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Schiff Regrets Taking On West Wing Role

THE WEST WING actor RICHARD SCHIFF regrets signing on to the hit US political drama for its entire run, because he feels it outran its popularity. Schiff, 51, also insists he may have reconsidered taking...

Cbs News Blog Examines Fox's 24

The CBS News blog Public Eye is highlighting the growing controversy over Fox's hit drama 24, which this season concerns a terrorist attack on the U.S. using low-grade nuclear weapons. The blog cites several TV...

Sheen Slams Bush For Being 'All Image'

Hollywood legend MARTIN SHEEN has blasted US President GEORGE W BUSH, insisting he's "all image" and handled criticism from country trio the DIXIE CHICKS heartlessly. The veteran actor, who played PRESIDENT JOSIAH BARTLET on US...

Sheen's University Mentor

Hollywood legend MARTIN SHEEN has a twentysomething mentor to help him with the English Literature degree he is currently taking at a University in Ireland. The former THE WEST WING star is relishing life at...

Palace Has A Place On Tv

British royal residence Buckingham Palace is coming to the small screen in a brand new TV drama about fictional monarchy. THE PALACE - which has been compared to US political drama THE WEST WING -...

Lowe 'Flashed' By Co-star

Actor ROB LOWE found it hard to concentrate when on stage in London - because his co-star JOHN BARROWMAN liked to display his intimate parts from the side of the stage. Barrowman, who appeared with...

Sheen Thanks Students For 'Extraordinary Adventure'

Veteran actor MARTIN SHEEN has thanked his fellow students at Galway's National University Of Ireland for giving him an "extraordinary adventure". The APOCALYPSE NOW star began an English Literature degree at the academic establishment in...

Movie And Tv Top Tens Announced

DREAMGIRLS, UNITED 93 and BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN are among the films of 2006, according to the American Film Institute. The organisation has revealed its top ten...

St Paul's Wedding For Office Receptionist

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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Lowe Shocked By Amorous Audience Members

Actor ROB LOWE was shocked while performing A FEW GOOD MEN on the London stage, when he looked out into the audience and saw two people having sex. THE WEST WING star recently returned to...

Lowe Embarrassed By Big Hair

ROB LOWE still can't shake his image as a 1980s heartthrob and hates being reminded of his hairdo from that era. Although it's been 25 years since he was a member of the 'Brat Pack'...

Chenoweth + Lane Set To Swap Broadway For Tv Land

Beloved Broadway stars KRISTIN CHENOWETH and NATHAN LANE are heading for the small screen after developing a new sitcom. THE WEST WING star Chenoweth, who made her name as a witch in musical WICKED, and...

Schiff Blasts Stage Musicals

THE WEST WING actor RICHARD SCHIFF has blasted stage musicals, insisting audiences should watch serious plays instead. SCHIFF, who played TOBY ZIEGLER in the hit show, will make his London West End debut next...

Schiff To Star In London's West End

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...

Chenoweth Falls For Deck The Halls Danny

Pretty blonde KRISTIN CHENOWETH might seem like an unlikely screen wife for DANNY DeVITO, but she fell for the pint-sized actor on the set of new Christmas movie DECK THE HALLS. The odd couple bonded...

Chenoweth Looking For Love

Former THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH is considering looking for love online because she's having no luck finding a mate. The petite actress/singer insists she's so busy that she hasn't been able to shop...

Dolly Parton Picks Chenoweth To Play Her In Biopic

Former THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH is celebrating after being given the nod to play DOLLY PARTON in an upcoming biopic by the country legend herself. The actress/singer accepts she might be lacking in...

Studio 60 Picked Up For Full Season

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...

Sheen Sobs As He Remembers Kennedy Assassination

Former THE WEST WING star MARTIN SHEEN fought tears on US TV yesterday (07NOV06) as he recalled political hero ROBERT F KENNEDY's final moments on OPRAH. The actor took time out of his studies at...

Lowe Returns To Television

ROB LOWE is joining the cast of hit TV drama BROTHERS + SISTERS for at least six episodes to romance CALISTA FLOCKHART's character. The part was written specifically for the star by the show's executive...

Chenoweth Triples Up In Broadway Show

Former THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH is set to become a real triple threat when she takes on the three lead roles in a new production of THE APPLE TREE on Broadway. The Tony...

Janney Joins Cast Of Hairspray

ALLISON JANNEY is leaving White House drama THE WEST WING far behind and joining the cast of the big screen version of HAIRSPRAY. Janney, who has won four Emmy Awards for her role as White...

Jovi: 'No More Acting'

JON BON JOVI has threatened never to act again after slamming Hollywood as "a rotten existence". The 44-year-old has previously taken time out of his hugely successful rock career with BON JOVI to appear in...

Alda Stunned By West Wing Success

Veteran actor ALAN ALDA was stunned presidential drama THE WEST WING attracted so many viewers, because he didn't realise how many Americans were quick-witted enough to understand the dialogue. The former M.A.S.H. star, 70, was...

Alda Explains Emmy 'Tantrum'

ALAN ALDA has laughed off reports he was jealous when WILLIAM SHATNER beat him to the Best Supporting Actor In A Drama Series gong at last summer's (AUG05) Emmy Awards, insisting he was staging a...

Director Garcia Scoops Hispanic Awards

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,...

Grey's Anatomy Wins Over Tv Critics In Us And Canada

GREY'S ANATOMY won the Best Programme award at North America's Television Critics Association awards in Pasadena, California, yesterday (23JUL06). Other winning shows included Outstanding Drama LOST, Outstanding Comedy THE OFFICE and Outstanding New Programme MY...

Grey's Anatomy Wins Over Tv Critics In Us And Canada

GREY'S ANATOMY won the Best Programme award at North America's Television Critics Association awards in Pasadena, California, yesterday (23JUL06). Other winning shows included Outstanding Drama LOST, Outstanding Comedy THE OFFICE and Outstanding New Programme MY...

Emmy Nominees Announced

The Fox drama 24 and the TNT miniseries Into the West took front and center today (Thursday) as the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominations for this year's Emmy Awards. 24 received half...

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