Brinkley, Lopez kick off 'The Talk'

Brinkley, Lopez kick off 'The Talk'

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The new CBS daytime talk show "The Talk" will showcase Christie Brinkley, Jennifer Lopez and Jenny Sanford in its premiere week, the network said.
CBS: 'The Talk' to premiere Oct. 18

CBS: 'The Talk' to premiere Oct. 18

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A new U.S. daily daytime chat show, "The Talk," will debut in October, CBS announced Wednesday.
Peete, Osbourne to co-host chat show

Peete, Osbourne to co-host chat show

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini and Marissa Jaret Winokur are to star in a new U.S. daily chat show, CBS said.

ABC embracing 'Motherhood'

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- ABC executives have agreed to bring the Internet comedy "In the Motherhood" to the U.S. TV network for 13 episodes.

Jenny McCarthy to co-star in Web series

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress and author Jenny McCarthy has joined Leah Remini and Chelsea Handler for the second season of the Web comedy series "In the Motherhood."

Set diets behind celebrities' weight loss

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. actresses Kirstie Alley and Leah Remini, along with NFL star Dan Marino, have revealed set diets were the key to their recent weight losses.

Ex-girlfriend Cruz saw Cruise's child

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Actress Penélope Cruz said at a London premiere that she has met Suri Cruise, the new child of her ex-boyfriend Tom Cruise and actress Katie Holmes.

Contract talks hold up 'King of Queens'

LOS ANGELES, March 8 (UPI) -- "The King of Queens" was not part of CBS' renewal announcement this week because of a contract war with its stars, it was reported Wednesday.

'King of Queens' moves back to Mondays

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The CBS comedy "The King of Queens" will premiere in September back where it started eight years ago -- as part of the Monday night lineup. Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller spent the last two seasons on Wednesday nights, which co-creator Michael

'Queen' Remini nets big payday

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- "King of Queens" actress Leah Remini has inked a deal with CBS putting her at or near the salary level of co-star Kevin James.

'King of Queens' star Kevin James weds

LOS ANGELES, June 22 (UPI) -- "King of Queens" star Kevin James married actress/model Steffiana De La Cruz in Southern California, it was reported Tuesday.

'Queens' star has little princess

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Leah Remini, the star of TV's "The King of Queens," has a new princess on board with the birth of her first child.

UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 12, 2003

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
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Leah Remini
Actress Leah Remini is on stage with their 'Funny Ladies We Love' award presented by Ladies' Home Journal, Monday Feb. 6, 2006 in Los Angeles. (UPI Photo/Michael Tweed)

Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens and as Stacey Carosi on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell. She is no longer one of the co-hosts on daytime CBS network talk show/series, The Talk as she was not asked to return for a second season.

Leah Remini was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Vicki Marshall, a private school teacher, and George Remini, who owned an asbestos removal company. Her mother was of Austrian Jewish background and her father was Sicilian. Remini has an older sister, Nicole Remini (born 1969), who was her assistant on The King of Queens. She also has four half-sisters, including Christina (born 1969).

Remini moved to Los Angeles at the age of 13 with her mother. When Remini was 14, she left school and worked as a hostess at a restaurant while auditioning for acting jobs.

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