March - December 2007 News Archive

Congratulations to Hugh on his much deserved Golden Globe and Screen Actor's Guild nominations!

Hugh's response to his GG nom:

"Especially now, I have to emphasize how much I owe to David Shore and all the writers on House. Without them, I wouldn't even know how to finish this sentence."

Vote for Hugh in Hello Magazine's Hunkiest Man poll.

Due to the WGA strike, only 12 episodes of House have been filmed. Next new episode airs on Jan 29th. Latest strike news from the Hollywood Reporter

youtube clip of Hugh and Lisa Edelstein commenting on the strike

youtube clip of Hugh walking the picket line with David Shore

Can't find something you just know you've seen here before? It could be in the archives of news/updates/other goodies from the past two years.


December 24, 2007. A few tardy updates. Thank you to those who emailed to see if all is well at hl.net. Yes, it is. :)

House Season 4 updated.

Photos, 2005: (Non tagged, hires)

Photos from Friday Night Live (1986-1988)

Vid clip of Hugh leading excersises can be found on the Video Page

Friday Night Live, produced by Geoffrey Perkins, now head of comedy at the BBC, attained considerable status during its heyday from 1986-88. Hosted by Ben Elton, it took the form of a cabaret show and launched the careers of a new type of politically correct but brash comedian.

Youtube clip of Hugh with Jools Holland on New Year's Eve, 2004

Quicktime clip of Hugh at the premiere of No Country For Old Men.


November 5, 2007 - From the official Fox site, the show answers fan questions.

We here at House get asked a lot of questions about the show and instead of ignoring you for another 3 seasons (my suggestion), they’ve assigned me to Clinic duty. I’m the Anonymous Doctor and I’ll be answering your questions.

Check out the Q and A

Premiere of Miramax Films' 'No Country for Old Men' at the El Capitan Theater on November 4, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. More photos to come.

Non hires

Hires

John Clayton: Doctor in 'House' hails from NH, The Union Leader, NH

More wonderful movie release news: From Movies Unlimited

Fortysomething
(2003)
Now Accepting Advance Orders! - Available on 04/08/08

Before taking up residence in "House," Hugh Laurie starred in (and directed) this comedic English series, playing general practitioner Paul Slippery, a man working in the London suburb of Putney and dealing--rather badly--with his advancing age. Slippery's bawdy escapades revolve around his eccentric coworkers, his promiscuous sons, and faltering relations with a wife he suspects may have turned into a lesbian. All six episodes of the series are presented. 6 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English.


November 4, 2007 - Updates to House Season Four. Great news! "All or Nothing at All" is being released on DVD Nov. 27. Pre-order at Amazon

Will Hugh be one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive for 2007? Find out in the Nov. 14th issue. Hugh is featured in their 100 Sexy Men in 1 Minute video.

The OC Flyers have BFTV t-shirts for sale.

A 7 minute video of a drawing a freehand image of Hugh.


November 1, 2007. Update to the House Season Four page.

Jeeves and Wooster photos.

Speaking of, Marykir found this adorable advert for the Jeeves and Wooster DVD from the Daily Telegraph.

Have questions about the writer's strike? Futon Critic answers some of them.

Man about the House, Daily Telegraph, Australia

Apparently Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is a Gregory House Fan. Contact Music

MOTLEY CRUE bassist NIKKI SIXX has replaced drugs with a new addiction - the TV show HOUSE. The reformed hell-raiser, 48, is now a clean-living family man - but he still feels an affinity with roguish figures, like Hugh Laurie's character Gregory House. Sixx says, "He is such an asshole I can't help but root for him. Maybe there's a little bit of me in there."

...and is Greg House a Motley Crue fan?


October 26, 2007 - A few November sweeps House spoilers have been added to the House Season 4 Page. Also added seven more photos from Alfresco to the Film/Television Gallery (scroll towards the bottom of the page)

Yahoo news has the video clip of the segment about Hugh shown on Fox and Friends a couple of weeks ago.

The 1990 Ben Elton play "Gasping" is being produced in the United States. From The Boston Globe:

How did Theatre on Fire, a tiny fledgling company, manage to mount the US premiere of a West End hit? Granted, Ben Elton's "Gasping" debuted in London quite a while ago: in 1990, at Theatre Royal Haymarket, with Hugh Laurie as the lead. At that point, Elton, a popular writer-comedian, was still sailing on the success of BBC's "Blackadder" series; he hadn't yet fallen out of favor - and sacrificed his edgy cred - for collaborating with the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber...READ MORE

Sad news from the California fires - Producer David Foster, who produced two Band From TV tracks for the House Soundtrack lost his Malibu recording studio in the firestorms. Several vocal tracks for the CD were recorded there. Best wishes from hughlaurie.net to David Foster and to all those who lost homes, loved ones and pets in the devastation.


October 24, 2007 - October 17 press conference photos. Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills.


October 23, 2007 - Some updates include additions to the House season four page, including TV Guide spoilers for November sweeps. If anyone out there has high quality screencaps from the first 3 episodes this season and would like to share - Please let me know! I would love to add them.

TV.com features video clips from the SMA benefit on the 8th. "Between Takes"

Hugh was honored with the Valley Community Clinic Visionary Award on Oct 10th.

From LA Comfidential:

"I really am incredibly moved by this. Of course I feel a complete fool standing here before you," Laurie told the crowd at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. "I pretend to be a doctor to pretend patients with pretend illnesses. Here I am being honored by doctors. That seems to me to be ... backward. This feeling of fakeness is all the more acute because I am the son of a doctor."

