‘ER’ Alum Maura Tierney Joins ABC’s New Legal Drama

Maura Tierney will play the female lead in ‘The Whole Truth,’ ABC’s new legal drama premiering this fall. Tierney replaces Joely Richardson, who filled the role of New York City DA’s office honcho Kathryn Peale in the original pilot but opted to leave the series to spend more time with her family. In the past […]

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Lauren Graham: Replacing Tierney Was “Emotionally Difficult”

‘Gilmore‘ gal Lauren Graham says that stepping in for Maura Tierney on NBC’s ‘Parenthood‘ was “really emotionally difficult… an unusual situation.” Tierney announced last July that she would not be able to play sister to Peter Krause (‘Six Feet Under’), Dax Shephard (‘Employee of the Month’) and Erika Christensen (‘Six Degrees’) because she required surgery […]

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It’s Official: Lauren Graham Plans on ‘Parenthood’

NBC has officially tapped Lauren Graham as the replacement for Maura Tierney for its upcoming series, ‘Parenthood,’ according to Variety. Graham, who played single mom Lorelai Gilmore on the whip smart ‘Gilmore Girls’ for seven seasons, will take over the role of another single mother, Sarah, one of the many siblings in the Braverman clan […]

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Hunt Out, Graham Eyed For ‘Parenthood’ Role

Looks like NBC wasn’t mad about Helen Hunt replacing Maura Tierney in NBC’s midseason drama ‘Parenthood,’ as the network is now reportedly eyeing ‘Gilmore Girls‘ alum Lauren Graham for the part. Tierney was forced to drop out of the role back in September, citing scheduling conflicts due to breast cancer treatments. Watch full episodes of […]

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Maura Tierney Pulls Out of ‘Parenthood’

Maura Tierney has been forced to drop out of NBC’s midseason drama ‘Parenthood,’ reports THR. The actress is undergoing cancer treatments, which conflict with the show’s production schedule. “Ms. Tierney and her doctors remain confident that the outcome of her treatments will be positive,” Tierney’s spokeswoman said Thursday. “She is deeply disappointed that she will […]

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Tuned In: What’s Hot In The World Of TV

What To Watch Tonight: Tuesday nights have been jam-packed for me this summer but tonight has me especially pumped up for two big shows: the finale of ‘Rescue Me‘ and the latest episode of ‘Big Brother‘. Granted, these two series are on completely opposite ends of the TV spectrum, but I enjoy both immensely. First, […]

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Preview: Tonight’s ‘Rescue Me’

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Rescue-Me/3655/1210914180/Carrot/embed?skipTo=0 420 382] Maura Tierney continues to put the moves on the boys of the firehouse, as Kelly, the recent rescue who’s looking to score. Will she steal Tommy’s heart? Check out a clip above and watch ‘Rescue Me’ tonight at 10/9c on FX. Check out full episodes of ‘Rescue Me’ on Fancast

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Maura Tierney Illness Revealed

Maura Tierney released a statement explaining what is ailing her: She’s having surgery to remove a tumor in her breast. The ‘ER’ actress was forced to reveal her illness after NBC issued a vague press release Friday about the status of Tierney’s upcoming series, ‘Parenthood.’ “In an effort to guard my privacy, it seems that […]

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