A court has overturned an order for a Connecticut financier to pay nearly $90,000 in attorney fees racked up by a British television host during a long-running and bitter international child custody dispute.
It's not unusual for a television show to return from the dead in order to finish old business and propose new, in the form of a TV movie ("Gilligan's Island," "Mary and Rhoda") or new series ("Still the Beaver," "Fuller House"), or a series of TV movies ("Perry Mason," "The Rockford Files"), or a fold into another series altogether (the "Seinfeld" stealth return, folded into a season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm"), or the very same series, just after a long break ("Doctor Who").
PASADENA, Calif. – There's something to be said about having nothing. According to actress Melissa Leo, growing up without made her the woman she is today. Leo, who earned the Academy Award for her role as the fight manager-mother in "The Fighter," says, "I had a great blessing in that I grew up in a family with very little means. So when as a young actor I got hungry, it was not unfamiliar.
It was deja vu all over again at the recent upfronts, the spring ritual in which the broadcast networks – and various cable outlets – showcase their wares for media buyers, advertising executives and jaded reporters in an effort to woo ad dollars.
DON'T MISS: "Twin Peaks" – It's the TV event of the season. More than two decades after it left the air, David Lynch's trippy, twisty horror-soap returns in the form of an 18-episode series. The saga picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern logging town were stunned when homecoming queen Laura Palmer's dead body washed up on a beach. Not surprisingly, the reboot has been shrouded in secrecy, but we do know that several familiar cast members are back, including Kyle MacLachlan, Madchen Amick, Sherilyn Fenn, Kimmy Robertson, Harry Goaz, Dana Ashbrook and James Marshall. 9 p.m. Sunday, Showtime.