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2014-04-02 08:27:26

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress and star of the Broadway play "The Realistic Joneses," Toni Collette, has joined the international humanitarian organization, Concern Worldwide, as its first official Global Ambassador. "I am deeply honored to join Concern as their first Global Ambassador," says Ms. Collette. "I know I am becoming part of a global team of men and women committed to transforming care and empathy into real, direct and...

2009-09-20 20:13:02

United States of Tara star Toni Collette won the Emmy Award for best actress in a comedy in Los Angeles Sunday. The Australian actress beat out the favorite for the honor, Tina Fey, who has won a raft of awards in recent years for her performance on the NBC comedy 30 Rock. Wow, this is insanely confronting, Collette said as she picked up her prize. Thank you so much to the Television Academy for recognizing our show in this way. I'd like to acknowledge my fellow nominees. I'm so humbled to be...

2009-06-15 07:21:40

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis has signed on to guest star in seven episodes of TV's United States of Tara, Showtime said. Davis earned her Academy Award nod for her work in the 2008 big-screen drama Doubt. Her other film credits include Nights in Rodanthe, Disturbia, Get Rich or Die Tryin,' Syriana, Far from Heaven, Solaris, Traffic, Out of Sight and Antwone Fisher. Showtime said she will play the recurring role of Lynda B. Dozier in Season 2 of States. The actress is set to debut in...

2009-02-10 16:16:00

STEVEN SPIELBERG, DIABLO CODY, TONI COLLETTE ALL ON BOARD FOR SECOND SEASON OF SHOWTIME'S NEWEST HIT SERIES LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its ratings and critical success, UNITED STATES OF TARA has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Showtime President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. The series, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, created by Diablo Cody and starring Academy Award(r)-nominated actress Toni Collette, focuses on a wife and...

2009-02-10 16:12:44

United States of Tara has been renewed for a second season, it was announced Tuesday by Showtime President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, created by Diablo Cody and starring Academy Award-nominated actress Toni Collette, Tara is about a wife and mother struggling with dissociative identity disorder and the effect it has on her family. The second season of the show, which also stars John Corbett and Rosemarie DeWitt, is to start production this...

2009-01-12 17:01:35

U.S. pay cable network Showtime says it will make the first episode of its new show The United States of Tara freely available on hundreds of Internet sites. In what it calls one of the largest content distribution campaigns ever done to launch a new original series, CBS-owned Showtime Networks Inc. said Monday it will make Tara available for free streaming on more than 100 Web sites, including TV.com, Yahoo, YouTube, MSN, Fancast, Veoh, EW.com, Blockbuster.com, CinemaNow, TVGuide.com and...

2008-09-13 00:00:21

By Bob Strauss "Towelhead's" title is considered insensitive and definitely provocative. The film's sexualization of a 13-year-old girl makes Miley Cyrus look like a kindergartner. It also questions basic assumptions about physically abusive parents, good Samaritans and even Saddam Hussein. Lucky thing this is a really terrific movie or it might be banned across the country. Many people will still find a lot about "Towelhead" to get upset about, and they're perfectly welcome to. It was...

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