September 10, 2006 |
From Stephanie Stevens vs. Matt LeBlanc in Los Angeles County Superior Court: Defendant "did intentionally slander the Plaintiff" by making false statements, which he knew would be printed in the National Enquirer, about her being sexually aggressive at work. "In truth and fact," she "never engaged in sexual debauchery at her place of employment . . . All sexual contact between the Defendant and the Plaintiff took place in the privacy of the Plaintiff's residence."
April 20, 2004 |
How to counterprogram the final installment of NBC's long-running sitcom "Friends"? TV Land isn't even going to try. The cable network said Monday that it will essentially go dark for the hour when the conclusion of "Friends" airs on May 6, showing footage of TV Land staffers sitting around the office supposedly watching NBC.
January 7, 1996 |
Diagnosis: Stuffiness. Rx: Levity in the "medicinal" form of impish charmer Charlie Schlatter. Producers hope that Schlatter will make Dick Van Dyke's Dr. Mark Sloan "less stuffy" as the CBS' series "Diagnosis Murder" moves into its third season, which began last month. Executive producer and director Tom Chehak says he wants to bring Dr. Sloan "back to what he was originally created as: a kind eccentric, bumbling character who's distracted by his thoughts. Now, with Charlie as intern Dr.
April 29, 1996 |
The Scene: Plenty of "Friends" and other friends were among the 700 or so people who showed up at the Directors Guild on Thursday night for the premiere of "The Pallbearer," a dark but sugary romantic comedy starring the "Friends" TV series' cute nice guy David Schwimmer in his first feature film lead role--where he coincidentally plays a cute nice guy who is mired in perpetual adolescence.
September 11, 2004 |
Is Donald Trump still America's favorite boss? Ratings for Thursday's premiere of NBC's "The Apprentice" tumbled from last season, when the "reality" series starring real-estate mogul Trump and a group of would-be proteges became a national sensation. The heavily publicized "Apprentice" averaged 14 million viewers, according to figures from Nielsen Media Research, plummeting 32% compared with last season's average. In direct competition during the 9 p.m.
April 6, 1995 |
Grant Show, Jason Priestley, Matt LeBlanc, Vince Neil and Anthony Edwards are all familiar with life in the fast lane. But these and other celebrities will see how they do at speeds of more than 100 m.p.h. behind the wheel of a Toyota Celica GT lift-back at the Pro-Celebrity Race on Saturday. The event is a prelude for the big race Sunday, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, in which professional drivers race through the streets of Long Beach.
April 13, 1991 |
Fox hits the bottom of the barrel with "Top of the Heap," its new comedy from the producers of "Married . . . With Children." It premieres after "Married . . . With Children" at 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Channel 11, a quasi-spinoff that reeks with the raunch of the older show's Bundy clan, but inherits not a whiff of its humor. The main protagonists are the Verduccis: illiterate Vinnie (Matt LeBlanc) and Vinnie's boorish father, Charles (Joe Bologna). Vinnie was introduced on "Married . . .