Latest Maura Tierney Stories

2009-09-15 13:28:31

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. Hunt is best known for her Emmy Award-winning work in TV's Mad About You and for her Oscar-winning turn in the film As Good As It Gets. Parenthood is a contemporary small-screen adaptation of Ron Howard's 1989 movie of the same name, which was about four adult siblings with their own children. In the upcoming mid-season show, Peter...

2009-09-11 09:19:41

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, 44, is best known for her roles on NewsRadio, ER and Rescue Me. NBC moved the premiere of its small-screen version of the movie Parenthood back after Tierney discovered a tumor in her breast. However, she must now undergo further treatments which conflict with the show's new schedule. Maura Tierney regrets that she will not be able to...

2009-07-13 14:05:09

U.S. actress Maura Tierney says she plans to undergo surgery to remove a breast tumor. The 44-year-old actress issued a statement Monday after NBC announced her new TV series Parenthood would be delayed next season while Tierney addressed a health concern. In an effort to guard my privacy, it seems that the wording of NBC's press release has unfortunately caused some confusion and undue alarm about my health, Tierney said in a statement issued to People magazine. I have discovered a tumor in...

2009-07-11 14:37:08

NBC says it is delaying the debut of the new U.S. TV series Parenthood because the show's star, Maura Tierney, got sick. Entertainment Weekly said on its Web site Friday that the TV network confirmed the delay of the new comedy's Sept. 23 premiere to an unspecified time in the network's midseason period of late 2009 and early 2010. Neither the network nor a representative for Tierney would comment on the medical matter the 44-year-old actress is facing. Production on Parenthood, based on a...

2008-09-18 15:00:00

By ROBERT FELDBERG, STAFF WRITER REVIEW THREE CHANGES New off-Broadway play (or Broadway), at Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42nd St. Written by Nicky Silver. Directed by Wilson Milam. With Dylan McDermott, Maura Tierney and Scott Cohen. Schedule: 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $65. Ticket Central: 212-279-4200, or at ticketcentral.com. "Three Changes," which opened Tuesday night at Playwrights Horizons, is creepy - in...

2006-03-20 09:15:43

By John DeFore AUSTIN, Texas (Hollywood Reporter) - Andy Dick is an actor famous for two things: portraying a hopeless klutz on television and getting into trouble with booze and drugs. In "Danny Roane: First Time Director," he plays an actor known for boob-tube bumbling and offscreen binges, who decides to make a film about his life. So maybe it's not a stretch. Dick has been working this angle for a while, milking his reputation in interviews and on his own MTV show. But if a...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.