February 11, 1995 |
By traditional TV standards, Greg Kinnear may not yet be a major star--but the wheels are rolling. The boyish, mischievous, 31-year-old has a way of getting noticed, despite his relatively smaller audiences in TV's twilight zones--fringe areas out of the mainstream of prime-time series on the Big Four networks. First came "Talk Soup," an irreverent digest of TV's top talk shows that won a cultlike audience for cable's E! Entertainment channel. That propelled him to NBC and a 1:35 a.m.
May 20, 2013 |
Not every Kickstarter film-funding effort ends in multimillion-dollar success, a la actor-writer-director Zach Braff's recent campaign or that achieved by the cast and creators of the canceled CW show "Veronica Mars. " Just ask actress Melissa Joan Hart, who failed in her efforts to raise $2 million for a romantic comedy in which she was hoping to star. Turns out fans of the '90s child star -- best known for the "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" TV movie and series -- weren't so interested in watching her play a single thirtysomething forced to attend her sister's wedding solo in Thailand.
September 24, 1999 |
She's still Sabrina and she's still a good-hearted witch--but she's not a kid anymore. "I'll be a little more grown-up--and I'm getting a job," says Melissa Joan Hart, looking ahead to her fourth season on ABC's "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," returning tonight. She's 23 now and playing a supernatural 18-year-old, she'll find comedy in more mature situations--swooning over her new boss, for instance, casting spells in unexpected ways--often with surprising and amusing results.