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2008-09-08 21:00:14

By Alan Pergament It might be best to use a golf expression to put the upcoming television season in perspective. Call it the Year of the Mulligan or second chances. Because of last season's writers' strike, CBS was the only broadcast network able to produce enough new pilots to have what amounts to a regular fall. NBC and ABC are hoping that one of their new series from the abbreviated 2007-08 season will explode after getting a second shot. Fox has the most-hyped new drama, "Fringe,"...

2008-09-01 18:00:16

AFTER turning down Sarah Jessica Parker's part of Carrie in Sex And The City and Bree in Desperate Housewives, Dana Delany isn't taking any more chances. When she was given the opportunity to play the fifth Desperate Housewife, Katherine Mayfair, in series four, the well-known American actress jumped at it. "When they first asked me to play Bree, I thought it was too similar to a role I'd just done, so I turned it down. Then it was a huge hit and I had those three o'clock in the morning...

2008-08-30 18:00:25

By SARAH O'MEARA AFTER turning down Sarah Jessica Parker's part of Carrie in Sex And The City and Bree in Desperate Housewives, Dana Delany isn't taking any more chances. When she was given the opportunity to play the fifth Desperate Housewife, Katherine Mayfair, in series four, the American actress jumped at it. "When they first asked me to play Bree, I thought it was too similar to a role I'd just done, so I turned it down. Then it was a huge hit and I had those three o'clock in the...

2008-08-26 03:00:38

By GREG HERNANDEZ Neal McDonough fans who miss seeing the former "Boomtown" star on television each week can celebrate: Neal has joined the cast of ABC's "Desperate Housewives" as Nicollette Sheridan's new love interest. "It's like Disneyland, it's the happiest place on Earth," he said of the "Housewives" set. "Nicollette is terrific, she's great. It's just this great cast." Neal had not done a steady television gig since the cancellation of NBC's "Medical Investigation" in 2005. Instead,...

2008-08-11 03:00:29

HEROES actress Hayden Panettiere joined Desperate Housewives stars Teri Hatcher and James Denton on stage in a guest appearance for Band From TV, a charity musical performance by US telly stars in Los Angeles. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-10 03:00:15

By Edited by Billy Sloan and Mickey McMonagle DESPERATE Housewife Eva Longoria is a happy homemaker in real life. The stunning actress claims all she wants to do is take care of basketball star hubby Tony Parker. Eva said: "I'm a 1950s housewife. I love baking. I love sewing and being home. "My mother was like that - always took care of her husband. I always admired and wanted to do that." (c) 2008 Sunday Mail; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights...

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By Mike Hughes For "Desperate Housewives," 2008 is the everything year. It's the year the show has been large and small, tragic and comic, traditional and quirky. "Housewives" has survived a fake tornado and a real strike. Now it's ready to slow down, shrink down and have fun. "I wanted to get back to where we were that very first season, where it's just the problems of some ordinary women ... small and relatable," said Marc Cherry, the show's creator and producer. That's fine with...

2008-08-02 15:00:16

Actress Eva Longoria of the U.S. TV series Desperate Housewives says she can't wait to have children. The 33-year-old actress, known for the sexy allure she brings to the popular ABC drama, said she has always wanted to be married with kids, the Daily Mail reported Saturday. I'd love to have a family, Longoria said. I've always wanted to be married with kids. I almost had a checklist in my head: Career? Check. Marriage? Check. Kids? Check. I can't wait! Longoria, who has gained some...

2008-07-28 03:00:28

By Robert Philpot, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 28--Good Morning Texas: Channel 8's local talk-variety show kicks off "Texas Women Mean Business," a week's worth of interviews with North Texas businesswomen. First up: Colleen Barrett, who recently stepped down as president of Southwest Airlines. 9 a.m., WFAA/Channel 8 American Gladiators: Dallas' Jeff Davidson -- whose wife, Ally, advanced in last week's semifinals -- gets his shot at moving on in tonight's episode. 7 p.m.,...

2008-07-25 06:00:32

By Christopher Lawrence By CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Review-Journal It may not be as drastic as having Bobby Ewing step out of the shower, but the networks seem to be encouraging viewers to think of the recent strike-plagued TV season as nothing more than a bad dream. That nightmare isn't quite over, though, as the upcoming fall season - thanks to the 100-day writers strike shrinking the window of time used to develop new series - will be littered with retreads, remakes, updates and...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.