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2009-09-06 16:12:19

U.S. actress Courteney Cox says she truly enjoys playing her character on the new ABC series Cougar Town. The Los Angeles Times said Sunday that Cougar features Cox, 45, as a divorced mother attempting to find love in Florida, a far cry from her role as a cynical tabloid editor in the defunct FX series Dirt. I hope this show is a huge hit and that people love it. Because I like playing this character more than any character I've ever played, Cox said of her character Jules in Cougar, which is...

2009-08-09 14:13:22

U.S. TV producer Bill Lawrence says he has a great relationship with actress Courtney Cox-Arquette, the star of his new series Cougar Town. The executive producer, who previously worked with Cox-Arquette during her guest-starring role on the comedy Scrubs, said at a recent Town press tour session that his relationship with her is the best he's ever had with a woman, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Lawrence said the new situation comedy begins with Cox-Arquette examining her own body...

2009-06-20 12:25:18

Producer Bill Lawrence says his U.S. TV series Scrubs will undergo a significant transformation when it comes back for its ninth season. Lawrence said instead of focusing on the comedic side of hospital life, the ABC sitcom will be primarily focused on stars John C. McGinley and Donald Faison serving as teachers at a medical school, Entertainment Weekly reported online Friday. It's going to be a different show, Lawrence said of his series, which shifted from NBC to ABC for its eighth season....

2008-11-01 09:00:14

U.S. actress Courteney Cox, best known for her roles on TV's "Friends" and "Dirt," has signed on to star in a new comedy series called "Cougar Town." The New York Daily News said Cox will play a newly single mother in her 40s prowling for younger men in the new ABC sit-com. She is also executive producing the show, along with "Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence, who is co-writing the pilot, the newspaper said.

2008-10-15 09:00:18

To launch its new book, Using the Asus Eee PC, by Bill Lawrence, Que Publishing is holding a contest to give away four of these ultra-portable computers, retailed at $450 each. Open to U.S. residents aged 18 or older, the contest begins today, runs through November 29, 2008, and may be entered by visiting www.informit.com/eeepcgiveaway. News Facts About the Book -- Using the Asus Eee PC (ISBN 0-7897-3810-4) is the first published book about the Eee PC, an ultraportable known for...

2008-08-05 09:00:46

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News "Scrubs" star Sarah Chalke will return to "How I Met Your Mother" for "multiple episodes" at the "beginning of the season," according to CBS's top programmer. Which is fantastic news. But, according to CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler, "Right now, I don't think she's the mother." Awwwww. Chalke has been a fantastic addition to the show as Ted's (Josh Radnor) new girlfriend, Stella. And there seemed to be clues that Stella would indeed be the...

2008-07-19 12:00:31

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- "Scrubs" is moving from NBC to ABC this fall for its final season. Maybe. Oh, the comedy is definitely moving to ABC. But whether it's going to be the final season is still up in the air. "I would say that it is most likely Zach Braff's final year on the show ... Not by his choice," joked creator/executive producer Bill Lawrence. That Braff and his character, J.D., will be leaving the show seems to be about the only thing that's...

2008-07-17 18:00:00

By Rick Porter, Zap2It, Chicago Jul. 17--If "Scrubs" has life beyond the 2008-09 season, it will probably have to live without Zach Braff. The new-to-ABC comedy series is at this point only guaranteed to air this season, its eighth overall. But ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson has made no secret that he'd like to keep "Scrubs" around if it does well, and Wednesday at the TCA press tour, creator Bill Lawrence said he's open to the idea as well. "I think it's Zach's last...

2008-07-17 09:00:00

By Robert Philpot, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 17--BEVERLY HILLS -- Even though producer Bill Lawrence's quirky medical comedy Scrubs will be on a new network this year, he finds himself in a familiar position: He doesn't yet know when it will air. This much he does know: It will air Tuesdays on ABC after the fall run of Dancing With the Stars ends. But that's it for now, and it fits in with the show's history of schedule changes on NBC. According to The Complete Directory to...

2008-06-22 09:00:24

By Sarah Arkin, Danville Register & Bee, Va. Jun. 22--What some might call a full-time job, Bill Lawrence calls retirement. As Galileo Magnet High School's principal prepares to officially step down from his position and "retire," he also is preparing to join the faculty of Averett University as an education professor. One of the original curriculum coordinators for the high school that opened in the fall of 2002, Lawrence looks back with pride at his tenure on Ridge Street,...


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