Laurie, who is British, talked about Britain's national healthcare system, which he said is far from perfect, but he added, "When you are at your weakest, there is someone there to take care of you. It is something. This whole business of healthcare from cradle to grave is so embedded in my bones."

Night Watch photos (thanks J!) - early production title: "The Night Watchman"

A segment on Hugh was featured on Fox and Friends on Oct 14. Visit marykir.com to download the clip!


October 9, 2007 - Cast of 'House' Raise Awareness of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

TV.com hosted an exclusive dinner for the cast and crew of FOX's hit drama 'House' to help raise awareness for spinal muscular atrophy on Monday night. Jane Yamamoto was at the event and spoke to some of the attendees. Video Clip at Fox 11, LA.


October 8, 2007 - hughlaurie.net has been going through some behind the scenes transitions the past few weeks and is far behind on updates. Apologies to the fans who support and visit this site. Updates have been made to the Awards, Video and House Season 4 pages. Also, a few photos from the Stuart Little illustrated script have been added to the Stuart Little page. More catching up as the week progresses.

Hugh's second novel - Paper Soldier - is not written yet according to his literary agent, Anthony Goff. Therefore, any release date set by Amazon or any other outlet is incorrect.

Some recent blurbs from the internet: (House spoilery)

Hugh Laurie Gets New 'House' Mates!
Fred Topel - Special to Hollywood.com - from the New York Post. Interview with Hugh, good read!

Three doctors get the call on "House" - Reuters, via Hollywood Reporter.

Keep an eye on the infortainment shows this week (From Families of Spinal Muscular Atropy)

Fans of 'House' - Don't miss the upcoming episode Tuesday, October 9th. SMA to be highlighted. - posted Oct 4, 2007

Garrett Lerner, father of Zeke Lerner (Type 2, 7 years old), is a writer on the show 'House' and has written Spinal Muscular Atrophy into an episode of the show that will air on Tuesday, October 9th (9 pm on Fox).

In conjunction, the producers of 'House' have organized a publicity event on Monday October 8th in which the entire cast will participate and attempt to raise awareness for Families of SMA. We hope to get television coverage from shows like "Access Hollywood" and "E!" and other entertainment news outlets, so look for Zeke and Dr. House on the various shows.


September 17 - Hugh performing with Band From TV (non hires)

nonhires:

Hires


September 16, 2007. A few Emmy photos..

Teresa sent this avi file of Hugh's E! red carpet interview.


September 13, 2007 - September 17 TV Guide scans (spoilers!!)

Morena was kind enough to send these scans from an Italian magazine, notable for the nice BFTV photos (taken last year the day before the Emmys)

Emmy Nominee Hugh Laurie’s Doctor is in the “House”

By Stacey Silberman - HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) 9/13/07 – British actor playing American doctor Hugh Laurie is one happy camper. ...READ MORE

Tom O'Neil thinks James Gandolfini likely to win the Emmy, but Hugh has an excellent chance. The Envelope

Gandolfini is considered the favorite by many pundits and oddsmakers (Sopranos last season, unforgettable character) but Hugh is getting plenty of respect and indeed most agree he is more than deserving of the award. Whether or not Hugh leaves with a trophy Sunday evening, to be nominated and so respected by peers, critics and fans alike is a tremendous accomplishment. Hughlaurie.net wishes Hugh and all involved with House the very best this very busy weekend!


September 12, 2007 - Nice photo of BFTV celebs from In Touch Weekly online.

Greg Grunberg is a hero in more ways than one. In addition to playing mind reader Matt on the hit NBC drama Heroes, he is also the founding member of the Band From TV. Greg keeps the beat on the drums, while Desperate Housewives' James Denton channels his inner guitar god, and The Bachelor's Bob Guiney along with Cashmere Mafia star Bonnie Somerville provide lead vocals. On keyboards, House's Hugh Laurie rounds out the all-star cast. Band From TV plays gigs in an effort to raise money for the UCLA Epilepsy wing, where Greg's oldest son Jake is currently being treated. "It is the coolest thing to include my friends and those actors I admire in a rock 'n' roll fantasy experience that raises money for charity... and we ROCK DA HIZZY!" Band From TV will be performing live at TV Guide's Emmy after- party at Les Deux in Hollywood on Sunday, September 16, along with Grammy-winning artist John Legend.

Photo of all BFTV members:

Newish interview with Hugh from CanMag. (Spoilers for upcoming House season)

House plays air guitar! From Fox's website.

House is featured in this week's TV Guide. (visit and check out their House rehab video, as well as other House-related spoilers and tidbits.) I will scan the article when I receive my copy. TV Guide Channel will be showing their Fall Preview Special - which features clips from season 4, TCA tour interviews and old set visit clips - several times the rest of the week. Airdates from TV Guide.

House ad from the Sept 20 issue of Rolling Stone. Sorry about the quality. The pages in my issue were crinkled. :(

I have added more promo photos to the Fortysomething page.


September 8, 2007 - Promo photos for House ep 4.02 - The Right Stuff - posted in the House Season 4 Page. Spoilers.

Hugh will be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on September 21st. From Interbridge


September 5, 2007 - Hugh has been announced as a presenter for the Emmy Awards on the 16th. Lucky us!! ETonline

Band From TV will also be performing at the TV Guide after party again this year.

Speaking of TV Guide, this week's issue features coverage of the Emmy Awards to be broadcast on Fox, Sunday September 16th. Matt Roush had this to say about Hugh's chances: "If there's a Sopranos sweep, James Gandolfini's a favorite. But House's Hugh Laurie is way overdue, and he has earned it."

