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Mary Steenburgen Jokes With 'The Talk' Ladies About Ted Danson's In-Bed Interview (VIDEO)

by Alex Moaba, posted Nov 21st 2011 4:30PM
When Ted Danson was on 'The Talk' (weekdays, syndicated on CBS) a few weeks ago, he conducted his interview from bed, in pajamas, surrounded by the talkshow's group of female hosts. As it turns out, Danson's wife, actress Mary Steenburgen, wasn't watching the interview live, but she did hear about it ... right before boarding an airplane.

Steenburgen described getting a text from a friend with the message, "Oh my god, I'm laughing so hard at your husband in bed with all those women," right before she had to shut her phone down for a five-hour flight.

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Ted Danson Says He's Not Allowed to Talk About His Penis on 'The Late Late Show' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Nov 3rd 2011 7:00AM
Ted Danson, 'The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson'Ted Danson's wife was really cramping Craig Ferguson's style on 'The Late Late Show' (Weeknights, 12:37AM ET on CBS), and she wasn't even there. When Ferguson asked Danson about his penis size, as he is wont to do, Danson said, "One of the rules when I got married was I don't get to talk about my penis."

Another rule, apparently, was that he wasn't allowed to do any more nude scenes, after the one he did in the 2005 film 'The Amateurs.' And yet, his wife, Mary Steenburgen, has done tons of sex scenes.

"Steve Martin, Johnny Depp, it goes on and on," Danson lamented.

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Ted Danson Gets Into Bed With 'The Talk' Ladies (VIDEO)

by Stephanie Opella, posted Nov 2nd 2011 7:30PM
When Julie Chen announced that 'The Talk' (weekdays, syndicated on CBS) was going to "Get in bed with Ted," she meant it literally. Danson rolled out on an oversized bed, surrounded by Sheryl Underwood, Sharon Osbourne, Sarah Gilbert and Aisha Tyler. Julie put on the silky robe that was waiting for her and joined the group, which Osbourne joked was "like the UN on here."

Sarah Gilbert asked Danson, who tries to eat a mostly vegan diet, what tempts him more: a beautiful woman or a juicy cheeseburger. He thought it over for a moment and then responded, "You're asking me if I would rather eat a cheeseburger ..." and trailed off as Julie broke in and yelled, "Don't go there, Ted! Don't even!"

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George Eads Is Psyched To Be Working With Ted Danson on 'CSI' (VIDEO)

by Stephanie Opella, posted Oct 18th 2011 7:00PM
'CSI' star George Eads stopped by 'The Talk' (weekdays, syndicated on CBS) to discuss the crime procedural's 12th season. Eads, who's been on the show since Season 1, is psyched to be working with the newest addition to the cast, Ted Danson, who he called "a prince of a guy."

Guest-host Susie Essman also had glowing things to say about Danson. "He's my favorite guest star on 'Curb '... He's the most fun guy in the whole world," she said.

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Is George Overly Paranoid About Being Watched on 'Bored to Death'? (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Oct 18th 2011 6:00AM
'Bored to Death' - 'Gumball!'With the police on his trail in relation to the murder last week, Jonathan and Ray were on the run this week on 'Bored to Death' (Mon., 9PM ET on HBO). When the pair of them headed off to try and solve the case before the police found him, George hung back to deal with the cops who showed up at his place.

Afterwards, he headed off to meet up with them, but to calm his nerves he may have smoked a little bit too much weed. He started seeing spies and people watching him everywhere, so much that he stole his daughter's boyfriend's bike and ultimately dumped his phone in a mailbox.

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Jason Schwartzman Previews 'Bored to Death,' Flirts With Hoda & Kourtney Kardashian (VIDEO)

by Alex Moaba, posted Oct 6th 2011 2:30PM
Jason Schwartzman stopped by 'Today' (9AM ET on NBC) to preview the new season of 'Bored to Death,' which premieres Sunday night on HBO. The interview with Hoda and guest-host Kourtney Kardashian displayed Schwartzman's full range of comic talents and smooth interview flirting skills.

Schwartzman revealed that in the new 'Bored to Death' season, his struggling writer-turned-amateur-private-detective character Jonathan Ames discovers his dad isn't actually his biological father, and goes on a search to find his real birth-father. He also promised the new season would feature "plushy sex, elder love, and Ted Danson as Don Quixote."

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Too Many Confessions Complicate Things for the 'CSI' Team (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Sep 29th 2011 6:00AM
'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'Sometimes those aggressive tactics in the interrogation rooms can lead to false positives. That's what happened when Brass terrified a kid about getting destroyed in prison on 'CSI' (Wed., 10PM ET on CBS). The kid apparently thought they had him over a barrel, even though he didn't do it, so he confessed to the murders to try and get leniency.

Case closed, until a young woman came in saying they had the wrong guy and she was the one who murdered the family. Only later, they find more evidence in another guys' truck and when they bring him in for questioning, his father shows up and says he killed the family.

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Stokes Meets the New Boss, Played by Ted Danson, on 'CSI' Premiere (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Sep 22nd 2011 6:30AM
Ted Danson, 'CSI' season premiere'Two and a Half Men' isn't the only show getting a new lead actor on television. For the second time in its run, 'CSI' (Wed., 10PM ET on CBS) welcomed a new leading man to the fold. They let the audience meet D.B. Russell (Ted Danson) alongside Stokes, who was coming back to the team after a three-week training session.

So we got to share in his confusion when we walked onto the crime scene and saw Russell lying there next to two dead bodies. "You must be Stokes," he said with a smile.

"Yeah," Stokes replied. "You must be contaminating the crime scene."

