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  1. Wake Up with BWW 5/27/2015 - Criss Leads Stars in the Alley, the Tempest Begins in the Park and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... starring Angela Bassett . Schiff is well known for his Emmy-winning role as 'Toby Ziegler' on the TV drama The West Wing. Coming up are the films Take Me to the River, Entourage and Ted 2, as well as TV spinoff of Wet Hot American Summer. Among the ...

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  2. Jimmy Smits to Star in Baz Luhrmann's Hip-Hop Drama 'The Get Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... York native, is no stranger to television. The Emmy winner also had roles on Dexter , NYPD Blue , L.A. Law and The West Wing . Smits joins Dope breakout Shameik Moore , Paper Towns ' Justice Smith , The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete 's Skylan ...

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  3. Martin Sheen: Charlie's meltdown was painfulRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Martin Sheen has confessed it was ''painful'' to see his son Charlie Sheen have a public meltdown and admitted he felt ''powerless'' to stop it. The 'West Wing' star has confessed he felt ''powerless'' to help the 49-year-old actor after he was fired from 'Two and a Half Men' in 2011 and participated in his infamous interview with ABC News' Andrea Canning, in which he claimed he wasn't bipolar but ''bi-winning'', following his axing from the CBS show.

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  4. Martin Sheen Recalls Feeling "Powerless" During Son Charlie Sheen's Meltdown in 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | E! Online

    While Charlie Sheen was going through a very public meltdown in 2011, his father, Martin Sheen , felt like he couldn't do anything to help his son. In an interview with Radio Times , the West Wing star revealed that he and his family felt "powerless" when it came to handling Charlie, who was fired from his hit sitcom, Two and a Half Men , there wasn't much they could do except pray.

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  5. Martin Sheen Felt 'Powerless' During Son Charlie's Public MeltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... , numerous public outbursts and calamitous one-man show My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not An Option . The West Wing star said he did not see the live show but could only look on as everything played out publicly and painfully. "What he was ...

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  6. Martin Sheen: I felt powerless to help CharlieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Times

    ... he was going through at that time, we were powerless to do much. Except to pray for him and lift him up." The West Wing star added: "You try to be as present as possible. But you have to be aware of the circumstances. You have to be aware of many ...

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  7. Martin Sheen talks about his son, Charlie Sheen's, public meltdown saying it was 'very painful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salisbury Journal

    ... Sheen, center, and brother, actor Emilio Estevez, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994 (RHONDA BIRNDORF/AP) The West Wing star added: "You try to be as present as possible. But you have to be aware of the circumstances. You have to be aware of many ... 1 comment

  8. Martin Sheen on son Charlie's meltdown: "we were powerless to do much except pray"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Radio Times

    Martin Sheen has spoken to Radio Times of feeling "powerless" during his son Charlie's public meltdown in 2011 which saw him fired from hit US sitcom Two and a Half Men before embarking on a disastrous nationwide stand-up tour titled The West Wing actor admits he did not see his son perform any of his live dates, but adds, "What he was going through at that time, we were powerless to do much. Except to pray for him and lift him up."

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  9. 80s Heartthrobs: Where Are They Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | StarPulse.com

    ... little while. Lowe appeared in several films over the 90s and made his comeback on TV's critically acclaimed "The West Wing" in 1996. He left in 2003, starred in a couple of failed series, and joined "Parks and Recreation" in 2010, becoming one of ...

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  10. M*A*S*H' star addresses 3,000+ students at commencement ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Seven-time Emmy Award winner Alan Alda addressed more than 3,000 graduates at Carnegie Mellon University's 118th Commencement Ceremony Sunday. Alda, who is best known for his roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series "M*A*S*H," and as Arnold Vinick in "The West Wing," delivered the keynote address and received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree for his exemplification of CMU's interdisciplinary strengths in the arts and sciences.

