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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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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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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.
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Maura Therese Tierney (born February 3, 1965) is an American film and television actress, who is best known for her roles as Lisa Miller on NewsRadio and Abby Lockhart on the television medical drama ER.

Tierney, the eldest of three children, was born and raised in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Her mother, Pat, is a real estate broker and her late father, Joseph, was a prominent Boston politician who served on the Boston City Council for 15 years. Tierney is of Irish descent.

She attended Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, Massachusetts, where her studies included drama and led to her appearance at the Boston Globe Drama Festival. After graduation, she attended New York University and majored in dance, but changed her major to drama.

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