The issue also features an ad for the show with a tiny photo of Hugh and the dinner menu for the Governors Ball, with a mention of the BFTV performance.

The official Fox website offers this video clip from the season premiere of House. (Sept.25th) Obviously it is spoilery! House plays the guitar.

A young animator from China, Dick Ma, sent this email regarding an animation he is working on with Greg House as his subject. The work so far is posted on youtube. He explains the process and why he needs some funding to finish. It's very interesting - it appears adding House's hair is a difficult process. Anyway, check it out! hughlaurie.net wishes him much luck in his promising career.

Youtube link - animation

XSI Base.com

My name is Dick Ma, 28 from Hong Kong, China.

I just would like to tell you that I am working on a 3D animation that featured Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House. The above link is the production process of Dr House. The animation last for about 1 min and it will be featured as my demo reel.

This is a more technically-based demo reel as it is a challenge to translate Dr House facial characteristics into another format of presentation. And of course I am a fan of the TV series.

The reason of writing this mail is about I would like your site to promote this news to people who love Hugh Laurie. And I have a purpose to raising fund and sponsor for this animation.

The animation currently now is in the production state that needs to use the renderfarm service to produce animation frames. The amount of fund-raising will just pay for the rendering service. (personally I cannot do rendering on my own: 3 layers of images for a single frame and 1 layer cost rendering time of 15 mins. and I have to deal with 1965 frames for just 1 min animation.)

Here I promise for the people who donate with a minimum of US$35 will have a DVD of animation in return and for the people who donate over US$50 will have a DVD and the donator can leave his/her name in the animation as acknowledgement.


September 3, 2007 - I have finally added the "All or Nothing at All" page. It includes nearly 500 screencaps, some hires publicity photos and an article from The Radio Times.

According to Tom O'Neil over at Gold Derby, Hugh was considered by Fox as a possible Emmy host. Did they ask him and he turned it down? Did they not asked him for fear the poor audience might become hopelessly confused? (as stated by the Fox PR people). Only the shadow knows. ;-) Anyway, Ryan Seacrest is hosting:

Fox Network came thisclose to naming someone other than "American Idol" emcee Ryan Seacrest as host of the Emmycast on Sept. 16: Hugh Laurie.

Laurie was actually the early first choice of several top Fox exex, who lobbied strongly for him to get the job, according to a TV academy source. Others tubthumped for Seacrest, who's a logical choice since he already hosts America's most popular regular TV program plus specials like New Year's Eve countdowns. The standoff at the network was to blame for any host being named so late. Last year Conan O'Brien's appointment was unveiled in mid-May — three months before the Seacrest announcement this year.

In the end, Fox decided to go with its "Idol" star over its "House" star because exex felt Seacrest would draw a larger TV audience and because viewers might be confused seeing Laurie in an unfamiliar role.

But Laurie, in fact, is an accomplished entertainer beyond just that Doctor Grouch act you see on "House." He's a darn good pianist, for one thing. He performs in a few bands — 16:9 and Poor White Trash — and tickles the ivories in the "House" episode he submitted to Emmy judges in the race for best drama actor, "Half-Wit."

Entertainment Weekly online also mentions the story (along with dozens of other RSS feeders), but they get the prize for posting this great photo of Hugh and Stephen!

The Fox Fall Preview aired Sunday evening featured a trailer for the upcoming House season set to the music "Dancing With Myself." It's nothing terribly different than the promos they've been running as of late and featured at marykir.com, but it's not "here" yet. I'll post it tomorrow. Screencapping over five hours of "All or Nothing at All" about did me in.

House producer Katie Jacobs is featured in Los Angeles Confidental under "The Producers" No mention of Hugh, but interesting tidbits about KJ and her goals.


August 29, 2007 - Fox 11 KTLA has posted the entire BFTV segment, which also features comments by other House cast members.

August 28, 2007 - Fox 11 News - LA (August 28, following House) featured a tiny "interview" with Hugh about BFTV (session footage included). I say tiny because they only aired a snippet and cut the rest off. It would have been nice to have seen the entire interview. Maybe it will show up eventually? 43 second vid clip and screencaps.

Hugh has added two more awards to his impressive haul this year - Best Dramatic Actor at both the Teen Choice Awards and the Gold Derby Awards (chosen by members of the Gold Derby website)


August 26, 2007 - Great clip of Hugh's appearance on the 2003 Clive Anderson show - God Almighty. Guests on the show are given a chance to be God. Hugh talks about color schemes, Mrs. God, his dog's testicles, critics, the baggage claim, road repairs and Robert Mitchum. Did you know that Hugh Laurie is a funny guy?? Yes. He is. :-) The clip is a mov file, 109 MB and 23 minutes long. No doubt it will require some patience to download, but it's worth it. "Right click" and "save" to your desktop. Video clip of God Almighty. Screencaps

Scan of the August 27 issue of TV Guide can be found on the House Season Four Page under 4.01- Alone. Spoilers.

Hugh Laurie Fan has a few medium sized photos of Hugh on the set of Nightwatch/The Night Watchman


August 20, 2007 - New House season 4 promo pics have been added to the House Season Four Page (warning: There are some season 4 spoilerly things/photos on that page).

Some photos of a photoshoot Hugh did for Variety - Emmy Contenders have been added to the Awards Page.

Variety also features mentions of Hugh in an article about the Best Actor nominees. Right mix births Emmy Contenders. [excerpt]

Katie Jacobs, executive producer of "House," is also of the belief that the credit for both a show and an actor's success at Emmy time has to be spread around.

