 10:28am EST
Saffron Burrows | Photo Credits: Neil Mockford/Getty Images
Saffron Burrows has been cast as the female lead in the upcoming Bones spin-off, Deadline reports.

Based on The Locator books by Richard Greener, the spin-off follows Walter Sherman (Geoff Stults), a former military policeman with the ability to...

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Boston Legal, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Clarke Duncan, Saffron Burrows, Geoff Stults, Bones, My Own Worst Enemy
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'Wonder Woman' Set For Television Comeback

October 4th, 2010 3:15pm EDT
Wonder Woman
Amazon warrior Wonder Woman is set to return to the small screen - more than three decades after actress Lynda Carter made the role famous.

The New Adventures of Wonder Woman, adapted from the classic DC Comic series, aired in America from 1975 to 1979. Another TV series was attempted in the 1990s, but the project was scrapped due to casting concerns over Carter's successor.

Now, Boston Legal creator David E. Kelley has signed a deal with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment bosses to write and produce a revamped version, reports Deadline.com.

Casting details have yet to be announced. Ho...
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Kerry Washington Sizzles In Lavender Opera Gown

September 28th, 2010 10:30am EDT
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington posed for photographs during the opening night production of "Das Rheingold" at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, New York City, yesterday. She looked radiant in a lavender draped gown. What do you think?

Kerry has several films in production, including "A Thousand Words" about a blasé guy who learns that he has only 1,000 words left to speak before he will die and "For Colored Girls" in which women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems.

The actress has also starred in "The Last King Of Scotland," "She Hate Me," "Ray," ...
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Hot Legs: Brittany Snow In A Short Black Dress & Yellow Neon Heels

July 24th, 2010 9:00am EDT
Brittany Snow
"John Tucker Must Die" star Brittany Snow made a playful fashion statement at the "Charlie St. Cloud" premiere in L.A. earlier this week. Not many people can carry off bright neon shoes, but Brittany managed to do it rather well.

The actress stars in the upcoming NBC series "Harry's Law." Emmy Award-winning creator David E. Kelley ("The Practice" & "Boston Legal") brings his unique storytelling to the series about fate and the people it brings together. It also stars Kathy Bates.

Brittany also has a few films in production, including "Janie Jones," "96 Minutes" and "Walks."

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Tom Selleck Heading Back To Television

March 17th, 2010 5:00pm EDT
Tom Selleck
Tom Selleck has landed the lead role in a new TV cop show - the first time he has headlined a primetime program since "Magnum P.I."

The veteran actor played a private investigator in the hit 1980s series, which ended in 1988, and has since enjoyed brief roles in television hits such as "Friends," "Boston Legal" and "The Closer."
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Nonetheless, now Selleck is leading the cast of new cop drama "Reagan's Law," while former New Kids on the Block star Donnie Wahlberg and actress Bridget Moynahan are in talks to co-star in the CBS show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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How 'Modern Family' Is Saving The Family Sitcom

January 16th, 2010 10:15am EST
Modern Family
This article hopefully will serve as an adequate mea culpa. In a fall article we mentioned that 'Modern Family' was weak, formulaic, and full of hyperbolic stereotypes. In short, not worth staying on the ABC schedule. It did not take the recent Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Series- Musical or Comedy to change our view.

Thanks to a day off and time to kill on Hulu, we watched the second episode of the show. Needless to say, lunch was skipped, all remaining episodes were viewed, and we realized how unrepresentative a pilot can be. Now we are such unwavering fans of the show th...
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NBC Announces New Shows For 2010-11, Including 'Rockford Files,' New J.J. Abrams Series

January 11th, 2010 8:56am EST
Adam Carolla
NBC unveiled some of its early development projects that have been green-lit for 2010-11, including a large slate of dramas such as "Prime Suspect," an updated version of the classic The Rockford Files, "Undercovers" (from J.J. Abrams), "Chase" (from Jerry Bruckheimer), "Kindreds" (from David E. Kelley) and "The Event." Comedies include the untitled Adam Corolla project.

