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Showtime orders series 'The Affair,' 'Happyish'

Showtime orders series 'The Affair,' 'Happyish'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network Showtime says it has ordered two new 10-episode series -- the 1-hour drama "The Affair" and the half-hour comedy "Happyish."
Joshua Jackson to star in 'The Affair' for Showtime

Joshua Jackson to star in 'The Affair' for Showtime

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Showtime says it has cast film and television star Joshua Jackson in its New York-set drama pilot "The Affair."
Tom Hanks extends Broadway run in 'Lucky Guy'

Tom Hanks extends Broadway run in 'Lucky Guy'

NEW YORK, April 19 (UPI) -- Two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks has extended his run in the Broadway play "Lucky Guy" through July 3, producers announced.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
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Hanks and co-stars begin rehearsing Broadway play, 'Lucky Guy'

Hanks and co-stars begin rehearsing Broadway play, 'Lucky Guy'

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Rehearsals for the late Nora Ephron's new play "Lucky Guy," starring Tom Hanks in his Broadway debut, began in New York Monday, producers said.

Colter to return to 'The Good Wife'

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Mike Colter is scheduled to return to CBS' "The Good Wife" where he first made a brief appearance in 2010, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Hanks, Berry set for cancer telethon

Hanks, Berry set for cancer telethon

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake and Sofia Vergara are among the dozens of Hollywood stars to take part in Friday's "Stand Up to Cancer" telecast.
Nathan Lane lands 'Good Wife' role

Nathan Lane lands 'Good Wife' role

LOS ANGELES, June 28 (UPI) -- Emmy- and Tony award-winning actor Nathan Lane is to appear in a recurring role in Season 4 of the U.S. legal drama "The Good Wife," CBS announced.
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Tierney, Warren join 'Good Wife' cast

Tierney, Warren join 'Good Wife' cast

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Maura Tierney and British actor Marc Warren have been cast in recurring roles in Season 4 of "The Good Wife," CBS said Monday.
Garner, Molina co-star in new short film

Garner, Molina co-star in new short film

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- "Serena," a short film starring Jennifer Garner and Alfred Molina, premiered on YouTube's WIGS digital channel Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.
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Maura Tierney to appear on 'The Office'

Maura Tierney to appear on 'The Office'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Maura Tierney is to play a recurring role on the U.S. sitcom "The Office," starting next month, Zap2it.com said.
ABC cancels 'The Whole Truth'

ABC cancels 'The Whole Truth'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A producer on "The Whole Truth" says ABC has canceled the U.S. legal drama, which debuted last month, due to low ratings.
Danes, Danson to be Emmys presenters

Danes, Danson to be Emmys presenters

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Claire Danes, Ted Danson and Mariska Hargitay have been booked as presenters at Sunday's Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles.
Graham to replace Tierney in 'Parenthood'

Graham to replace Tierney in 'Parenthood'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Lauren Graham will replace Maura Tierney in the upcoming small-screen adaptation of the movie "Parenthood."
Hunt in talks for Tierney's TV role

Hunt in talks for Tierney's TV role

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Helen Hunt is in talks to replace Maura Tierney, who is undergoing treatments for breast cancer, in the new TV series "Parenthood," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Ailing Tierney drops out of 'Parenthood'

Ailing Tierney drops out of 'Parenthood'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Maura Tierney's publicist says the U.S. actress has had to leave the new TV series "Parenthood" because she is undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
Tierney to have breast tumor removed

Tierney to have breast tumor removed

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Maura Tierney says she plans to undergo surgery to remove a breast tumor.

Tierney illness delays 'Parenthood' debut

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- NBC says it is delaying the debut of the new U.S. TV series "Parenthood" because the show's star, Maura Tierney, got sick.
NBC picks up 'ER' for 15th, final season

NBC picks up 'ER' for 15th, final season

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- NBC announced Wednesday it is picking up the Emmy Award-winning U.S. medical drama "ER" for a 15th and final season.

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'ER' celebrates 300th episode

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- "ER" has celebrated its 300th episode, but none of the big stars who got their starts on the long-running U.S. TV hospital drama showed up for the party.
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