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Legend Still Rules The Roost

16th January 2008

Action film I Am Legend has held on to the top spot at the UK box office for a third consecutive week, new figures show.The movie, an adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel of the...

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National Treasure Still Shining

31st December 2007

National Treasure: Book of Secrets has seen off strong competition to hold the number one spot at the American box office for a second week.The Nicolas Cage-starring movie took $35.6 million (£17.8 million) from 3,832...

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Wilson On Wilson

26th December 2007

Former Democratic Congressman Charlie Wilson of Texas has given a thumbs-up to Charlie Wilson's War, the film about his secret efforts to funnel U.S. funds to the Afghan mujahedeen in their fight against the Soviets...

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Late Shows, Who Needs Them? Not New Movies

24th December 2007

As it turns out, the movie studios haven't needed those late-night talk shows to promote their newest releases, after all. For the second weekend in a row, the box office produced solid results, soaring 36...

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Sopranos Hope For Emmy Farewell

16th September 2007

Hit US TV drama The Sopranos is favourite to scoop up the Emmys for its last ever season at this year's awards.The mob drama wrapped up the final episode of its eight-year history earlier this...

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Sorkin Says Studio 60 Was Not About Him

17th July 2007

Aaron Sorkin has acknowledged that his personal foibles may have been at least partly to blame for the failure of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. The show featured a character who, like Sorkin, had...

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Fascinating Fact 3570

16th July 2007

The worlds of big TV and blockbusters have collided - THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN has struck a new three-movie deal with STEVEN SPIELBERG and his DreamWorks company. Movie mogul Spielberg is expected to...

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Peacock Plunges

31st May 2007

Only a day after NBC fired Kevin Reilly, its entertainment president and chief programmer, the network got word that its ratings for the previous week had sunk to embarrassing levels -- the worst ever during...

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Strip Stripped From Nbc's Schedule

11th May 2007

Marking the end of one of the greatest debacles in its history, NBC is expected to disclose during its upfront season presentation on Monday that it has canceled Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, the...

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Sorkin To Battle The Pink Robots With Flaming Lips

22nd March 2007

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN will collaborate with the FLAMING LIPS on the group's stage musical, inspired by their hit 2002 album YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS. Tony Award-winning director DES MCANUFF will stage...

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Nbc Strips Studio 60 From Its Schedule

20th February 2007

NBC's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, once regarded as the show that would become a hit on the magnitude of Friends, went out with a whimper Monday night, drawing a minuscule 4.8 rating and...

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Nbc Bumps Off Studio 60 Early For Mob Drama

15th February 2007

Two days after ratings for NBC's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip sank to their lowest level of the season, the network announced Wednesday that it is pulling the show off its schedule one week...

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Cain To Tackle Cruise's Kaffee

3rd January 2007

Former TV SUPERMAN DEAN CAIN has signed up to recreate one of TOM CRUISE's most famous big screen roles onstage. The actor will play ambitious lawyer DANIEL KAFFEE in a touring production of AARON SORKIN's...

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St Paul's Wedding For Office Receptionist

9th December 2006

Not even A-list celebrities get to have their wedding at St Paul's cathedral in London, but that didn't stop actress Lucy Davis tying the knot there today.Davis, best known for playing receptionist Dawn Tinsley in...

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Conservative Group Blasts Studio 60 Renewal

6th December 2006, a website operated by the conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation, has blasted NBC's decision to renew Aaron Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Sorkin, it said Tuesday, "will get to continue his...

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Schiff To Star In London's West End

29th November 2006

THE WEST WING actor RICHARD SCHIFF has signed up to star on the London stage, after being inspired by former castmate ROB LOWE's successful West End run last year (05). Schiff, who played TOBY ZIEGLER...

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Sorkin Gets A Reprieve

10th November 2006

Aaron Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, which NBC had high hopes for at the beginning of the season but which failed to catch on, has been given a new lease on life. Although...

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Studio 60 Picked Up For Full Season

10th November 2006

Former FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY's new TV series is a hit - STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP has been given a full-season order by US network NBC. Rumours had been swirling for weeks that...

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Nbc Chief Says Studio 60 Will Stay

1st November 2006

NBC Universal CEO Robert Wright has denied reports that Aaron Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is about to be canceled. In an interview with's Roger Friedman, who originally quoted insiders as saying...

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Studio 60 To Fade Out, Says Report

30th October 2006

NBC is about to cancel Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, one of the most hyped shows of the fall season, columnist Roger Friedman reported Sunday, citing unnamed insiders. Although the network announced last...

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Pregnant Peet To Tie The Knot This Weekend

28th September 2006

LATEST: Pregnant actress AMANDA PEET will tie the knot this weekend (30SEP-01OCT06) with screenwriter fiance DAVID BENIOFF. THE WHOLE NINE YARDS star appeared on the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on Wednesday (27SEP06) and discussed...

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Nbc Wins First Night Of Fall Season

19th September 2006

The eyes of the TV industry were focused on Aaron Sorkin's new NBC series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as the fall TV season officially got underway Monday. But the eyes of most viewers...

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Peet And Perry Unite For New Show

3rd February 2006

Actress AMANDA PEET will star in former FRIENDS actor MATTHEW PERRY's new TV series - STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP. The show is set behind the scenes of a fictional broadcasting network's...

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Perry Heads Back To Tv

27th January 2006

Former FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY is heading back to TV to star in a new series written by THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN. Perry will play a former comedy writer on a SATURDAY...

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The Things They Say 1120

24th January 2006

"I'll be lucky enough to have three jobs in my life that were earmarks for me. And that was TERRY MALICK's BADLANDS, FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's APOCALYPSE NOW and AARON SORKIN and JOHN WELLS' THE WEST...

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Tributes Paid To Spencer

19th December 2005

Colleagues of late THE WEST WING star JOHN SPENCER have paid tribute to the actor who died of a heart attack on Friday (16DEC05). He was 58. Spencer played the US President's chief of...

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Lowe Shocked By West Wing Departure Response

6th October 2005

Actor ROB LOWE was stunned by the reaction of his fellow gym users when he announced he was quitting THE WEST WING. The handsome star, who played SAM SEABORN in the White House drama...

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Lowe: 'Sorkin's The Best'

16th August 2005

Former Brat Packer ROB LOWE is thrilled to be working with director AARON SORKIN on A FEW GOOD MEN in London's West End - as their stint on hit US series THE WEST WING saw...

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Lowe Brings Fresh Take To Cruise's Kaffee

28th July 2005

Former Brat Packer ROB LOWE is gearing up to take over pal TOM CRUISE's role in the stage play of A FEW GOOD MEN, but has promised audiences a completely fresh portrayal of rookie Navy...

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Lowe Hits London Stage

25th April 2005

ROB LOWE is the latest Hollywood actor to storm the London stage - in a theatre version of A FEW GOOD MEN. The WEST WING star has signed a deal with West End mogul...

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