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  1. It's a WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Art Voice

    ... and television actors including Erika Christensen ( Traffic , Parenthood ), Annie Potts ( Ghostbusters , Designing Women ), Martin Donovan ( Insomnia , Weeds ), Jason Biggs ( American Pie , Orange is the New Black ), Scott Caan ( Ocean's 11 , Hawaii ...

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  2. Delta Burke: Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABC News

    These days, Delta Burke , who is best known for portraying the self-centered ex-beauty queen on the 1980s hit show "Designing Women," keeps a much lower profile. Sporting a simple bob and relatively makeup-free, the 59-year-old actress was last seen in public last December, while walking with longtime husband Gerald McRaney in Studio City, California.

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  3. From 'Ghostbusters' to Buffalo, Annie Potts enjoying her rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    Potts has spent the past few weeks in Buffalo filming "Two for One," the latest movie to use the city as its backdrop. For Potts, 62, best known for her role as Janine Meinitz in both "Ghostbuster" movies or Mary Jo Shively in CBS' "Designing Women," the movie marks the first time the Tennesee-born and Kentucky-raised actress has been in Buffalo.

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  4. Cranks: A big day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Star

    ... Florida, was born on July 30, 1956. You remember Delta, she was "Suzanne Sugarbaker" in the 80's sitcom, "Designing Women." My favorite memories of this show include a quote from Suzanne's sister, Julia Sugarbaker, played by Dixie Carter. Julia once ...

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  5. Great writing make 'Re-Designing Women' a road trip to Vegas more than worth itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    These two gems have a third show joining their ranks of the upper echelon of drag parody - "Re-Designing Women." Instead of taking some popular episodes and finding the humor in them and adding a lot of tongue-in-cheek twists, "Women" is an original production written with great flare and vision by Jamie Morris.

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  6. Photos: The best of the Emmys red carpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | CNN

    ... past 31 years, one thing remains the same: The red carpet is the "must-see TV" of the ceremony. In 1987, "Designing Women" actress Delta Burke chose a black dress for the Emmys, but it was anything but basic. Dana Delany, who was starring in "China ...

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  7. Nancy J. PrashawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... was ordered by actor Hal Holbrook and his wife Dixie Carter (then performing in the TV sitcom “Designing Women”) as a gift for his daughter's wedding in New York City. Nancy was recognized with the Chamber's Ambassador Award in 2007, ... 1 comment

  8. Nancy J. PrashawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... was ordered by actor Hal Holbrook and his wife Dixie Carter (then performing in the TV sitcom “Designing Women”) as a gift for his daughter's wedding in New York City. Nancy was recognized with the Chamber's Ambassador Award in 2007, ...

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  9. Holbrook doc and 'Paternity Leave'; versatility of Nashville Film Fest, Day 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... on their age, know Holbrook for roles as versatile as President Abraham Lincoln in "North and South", "Designing Women"'s favorite fella, Reese Watson and even a role on "Walking Dead". His film career is just as storied, having appeared in ...

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  10. Holbrook doc and 'Paternity Leave'; versatility of Nashville Film Fest, Day 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... on their age, know Holbrook for roles as versatile as President Abraham Lincoln in "North and South", "Designing Women"'s favorite fella, Reese Watson and even a role on "Walking Dead". His film career is just as storied, having appeared in ...

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

    Mar 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    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.

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  12. On this day: April 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Click Orlando

    2010: Actress Dixie Carter, best known for her role as Julia Sugarbaker in the sitcom "Designing Women," dies of endometrial cancer at the age of 70 in Houston, Texas. Carter was also known for her TV roles on the legal drama "Family Law," the soap ...

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  13. China-USA ping-pong diplomacy, 1971Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2013 | Channel3000

    2010: Actress Dixie Carter, best known for her role as Julia Sugarbaker in the sitcom "Designing Women," dies of endometrial cancer at the age of 70 in Houston, Texas. Carter was also known for her TV roles on the legal drama "Family Law," the soap ...

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  14. Don't call it a drag showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Onstage Atlanta is about to launch the ninth edition of its Designing Women Live fundraiser, which has become a must-see event for Atlanta theatergoers in search of a good time. If Julia Sugarbaker looks a bit sturdier than you recall from the television show, that's because Atlanta actor and playwright Topher Payne portrays her in this stage version.

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  15. 11 Unforgettable HIV Storylines in TV HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Mar 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    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.

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

    Mar 12, 2015 | 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 ...

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  19. 11 Unforgettable HIV Storylines in TV HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Gay.com

    ... 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, ...

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  20. 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.

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