"I don't think 'House' would work on this level at all without Hugh. For sure, I can say that the character would not be what it is today without Hugh because of his comic sense of timing, his musical ability and the fact that as an actor, he invites you into his inner life," Jacobs says.

Marykir has kindly donated the mov file she's compiled of Hugh's excerpts from the recently aired (in the UK) Stephen Fry: 50 Not Out. Clips and screencaps (I did these myself :) can be found on the Video Page. Marykir has an avi file on her site as well.

Review of the House Season Three DVD from DVDtalk. DVD extras:

The bonus material starts on disc one, with another of the show's great "Valley Girl Takes," an alternate scene delivery by Edelstein and Morrison. This time, the scene from "Cane & Able," is an "Angry Valley Girl Version," which has them swapping swears and "likes" with California style. If only they would do a whole episode like this, just so Laurie could get in on the fun.

After giving us two audio commentaries last time around, we get just one, from executive producer David Shore and executive producer/director Katie Jacobs, on "Half Wit." These creators get along well and have a lot of info to share, which makes for a fun and informative track that will be enjoyable for the show's audience.

The remainder of the extras are found on the final DVD, starting with a 5:30 blooper reel, which shows how much fun the cast seems to have while shooting and screwing up. It's followed by the 21-minute "Anatomy of an Episode: 'The Jerk'" which breaks down the production effort on this excellent episode, through on-set footage and interviews. It's a solid behind-the-scenes featurette, delivered in anamorphic widescreen and actually has Laurie speaking in his natural voice. It also has a couple of hints as to what is coming in season four.

Laurie fans get more from him in the seven-minute featurette on Band from TV, a charity all-star band that developed from the season-two episode "Sex Kills," co-starring Greg Grunberg ("Heroes.") With Grunberg on drums, Laurie on piano, Bob Guiney ("The Bachelor") on vocals and Lester Holt (NBC News) on guitar, along with David Foster acting as producer, it's certainly an interesting side project, worthy of a featurette that joins them in the studio for a recording session and several interviews.

Things wrap up with a pair of production featuettes, starting with the three-and-a-half minute "Open House," a tour of the show's production offices, led by Jacobs, and shot during production of the season finale. Shot seemingly completely off-the-cuff, it's a quick and dirty peek at the people who create the show. One group, the props crew, gets more screen time in "Blood, Needles and Body Parts," a 3:30 look at all the bits and pieces used to imitate the show's medical procedures, hosted by property master Tyler Patton.


August 12, 2007 - I have added a bunch of hires photos to the Jeeves and Wooster page.

Check out Hugh singing "You can't always get what you Want" with BFTV for the soon to be released House MD Soundtrack (Sept 18th) at the housesountrack myspace. They also feature a list of songs to featured on the CD.

New York Magazine says Hugh is one of the best bargains on TV:

Hugh Laurie, until he inevitably renegotiates his contract, is one of the best deals on TV; he's indisputably the star and the major draw of House, and each dollar he's paid brings in a full 2.69 viewers.

Interesting read from Discover Magazine about the "Real Doctor House." Thomas Bolte solves the medical mysteries no one else can.

Did you know that Hugh narrated a 25 minute feature for the National Space Center called S.E.T.I. THE SEARCH FOR EXTRATERRESTRIAL INTELLIGENCE? Listen to Hugh in the second trailer

Added a couple of clips and screencaps from last months Emmy reactions to the video page.


July 30, 2007 - Jane Berliner, the director of Voices for Children, Save the Childen, has written to tell us that Hugh has officially chosen Save The Children as his charity of choice to receive money raised via Band From TV appearances. Hugh was kind enough to wear a t-shirt bearing their logo at his BFTV appearance last weekend. They now have a page set up for him on the official site, so give it visit! Lisa Edelstein is also involved in this very worthy charity and is on the honorary committee for their 75th anniversary celebration.


July 27, 2007 - The first promo photos for the season premiere of House can be found on the House season four page, as well as interviews and tidbits from the TCA and other season four info/spoilers.

More TCA photos:

USA Today's party blurb: Fox stars amuse themselves at Santa Monica pier party

Candid video clip (mov file, 47 MB, 4 minutes, not great quality) of Hugh at the Fox Party - in the press line, talking to Danny DeVito, hugging Maybe Baby co-star Joely Richardson, and signing autographs. DO NOT repost this elsewhere. That includes youtube, forums, Live Journals, MySpace etc. Thank you! As always, right click and save to your desktop.

Stars-Portraits.com features several portraits of Hugh done in pencil by various fans. Some of them are quite good.

Emmy blurb: (Boston Herald)


July 25, 2007 - Some more photos from the BFTV event in Fullerton. Non hires and watermarked, but thanks to Scott and London Features International:

The Daily 10 on E! will feature a segment on BFTV tomorrow. Check listings for times. E! News has a segment with the band from the soundjams last week. Check out The Vine

Report and nice photo from Variety about the Fox TCA party.

Vid clip from the Vine - E! online. Vine Clip (includes Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer) In the House with Hugh Laurie and Wentworth Miller

Watch with Kristen has more from the TCA - spoilers! Oh, What the Heck—Let's Do More House

TCA Press Conference report from TV SQUAD.

[excerpt]

How does Laurie interact with his fans? "I don't," he jokes. "I have a little man [who does it for me]." On a serious note, he says, "I think people are entertained by House; he's worth putting up with. He saves lives. That's a pretty endearing quality. If you're staring death in the face, it's [actually] a very endearing quality."