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  11. RAW: Alan Alda delivers keynote address at CMU commencement ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WAPE-FM Jacksonville

    Seven-time Emmy Award winner Alan Alda addressed more than 3,000 graduates at Carnegie Mellon University's 118th Commencement Ceremony Sunday. Alda, who is best known for his roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series "M*A*S*H," and as Arnold Vinick in "The West Wing," delivered the keynote address and received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree for his exemplification of CMU's interdisciplinary strengths in the arts and sciences.

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  12. Fonda, Tomlin reunite on NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Columbian

    ... "you can do that now." And we're off. (The series is a reunion in more ways than one: Tomlin spent time on "The West Wing" with Sheen, as Fonda did with Waterston on "The Newsroom" - both Aaron Sorkin series.) In that it deals with a late-life ...

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  13. TV pick: Happyish for humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the world is selling, whole." The cast includes Kathryn Hahn as Lee Payne, Tom's wife, and Bradley Whitford ( The West Wing ) as his jaded colleague. Sawyer Shipman plays the Paynes' emotionally vulnerable son.

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  14. The A-List Interview: Allison JanneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Advocate

    After earning four Emmys for playing White House press secretary C.J. Cregg in The West Wing, Allison Janney snagged two more statuettes last year for her wildly disparate performances in the CBS sitcom Mom and the Showtime period drama Masters of Sex. Now starring as a no-nonsense CIA director in Paul Feig's Spy, in theaters June 5, the 55-year-old actress reveals how much her art imitates her life, particularly when it comes to cursing and closeted gay men.

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  15. Is The West Wing Back? Nope, It's Younger! Sutton Foster Takes Us on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Broadway

    Time to grab your Swedish candy and drop those panties , because it's time for another Broadway.com Younger recap! This week, Liza has us thinking back on some of our favorite TV series of past and present. Because who wouldn't want to see two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster belt her way onto The Slap ? In the meantime, here's what she's up to on Younger : Episode 8. It's the day of the PEN Awards, and Empirical Press is ready to show off honoree Anton Bjornberg.

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  16. Watch Trailers for Fox's New 2015-2016 TV Series Line-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | /film

    ... courtroom? One, and his name is THE GRINDER. Starring Emmy Award nominee Rob Lowe ("Parks and Recreation," "The West Wing"), THE GRINDER is a new comedy about a famous TV lawyer at a crossroads. When his legal series ends, he decides to move back ...

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  17. Rob Lowe Celebrates 25 Years of Sobriety with Message of SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Breitbart.com

    ... actor came back in a big way in 1999 as Deputy White House Communications Director Sam Seaborn on the hit show The West Wing . After the show's seven-season run, he spent five years on Parks and Recreation . Last week, FOX announced Lowe would star ...

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  18. VIDEO: Watch John Stamos & More in New FOX Series TrailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... only a father, but a grandfather. THE GRINDER, starring Emmy Award nominee Rob Lowe ("Parks and Recreation," "The West Wing") and Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Fred Savage ("The Wonder Years"), follows a famous TV lawyer (Lowe) who, ...

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  19. Rob Lowe sober 25 years, gives new hope to others struggling with addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Examiner.com

    What a special weekend for Rob Lowe.Yes, The West Wing and Parks and Recreation star was ready to honor his mom for Mother's Day on Sunday. But the 51-year-old actor was also more than prepared to celebrate a major milestone in his health.He tweeted... Rob Lowe is celebrating an amazing milestone in his life, one that many who knew the young actor during the 80s would have doubted possible, and one that is a tough daily battle to uphold.

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  20. Watch Trailers for New Fox Shows Minority Report, Frankenstein Code, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Collider

    ... courtroom? One, and his name is THE GRINDER. Starring Emmy Award nominee Rob Lowe ("Parks and Recreation," "The West Wing"), THE GRINDER is a new comedy about a famous TV lawyer at a crossroads. When his legal series ends, he decides to move back ...

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