Latest Tony Shalhoub Stories

2009-08-12 15:45:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network and Sleep Inn hotels have teamed up to launch USA Network's first live-action original web series, Little Monk, a spinoff of the critically-acclaimed series MONK, starring Emmy, Golden Globe( )and SAG award winner Tony Shalhoub. The announcement was made today by Alexandra Shapiro, senior vice president, brand marketing and digital, USA Network. To celebrate the eighth and final season of MONK, which premiered last Friday, USA teamed with...

2009-03-26 12:23:08

USA Network says original show cast member Bitty Schram has agreed to guest-star in an episode of the eighth and final season of Monk. The last season of the comedy series, which stars Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG winner Tony Shalhoub, started production this week in Los Angeles and will debut this summer. Schram co-starred on the show from its inception as Monk's beloved nurse and Girl Friday sidekick, Sharona Fleming. During Season 3, her character moved to New Jersey with her son to...

2008-09-23 09:00:40

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Megawatt smiles were glowing on the red carpet and onstage at the glamorous 60th anniversary Emmy Awards in Hollywood, led by dazzling Mariska Hargity (Law & Order) host Heidi Klum (Project Runway), Olivia Wilde (House), Christina Applegate (Samantha Who), Lauren Velez and Julie Benz (Dexter) and January Jones (Mad Men), but some stars unnecessarily lost their edge smile-wise, reports Hollywood celebrity dentist Michael Kosdon. Dr. Kosdon, who...

2008-07-21 21:00:27

By AMY AMATANGELO Role: Monk's new therapist Dr. Neven Bell on USA Network's "Monk" (Friday at 9 p.m.) Hometown: New York City Age: 71 Where you've seen him before: Elizondo co-starred as Pancho Duque on "Cane." He also has appeared on "Grey's Anatomy" and in the "Princess Diaries" films. He began his career working in theater on Broadway. Fun fact: Elizondo first met co-star Tony Shalhoub years ago when they both spoke at a press conference about the Iraq War. "That was our initial...

2008-07-14 15:00:34

LOS ANGELES _ Before he became a working actor Tony Shalhoub was _ what else? _ a waiter, many times over. "I was always on the verge of being fired because the manager kept saying, 'You have to go faster!' I wanted to make sure everything was right. And you didn't want to throw food at these people. I would say, 'Are the people complaining?' They'd say, 'No, we just see you're not working fast enough.' I just wanted to make sure I had it all right ..." His precision often cost him his...

2006-08-27 21:18:55

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Monk" star Tony Shalhoub claimed his third prize as best actor in a television comedy for playing an obsessive-compulsive detective while other veteran performers edged out newcomers in the early going at the Emmy Awards on Sunday. Shalhoub's latest victory for his title role on the second-tier cable channel USA Network was a major upset over presumed front-runner Steve Carell, who was widely expected to win for his role as the clueless boss...

2006-08-27 20:51:55

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tony Shalhoub won his third Emmy Award as best actor in a comedy series on Sunday in a surprise victory for his role as a obsessive-complusive private detective in "Monk." Shalhoub had been nominated four times for the same role and previously won in 2005 and 2003, but he was expected to be beaten this year by favorite Steve Carell for his role as a dim-witted supervisor on NBC's "The Office."

2005-12-18 22:39:20

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Sienna Miller, Steve Buscemi, Tony Shalhoub and Patricia Clarkson will star in U.S. remakes of two films by slain Dutch director Theo van Gogh, their producers said Thursday. Shalhoub and Clarkson will star in Stanley Tucci's "Blind Date" as a couple trying to repair their shattered lives and rebuild their relationship after their child passes away. In Buscemi's "Interview," the actor-director plays a faltering political journalist...

2005-09-18 20:09:32

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-star Brad Garrett was crowned best supporting actor in a television comedy, and William Shatner won supporting actor honors in a drama for his role in ABC's "Boston Legal" as the Emmy Awards got underway on Sunday. The night's first awards shone the Emmy spotlight on two past winners, with a sentimental nod to sitcom staple "Raymond," which just ended its nine-year run on CBS, and for a veteran TV actor who sprang...

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