On the drama side, Prime Suspect is based on the award-winning BBC series centering on a courageous female detective who investigates complex mysteries in a politically explosive big city. Casting will be announced la...
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The 61st Emmy Awards: Who Should Win And Who Will Win

September 18th, 2009 3:44pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
You may have forgotten since there is about a 47-month lull between the nomination announcements and the actual awards ceremony, but the Primetime Emmy Awards are coming to your living room on Sunday evening with everybody’s favorite human being, Neil Patrick Harris, serving as host for the evening.

Hopefully, the choice of somebody known for being funny and having talents that extend beyond being able to sit still for a perfect haircut and remembering the names of contestants will show a marked improvement in the quality of the ceremony with the return to Emmy ceremonies of yore where b...
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Ten New Fall 2009 Shows We Can't Wait To Watch

September 8th, 2009 9:41am EDT
New fall 2009 TV
Summer coming to an end can only mean one thing - it is time for our favorite television shows to return. Along with the top-rated shows we've come to love, such as Dancing With The Stars and CSI, the fall 2009-10 schedule is filled with newcomers just waiting to hit number one.

Check out our list of the 10 new fall shows we cant wait to watch:

Because one of something is never enough, the CW has taken on another cult-classic remake - Melrose Place. This time around the clothes are skimpier, the people are sexier and the fights are much more entertaining. While the show will have the...
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Spotlight On Taraji P. Henson

July 30th, 2009 10:01am EDT
Taraji P. Henson
A star was born in Southeast Washington, D.C. on September 11, 1970 and her name is Taraji Penda Henson, otherwise known as Taraji P. Henson. The first name Taraji means "hope" and the middle name Penda means "love," both being of Swahili origin.

No one can argue against the fact that this 38 year old single mother, with one teenage son, has certainly paid her dues to get to her current level of success. Henson is a graduate of Howard University where she transferred to, earning a degree in Theater Arts. To put herself through college she worked as a secretary at the Pentagon and wait...
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Emmy Nomination Surprises, Snubs And Shouldn't Be Nominated

July 16th, 2009 3:17pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
To paraphrase Ned Flanders, apparently an Emmy nomination is easier to get than an acceptance letter from Arizona State.

This morning, Emmy tried to one-up Oscar's new rule of ten by including six nominees in the acting categories and a whopping seven in the series categories. Yes, if you made a television series this year, or appeared on one, chances are you heard your name called in North Hollywood this morning.

With so many nominess, it seems impossible that any deserving performances or series were left out. Right? Sadly, no. And, of course, there are plenty of nominees who sh...
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Emmy Nominations Announced: '30 Rock' & 'Mad Men' Lead The Pack

July 16th, 2009 9:45am EDT
30 Rock
Tina Fey's "30 Rock" led the pack this morning with 22 Emmy nominations, while "Mad Men" tops the drama pack with 16 nominations. TV movie "Grey Gardens" garnered 17 nominations, and "Into the Storm" received 14 nominations.

Check out the nominees in major categories for the 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards:

COMEDY SERIES

"Entourage"

"Family Guy

"Flight of the Conchords"

"How I Met Your Mother"

"The Office"

"30 Rock"

"Weeds"

DRAMA SERIES

"Big Love"

"Breaking Bad"

"Damages"

"Dexter"

"House"

"Lost"

"Mad Men"

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Bryan Cr...
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TV Honorees That Don't Deserve Recognition At The Emmy Awards

June 9th, 2009 10:12am EDT
Emmy Awards
Nominations for the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced Thursday, July 16. The Emmy Awards are a bit like the Gold Glove Award in baseball: There's no apparent reason behind the process of selecting recipients, and once you make the short list you're virtually guaranteed a spot for life.

