Paul Reiser eyes his agent warily in an upcoming episode of “The Paul Reiser Show,” the writer-actor-comedian’s new half-hour comedy on NBC, which closely resembles his real life. In the scene, it’s been some years since Reiser’s megahit “Mad About You” went off the...
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Becky Wahlstrom isn't a Jew, but she plays one on TV. As Grace Polk on CBS's "Joan of Arcadia," the blond Chicagoan looks refreshingly unlike your stereotypical Jewish character. Of course, Grace's character wasn't supposed to seem Jewish from the start. The contrary, politically...
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From call girl to Trump girl, actress Lisa Edelstein has played myriad parts on stage and off. Now she's landed a plum role, starring on the Fox TV series "House," an "E.R."-meets-"CSI" drama. The Boston native heads the fictional teaching hospital that houses strangely ill...
November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm
NBC's Sunday night drama, "American Dreams," finds the generally non-Jewish saga's second season storylines, about an Irish Catholic family in 1960s Philadelphia, becoming a bit more Jewish.
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June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Talk about fiction: A show with four women who live in Manhattan and spend most of their time talking about men, eating and shopping -- and none of them are Jewish? That all could change this season on HBO's "Sex and the City," when one of the gals considers heading to temple.
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