Fact: Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley's namesake Tv comedy has been axed after just one season. Bosses at U.S. network Tv Land have cancelled the show, in which Alley played a spoiled Broadway diva reconnecting with the son she gave up for adoption. Kirstie also featured Rhea Perlman and Seinfeld's Michael Richards.This is Alley's second Tv comeback to be axed after one season - her 2005 sitcom Fat Actress was cancelled after just seven episodes.
Fact: Actors Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman joined their fellow Cheers castmembers over the weekend (06-07Oct12) to celebrate the hit sitcom's 30th anniversary with a special dinner in Beverly Hills, California. Former co-stars Woody Allen and Kelsey Grammer missed the get together due to work commitments.
Quote: "I'm thinking an ugly man might be the solution... I'm talking about butt ugly, because I go for really handsome men and I think butt ugly, they'll be appreciative." Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley is considering lowering her standards to find a mate.
Quote: "Asking me to choose my favourite beer is like asking me to choose my favourite child!" Former Cheers star George Wendt has written a book dedicated to his favourite tipple - beer. Drinking with George: A Barstool Professional's Guide to Beer was released this month (Oct09).
Quote: "We've shared some fun times. I don't see him so much now. He has a new boyfriend. I'm kind of upset about that." KELSEY GRAMMAR mourns losing ex-best friend and Cheers co-star Woody Harrelson to his new guy-pal Matthew Mcconaughey.
Quote: "He would have been much better than Woody." Ted Danson jokes that his current DAMAGES co-star Tate Donovan would have made a better barman than Woody Harrelson on sitcom Cheers, upon hearing the two actors both fought for the role of clueless WOODY BOYD.
Fact: Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley has landed the lead role in THE MINISTER OF DIVINE, a new US sitcom about a woman priest with a wild past. The show is based on hit British comedy THE VICAR OF DIBLEY.
Quote: "I like being with my wife, we've been together more than 25 years. I don't know what the secret is - not seeing each other a lot, probably." Actor DANNY DeVITO shares his secret to marital bliss with Cheers star RHEA PERLMAN.
Fact: <p>Kirstie Alley has become the latest star to turn mercy angel for the four-legged victims of Hurricane Katrina. The former Cheers actress headed up a convoy of four trucks loaded with pet supplies which stopped off at an animal shelter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, yesterday (08SEP05). </p>