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[09/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Peacock's Fall Schedule Brings Additional Regulars and Recurring Guest Stars to New and Returning NBC Series for 2005-06

[via press release from NBC]

PEACOCK'S FALL SCHEDULE BRINGS ADDITIONAL REGULARS AND RECURRING GUEST STARS TO NEW AND RETURNING NBC SERIES FOR 2005-06

PEACOCK'S FALL SCHEDULE BRINGS ADDITIONAL REGULARS AND RECURRING GUEST STARS TO NEW AND RETURNING NBC SERIES FOR 2005-06

Series Boosted by Lara Flynn Boyle and Rachael Leigh Cook ("Las Vegas"), Janeane Garofalo ("The West Wing"), Danny Glover, John Leguizamo and Kristen Johnston ("ER"), Leslie Bibb ("Crossing Jordan"), John Larroquette and Miguel A. Nunez Jr. ("Joey"), Christopher Noth and Annabella Sciorra ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Angie Harmon and Reynaldo Rosales ("Inconceivable")

Other New Looks Added to Other Series while Newly Minted Contestants Named for "The Apprentice" and "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart"

BURBANK - September 19, 2005 - NBC accents its 2005-06 Fall series with a colorful palette of new stars - including arcs featuring guest stars Lara Flynn Boyle and Rachael Leigh Cook ("Las Vegas"), Janeane Garofalo on "The West Wing," Danny Glover, John Leguizamo and Kristen Johnston on "ER," Leslie Bibb on "Crossing Jordan" and John Larroquette on "Joey" -- and the updates include a new team format on "The Biggest Loser" and a hotel casino makeover on "Las Vegas."

Other series will be boosted by such new cast stars as Christopher Noth and Annabella Sciorra on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and Angie Harmon and Reynaldo Rosales on the new drama "Inconceivable," and Miguel A. Nunez Jr. on "Joey."

A current summary of the changes follows:

- Flynn Boyle ("The Practice," "Men in Black II") appears in an arc of episodes as a guest star in "Las Vegas" (Mondays, 9-10 p.m. ET) as Monica Mancuso, the flamboyant and ambitious new owner of the Montecito Casino.

- Flynn Boyle's character of Mancuso will preside over many changes as the Montecito Hotel and Casino undergoes a major renovation prior to a grand re-opening. However, Ed Deline (James Caan) must try to re-enlist his crack staff.

- Also on "Las Vegas," Cook ("She's All That") will recur as a guest star over an arc of four episodes that will feature her as a beautiful local real-estate agent who becomes a potential love interest for Danny McCoy (Josh Duhamel). The drama premieres September 19.

- For the first time since its 1999 premiere, "The West Wing" is on a new night and time -- Sundays, 8-9 p.m. (ET) when it premieres on September 25. As an intense presidential race continues, writer-actress Garofalo ("The Truth About Cats & Dogs") will guest-star in three episodes as a successful but controversial media strategist hired by Democrat Matt Santos (Jimmy Smits).

- Glover ("Lethal Weapon" film series) begins an arc of episodes as the estranged father of Dr. Pratt (Mekhi Phifer)

- On "ER" (Thursdays, 10-11 p.m. ET), Leguizamo ("Moulin Rouge," "Freak") will join the cast for 12 episodes this season as Ernesto Clemente, a dynamic supervising physician who shakes up the emergency room. "ER" will return on September 22 while Leguizamo's first episode will be on October 20.

- Emmy winner Johnston - who starred on NBC's comedy "3rd Rock from the Sun" - returns in a dramatic recurring role on as Eve Peyton, an inscrutable and unflappable nurse manager who whips the department into shape. The first of Johnston's appearances is on October 6.

- Bibb appears over an arc of episodes in "Crossing Jordan" (Sundays, 10-11 p.m. ET) as Tallulah Simmons, a detective/precinct psychologist who is romantically attracted to Detective Woody Hoyt (Jerry O'Connell). The season premiere is September 25 and Bibb first appears on October 23.

