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Jimmy Smits Receives Police Warning Over Tinted Car Windows

25th November 2011

Nypd Blue star Jimmy Smits was stopped by traffic police in Los Angeles on Tuesday (22Nov11) and questioned about the heavily-tinted windows on his car.The actor was driving on a Los Angeles highway when his...

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Axed Outlaw Facing Lawsuit

20th October 2010

TV bosses behind JIMMY SMITS' cancelled drama series OUTLAW are facing legal action from an attorney who alleges he pitched a similar idea to executives at the NBC network in 2007.Lawyer Larry Klayman claims to...

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Smits' Outlaw Axed

12th October 2010

JIMMY SMITS' new TV drama OUTLAW has been cancelled.The former NYPD Blue star played a Supreme Court Justice starting up his own law firm in the NBC show, which debuted in America last month (Sep10)....

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Outlaw's Future Hangs In The Balance

7th October 2010

Production on actor JIMMY SMITS' new legal drama OUTLAW has been temporarily suspended amid rumours the show will be axed due to low audience figures.Executives at America's NBC network halted filming on the programme on...

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Franz Pays Tribute, Pokes Fun At Nypd Blue Co-star Smits

1st October 2010

There was a brief NYPD BLUE reunion of sorts on TV in America on Thursday morning (30Sep10) when DENNIS FRANZ phoned in to ACCESS HOLLYWOOD LIVE to chat to former cop partner and show guest...

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Wednesday's Tv Viewing Swells

16th September 2010

On a night that saw the season finale of two television hits and the season debut of another, overall TV viewing during primetime on Wednesday rose to prodigious levels. Topping the ratings for the night...

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Jimmy Smits Stabs Stuntman For Real In Tv Scene-gone-wrong

2nd October 2008

A TV stuntman is lucky to be alive after actor JIMMY SMITS stabbed him for real during a fight scene for TV show DEXTER. Smits grabbed a real knife instead of a prop knife during...

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West Wing's Sheen Backs Obama For President

24th April 2008

Venerable Hollywood actor Martin Sheen has publicly backed Barack Obama as the Democratic party's presidential nominee for the first time.Campaign groups representing Obama and his rival Hillary Clinton had both previously approached the 67-year-old seeking...

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Director Garcia Scoops Hispanic Awards

20th August 2006

Actor-turned-director ANDY GARCIA has been awarded two Imagen Awards at a Los Angeles ceremony to honour the best in Hispanic cinema and television. The star won Best Director and Best film for THE LOST CITY,...

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Graham To Perform At Nantucket Festival

16th June 2006

HEATHER GRAHAM is teaming up with former THE WEST WING star JIMMY SMITS and BIG LOVE actresses MARY KAY PLACE and TINA MAJORINO to perform at the Nantucket Film Festival in Massachusetts this weekend (17-18JUN06)....

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Shakira The Big Winner At Alma Awards

8th May 2006

Colombian singer SHAKIRA saw her successful music career recognised on Sunday (07MAY06) when she scooped two prizes at this year's (06) ALMA Awards. The WHENEVER, WHEREVER hitmaker was named Outstanding Musical Performer alongside reggaeton artist...

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Bon Jovi Gets Behind Fictional Presidential Candidate

10th January 2006

JON BON JOVI is set to get behind a fictional political leader after signing up for a guest spot on THE WEST WING. The BON JOVI rocker will play himself on the upcoming episode...

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Lopez's Conga Moves

25th November 2005

The Los Angeles club which counts JENNIFER LOPEZ and JIMMY SMITS among its list of investors is set to temporarily close its doors. The Conga Room, which has served as a Latin music haven...

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Leno's Autographed Bike Raises Big Cash

1st October 2005

LATEST: A motorbike signed by the likes of ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, REESE WITHERSPOON, JENNIFER GARNER and PAMELA ANDERSON has raised $505,100 (GBP280,610) for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Bidding for the bike closed on auction website...

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The West Wing Set To Go Live With Presidential Debate

29th September 2005

Hit political drama THE WEST WING is set to go live in November (05), with a presidential debate between ALAN ALDA and JIMMY SMITS. Smits, who plays Democratic presidential candidate MATT SANTOS on the...

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Ellen Fights Back Tears As She Relates Cousin's Concerns

10th September 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana native ELLEN DEGENERES fought back tears as she introduced last night's (09SEP05) SHELTER FROM THE STORM US telethon by recalling an emotional chat she had with her cousin, who was caught up...

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Garofalo Goes West

23rd August 2005

JANEANE GAROFALO is the latest star to appear in TV hit THE WEST WING - and is set for explosive storylines as a controversial media strategist. The 40-year-old actress is will play the...

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Motorcycle Diaries Tops Imagen Winners

19th June 2005

Road movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES was the big winner at Friday's (17JUN05) IMAGEN AWARDS, with the WATER SALLES film picking up four accolades, including Best Picture. The big screen adaptation of Argentine revolutionary ERNESTO...

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Smits Nursing Knee After Surgery

28th May 2005

STAR WARS: EPISODE III - REVENGE OF THE SITH star JIMMY SMITS is recovering after undergoing knee surgery. The actor, 49, injured his knee when he was a high school football player and it...

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Smits Keeps His Politics Under Wraps

6th April 2005

Former LA LAW star JIMMY SMITS has made a vow to keep his mouth shut about his personal politics since landing a role on hit drama THE WEST WING. Smits recently joined the show's...

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Nypd Blue Wraps Up

2nd March 2005

Hit American police drama NYPD BLUE has been broadcast for the last time in America after a 12-year run. The popular TV show immediately grabbed attention during its first season with its strong language...

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Alda Gets Political On The West Wing

23rd August 2004

Former M*A*S*H star ALAN ALDA is returning to primetime TV in America as political drama THE WEST WING looks to boost its ratings. The actor will play a Republican from California with presidential aspirations...

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The Beat's Over For Nypd Blue

9th February 2004

Hit cop show NYPD BLUE is heading for TV retirement - network bosses at ABC will cancel the show next year (05). The long-running TV hit, starring DENNIS FRANTZ, has been renewed for one...

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