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Cybill Shepherd Desperately Wants To Join 'Hot In Cleveland'

July 28th, 2010 8:16am EDT
Cybill Shepherd
Cybill Shepherd has issued a public plea to Hollywood veteran Betty White - she wants to be a part of the former "Golden Girls" star's hit new sitcom.

White, 88, is currently in the middle of a career revival thanks to a SuperBowl commercial, an appearance on top comedy show "Saturday Night Live" and her TV comeback in "Hot in Cleveland," opposite Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick.

The sitcom is such a hit with viewers, bosses at the TV Land network, where the show airs, have commissioned a second season - and former "Moonlighting" star Shepherd, 60, is desperate to join t...
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Cybill Shepherd's Younger Daughter Is A Lesbian Too

June 17th, 2010 8:52am EDT
Cybill Shepherd
Cybill Shepherd's youngest daughter has come out as a lesbian, a year after her older sibling announced she was gay.

Clementine Ford (pictured above), 30, revealed her sexual preference last year, and now the "Moonlighting" star's other daughter, Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim, has followed in her footsteps.

The 22 year old stepped out in public with her girlfriend for the first time to attend the 21st Annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards in San Francisco, California, earlier this month to watch the comedienne receive the Golden Gate Award. The honor is given to...
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Actors Who Have Transitioned From TV To Film

August 25th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Jennifer Garner
For some actors, it is hard to make the crucial transition into film as a television star. Especially if you are typecast as a certain character and most people can't think of you as anyone else (for example, Matt LeBlanc as Joey on Friends). Television actors put their careers on the line when they leave their steady jobs to branch out into the film world, and they either make it or they don't. Here are the top television stars who managed to hold their own in the film world.

Will Smith- Before he was one of the top A-list movie stars, Will Smith was known as the Banks' troublemaking co...
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TV Shows On The Verge Of Jumping The Shark

July 15th, 2009 11:23am EDT
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The concept of 'jumping the shark' is a fatal one for many involved in television. It all began in the tragic episode of 'Happy Days' in which iconic character, The Fonz, literally jumps over a shark, thus placing a death toll on the rest of the series. Decades later, some TV writers have playfully used the term in decidedly ironic tones, both 'The X-Files' and 'Supernatural' have episodes titled 'Jump the Shark' (Note: a portion of 'Supernatural's' crew are 'X-Files' alum) that tiptoe the line of throwing a series into oblivion.

We will have a few current TV shows that we believe ar...
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The Emmy's 60th Anniversary: Fans Get To Vote For Best Comedy And Drama Moments

August 28th, 2008 11:27am EDT
All In The Family
As a means of celebrating its 60th Anniversary (really, are we just going to have a garish celebration for any year ending in 0 or 5 now?) Emmy has decided to name the most memorable moments from both Drama and Comedy on TV.

The best thing about this countdown is that the fans get to decide. On the Emmy website are a list of 20 funny moments and 20 serious scenes just begging for your vote. You only get to choose one in each category, so you're going to need some help. You'll find it below as each category is narrowed down to the five best. Also listed are some moments that shouldn...
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Rumer Willis Selected As 2008 Miss Golden Globe

November 15th, 2007 2:22pm EST
Rumer Willis
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association today announced Rumer Willis as its selection as Miss Golden Globe for The 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards to be telecast live on NBC on Sunday, January 13, 2008.

HFPA President Jorge Camara made the announcement at a morning press conference. Traditionally, Miss Golden Globe, who assists in the Golden Globes ceremony, is the daughter of a well-known celebrity.

Rumer, age 19, is the daughter of two-time Golden Globe nominee Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, who received four Golden Globe nominations and a Golden Globe as Best Actor in a Televisi...
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Sci Fi Greenlights 'X-Files' & 'Indiana Jones'-Type Series

October 25th, 2007 1:15pm EDT
X-Files
SCI FI just announced plans for a two-hour pilot called "Warehouse 13." Part X-Files, part Raiders of the Lost Ark, and part Moonlighting, this new one-hour dramedy is slated to begin production in December with an eye toward a summer 2008 premiere.

