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West Wing Dodges The Axe And Wins New Season

THE WEST WING will hit US TV screens for a seventh season despite fears network NBC were ditching the show. The West Wing has been a huge hit success since it first aired in...

18th March 2005

Goodman's Urgent Diet To Avoid Serious Health Problems

Heavyweight actor JOHN GOODMAN has been ordered to lose 100 pounds (45.3 kilograms) in 2005 - or risk serious health problems. The larger-than-life star begins every year with a similar target, but doctors have...

12th January 2005

Sheen Flashes Underwear At Degeneres

Actor MARTIN SHEEN stunned comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES backstage at the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS - when he dropped his trousers to reveal a set of underwear she gave to him. Sheen received the briefs when...

12th January 2005

Sideways And Foxx Lead Screen Actors Guild Nominations

Sleeper movie hit SIDEWAYS has been given yet another OSCARS boost after picking up four nominations at this morning's (11JAN05) SCREEN ACTORS GUILD (SAG) AWARDS launch. The wine-drinking comedy claimed Best Cast, Best Actor...

11th January 2005

Incredibles Buck The Trend

Animated movie THE INCREDIBLES has caused shockwaves in Hollywood after landing a nomination for the PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA's best film award alongside the hotly-tipped OSCAR favourites. The movie - about a family of...

7th January 2005

Kaczmarek To Auction Celebrity Clothes For Tsunami Victims

Actress JANE KACZMAREK is calling on her celebrity pals to donate their outfits from the GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS for auction to benefit the victims of Asia's 26 December (04) tsunami disaster. The MALCOLM IN...

6th January 2005

Lowe Stays Dry To Keep Young

Actor ROB LOWE has maintained his youthful good looks by staying off alcohol for 14 years. The 40-year-old, who now stars in TV hit THE WEST WING, has barely aged since his brat pack...

5th January 2005

Hit Us Shows Battle For Tv Awards

Hit US TV shows SEX AND THE CITY and THE WEST WING are competing at America's 57TH ANNUAL WRITERS GUILD AWARDS after receiving two nominations each in the television categories. The now defunct Sex...

16th December 2004

Lowe's Show Put On Hiatus

ROB LOWE's new drama DR VEGAS has been put on indefinite hiatus by TV bosses - potentially marking the star's second failed show in as many years. Bosses at American network CBS have not...

3rd November 2004

Tomlin And West Wing Cast Team Up For Autism Benefit

Comedienne LILY TOMLIN and castmembers from THE WEST WING are teaming up to appear at a fundraiser for CURE AUTISM NOW. The third annual ACTS OF LOVE event, which will be held at Los...

28th October 2004

Sheen To Don Degeneres' Underwear On The West Wing

Actor MARTIN SHEEN has promised to wear a pair of ELLEN DeGENERES' underwear on the set of his show THE WEST WING following a basketball challenge against the comedienne. Sheen appeared on DeGeneres' chat...

21st October 2004

Alda Gets Political On The West Wing

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...

23rd August 2004

Dule Hill Weds In Jamaica

THE WEST WING actor DULE HILL has wed his actress belle NICOLE LYN in a romantic Jamaican ceremony. The screen stars, who are both of Jamaican descent, exchanged nuptials in Montego Bay at sunset...

19th July 2004

The Sopranos Leads Emmy Nominations

TV mob show THE SOPRANOS is leading the list EMMY award nominees with 20 nods, including one for Best Drama. The HBO hit has previously been overshadowed by NBC's THE WEST WING at America's...

15th July 2004

Lowe Kisses Mathis 'A Thousand Times'

Actor hunk ROB LOWE has made-up for his asexual character SAM SEABORN in American series THE WEST WING by kissing his new co-star SAMANTHA MATHIS nearly "a thousand times". The 40-year-old complains he "became...

30th June 2004

Kaczmarek's Edible Wedding Bouquets

Actress JANE KACZMAREK added a unique touch to her nuptials with actor BRADLEY WHITFORD - by making the bridesmaids carry fruit and vegetables down the aisle instead of flowers. The MALCOLM THE MIDDLE star...

22nd June 2004

Rob Lowe Stunned By Griffiths' Wet Dream Confession

Movie star ROB LOWE can't wait to meet Aussie actress and new mum RACHEL GRIFFITHS after learning he was the subject of her first wet dream. The former THE WEST WING heart-throb was stunned...

21st June 2004

New West Wing Star Is A New Mother

THE WEST WING's latest addition has been forced to think twice about her chances of becoming a series regular - after finding out she's pregnant. Actress MARY McCORMACK - who plays KATE HARPER on...

22nd April 2004

Sheen Revels In Easy Schedule

Actor CHARLIE SHEEN is happy to be working on half-hour sitcom TWO AND A HALF MEN - because he could never work as hard as his dad MARTIN does on his hour long drama THE...

27th February 2004

Rob Lowe's Show Officially Over

ROB LOWE's new TV show THE LYON'S DEN has officially come to an end, following weeks of speculation over its fate. The series - which debuted in the autumn (03) - has been out of...

8th January 2004

Contactmusic.com Christmas Poll 2003

---------------------------------------------- We asked all the staff at Contactmusic.com to vote for their favourite stars of the year - and the chart-stealing front page-bagging A-list came a clear first. It's been a good year for these celebs...

29th December 2003

Golden Globe Television Awards Honour Sex And The City

The four lead stars of departing comedy SEX AND THE CITY have all been nominated for acting gongs at next year's GOLDEN GLOBES ceremony (04). SARAH JESSICA PARKER is included in the Best Actress...

18th December 2003

Jewel Brought In To Save Lowe Drama

Pop star JEWEL has been added to the cast of ROB LOWE's new TV drama THE LYON'S DEN in a bid to save the show. Despite the sexy singer's romantic scenes with Lowe reportedly...

28th November 2003

Stars Get Set For Poker Challenge

Hollywood's top poker players are going head-to-head to see who's the king or queen of the cards. FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER, BEN AFFLECK, THE WEST WING's ALLISON JANNEY and MARTIN SHEEN and TOM CRUISE's...

20th November 2003

Lowe Slams Sorkin

Actor ROB LOWE quit drama series THE WEST WING because he felt slighted by the show's creator, AARON SORKIN, over the size of his role and the money he was making. Lowe was irked...

6th October 2003

West Wing Stars Settle Pay Dispute

Castmembers of EMMY-winning drama THE WEST WING have quietly resolved their four-month pay battle with TV bosses. Just days after winning its fourth Emmy in a row for best drama, American trade publication DAILY...

24th September 2003

Israel Woos Hollywood Stars

In the wake of CHRISTOPHER REEVE's inspiring visit, the war-torn country of Israel is trying to attract celebrities to help raise morale among its weary population. The state's Los Angeles consulate praised SUPERMAN...

22nd September 2003

West Wing Scoops Top Emmy

Political drama THE WEST WING was the surprise winner of the Best Television Drama prize at last night (21SEP03)'s 55th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, the American television industry's top honours. It beat mob comedy/drama...

22nd September 2003

Streisand Backs Schwarzenegger's Rival

Hollywood diva BARBRA STREISAND has made clear her views on ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's campaign Governor of California - by handing cash to his arch rival CRUZ BUSTAMANTE. The 61-year-old singer and actress has donated $1,000...

3rd September 2003

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