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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...

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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...

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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...

2008-08-27 15:01:00

By DAMIEN HENDERSON A FATHER who sued his daughter's education authority has dropped the case after learning that her right to be taught English has less protection in law than her right to be given religious studies. Paul Tierney, 47, had claimed that South Lanarkshire Council should reimburse him the cost of paying for a private tutor - GBP250 - for his daughter Denise, 15, as there was no dedicated English teacher at her school for a three-month period in the run-up to her Standard...

2008-06-26 12:02:42

By Victor Tine, The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass. Jun. 26--PLUM ISLAND -- A key congressional committee has approved a bill providing $760,000 for dredging the Merrimack River channel and another $95,000 to study erosion on Plum Island. Congressman John Tierney yesterday announced that $855,000 will be included in the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for the federal fiscal year that will begin Oct. 1. This bill has been approved by the House Appropriations Committee...


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