From TV with meeVee: "House" In Da House: Talking To Hugh Laurie

House Soundtrack to be released Sept. 18th. Source: Fox


July 24, 2007 - More hires photos added below.

Maureen Ryan of the Chicago Tribune did a nice write-up of the press tour, including alot of upcoming House info. Spoilers abound, but this from Hugh:

“I will add that the first three scripts that I read of this season are not only three of the best ‘House’ scripts I've ever read, they're three of the best scripts I've ever read,” Laurie said. “It may be that in the execution of it, we'll make a dreadful hash of it and you'll go, ‘Well, I don't see what the fuss was about. That was a terrible piece of television.’ But purely as scripts, I find them absolutely phenomenal.

“I've never read anything that so ambitiously tries to mix broad comedy and gut-wrenching tragedy and philosophical musings and bizarre literary references all in the space of five seconds,” Laurie continued. “The speed with which it jumps from tone to tone is quite phenomenally ambitious.”

July 23, 2007 - From Hellomagazine.com: Home-grown US TV stars Hugh and Joely have fun at the fair (with photo)

An unhappy television writer recounts his evening at the party [excerpt]

I had a publicist who totally blew me off when it came time for a one-on-one with Kiefer Sutherland. Julianna Margulies snubbed reporters in a very cold fashion. Parker Posey had an absolute meltdown and exited the gala, and even the kindly star of House, Hugh Laurie, grew increasingly frustrated with a party that was not set up to handle interviews.

What idiot thinks it's a good idea to have a party at a carnival pier, with music turned up at full volume? Hugh became so frustrated at having to shout over the loudspeakers that he stopped doing interviews.

A few TCA Fox All Star Party photos from the Santa Monica Pier.

Non hires:

Hires:

TCA 2007 Summer Press Tour Photos. House panel. July 23, 2007.

Micheal Ausiello of TV Guide has been blogging the press tour. Read his comments from the House panel this afternoon, as well as quotes from Hugh. Warning: Spoilers!


July 22, 2007 - Photos from the OC Flyers BFTV gig:

Sorry I haven't gotten Emmy nomination vids posted. I have a new TIVO device and am having trouble pulling footage from it, plus I haven't had time to fiddle with it. But, you can see some footage with Hugh at Extra TV and Access Hollywood


July 19, 2007 - Congratulations to Hugh Laurie and the cast and crew of House for their Emmy nominations!! Best Actor in a Drama Series and Best Drama Series!! More later today. In the meantime check out your trusty google news alerts.

July 18, 2007 - Hellomagazine.com features this little article about Hugh's fondness for motorbikes: Motorbike-mad Hugh Laurie revs up in Los Angeles

Photos from Fortysomething:

Photos from Al Fresco, There's Nothing to Worry About, 1983:

Emmy nominations announced tomorrow morning at 5:35 PDT. Hollywood Reporter's take on possible noms.

"strong contenders among the actors include Laurie, Denis Leary for the acclaimed FX firefighter drama "Rescue Me," Michael C. Hall for "Dexter," 2006 champ Kiefer Sutherland for "24," Kyle Chandler for "Friday Night Lights" and "Boston Legal's" James Spader (who took home the gold in the category in 2004 and '05)".

House casts some new docs...Zap2it reports on the new cast additions for the upcoming season.

Don't forget your tickets to the Band From TV Concert this Saturday with special guest Hayden Paniterre, the cheerleader from "Heroes"! More from People.com

Hugh's guest stint on SNL this season will be featured on SNL's best of 06/07 DVD to be released on August 28th. More information at TV Shows on DVD


July 10, 2007 - Screencaps for Resignation.

Photos from a couple of 2000 photoshoots have been added to the gallery. (Scroll towards the bottom.) Unfortunately they are non hires and heavily tagged. If anyone can get hires versions I will love you forever!

Fox has announced the House season 4 premier will be Tuesday September 25th. From the Futon Critic

> BFTV is having a series of 4 "Soundcheck Jams" in Burbank this weekend- July 14, 15. What that is exactly, I don't know. If you were on BFTV's mailing list you received this email (you can still sign up to be on the mailing list if you aren't already:

Hi all,

We will be holding a SoundCheck Jam with Band From TV on July 14 and 15
atCenterStaging in Burbank. There will be a crew shooting for the soon
to bereleased "Hoggin' All The Covers" CD and DVD. If you come you may be
oncamera. We will have 4 Soundcheck Jams two on Saturday and two on
Sundayboth at 2:00 and 7:00 PM. The event will be on a first come first
servebasis. Please sign up at http://www.bandfromtv.org/

Once you sign up you will receive an email confirming your addition.
Makesure you click the link in the email you receive then you will get a
confirmation page also click the confirm button on the confirmation
page. YOU MUST CLICK THE CONFIRM BUTTON. Once you are on the list we will
send you the time mostly likely for you to be admitted.

On the website there is a link to get a map and a disclaimer. PLEASE
LOOK AT BOTH.

We look forward to seeing you this weekend.

Band From TV

> Some enterprising House fans sent this email (many of you have probably seen this already as I am late in getting it posted)

Dear fellow House fan,

There is much buzz on the FOX message boards about having a House MD Convention next year in May. The organizers are in contact with FOX and they are showing interest in the idea. To make things a bit easier for an upcoming meeting with FOX, it would be helpful to show them real data gauging interest. The convention is in the planning stages and no venue has been decided upon. Locations under consideration include Los Angeles, California, New York City, New York and Princeton, New Jersey. Again I want to stress that this is all preliminary. The meeting with FOX will be sometime this summer.