Many blame the Television Academy's awkward way of determining television's best for the pallid variance between what's actually good and what the nomination list purports. Academy members (terribly busy producers, writers, directors and actors) are sent scant screeners by agents representin...
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Some Recent TV Spinoff Successes And Failures

May 12th, 2009 11:29am EDT
Boston Legal
With an eagerly anticipated Gossip Girl spinoff in the offing, as well as a number of other spinoffs and remakes, the 2009-2010 television fall schedule feels awfully familiar. Unfortunately, there's no rhyme or reason as to whether these spinoffs actually fly. For every Frasier, there is a Joey. The winners are shows that garnered critical acclaim and/or cult status. The losers are shows that destroyed the integrity of beloved characters and were generally poorly written and conceived.

Some of the more recent TV spinoff successes and failures:

Successes

Frasier - Who would ...
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'Boston Legal' Season 5 Comes To DVD May 5

April 22nd, 2009 12:24pm EDT
Boston Legal
Please rise for the closing season of pure legal chaos at the law firm of Crane Poole & Schmidt, as Boston Legal Season 5 rests its case on DVD May 5 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This final installment of the show that put a facetiously refreshing spin on the legal drama genre tackles timely and controversial judicial and personal issues without objection, including the 2008 presidential election, Mad Cow disease, gay marriage rights and health regulations for an unapproved Alzheimer's drug.

Headlining the outstanding ensemble cast are James Spader (Secretary, Sex Li...
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'Bride Wars' Arrives On DVD & Blu-ray April 28; Win It Here!

April 6th, 2009 5:00pm EDT
Bride Wars
Two best friends become bitter rivals when their weddings are scheduled on the same day, place and time in the hilarious romantic comedy Bride Wars, walking down the aisle on Blu-ray Disc (BD) and DVD April 28 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Oscar nominees Kate Hudson (Fool's Gold) and Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada), the former in her first role as Producer, star as Liv and Emma, lifelong friends who have always done everything together, including planning all the details of their dream weddings at the ultimate bridal destination - The Plaza Hotel.

Newly ...
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'Saturday Night Live': Post-Election

December 2nd, 2008 10:04am EST
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live is not funny. Some of the skits are funny, some, but the show as a whole is not. The former meter of comedic excellence has not so much stepped away from the glory days of John Belushi and Chevy Chase as much as it has dove. Even Cheri Oteri, whose career is on the wane since her days cheerleading alongside Will Ferrell, chose to cameo on the soon-to-be-cancelled Boston Legal as opposed to her alma mater.

Yes, the election has returned SNL to brief heights of hilarity. But, what does it mean when the most memorable skits of the new season featured two former cast m...
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TV Election Personalities: Giving Fresh Faces To This Election

October 21st, 2008 11:52am EDT
The View
It's nearing the end of October; do you know whom you're voting for? Most likely, yes, you've known for a while. And, depending on whom you're voting for and whether you watch political news programs, you probably fall into one of a few categories. If you're a die hard McCainiac, you might spend your evenings listening to Bill O'Reilly tell his guests to shut up. If you're an Obama mama, you may tune into Keith Olbermann's incessant barking. If you're for either but want a seemingly nonaffiliated program that maintains some entertainment value, Anderson Cooper might be what you're looking f...
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New TV On DVD, Sept. 23

September 23rd, 2008 8:00am EDT
Samantha Who?
In season 1 of Samantha Who? Sam Newly (Christina Applegate) wakes up from an eight-day coma and can't remember a thing - not her boyfriend her parents her job not even herself. Also on DVD: Boston Legal season 4, Brothers & Sisters season 2, Cashmere Mafia the complete series, CSI: New York, season 4, My Name is Earl season 3, Two & A Half Men season 4.
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Who Will & Who Should Win An Emmy

September 18th, 2008 9:22am EDT
30 Rock
Ah, the Emmys, the most entertaining awards show and often the most frustrating. Why is it so frustrating? Because the voters get it wrong. They get the winners wrong more often than casual sports bettors. In fact, they get it so wrong that predicting the winners is often a fool's errand since it's impossible to determine what will strike the Academy's fancy as the reasons for their choices are as mystifying as the results.

Luckily, Starpulse.com has one such fool. So it's time for a round of everybody's favorite game: Who Will Win and Who Should Win?

