Latest 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.

2009-07-13 14:05:09


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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.