The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 30, the 211th day of 2006 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Kudrow and Bucatinsky sign with NBC

HOLLYWOOD, June 15 (UPI) -- Lisa Kudrow of "Friends" fame and her producing partner Dan Bucatinsky signed a two-year contract with NBC, giving its Hollywood studio first dibs on a series.

Celebs design shirts for AIDS fund

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The classic Lacoste polo shirt is getting a star-studded makeover for an auction to help fund the fight against pediatric AIDS.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 30, the 211th day of 2005 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

'Friends' star wants Thanksgiving reunion

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- "Friends" actress Courteney Cox Arquette says she's still close to her co-stars from the NBC hit and wants to get together for a Thanksgiving reunion show.

Forbes' 'Celebrity 100' packs surprises

HOLLYWOOD, June 14 (UPI) -- Comedians Will Ferrell and Dave Chappelle are surprise additions to Forbes' 2005 "Celebrity 100 List," which includes the cast of "Desperate Housewives."

Lisa Kudrow set to star in own HBO comedy

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Lisa Kudrow, of "Friends," is set to star in a new HBO comedy "The Comeback," in June, which she co-created and co-wrote.

Lisa Kudrow may star in HBO comedy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow may return to TV in "Comeback," an HBO comedy about a sitcom star who is trying to revive her career.

Lisa Kudrow HBO sitcom project in works

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- Former "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow is negotiating with "Sex and the City" writer Michael Patrick King for her own sitcom on U.S. cable's HBO.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 30, the 212th day of 2004 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Ross and Rachel together at last!

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- The top-rated NBC sit-com "Friends" ended its 10-year run Thursday with happy endings for all of its main characters.

Analysis: 'Friends' to the end

LOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) -- Relationships come and relationships go, and after 10 seasons NBC is preparing to say goodbye to "Friends" -- one of the best pals a TV network could ever hope
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Kudrow considering return to TV

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Paul Reiser has asked his fellow "Mad About You" castmate and "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow to be in the pilot for his new U.S. sitcom.

'Friends' prepare for 'The Last One'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- "Friends," U.S. television's most popular sitcom for the past decade, will tape its final episode Friday on a closed set with a heavily guarded secret script.

NBC president gives peak at 2004 schedule

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- NBC's president provided a peak into the network's 2004 schedule, including "Friends" and "Frasier" finale dates, at a Los Angeles media tour.

10th SAG Award TV nominations

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- "Angels in America" and "Everybody Loves Raymond" garnered six nominations each as the Screen Actors Guild announced nominees Thursday for the 10th SAG awards.

NBC plans 'blowout' for 'Friends'

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The long-running and highly popular NBC series "Friends" will go off the air with a two-hour finale on May 16, the network announced Wednesday.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2003 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Analysis: 'Sopranos' may show Emmy muscle

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Emmy handicappers are giving the HBO crime family drama "The Sopranos" good odds of dominating the proceedings when the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

"Down With Love," a new romantic comedy starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor, will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival tonight.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

It's shaping up as an "X-Men" kind of weekend at the U.S. box office, with "X2: X-Men United" playing at 3,741 locations.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: Mindy Sterling wings it

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- Mindy Sterling, best known as Frau Farbissina in the "Austin Powers" movies, thrives on making it up as she goes along -- she is a specialist in improvisation.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 9th Annual SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles:

Hollywood Digest

PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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