In what would be her first network series since 2000, ABC is close to picking up a new comedy pilot starring Kirstie Alley, Deadline reports.
The Manzanis, a multi-camera comedy, is described as a new take on Roseanne and would star Alley, 60, as an opinionated wife and mother who...
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Kirstie Alley
The biggest TV story of the day? The brief tumble Kirstie Alley and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy took on last night's Dancing with the Stars. Maks appeared on Good Morning America Tuesday, as a loop of the stumble played on screen, to explain himself (it boiled down to a charley horse and, "Oops!").
Everyone loves a good fall, but this one wasn't spectacular...
When Kirstie Alley stepped into the lead female spot on the hit sitcom Cheers, her fearless, bawdy, neurotic energy thwarted all predictions that she'd never fill Shelley Long's shoes. She even earned an Emmy. Since then, Alley has continued to catch the world off guard by segueing into feature films, both arty and mainstream (Deconstructing Harry, the Look Who's Talking movies), headlining popular post-Cheers series Veronica's Closet and making a name for herself as one of the most unapologetic of Scientology's brethren. Then, when her weight ballooned at age 53, she used her indomitable spirit to turn her bathroom-scale struggles into a new branch of her career: She's been a Jenny Craig spokesperson; invented her own weight-loss program, Organic Liaison; starred in a semiautobiographical Showtime sitcom, Fat Actress; and to show what it's like to be an overweight celebrity single mom of two teenagers — William True and Lillie Price — she welcomed a reality-TV crew into her hectic home for A&E's Kirstie Alley's Big Life.
Julianna Margulies, Tiger Woods
This week, TV confused us. On Ugly Betty, little Justin kissed a girl... and a boy. Lost threw us for a loop by making bad-boy Sawyer a cop. American Idol's Kara DioGuardi made us ask: Ignorance or just a really dry sense of humor? And the titular heroine of The Good Wife went bad, cheating on her cheating husband with her attentive boss. Welcome to Top Moments: Land of Confusion Edition.