Meshach Taylor, best known for playing Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer, The Associated Press reports. He was 67.
Born in Boston, Taylor's acting career began on the stage when he was a member of Chicago's Goodman Theatre. He moved to Los Angeles in the late 1970s to pursue a screen career.
TV Guide Network's original comedy series StandUp in Stilettos will return for a second season in November, the network announced Monday.
The Office's Kate Flannery will also return as the show's host. "There are so many great, funny women we couldn't fit them all in one season. Not even close!" said Flannery, who plays Meredith Palmer on the NBC workplace comedy.
John Ingle, who played Edward Quartermaine on General Hospital for nearly two decades, died Sunday, according to a post on Facebook. He was 84.
Phyllis Diller, the legendary comedienne who paved the way for many female comics, has died. She was 95.
Diller died Monday at her Los Angeles home surrounded by family, TMZ reports. Diller had reportedly fallen recently, but the accident isn't believed to be associated with her death.
Mena Suvari, Kyle Howard
Mena Suvari and Kyle Howard have been cast in a yet-to-be-named NBC comedy pilot from Hilary Winston (Happy Endings, Community), about a woman who seeks revenge on her ex.
Jenny McCarthy — the outspoken former co-host of MTV's infamous dating show Singled Out — has landed her own self-titled talk show on VH1, the network announced Wednesday.
Robert Hegyes, Welcome Back Kotter
Robert Hegyes, best known for playing Juan Epstein on Welcome Back, Kotter, died Thursday from an apparent heart attack, The Star-Ledger reports. He was 60.
A New Jersey native, Hegyes studied speech and theater at Rowan University (where he taught later in his career) before finding stage work in New York both on and off Broadway. In 1975, Hegyes was cast on...
He's baaaaack. FX has bought Charlie Sheen's new sitcom, Anger Management, to air next summer, the cable network announced Thursday.
The project, based loosely on the 2003 Adam Sandler-Jack Nicholson film of the same name, will begin production in early 2012 on the 10-episode first season. Like Nicholson's character, Sheen will play an anger management therapist who is in need of some serious couch time himself and wreaks havoc on his patients' personal lives. Sheen will retain a...
Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon
Jamie Lee Curtis has signed on for a two-episode guest spot on NCIS during November sweeps, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Curtis will play Charlotte Ryan, a career woman and single mom who works for the Office of the Inspector General in the Defense Department. Described as strong and opinionated, Curtis' character will spar with Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and the team like never before.
"The role of Charlotte Ryan got even better when the enormously talented Jamie Lee Curtis agreed to join us," executive producer Gary Glasberg said....
TV Guide Magazine partnered with the Paley Center for Media for its sixth annual PaleyFest Fall Preview Party series, kicking off Sept. 9 with the gang from NBC's new workplace comedy Outsourced (premiering Sept. 23). The cast, headed by newcomer Ben Rappaport as Todd, a Kansas City man whose company transfers him to India, came from taping their Halloween episode. "Todd throws a party and I come as Hugh Hefner, with the velvet jacket, slippers and pipe," reported Rappaport, while Drew Carey Show vet Diedrich Bader, who plays another American import, told us that, earlier in the day, he "leapt out of a closet dressed as Frankenstein and got the [expletive] kicked out of me." With the characters working at a call center selling novelty items, some will utilize props to transform themselves into such clever disguises as a 'chick magnet' and a 'spice rack.'