To that end I have placed a petition link here that we would greatly appreciate if you would add it to your site. There is an option to vote either yes or no. Please remember this is to show FOX our interest in such an event. It is no guarantee the event will be held.

http://www.petitiononline.com/p9s2607/
Please let other fans know of this link as every Yes vote counts.

> Hugh is nominated for a Teen Choice Award (From Fox)

    BREAK OUT THE BEACH BLANKET, BOARDSHORTS AND BIKINIS! THE OFFICIAL START OF SUMMER IS HERE WITH THE FIRST WAVE OF "TEEN CHOICE 2007" NOMINEES

    Paris Hilton, Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Shia LaBeouf, Katherine Heigl, Orlando Bloom, Jessica Alba, Steve Carell, "Ugly Betty" and AMERICAN IDOL Receive Multiple Nominations

    TEEN CHOICE 2007 Airs Sunday, Aug. 26, on FOX

    TEEN CHOICE 2007 will celebrate the hottest teen icons who made waves this year in film, television, music, sports and fashion in a live two-hour special airing Sunday, Aug. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

    Choice TV Actor: Drama
    Hugh Laurie - House
    Jared Padalecki - Supernatural
    Matthew Fox - Lost
    Milo Ventimiglia - Heroes
    Wentworth Miller - Prison Break


    June 22, 2007 - On set photos from Hugh's latest film, "Night Watch/The Night Watchman"

    Photo courtesy of just jared.com

    More photos (small) at East News

    Band From TV will be gigging at Avalon in Hollywood on August 27th. From BFTV's myspace:

    Band From TV

    August, 27 2007 at GIG-Avalon Hollywood
    1735 N. Vine St, LOS ANGELES, 90028
    Cost : $50.00

    Now's your chance to see Band From TV (and special guests) live in concert on Monday, August 27th at Avalon Hollywood 1735 N. Vine Street Hollywood, California 90028 Tickets are $50 for General Admission and $250 for VIP Tickets which include admission to a special post-gig VIP party with the band. The proceeds from Concert For a Cause will benefit The International Myeloma Foundation, The Art of Elysium, Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, Guitar Center Music Foundation, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, The Pediatric Epilepsy Project at UCLA and Save the Children. Band From TV is Hugh Laurie, James Denton, Greg Grunberg, Bob Guiney, Bonnie Somerville, Chris Kelley, Bary Sarna, Larry Thomas, Bryan McCann, Brad Savage and Rich Winer. For tickets and more information, visit www.wantickets.com or call 866-WANTIXX.

    Hugh will be participating in a live webchat via The Envelope (LA Times) in the near future - time and date to be determined. You must register on the forums to take part.

    BBC Four is to dedicate two nights of programming to Stephen Fry this summer to mark his 50th birthday:

    Fry turns 50 on August 24, and the channel is planning to clear the schedule to celebrate by airing some of his best work and favourite shows.

    New programming has also been commissioned to celebrate his career, trade magazine Broadcast reports.

    The first night will start with a 60-minute documentary entitled Stephen Fry: 50 Not Out, and featuring interviews with such colleagues as Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Richard Curtis and Ben Elton.

    The second night will be curated by Fry and includes a 30-minute show in which Fry talks about his guilty pleasures.

    House Season 3 wrap up from MEDIA BLVD magazine online


    June 15, 2007 - Formula Won - The New Republic, June 4, 2007

    'House' gets a dose of staff shake-ups for next season. By Peter Johnson, USA TODAY (Older article from last month about the House season finale. Possible spoilers for season 4)

    Emmy Magazine scans. Issue # 3, 2007

    Alfresco photos.


    On June 11th 48 years ago the world got a little brighter.


    Congratulations to Hugh on his 3rd consecutive Television Critics Association Award nomination! Hugh has won this award the past two years.

    INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

    Connie Britton (“Friday Night Lights”)
    Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”)
    Michael C. Hall (“Dexter”)
    Hugh Laurie (“House”)
    Helen Mirren (“Prime Suspect”)

    June 5, 2007 - LA Times article online. Print edition photo scans


    June 4, 2007 - The May/June issue of Script Magazine features "Inside the Writer's Room of House.

    The June 1 issue of Variety featured another Emmy ad for House. Attached to the front is a "credit card" good for a download on itunes of Top Secret for Emmy voter screening. Half-Wit has also been submitted for consideration so far.

    Video clips from last year's Paley Festival on Yahoo. Inside Media at MTR. Thanks marykir

    Hugh is featured on the cover of The Envelope supplement in the June 6 issue of The LA Times. hl.net will have the scans Wednesday.

    What's inside: "House" star Hugh Laurie on Brit vs. yank acting styles. Will Emmy shine on the big screen stars who invaded TV this season? Plus, "Friday Night Lights" Kyle Chandler.

    UK Channel Five chat transcript with David Shore. Thursday 22 March, 9:00pm : Transcript from the live webchat with Executive Producer David Shore.


    May 30, 2007 - Emmy Consideration ad from the May 30th Hollywood Reporter.

    There is a behind the scenes feature on House in the lastest issue of Emmy Magazine. I don't have my copy yet, but of course will post it when I do. Unless someone else out there would like to donate. Speaking of donating, I want to thank the people who have sent various scans of magazines the past few months. I've been a terrible webmistess and haven't gotten around to posting them yet. I've been thinking of creating a live journal for this site where fans can post the articles themselves and don't have have to rely on my to do it. Only legit articles. No tabloids.

