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  1. 11 Unforgettable HIV Storylines in TV HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Advocate

    ... the attention of the American viewing public and brought Quinn his first Emmy nomination. In 1987, CBS's Designing Women pioneered the discussion of AIDS and delivered one of the most epic Julia Sugarbaker moments of all time. In the episode, titled ...


  2. Topher Payne takes his shows on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... . Then he will return in time to appear as Julia Sugarbaker in the annual Onstage Atlanta production of Designing Women . On the local front, Payne has been working with fellow playwrights Johnny Drago and Suehyla El-Attar on The Kim Basinger ...


  3. New musical premiers in Chicago prior to its Broadway debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 |

    Devotees of the 1996 film " The First Wives Club " and " Designing Women ," the CBS TV sitcom that ran from 1986 through 1993, will find a lot to love about "First Wives Club," the Broadway-bound musical that premiered Wednesday at the Oriental Theatre in downtown Chicago. That's because, except for some minor changes, the musical stays true to the film and also because Linda Bloodworth Thomason , the creator of "Designing Women," wrote its book.


  4. Fargo Season 2 Adds Cristin MiliotiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | TVLine

    ... both Sioux Falls, S.D., and Luverne, Minn., in 1979. Additional Season 2 cast members include Jean Smart ( Designing Women ) and Michael Hogan ( Battlestar Galactica ). Comments are monitored, so don't go off topic, don't frakkin' curse and don't ...


  5. 11 Unforgettable HIV Storylines in TV HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 |

    ... rod for the American viewing public and was the catalyst for Quinn's first Emmy nomination. In 1987, CBS's Designing Women pioneered the discussion of AIDS and delivered one of the most epic Julia Sugarbaker moments of all time. In the episode, ...


  6. Annie Potts to Co-Star in ABC's Fortune Feimster ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Designing Women alum has been tapped to co-star in ABC's Fortune Feimster semi-autobiographical comedy pilot Family Fortune , The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The multicamera entry centers on a popular gym teacher in North Carolina who comes out of the closet to her close-knit group of family and friends.


  7. Joe Voci, Long-Time TV Executive, Dead At 51Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Deadline

    ... team that pushed the network to the top of the ratings with shows such as Murphy Brown, The Nanny and Designing Women. He departed CBS in 1994 to take a production deal with Warner Bros. for his company JVTV, which produced High Society starring ...


  8. Joe Mantegna and 'Criminal Minds' remember Meshach Taylor with Harrison Scott tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 |

    The "Criminal Minds" star recalls one of the show's recurring guests -- the late Meshach Taylor ( "Designing Women" ) -- in the second episode of the long-running CBS mystery series that Mantegna also has directed, airing Wednesday (Jan. 21). It ...


  9. Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Jean Smart join 'Fargo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | USA Today

    ... will play Rock County, Minn., sherriff Hank Larsson, Lou's father-in-law and a World War II veteran. Smart ( Designing Women , 24 ) will portray Floyd Gerhardt, "the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family" who sees her chance to run things now that ...


  10. Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart Join FX's FargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 |

    ... in America," The Conjuring ), Ted Danson ("Cheers," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"), and Jean Smart ("Designing Women," "Samantha Who?") have signed on to star in the second installment of FX's miniseries franchise "Fargo," it was announced today ...


  11. 3 Love Goals for 2015: Acceptance, Gratitude, and HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Psychology Today

    ... goal. (1) Whenever I fall into the "blimp" pattern, which is often, I think about Suzanne Sugarbaker of "Designing Women," an early 90's television show. It was one of the last shows that I saw before getting rid of our TV. Despite weight struggles, ...


  12. Photo Flash: Remembering Mary Ann MobleyRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    ... on Super Password with Collins during the 1980s. Coincidentally, Mobley once appeared as a guest star on Designing Women, which starred Dixie Carter .The former beauty queen joined her husband, Gary Collins , as co-host of the 1989 Miss America ...


  13. Picture Exclusive: The bouffant is long gone, and so is the heavy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... horizon', adding: 'Everything is fine, I'm just not very exciting right now!' No more Suzanne Sugarbaker! Designing Women star Delta Burke steps out to lunch with her husband Gerald McRaney looking slim and make-up free Looking slim, Delta enjoyed a ...


  14. BWW Recap: Sons of Anarchy's Penultimate RideRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 |

    ... played Gemma's dementia-ridden father. It depresses me, so I choose to remember him in his prime during DESIGNING WOMEN. Juice confronted Tully in the cafeteria about his being tasked with killing him. He wasn't afraid, but he did want to finish his ...


  15. Judith Ivey to play Thatcher in 'The Audience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Home

    ... Audience? said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 that Ivey, the two-time Tony Award winner and one-time cast member of "Designing Women," will play former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Audience," opening in New York on Feb. 17. (Photo by Dan ...


  16. Judith Ivey and Dylan Baker to Join Hellen Mirren in the Audience on BroadwayRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 |

    ... for "What the Deaf Man Heard." Ms. Ivey starred in four television series, the most memorable being "Designing Women" as well as several guest appearances on shows such as "Will and Grace," "Nurse Jackie," "Law and Order: SVU," and "White Collar." ...


  17. Jan HooksRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Child of Television

    Tiring of the stress of performing on a live show, Hooks left SNL in 1991 after being asked by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason to replace Jean Smart on the CBS sitcom Designing Women . Hooks played the role of Carlene Dobber for the final two seasons of the show.


  18. Jan Hooks, legendary 'SNL' cast member, dies at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 |

    ... macho small-town playboy. After leaving 'SNL' in 1991 Hooks joined the cast of the popular CBS sitcom " Designing Women ," in which she would play the character of Carlene Dobber on the series' last two seasons. Following the cancellation of ...


  19. The Women of 'Saturday Night Live' Deserve BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Time

    ... They were also twenty years old. Hooks left the show after five seasons (1986-91), then went on to star on Designing Women, and later landed a recurring role on Third Rock from the Sun . But by 2000, at the age of 43, this remarkably versatile ...


  20. Loving Patsy Cline AlwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... about three months before our first date, and we worked together for a few days afterward on her series "Designing Women." Though I fell in love with Delta immediately, I didn't ask her out until after we finished filming. At dinner, Delta and I ...