September 13, 2004 |
For the record, Linda Bloodworth-Thomason says the small Arkansas town in her debut novel, "Liberating Paris," is not her hometown of Poplar Bluff, Mo. Nor is the married doctor, who can't resist a fling with his old flame, based on a certain former U.S. president. And none of the smart steely magnolias in Escada, the warm, sexy men in Armani or the sweet alcoholic relatives who people the novel represent any person, living or dead, including herself. Still.
April 9, 1994 |
On the verge of wrapping up its third consecutive prime-time ratings championship next weekend, CBS is hoping for some new program magic from two women who helped the network reach the top rung.
July 25, 1992 |
It wasn't the first time Linda Bloodworth-Thomason had been called upon to write a line of dialogue on the spot. But the stakes were higher than usual: This line would not be spoken by one of the characters on her situation comedies, "Designing Women" and "Evening Shade." It would be spoken by Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. It was Wednesday night during last week's convention in New York.
November 22, 1992 |
She called the film "The Man From Hope." It was an attempt to retool Bill Clinton's image, made by his friend and fellow Arkansan Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, the creator, writer and producer of three hit television series--"Designing Women," "Evening Shade" and "Hearts Afire." She produced the documentary to emphasize, among other things, Clinton's regular-guy-ness.
May 4, 1993 |
Don't expect Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, creator of "Designing Women," "Evening Shade" and "Hearts Afire," to go mouthing off about CBS' cancellation of "Designing Women"--certainly not with the sharp one-liners the show's smart, sassy Southern characters might have come up with.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1992
In the last few weeks the Opinion section has been graced with the profound thoughts of such deep political thinkers as Barbra Streisand, Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and Spike Lee. Who's next, Macaulay Culkin? ALLEN ESTRIN Los Angeles