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Dec 30, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Chicago Tribune

- What was the last series Dana Delany was on before she joined 'Desperate Housewives'? -- Peter Hopper, Chicago She had an abbreviated run as the mother of the young abduction victim in the NBC series 'Kidnapped.' The Emmy winner had moved to New York for that show, and after its early cancellation, she stayed to do a play before returning to the West Coast -- and the now tornado-ravaged Wisteria Lane -- on her current ABC series. - I am impressed with the acting of Poppy Montgomery on 'Without a Trace.' I know I saw her in some other television show or movie years ago. What are her other credits? -- Bart Bartholomew, West Bend, Wis. The Australian-born actress -- who, at this writing, was expecting her first child with actor boyfriend Adam Kaufman around Christmas -- was a regular on the mid-1990s show 'Relativity' and appeared on such other series as 'NYPD Blue' and 'Party of Five' before landing her first major starring role as Marilyn Monroe in the 2001 mini-series 'Blonde.' Montgomery followed that with a regular part as Ellie in the WB Network show 'Glory Days' (which also helped launch Emily VanCamp, later of 'Everwood' and now of 'Brothers & Sisters'), then 'Without a Trace' came very shortly afterward. Montgomery also starred in the fact-inspired 2005 Lifetime movie 'Murder in the Hamptons'; her theatrical films include 'Dead Man on Campus,' 'Life' and 'The Other Sister.' - 'A Christmas Carol' with Alastair Sim is my favorite version of the tale. Are there any plans to release it on DVD? -- Terry Burch, Monroe, Wash. Actually, it's already available on the VCI label. You may want to move fast if you want it now; many stores have specific displays of Christmas-related DVDs, and those tend to be taken down right after the holidays. - Will there be a season-two DVD set of 'Heroes'? -- Mark Green, Clifton, N.J. We're sure there will be, but regardless of when the NBC show starts up again after the writers strike, that set likely wouldn't come out until just before the series' third year begins. By that, we mean the full third year; creator-producer Tim Kring has been trying to position the second year's episodes that have aired so far as a season unto themselves, but any other new episodes that appear between now and spring still will be part of the second season. ----------- Send questions to: tvpipeline@tribune.com . Only those selected will be answered. via Chicago Tribune

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GEORGE CHIAPPETTA

Wauconda, IL

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Mar 24, 2008
 
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE SERIES SUPERNATURAL? IT WAS SUPPOSED TO RESURFACE ON MARCH 13TH.IS THE WB PLANNING ON BRINGING IT BACK,IF SO,WHEN?
nanny heim

San Antonio, TX

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May 18, 2008
 
I would like to know what has happened
to the televising of the World Poker Tour, I miss it so much, please find out for me.

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zap2it

Beverly, MA

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#3
May 30, 2008
 
There was in the late 50.s early 60.s,a western,starring Richard Boone called Have gun,will travel.Is there any chance the episodes will come on tape?
Robert R.Hebert
New Bedford, MA 02740
Stephanie

Rifle, CO

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Jun 6, 2008
 
I recentley watched both seasons of "Friday Night Lights" and loved it. However, I haven't ever heard if they decided on another season. Does anyone know?
maureen rook

Lancaster, NY

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#6
Jun 11, 2008
 
There was a tv series 1998-2000 starring Sammo Hung Martial Law. Is this on DVC?
Mary Peckens

Boca Raton, FL

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Jun 15, 2008
 

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Mary Tyler Moore was in a made for TV movie in 1996 called Stolen Memories, Secrets From The Rose Garden. Will it be aired on TV. Can I get it on DVD?
Susie

Youngstown, OH

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Jun 15, 2008
 
Does anyone what tv show that first aired in color?
DONNA

Easton, MA

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Jun 18, 2008
 
Looking for info about a movie that came out, I believe in the 80's about a woman who got a job to go to the back woodsABOUT and to write and record the music that the people there sang. she was not well liked or trusted by them in the beginning,but later was. when she was done and planning to return home an accident occured and all her notes of music were lost.
Patricia

Owosso, MI

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Jun 19, 2008
 
Very disappointed to read that "Cane" starring Jimmy Smits has been canceled.I loved that show and looked forward to it's return. The only reason it had low ratings is because it was put on against "Boston Legal" Please bring back!
DBachmann

Philadelphia, PA

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#11
Jun 20, 2008
 
I was wondering what happened to John Gibson on the Fox News Network? He used to be on at 5-6pm.
I thought with all of the election stuff going on that that was why there was someone else on , but he still hasn't returned. Will he be back?
John Walstrum

Pompano Beach, FL

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Jun 24, 2008
 
I am trying to locate a made for TV movie from long ago. Just the name would help. Starred Peter Falk and Jill Claybougrh as two people with cancer and don't know the other has cancer, at first. Super ending dealing with headstone.
lois tracey

United States

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#13
Jun 29, 2008
 
what happened to the fab 5,the gay guys. did they break up. i see a couple of them on t.v. but never together.
Pat OConnor Toledo OH

Toledo, OH

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Jun 30, 2008
 
The background music from "The Tudors" sounds a lot like the music from "Deadwood". Is that possible? Also the score from John Adams sounds like the score from "Last of the Mohicans" (Daniel Day Lewis). Please enlighten me.
Mary Peckens

United States

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#15
Jul 1, 2008
 
I can't believe how many new programs that I had in TiVo have been cancelled. It seems to me the 4 major networks don't really care what we, the viewers, want to watch. I will miss CSI, Cane, Men in Trees, Moonlight and Las Vegas. I am so sick of reality programming I have decided to start watching cable network programs. ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX you don't exist in my home anymore!
vivian gronback

Chicago, IL

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#16
Jul 21, 2008
 
on july 21 2008, our closed caption feature seem to have been discontinued. Iwrite in behalf of thausands of deaf and hard of hearing viewers,, some in rest homes,, who will now be deprived of their daily news, talk show, ,,soaps,, sports, PBS, POLITICSetc, all of which will be anavailable to them without CC.Please find a way to restore our CLOSED CAPTIONING TV. Thank you VIVIAN GRONBACK-90 YEARS OLD
mavis bonas

Long Beach, CA

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#17
Jul 28, 2008
 
i miss 'PASSWORD" WITH REGIS PHILBEN
WHAT HAPPENED TO THAT GREAT SHOW?
ZACH

AOL

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#19
Aug 4, 2008
 
GUY'S
I remember an A.B.C. T.V. movie from the seventies
in which a married man was raped by a woman. It was a comedy. So what I would like to know is if
anyone knows the name of the movie.Also is it on
dvd or for download by A.B.C.?
Thanks ZACH in SAN JOSE,CALIFORNIA.
Charles Rudolph

Linthicum Heights, MD

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#20
Aug 7, 2008
 
What happen to the show The great American dog

and Dance Machine Finally have two shows no killing not full of sex and you take it off
Me and my wife are 72 yrs old , Tired of all the sex and killing, I know dont watch if we dont like it ; Good but way take the good shows off
Thanks You
Doris Cairl

United States

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#21
Sep 7, 2008
 
I'd like to know if Diane Ladd and Jordan Ladd and Sheryel Ladd are all related to actor Alan Ladd of Shane? If so who is who? Thankyou
SHERALYNG - AURORA CO

Littleton, CO

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#22
Sep 14, 2008
 
What has happened to the game shows Crosswords and Sale of the Century.

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