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How to Build a Better Boston Sitcom (ie, Not 'The McCarthys')

How to Build a Better Boston Sitcom (ie, Not 'The McCarthys')
The pilot clunkily lays out the concept; Ronnie McCarthy (Tyler Ritter) is a 29-year-old guidance counselor, a sports-clueless outlier in his Celtics-loving, stereotypical Southie family. He's gay and erudite, a splash of color on the gray palette laid …
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Can Shows Like 'The McCarthys' Replace CBS' 'Thursday Night Football'?

Can Shows Like 'The McCarthys' Replace CBS' 'Thursday Night Football'?
And the credits look a little like the answer to a '90s pop culture trivia quiz, from Ritter — son of the late TV star John Ritter — to former Roseanne co-star Metcalf and Joey McIntyre, better known as the youngest member of boy band New Kids on the …
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Review: The Marriage of Figaro | Dallas Opera | Margot and Bill Winspear Opera

Review: The Marriage of Figaro | Dallas Opera | Margot and Bill Winspear Opera
Her Porgi, amor was purely gorgeous. Paired with the sugary sweetness of Susanna (sung by Beate Ritter), the absolute dichotomy of position and class between servant and countess was made obvious. Figaro seemed summoned to existence through Mirco …
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Foley gets $600000 donation from conservative PAC

Foley gets 0000 donation from conservative PAC
Also, CBS News tied Trailhead Group to a Willie Horton-type ad against Democrat Bill Ritter when Ritter was running for governor of Colorado in 2006, a race he won. Philp, reached Sunday, said “every complaint against us was either withdrawn, dismissed …
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Top 5 father-orphan stories by Frederick Mead, director of 'Orphans'

Top 5 father-orphan stories by Frederick Mead, director of 'Orphans'
Karl entrusts his new family into the care of their next-door neighbor, the only openly Gay man in their small town (John Ritter.) After the murder is accomplished (with a sharpened lawn mower blade), Karl accepts his new fate, dialing the police …
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Pay-by-the-mile driving? Idea resurfaces in Colorado election campaigns

Pay-by-the-mile driving? Idea resurfaces in Colorado election campaigns
Bill Ritter to discuss transportation funding in 2007 and 2008 discussed the idea, though it ultimately did not press the state to move forward on it. But the VMT has been a hot topic as of late. At a Metro North Chamber of Commerce/Denver Regional …
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Phelan says businesss experience makes him best

Phelan says businesss experience makes him best
Real estate developer Dade Phelan, is the Republican Party's candidate for the state representative seat held for the past 16 years by Allan Ritter, who announced in October he will not seek re-election. District 21 includes a portion of Jefferson …
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At 83, Dancer Carmen De Lavallade Looks Back At A Life Spent Onstage

At 83, Dancer Carmen De Lavallade Looks Back At A Life Spent Onstage
… on CBS after seven weeks of Thursday Night… 0 Comments. by Eric Deggans. Tyler Ritter (center) stars in CBS's The McCarthys with, clockwise from top left, Jack McGee, Laurie Metcalf, Jimmy Dunn, Joey McIntyre and Kelen Coleman. …. Some …
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Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern

Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern
From left, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray, and New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett have a meal at The Meatball Shop in New York, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, where Dr. Craig Spencer, an Ebola patient, ate just …
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