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Monday, July 18, 2005

7/18: This Date In Wendie Jo Sperber History

Hey, Wendie Jo fans!

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Used Cars, the Wendie Jo-Kurt Russell vehicle.

It eventually grossed $11,715,321. Not exactly Titanic sized numbers, but we'll take it.

Entourage Lives; Kudrow's Comeback Over?

HBO has renewed Entourage ; but Lisa Kudrow is awaiting word to hear if her Comeback will continue.

HBO has yet to pick up the former Friends star's faux reality show for a second season. Which isn't really surprising, because it's irritating and ungood.

Entourage, which hasn't exactly raked in the viewers, earned has a third season anyway. HBO King Shit of Fuck Mountain Chris Albrecht says he hopes to produce more than 13 episodes next season.

Mars Taps Police Academy Alumnus; Great Things Expected

Steve Guttenberg has joined the cast of UPN's Veronica Mars as a recurring character for at least 7 episodes. He'll play a baseball team owner and mayoral candidate.

Viewers will remember being dazzled by his acting abilities in the brilliant Oscar winning Police Academy film series.

Charisma Carpenter, a Buffy veteran, will also join the series as the sexy stepmother to the Casablanca brothers, two of Veronica's rich schoolmates.