- Noth ("Sex and the City") reprise his popular "Law & Order" character of Detective Mike Logan on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (Sundays, 9-10 p.m. ET). He will alternate episodes with Vincent D'Onofrio (Detective Goren) and Kathryn Erbe (Detective Eames) as the trouble-prone Logan, who teams with Detective Carolyn Barek (Sciorra, "The Sopranos"), a brilliant criminal profiler. The drama returns September 25.

- On the new drama "Inconceivable" (Fridays, 10-11 p.m. ET), Harmon (NBC's "Law & Order") joins the cast as Dr. Nora Campbell, a brilliant reproductive specialist who becomes a loose cannon at the clinic. The series premieres on September 23. Also new is Reynaldo Rosales (Spike Lee's "She Hate Me"), who also joins the cast as Angel Hernandez, a womanizing medical technician.

- Nunez ("Juwanna Mann") becomes part of the regular cast of "Joey" (Thursdays, 8:30-9 p.m. ET) as Joey's (Matt LeBlanc) buddy whose schemes get Joey into trouble. "Joey" begins its second season September 22. In addition, multiple Emmy winner John Larroquette ("Night Court") guest-stars in two episodes as a classically trained actor who co-stars with Joey in a new movie. The first of Larroquette's episodes will air September 29.

- On "The Biggest Loser" (Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m. ET), 14 new strong-willed contestants compete to see which team can lose the most weight. This Fall, the teams are divided into the red team -- all women, as coached by trainer Bob Harper -- and the all-male blue team, coached by trainer Jillian Michaels, for an ultimate prize worth $250,000.

- NBC recently unveiled the new contestants for its hit unscripted drama "The Apprentice" (Thursdays, 9-10 p.m. ET) as a new season begins September 22. Vying for Donald Trump's favor will be Josh (New York City), a beauty company owner; Rebecca (Chicago), a financial journalist; Brian (New York City), a print company executive; Toral (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), an investment banker; Chris (Dallas), a marketing executive; Kristi (Gainesville, Florida), a sales executive; Clay (College Station, Texas), a realtor; Felisha (Kansas City, Missouri), a real estate developer; Randal (Somerset, New Jersey), a consulting firm owner; Jennifer M. (Los Angeles), an ad sales manager); James (Alexandria, Virginia), a sales executive; Alla (Las Vegas, Nevada), a salon-and-spa owner; Jennifer W. (Anthem, Arizona), a realty company owner; Markus (Sarasota, Florida), an investor; Meliia (Tampa), a real estate investor; Mark (Louisville, Kentucky), a wealth manager; Marshawn (Atlanta), a communications company executive, and Adam (Atlanta), a risk manager.

- Then NBC takes the wraps off of "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart" (Wednesdays, 8-9 p.m. ET) beginning with its debut on September 21. The newly announced candidates are: Dawna (St. Petersburg, Florida), a magazine publisher; Marcela (Tijuana, Mexico), a cooking instructor; Marcela, 27, a chef; Amanda (Austin, Texas), an attorney; Carrie (Los Angeles/San Diego), a creative director; David (Maplewood, Missouri), an Internet company owner; David, a businessman; Jim (Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania), an ad executive; Jim, an advertising and marketing company; Sarah (Washington, D.C.), a senior event planner; Bethenny (New York City, N.Y.), a natural foods chef; Ryan (Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California) a marketing and advertising executive; Howie (Closter, New Jersey), a fashion company owner; Chuck (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), an interior designer; Jennifer (Los Angeles), a prosecutor; Shawn (Grosse Pointe, Michigan), a television newscaster; Jeff (New York City), a creative director; Leslie (Alexandria, Virginia), a marketing company owner, and Dawn (Boston), a public relations consultant. Alexis Stewart, Consultant; Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., and Charles Koppelman, Chairman of the Board, MSLO, join Martha Stewart in the conference room each week.





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· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· APPRENTICE, THE: MARTHA STEWART (NBC)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· ER (NBC)
· INCONCEIVABLE (NBC)
· JOEY (NBC)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· PRACTICE, THE (ABC)
· SEX AND THE CITY (HBO)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN (NBC)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





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