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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.

2006-01-27 02:14:34

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Matthew Perry is returning to NBC. After lengthy negotiations, the former "Friends" star will join D.L. Hughley and Steven Weber in an untitled drama set behind the scenes at a fictional long-running sketch-comedy series in the mold of "Saturday Night Live." Perry will play a genius comic writer who was forced out of his position as co-executive producer on the sketch show after a dispute with the network, UBS. Weber will play...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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