    Jennifer sent this scan from Rage Magazine about Jeeves and Wooster:

    Lily Burana, who wrote this delightful article about her crush on Hugh for Salon Magazine, wrote to give her blessing to link to it and share with like-minded souls:

    Stalking Dr. House

    Hugh Laurie is the thinking woman's celebrity crush. But will my Google habit feed this obsession or kill it?

    The House season 3 DVD will be released on August 21st. From DVD Times:

    Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of House: Season Three on 21st August 2007 priced at $59.98 SRP. Hugh Laurie stars as the delightfully obnoxious Doctor House in this award-winning series.

    Episodes are spread across five-discs where they are presented in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen with English DD5.1 Surround audio and optional English SDH and Spanish subtitles. Extras include:

    Alternate Take From Cane and Able: The Angry Valley Girl Version

    Half-Wit Commentary with Creator/Executive Producer David Shore and Executive Producer/Director Katie Jacobs
    Blooper Reel

    The Making of The Jerk: Anatomy of an Episode - An inside look at the making of Episode 23.
    Soundtrack Session: Hugh Laurie and The Band From TV – Join Hugh Laurie and the rest of The Band From TV as they record the smokey song “Minnie the Moocher” for the show’s soundtrack.

    Open House: The Production Office – Executive Producer Katie Jacobs gives viewers a tour of the production office.

    Blood, Needles, and Body Parts: The House Prop Department – An inside look at the property department.

    Cynthia wrote to report that Hugh does not wish photographs of him receiving his OBE to be released to the public.

    I know I am three episodes behind in my House screencaps. I've had technical problems and time constraints, but am working on it.

    Entertainment Weekly review of the House season finale


    May 23, 2007 - Hugh received his OBE from the Queen today at Buckingham Palace. Congratulations Hugh! No photos have been spotted yet, but hopefully some will trickle in soon.

    From the BBC:

    Queen hands OBE to actor Laurie

    Hugh Laurie has won Golden Globe awards for two years running
    British actor Hugh Laurie, star of US hospital drama House, has been made an OBE by the Queen.
    The 47-year-old star attended a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, where he was honoured for services to acting.

    Laurie recently won two Golden Globes for his role as cantankerous doctor Gregory House, but he has been part of Britain's comedy elite for years.

    He is best known in the UK for his two TV series with Stephen Fry - Jeeves and Wooster and sketch show Fry and Laurie.

    Laurie is also a star of the big screen, appearing in such films as 101 Dalmatians, Sense and Sensibility and Stuart Little.

    CBC Arts

    Zap2It

    Access Hollywood


    May 22, 2007 - Various blurbs from the May 28 issue of TV Guide. Spoilers!

    From Television Week, May 21:

    Marykir reports that the latest issue of The Works magazine asks certain celebrities what their guilty viewing pleasures are. This is Hugh's:

    "The Big Lebowski. I could watch it right now. I could watch any 10 minutes of it, or the whole thing right now. I would be going 'Quiet, everyone, quiet,' we could project it on the wall of the hotel. But I wouldn't call it a guilty pleasure, it's a proud pleasure."

    From the Hollywood Reporter: 'House' helps rewrite TV categories

    [Excerpt]

    Speaking of "House," here's a good joke: The finest actor on TV, Hugh Laurie, wasn't nominated for an Emmy last year for his bravura work on the show. It has been 10 months, and I still haven't stopped laughing.


    May 15, 2007 - Why Hugh Laurie Is the Coolest Man On Earth


    May 10, 2007 - Promo pictures for the season finale of House - Human Error - can be found on the House season 3 page. As usual there are spoilers.

    House episodes are now available to download at iTunes!


    May 8, 2007 - Apologies for the lack of updates. Vacation! Screencaps from last week's House episode - Family.

    Hugh and others congratulate The Simpsons on their 400th episode. Video clip.

    The May 7 edition of Access Hollywood featured a very brief mention of the House-isms T-shirts for charity. Video clip. Hugh quote from Access Hollywood's online mention:

    “We've wanted to do something with the sort of attention we've been receiving as a show,” show star Hugh Laurie told Access Hollywood. “It was Dr. David Foster who came up with the suggestion. It just seemed to fit. It was a sort of semi-neglected area in some ways that you know people tend not to think so much about this terrible blight.”

    The TV Guide Channel featured Hugh and House in several clips from their April 29 special: 25 Things You Didn't Know About TV Doctors. I haven't had time to edit the clips and post screencaps for this site yet, but if you haven't seen it yet - marykir.com has the goodies. Much of this is previous footage from other TV Guide features, although there is a new blurb from the House-ism Charity T-shirt announcement.

    More info from the Orange County Flyers and the Band From TV appearance - Thanks to Mike Lopez, Director of Operations:

    If anyone purchases a ticket to the baseball game on July 21st they will automatically be guaranteed the ability to purchase a ticket to the concert for an additonal ($5-$10 that will end up all going to charity). The concert is to be held at the football stadium adjacent to our baseball field. So when the game is over fans can get up and walk (less than 150 feet) to the football field and buy their ticket and then get seated. I'm not sure if there is different levels of seating for the concert yet.


    May 1, 2007 - Hugh is featured on one of 4 different covers for the May 7th issue of TV Guide. Here is the article. Beware - spoilers for House abound. My copy didn't have Hugh on the cover, but much thanks to Krista for sending this one.

