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Showtime orders more 'Shamless,' 'House of Lies'

Showtime orders more 'Shamless,' 'House of Lies'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Showtime says new 12-episode seasons of its shows "Shameless" and "House of Lies" are to go in to production in Los Angeles later this year.
'Toy Story' holiday special to air late this year

'Toy Story' holiday special to air late this year

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. television network ABC says it plans to air "Toy Story That Time Forgot," Disney-Pixar's new Christmas special, late this year.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
By United Press International
'Toy Story' Halloween special to air on ABC Oct. 16

'Toy Story' Halloween special to air on ABC Oct. 16

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Disney-Pixar's first animated television special, "Toy Story of Terror!," is to premiere in the United States Oct. 16, ABC announced Friday.
Kaling, Novak to return for super-sized 'Office' finale

Kaling, Novak to return for super-sized 'Office' finale

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- NBC says the series finale of its Pennsylvania-set sitcom "The Office" has been extended to 75 minutes.
Cusacks attend Roger Ebert's memorial at Chicago Theatre

Cusacks attend Roger Ebert's memorial at Chicago Theatre

CHICAGO, April 12 (UPI) -- Film stars John and Joan Cusack were among the attendees at "Roger Ebert: A Celebration of Life," a memorial held at the Chicago Theatre.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.
By United Press International
Joan Cusack joins 'Shameless' cast

Joan Cusack joins 'Shameless' cast

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Joan Cusack has joined the cast of the new one-hour drama series "Shameless," Showtime announced.
Stars line up to be 'SVU' guests

Stars line up to be 'SVU' guests

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Henry Ian Cusick, Joan Cusack and Maria Bello have signed up to be guest stars on the U.S. police procedural "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," NBC said.
Cusack happy fans still love 'Anything'

Cusack happy fans still love 'Anything'

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. film star John Cusack says he is happy people still love his classic teen romance "Say Anything" two decades after he made it.
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Air date set for Cusack's 'Acceptance'

Air date set for Cusack's 'Acceptance'

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. television movie adaptation of Susan Coll's "Acceptance: A Novel" is set to air Aug. 22 on Lifetime Television, the network announced.
Seth Green signs up for 'Moms' role

Seth Green signs up for 'Moms' role

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Seth Green has signed on to co-star with Joan Cusack in Robert Zemeckis' adaptation of Berkeley Breathed's children's novel, "Mars Needs Moms."
Patric, Dekker join 'Sister's Keeper'

Patric, Dekker join 'Sister's Keeper'

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. actors Jason Patric and Thomas Dekker have joined the cast of the big-screen adaptation of Jodi Picoult's novel "My Sister's Keeper."
Cusack, Goodman sign up for 'Shopaholic'

Cusack, Goodman sign up for 'Shopaholic'

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- U.S. film stars Joan Cusack and John Goodman have signed on to play Isla Fisher's parents in the film adaptation of the novel "Confessions of a Shopaholic."
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Joan Mary Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an American film, stage and television actress. A well-respected comedic character actor, she has twice been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the movies Working Girl and In & Out and is a three-time winner of the American Comedy Award as "Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture." Cusack was a cast member of the sketch comedy TV show Saturday Night Live in 1985-86. She is the sister of actor John Cusack.

Joan Cusack was born in New York City to an Irish American Catholic family. She was raised in Evanston, Illinois. Her mother, Nancy (née Carolan), is a former mathematics teacher and political activist. Her father, Richard Cusack, as well as her siblings Ann, Bill, John and Susie, have also been actors.

Cusack is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She is married to Chicago attorney Dick Burke, with whom she has two sons, Dylan John and Miles. She also owns a home in Three Oaks Township, Michigan.

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