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ROSEANNE KID HITS THE STAGE

Her TV mom is threatening to go nude on the Internet, but former Roseanne kid Sarah Gilbert is going the high road, hitting the stage next month. Variety reports that the actress, currently seen in High Fidelity, will star in The Hot L Baltimore at the Williamstown (MA) Theatre Festival in July. read more

BOBBY BROWN STAYS BEHIND BARS

Bad, bad Bobby Brown — husband of megastar Whitney Houston — will spend the next 36 days cooling his heels in a Florida jail after admitting he violated probation by failing to take a drug test. As he was being led back to the Broward County jail yesterday, a downcast Brown blamed it all on the booze. "To my fans, people who bought my record and think I wasn't being a man about the situation, I do have a disease — I have alcoholism," he said. Brown has been in the jail near Fort Lauderdale since May 10 when he was picked up at Newark (NJ) International Airport — returning from a Bahamas vacation with Houston — on an outstanding warrant for drunk-driving. —New York Post read more

THREE STARS RECEIVE GOOD ADVICE

Add Angie Harmon, Rosanna Arquette and Jon Lovitz to the diverse cast of the flick Good Advice. Variety reports that the trio are in negotiations to appear in the film, which stars Charlie Sheen as a Wall Street trader who loses client Denise Richards's money. read more

MAGGIE SMITH: CALL HER MINERVA?

Esteemed British thespian Maggie Smith is in talks to play Professor Minerva McGonagail in the film version of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has confirmed that Smith is under consideration for the role, but nothing is, ahem, set in stone. read more

JERRY HALL GETS NAKED

Leggy Texan model Jerry Hall is set to follow in Kathleen Turner's footsteps and bare all in the London stage production of The Graduate. Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reports that the 43-year-old former wife of Mick Jagger will replace Turner at the end of July. "I'm over the moon and cannot wait," she says. read more

SURVIVOR GOES DOWN UNDER

Is it too early to start thinking about a sequel to Survivor? No, according to USA Today! CBS is apparently planning a second version of the surprise-hit TV series for early next year. And show honcho Mark Burnett wants to hold the contest in the Australian outback. "I'm fairly certain we'll do another one, whenever it's ready," says CBS Television president Leslie Moonves. How about Cleveland next time? read more

BIG NEWS FOR BLUE'S CLUES

Hot on the heels of the news that the Powerpuff Girls are leaping to the big screen comes word that Blue's Clues's first feature-length flick, Blue's Big Musical Movie, premieres this fall exclusively on video and DVD. The opus features six new songs, and the DVD verson contains a behind-the-scenes look at the show especially for parents. read more

JIM CARREY UNDER FIRE

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is protesting Fox's new comedy Me, Myself & Irene, starring Jim Carrey as a man with a split personality. Reuters reports that the nonprofit advocacy group claims the movie and its marketing campaign show "gross ignorance and insensitivity" toward people with mental illnesses and their families. By the way, the Farrelly brothers (Bobby and Peter) are responsible for Me, Myself & Irene. read more

Question: My father and I are ...

Question: My father and I are debating. What happened to the characters on the final episode of M*A*S*H? It would really help us if you could stop the debate.

Televisionary: What? And end the family bonding? At least you're debating and not on your way to fisticuffs. (OK, you sent that question in a while back; it may have come to blows by now.)

Anyway, I'll thank you for your containing your question to the confines of the final episode. Given the show's spinoffs, various pieces of fan fiction and assorted supposition, there are all kinds of answers to that question if we bring the entire M*A*S*H universe into play.

M*A*S*H's final episode, "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen," aired on Feb. 28, 1983, attracting a record-breaking audience and capping a show that in its 11 years earned a well-deserved spot on the list of television's highlights.

Charles Winchester (David Ogden Stiers), sadly, had the enjoyment of his beloved classical music mar read more

JET LI GETS PROFESSIONAL

Action hero Jet Li and director Luc Besson are teaming up for a big-screen project, Variety reports. The project will be a mix of The Professional and Fist of Legend, and begins filming this fall. How do you say "Chopsocky" in French? read more

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