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Ted Danson Talks About Pulling Double Duty on 'CSI' and 'Bored to Death' (VIDEO)

by Alex Moaba, posted Sep 21st 2011 1:00PM
Ted Danson will be pulling double-duty this Fall TV season, reprising his role as the eryudite stoner George Christopher on HBO's 'Bored to Death,' and taking on the new challenge of joining 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.' He stopped by 'Early' (9AM ET on CBS) where he talked to Chris Wragge about the pressure of joining such a long-running, successful show, and emphasized that even with all the work on his plate, he's still having a great time.

"It came out of the blue for me. It's unlike anything I've ever done," he said, "and I'm having a great time learning all this new stuff." Danson's got big shoes to fill, after Laurence Fishburne left the cast this offseason.

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Ted Danson Played With a Human Skull He Found as a Child (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Sep 20th 2011 4:45AM
Ted Danson, 'Late Show with David Letterman'When you were a kid, your imagination could make the most wondrous realities out of the most mundane objects. But Ted Danson's imagination got a huge help from a rather surprising found object, as he detailed it on 'Late Show' (Weeknights, 11:35PM ET on CBS).

When he and his friend were out playing army they discovered a real human skull, with what sounds like entrance and exit wound holes in it. Even more gruesome, the skull still had a tuft of hair attached to it still.

Nevertheless, the kids weren't daunted by this object at all, instead modifying their game to suit this exiting new find.

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First Look: Ted Danson on 'CSI'

by Chris Harnick, posted Jul 29th 2011 3:30PM
Ted Danson, CSITed Danson has been a bartender, an editor, a wealthy CEO, a doctor and now crime scene investigator.

The 'Cheers' veteran joins 'CSI' for its 12th season this fall, playing night-shift supervisor D.B. Russell. He replaces Laurence Fishburne, who joined the cast as a replacement for William Petersen.

Check out the full picture of Danson in action below. He's pictured with Marg Helgenberger and newly re-promoted series regular Jorja Fox.

"You can create a new character on the page, but until the perfect actor comes along and breathes life into it, it's just words," 'CSI' executive producer Carol Mendelsohn said in a statement. "We're very excited Ted Danson came along."

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BREAKING: Ted Danson Named New 'CSI' Boss

by Maggie Furlong, posted Jul 12th 2011 10:20PM
Ted DansonThe lab at 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' has been in some very capable hands over the years -- first William Petersen, then Laurence Fishburne and now Ted Danson is taking over the reins.

EW is reporting that Danson will be the drama's leading man for the upcoming 12th season, playing the CSI's grave shift supervisor after transferring from the Portland crime lab.

"You can create a new character on the page, but until the perfect actor comes along and breathes life into it, it's just words," said executive producer Carol Mendelsohn. "We're very excited Ted Danson came along."

After CBS's exhaustive search to find a worthy person to pass the torch to, they actually managed to come up with an intriguing, well-known and likable choice -- and one that we never thought of.

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Ted Danson Tells Martha Stewart He Can't Cook and Talk at the Same Time (VIDEO)

by Nick Zaino, posted Mar 29th 2011 5:20PM
Ted Danson on 'The Martha Stewart Show'Sure, Ted Danson can talk and cook at the same time if a role calls for it. But today on 'The Martha Stewart Show' (weekdays, 10AM on Hallmark), he admitted that would just be a fine bit of acting. In real life, talking and cooking are too difficult for Danson to pull off simultaneously.

Danson was stirring contents in a bowl for a recipe while Stewart asked him about 'Bored to Death' and his busy schedule. Danson stopped stirring and declared it impossible to talk and cook. Stewart pointed out that Danson is an actor, and he said, "I pretend to cook" and pantomimed stirring while talking. He may use the occasional interjection while cooking at home.

From that point, Danson was just an assistant, helping Stewart finish the recipe. What else does Danson not know how to do? Can he not mix drinks like Sam? Can he not set a splint like Becker? Can he not raise a child awkwardly yet hilariously with two other men? Sorry you had to find out this way, Danson fans.

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Ted Danson Admits Stealing Wardrobe from Canceled Show ... 'Help Me Help You'? (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Mar 24th 2011 1:15PM
Ted Danson Admits He Stole Clothes From Short-Lived ShowOn 'The Rachael Ray Show' (weekdays, syndicated), Ted Danson admitted to stealing clothes from a short-lived series. In fact, he revealed, one of the articles he's wearing during his interview with Rachael Ray had been pilfered from that very show.

Danson neglected to mention the name of the show, but he said it only lasted a handful of episodes. After some extensive IMDB research, we think the show he's talking about was 'Help Me Help You,' which aired for 14 episodes on ABC in 2006. After the series completed its run, Danson helped himself to his character's wardrobe.

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Ted Danson Shares 'Office' Farewell Video Made for Steve Carell (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Mar 16th 2011 4:20AM
Ted Danson Shares Video for Steve Carell on 'Late Night'To reduce his carbon footprint, Jimmy Fallon decided to turn the lights down off for his interview with Ted Danson on 'Late Night' (weeknights, 12:37AM ET on NBC). Under the beam of a flashlight, Danson shared that he and wife Mary Steenburgen made a special video honoring Steve Carell as he prepares to leave 'The Office.'

In the clip, Steenburgen wore her Dunder Mifflin bathrobe in solidarity. But when the camera panned to Danson, he was clutching his two Emmys from 'Cheers' and gaping longingly at the television. 'Cheers' clips played, accompanied by the series' famous theme song at full blast.

"Beware, Steve Carell. This could happen to you," Steenburgen noted somberly. Back in the 'Late Night' studio, Fallon decided it was time to turn the lights up to get their bearings. Danson suddenly had a guest-couch buddy: Pee-Wee Herman.

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