Latest Carla Espinosa Stories

2009-05-16 15:00:20

The hospital comedy series Scrubs, along with star Zach Braff, will be back on ABC for another season, the U.S. TV network says. ABC officially confirmed Friday it is bringing back the show for a ninth season with Braff signed on for six episodes in the new season. The Hollywood Reporter said Braff, who has been the star of the series since its inception, will help transition the comedy to a new focus. Specific details regarding the forthcoming set-up for the medical sitcom were not...

2008-08-25 15:00:42

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land's got just what the doctor ordered with a prescription sure to tickle the funny bone when "Scrubs" premieres on Labor Day with a 7-hour marathon on Monday, September 1. Join J.D., Turk, Elliot, Carla, Dr. Cox and the entire Sacred Heart Hospital staff beginning at 4 p.m. (ET/PT) as they heal patients, mend broken hearts and keep viewers in stitches. "Scrubs" joins TV Land's line-up in its regularly scheduled timeslot of 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) from...

2008-07-01 15:00:32

IN SHORT What: Scrubs Where: TV2 When: 8pm, Wednesday -------------------- AS Scrubs heads into its seventh season, it returns to a similar format of the earlier seasons with the really goofy stuff happening only in fantasy. "I think it's really important that people care emotionally about the characters, so they go back to being really grounded," Scrubs creator Ben Lawrence says. "The first couple of years had a lot more dramatic elements, and we're doing that a lot...

2008-06-17 00:00:31

Caring isn't a big part of Carla's life; it IS her life. The 18-year-old, from Devonport, looks after her mother Dot, who has had a stroke, her eight-year-old brother Brogan, who has global development delay, and is studying childcare at Torpoint Community College. It means doing the housework, shopping and cooking in the home and looking after her brother, even feeding him. "Brogan needs help with nearly everything," she explained. "He needs 24-hour care. "It can be difficult but I...

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