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Woody Harrelson Hoping For Cheers Reunion On The Big Screen

15th November 2013

Actor Woody Harrelson is quietly hoping for a Cheers reunion in a big screen version of the beloved sitcom.The Hunger Games star played dim-witted barman Woody Boyd on the show from 1985 to 1993 and...

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George Wendt To Join Cheers/seinfeld Reunion Sitcom

16th June 2013

Actor George Wendt has joined the mini-Cheers cast reunion on Kirstie Alley's new namesake sitcom.The Tv veteran, who played barfly Norm Peterson on Cheers, will be a guest star on Kirstie, which will also feature...

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Cheers Track Tops Tv Themes Poll

18th April 2013

Sitcom Cheers' beloved Where Everybody Knows Your Name has topped a new poll to find the best U.S. Tv theme.Gary Portnoy's tune beat iconic themes from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Hawaii Five-0 in...

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Cheers Stars Reunite For Dream Tv Pilot

18th January 2013

Former Cheers co-stars Rhea Perlman and Kirstie Alley have teamed up again for a dream Tv pilot.The longtime pals pledged to reunite for another sitcom when Cheers went off the air in 1993 and it...

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Cheers Returning To Tv In Ireland

18th December 2012

Hit American sitcom Cheers is set to be given an Irish makeover 20 years after it went off-air.The popular Tv comedy, starring Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley and Kelsey Grammer, is to be remade with an...

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Is Seinfeld The Greatest Sitcom Of All Time?

By Contributor | 4th December 2012

You can’t quantify levels of comedy of course … or can you? A poll ran by Vanity Fair/60 Minutes has attempted to, all so it can give out a gong (we’re not sure if anyone...

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Kirstie Alley And Gilles Marini Leave Dancing Show In Double Elimination

14th November 2012

Cheers star Kirstie Alley and actor Gilles Marini were booted off Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night (13Nov12) in a surprise double elimination.They have both been showing off their dancing skills for a second...

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Cheers Stars Helped Kirstie Alley Cope After Miscarriage Tragedy

6th November 2012

Actress Kirstie Alley has opened up about her 1990 miscarriage, revealing that her Cheers castmates were amazing as she struggled to cope with the loss of her baby.The actress, who was married to Parker Stevenson...

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Kirstie Alley Still Feels Terrible About Hidden Feelings For Patrick Swayze

6th November 2012

Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley still regrets falling in love with late actor Patrick Swayze on the set of Tv mini-series North & South because both stars were married.The actress insists she never acted on...

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George Wendt Hospitalised In Chicago

31st October 2012

Cheers star George Wendt has been hospitalised with chest pains in Chicago, Illinois.The actor's health issues have forced him to pull out of a theatre production of The Odd Couple. The 64 year old...

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Fascinating Fact: 3323860

12th October 2012

Actress Shelley Long based her stuck-up Cheers character Diane Chambers on two former high school pals.

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Fascinating Fact: 3318462

9th October 2012

Actors Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman joined their fellow Cheers castmembers over the weekend (06-07Oct12) to celebrate the hit sitcom's 30th anniversary with a special dinner in Beverly Hills, California. Former co-stars Woody...

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Cheers Cast Once Played Hooky And Got High

28th September 2012

Ted Danson and Woody Harrelson once skipped work for a day on the set of Cheers to get high.The actors called in sick and headed to the beach to go boating off the coast of...

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Cheers Theme Tune Creator Sues Over Greeting Card

16th July 2012

The singer/songwriter behind the popular theme tune to classic TV sitcom Cheers is taking legal action to prevent a leading greeting card company from using the signature track.Gary Portnoy co-wrote Where Everybody Knows Your Name...

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Ted Danson Goes Vegan

30th January 2012

Former Cheers star Ted Danson has become the latest celebrity to turn vegan in a bid to keep up with the demands of filming hit TV drama series Csi: Crime Scene Investigation.The actor admits he...