After saving the life of the President, two FBI agents find themselves abruptly "promoted" and relocated to windswept South Dakota. Their new top-secret location is Warehouse 13 a massive, secret storage facility that houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. gov...
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New TV on DVD, March 6

March 6th, 2007 8:00am EST
South Park
The complete ninth season of South Park arrives on DVD this week. Episodes include "Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina" in which Mr. Garrison gets a sex-change operation and Kyle attempts to undergo a procedure to turn into an African American to make the basketball team. One of the season's most noted episodes is Tom Cruise parody "Trapped in the Closet." Also on DVD: season 1 of The Loop and Hawaii Five-O, season 2 of Stargate: Atlantis, season 5 of Moonlighting, and season 6 of Northern Exposure.
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 18

February 18th, 2007 3:00am EST
Rihanna
Happy Birthday to Caribbean singer Rihanna (1988), brat-pack actress Molly Ringwald (1968), rapper Dr. Dre (1965), "Herbie: Fully Loaded" actor Matt Dillon (1964), modern b-movie queen Julie Strain (1962), Italian actress Greta Scacchi (1960), letter-turner Vanna White (1957), actor/pilot John Travolta (1954), singer Juice Newton (1952), "Moonlighting" actress Cybill Shepherd (1950), film director John Hughes (1950), ex-Styx singer Dennis DeYoung (1947), Japanese singer/artist Yoko Ono (1933), Czech director Milos Forman (1932), author Toni Morrison (1931), actor George Kennedy (1925), "Cit...
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New TV on DVD, September 12

September 12th, 2006 8:00am EDT
Grey
The second season of Grey's Anatomy arrives in retail stores this week. The sophomore season began with Derek's wife Addison showing up at the hospital and ended with the death of one of the doctor's fianc├ęs. Also on DVD: Smallville and Roseanne season five, Moonlighting season four, Las Vegas season three, The Office season two, and Diagnosis Murder season one.
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Feb. 18

February 18th, 2006 3:00am EST
Rihanna
Happy Birthday to Caribbean singer Rihanna (1988), brat-pack actress Molly Ringwald (1968), rapper Dr. Dre (1965), "Herbie: Fully Loaded" actor Matt Dillon (1964), modern b-movie queen Julie Strain (1962), Italian actress Greta Scacchi (1960), letter-turner Vanna White (1957), actor/pilot John Travolta (1954), singer Juice Newton (1952), "Moonlighting" actress Cybill Shepherd (1950), film director John Hughes (1950), ex-Styx singer Dennis DeYoung (1947), Japanese singer/artist Yoko Ono (1933), Czech director Milos Forman (1932), author Toni Morrison (1931), actor George Kennedy (1925), "Cit...
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New TV on DVD, Feb. 7

February 7th, 2006 8:00am EST
Growing Pains
1980s hit Growing Pains season one is finally available on DVD. The Seaver family's first crisis takes place smack-dab in the middle of the opening episode, when Mike is arrested for underage driving. In later trials and tribulations, Jason exhibits jealousy when Maggie is required to work after hours with her male colleagues and Mike and Ben get in trouble for betting on horse races. Also out on DVD this week:

Moonlighting season two, Touched By An Angel the third season volume 1, Emergency season two, and Teen Titans the complete first season.

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3-D Episode of 'Medium' Has 'Twilight Zone' Influence

November 18th, 2005 10:07am EST
Patricia Arquette
NBC's special 3-D episode of Medium, starring Emmy winner Patricia Arquette, will be introduced by the legendary late Twilight Zone host Rod Serling. The episode entitled, "Still Life," will be telecast Monday, Nov. 21. The producers of "Medium" have acquired rights to Serling's footage from "The Twilight Zone" and have digitally manipulated the image with voice artist Mark Silverman.

In traditional black-and-white footage evocative of "The Twilight Zone," Serling will let the audience know what the cue is for them to put on their 3-D glasses (an enhanced image of Arquette's eyeball) ...
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