Best Comedy Series Nomine...
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'Boston Legal' Season Four Debuts On DVD Sept. 23; Win A Copy!

August 28th, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Boston Legal
At the chaotic law firm of Crane Poole & Schmidt, there's no such thing as temporary insanity - it's more of a permanent condition! Amid torrid interoffice love affairs, and under the watchful eye of new senior partner Carl Sack, the firm's brilliant but volatile attorneys take on such burning social issues as the death penalty, gays in the military, euthanasia, mortgage foreclosures, going green, racism, obesity and animal rights. So enjoy a stiff drink and light a cigar as the fourth season of the seriously addicting legal drama Boston Legal lands on DVD September 23rd from Fox Home E...
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Must See (& Must Skip) New Dramas This Fall

August 27th, 2008 8:40am EDT
My Own Worst Enemy
Christian Slater has only one facial expression. His eyebrows are permanently arched in a slightly questioning yet slightly sinister gaze; he has a five o'clock shadow that no pancake makeup ever seems to hide; and his eyes are dark and brooding, appearing beady and almost dead without the proper glint from three-point lighting.

Skip "My Own Worst Enemy"

Yet NBC's My Own Worst Enemy (Monday nights at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 13) have him playing two very distinct men: Henry, the slightly dippy family man living in pre-fab suburbia, and Edward, a Jason Bourne-esque operative for a se...
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2008-09 TV Premiere Dates

August 20th, 2008 8:54am EDT
Heroes
Admit it. You can't wait to see if Meredith and Derek will finally make it work on "Grey's Anatomy." You're dying to know who the new baddie will be on "Heroes." And you wonder if Laurence Fishburne will be able to fill William Petersen's shoes on "CSI." Whatever your TV poison, you won't be waiting much longer. The new television season kicks off in September, and Starpulse is here to provide you with the premiere dates of new and returning shows so you won't miss a thing:

Monday, Sept. 1

Prison Break (8-10 p.m) FOX

Gossip Girl (8-9 p.m.) CW

One Tree Hill (9-10 p.m.) CW

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Hit The Jackpot With 'What Happens In Vegas,' On DVD Aug. 26

August 3rd, 2008 2:00pm EDT
What Happens In Vegas
Two strangers looking for a night to remember get a morning after they'll never forget in the outrageous comedy What Happens In Vegas, cashing out on DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) August 26 from Fox Home Entertainment.

Golden Globe nominee Cameron Diaz (Charlie's Angels, There's Something About Mary) stars as a highly-strung stockbroker who is dumped by her boyfriend; Ashton Kutcher (Guess Who, "That 70s Show") plays a slacker carpenter fired by his father from his job. In desperate need of a sabbatical, both immediately jet set to Sin City, where they meet and, after a night of drunken...
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Slideshow: What Happened To The Cast Of 'Everwood?'

July 30th, 2008 8:45am EDT
Emily VanCamp
Life after "Everwood" has been kind to some actors who have had no problem finding work. Canceled before its time in 2006 after just four seasons, most of the actors have moved on to other projects (some more than others):

Treat Williams (Andrew Brown)

Treat appeared in several episodes of "Brothers & Sisters" and starred in the short-lived "Heartland." He also appeared in "What Happens in Vegas..." He's starring in the 2009 film "Jakes' Run."

-Treat Williams Pictures

Gregory Smith (Ephram Brown)

Gregory has appeared in a few films, including "Clos...
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Emmy Nominations Reaction: Who Was Snubbed, Who Shouldn't Be A Nominee

July 18th, 2008 9:13am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
With the writer's strike a distant memory and an exciting new fall season dead ahead, we're finally ready to celebrate TV again. And what better way than with a lavish awards show?

Yes, the Emmy nominations were revealed at dawn in Los Angeles Thursday morning in a delightful little ceremony that saw Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth squeeze about two-dozen jokes in between their reading off the teleprompter.

There were surprises leading to gasps from the press, and plenty of nominations they all saw coming. Newcomer "Mad Men" led the drama category with 16 nominations w...
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