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Kirstie Alley Pockets Bet For Leaving Her Hair Alone In Tv Interview

7th January 2012

Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley has pocketed $1,000 (£625) after getting through a TV interview without touching her hair.The actress combats her nerves on chat shows by brushing back her hair and twirling strands and...

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The Things They Say 23917

6th January 2012

"I'm thinking an ugly man might be the solution... I'm talking about butt ugly, because I go for really handsome men and I think butt ugly, they'll be appreciative." Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley is...

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Kirstie Alley And Perlman Re-team For Tv Comedy

10th October 2011

Former Cheers co-stars Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman are reuniting for a new TV comedy series.The pair, famous for their roles as manager Rebecca Howe and mean-spirited waitress Carla Tortelli in the longrunning U.S. hit,...

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Jason Sudeikis Dreamed Of Acting After Cheers Visit

24th July 2011

Jason Sudeikis knew he wanted to be an actor after watching his uncle George Wendt clowning around on the set of Cheers.The Horrible Bosses star is nephew to funnyman Wendt, best known for playing Norm...

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Woody Harrelson Hits 50

23rd July 2011

Three Cheers for Woody Harrelson - it's his 50th birthday today (23Jul11).Born Woodrick Tracy Harrelson, Woody is best known for his breakthrough role as a dim-witted bartender in TV hit Cheers. He's since gone on...

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Ted Danson Replacing Fishburne On Csi

13th July 2011

Former Cheers star Ted Danson is stepping in to replace Laurence Fishburne on hit TV drama Csi: Crime Scene Investigation.The Matrix actor's contract on the series expired at the end of season 11 earlier this...

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Fascinating Fact 11543

3rd June 2011

Comedian Jason Sudeikis' uncle is Cheers star George Wendt.

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Stars Give Thanks To U.s. Military To Mark Memorial Day

30th May 2011

Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna are among the stars who have paid tribute to members of the U.S. military as Americans celebrate Memorial Day on Monday (30May11).A host of celebrities have taken to their...

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Ratzenberger's One-time Ex Denies Guggenheim Scam Claims

15th February 2011

An ex-girlfriend of former CHEERS star JOHN RATZENBERGER has pleaded not guilty to accusations she posed as an associate of the art world's famous Guggenheim family to scam millions out of investors.Federal authorities allege Catarina...

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Ratzenberger Distances Himself From Con Suspect Ex

1st February 2011

Former CHEERS star JOHN RATZENBERGER has distanced himself from an ex-girlfriend who has been accused of posing as an associate of the art world's Guggenheim family to con millions of dollars out of investors.Federal authorities...

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Wendt Mistaken For Goodman

22nd November 2010

Former CHEERS star GEORGE WENDT is rarely recognised by fans of the hit TV show any more because he no longer looks like his character - insisting he is more often mistaken for JOHN GOODMAN...

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Wendt Misses Cheers

22nd November 2010

Former CHEERS star GEORGE WENDT still misses working on the hit TV show even though 17 years have passed since the series came to an end.Wendt played beer-loving Norm Peterson in all 275 episodes of...

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Rees To Join Addams Family Musical

29th October 2010

ROGER REES is reuniting with his former fellow CHEERS co-star BEBE NEUWIRTH onstage - he's lined up for a role in THE ADDAMS FAMILY musical.The Welsh actor, who played Robin Colcord in the hit U.S....

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Neuwirth Nails It With Polish Line

13th July 2010

Former CHEERS and FRASIER star BEBE NEUWIRTH is the new queen of nails after developing a new polish with her husband.Inspired by her stage character in The Addams Family, the actress will launch her line...

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Harrelson Owes Keanu Reeves For His Movie Career

16th November 2009

WOODY HARRELSON feared he'd never land another acting role after playing bartender WOODY BOYD in sitcom CHEERS for eight years - and he credits KEANU REEVES with helping him land his big screen break.Harrelson made...

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