‘Friends’ Creator Looks for Laughs in Lifetime’s ‘Five’

Marta Kauffman co-created and executive produce “Friends,” one of the longest running, most successful comedies of all time. So it’s somewhat surprising that her current project is a Lifetime movie about breast cancer. Kauffman executive produced and supervised the writing for “Five,” a series of interconnected vignettes about women’s experiences with the disease, which premieres […]

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Stars Align With Breast Cancer Stories In ‘Five’

By Sandy Cohen LOS ANGELES — The assignment was a daunting one: Make a TV special that presents five short dramas about breast cancer and isn’t a total downer. Jennifer Aniston couldn’t resist the challenge. The 42-year-old actress had already decided to devote a year to producing and directing when she learned about “Five.” Just […]

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‘Parks and Rec’s Nick Offerman: Patricia Clarkson Makes Megan Mullally Look Meek

When “Parks and Recreation” returns on September 22 on NBC, there’s a new Tammy in town and she makes the old Tammy look meek in comparison. Here’s the deal – Ron Swanson, the parks department director and man with the notable ‘stache played by Nick Offerman, has two ex-wives named Tammy. The first to appear […]

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