    Movie news from the Daily Variety:

    "Fox Searchlight lines up 'Night' pair
    Laurie, Evans to join cast of crime drama
    By PETER GILSTRAP

    Hugh Laurie and Chris Evans are looking to work the "Night" shift.
    Fox Searchlight and New Regency are lining up Laurie (TV's "House") and Evans ("The Fantastic Four") to join the cast of the James Ellroy-penned crime drama "Night Watch," previously titled "The Night Watchman."

    David Ayer is directing; Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker already are onboard to star.

    Plot centers around a Los Angeles cop, Reeves, who's become wedded to the bottle after his wife's death and is framed by a onetime mentor, Whitaker, for the killing of a fellow officer. Laurie and Evans would play internal affairs officers.

    The film lenses this month."

    Screencaps for House Training.

    A paperback book about Hugh/House (?) is apparently going to be released on Oct 1, 2007, according to Amazon. The House That Hugh Laurie Built.

    Some House spoilers from Watch With Kristen at E! online. The"Vine" video clip on the right (the first 3/4 is an interview with the producer of Veronica Mars) also features Hugh modeling the House-ism t-shirts and brief snippets from Jesse Spencer and Jennifer Morrison talking about the relationship between their House characters.


    April 27, 2007 - Promo photos for House ep # 3.23 (The Jerk), as well as spoilers can be found on the House season 3 page.

    We now have the entire 2000 BBC America Hard Talk Maybe Baby interview, in three segments. As usual, they are mov files - right click and save to your desktop. DO NOT POST THESE ON YOUTUBE, FORUMS, OTHER WEBSITES, SENDSPACE or anywhere else without permission. Thank you.

    Hardtalk. BBC America 2000. Screencaps.

    Clip 1 [319.2 MB] Clip 2, [168.7 MB] Clip 3 [317.2 MB]


    April 25, 2007. Hugh made an appearance on American Idol tonight - Idol Gives Back - a special to raise money for various charities dedicated to helping children in need in Africa and the U.S. Video clip and medium size screencaps below. He also took part in a fun "Stayin' Alive" video with several other well known celebs. I will not post that on this site, as it can be downloaded at iTunes. Links and information here.

    After watching the show, Entertainment Weekly has decided Hugh should do more comedy. Why didn't he ever think of that? ;-)

    More from SignOnSanDiego.com

    American Idol Gives Back. April 25, 2007. Video clip and Screencaps

    E! News featured Hugh and Lisa modeling the House T-shirts, as well as a brief interview with Hugh and Robert Sean Leonard.

    E! News. April 25, 2007. House Charity T-Shirts. Video clip and Screencaps

    April 24, 2007 - Congratulations to the producers of House for their Prism Award for Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline (Episodes: "Fools for Love"/"Que Sera Sera"/"Finding Judas"/"Merry Little Christmas"). From the Hollywood Reporter.

    Kristen from E! online attended the "House-ism" event and posted some spoilers in her column.

    Hires "House-ism" photos from Getty can be found on the House page, along with a link to an adorable video clip of Hugh and Lisa "modeling" (thanks to marykir for the heads-up), as well as some small screencaps.

    From Hello Magazine online - Hugh struts his stuff for charity with fellow 'House' cast-members

    From oursports central:

    Sat July 21 6:05 PM BAND FROM TV!

    Huh? What is BAND FROM TV you ask? It is literally a BAND from TV!! That's right, the Flyers own James Denton, plus Hugh Laurie (TV Show House - he is Dr. House), Bob "The Bachelor' Guiney, Greg Grunberg "Heroes", and many others will perform a post-game concert for charity. These guys are good, and you won't want to miss this


    April 23, 2007:

    Ending Season Three With a Bang? An Interview with House Writer Lawrence Kaplow
    Written by Diane Kristine
    April 23, 2007

    "House" Announces Creation of Exclusive "House-ism" Tees
    20th Century Fox Lot
    Los Angeles, CA USA
    April 23, 2007

    Buy the T-shirts here

    CLICK HERE FOR WIREIMAGE GALLERY X39

    Below images copyright Jason Merritt/FilmMagic.com (non-hires)


    April 21, 2007 - Screencaps for Act Your Age.

    April 20, 2007 - An update from today's earlier post - as promised by Ben Cosgrove of Men's Vogue, a slideshow of clean photos from the magazine can now be seen on their site. Many thanks to Men's Vogue for these gorgeous photos and to Ben for the heads up.

    Hires promo photos and press release for House episode 4.22 - Resignation - can be found on the House season 3 page.

    Band From TV's Rich Winer has a nice slideshow featuring a few different photos from the Heroes wrap party on his myspace.

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    Ben Cosgrove, the web editor for Men's Vogue has written to let us know that more clean photos from Hugh's photoshoot will be posted on their website early next week, so keep your eyes open for those.


    April 18, 2007 - The May/June 2007 Men's Vogue Magazine scans:

    Band From TV played at the Heroes wrap party last night. NBC blog about the event, complete with photos. They expect to have video clip later this evening. Photo of Hugh: (thanks to marykir for the heads up) Access Hollywood and TV Guide were there as well.


    April 17, 2007 - Hugh is featured in the latest issue of Men's Vogue. I don't have scans yet, but fortunately the folks at Vogue online have been so kind as to post the article and two photos that are simply wonderful! Go here and here.


    April 14, 2007 - Screencaps for Airborne.

    Earlier this week House was nominated in the debut category of International Television show for the BAFTA Television Awards. Also nominated were: Entourage, Lost and My Name Is Earl. The telecast will take place on May 20th, BBC 1

    The Age asked Lisa Edelstein what is most fun playing Dr. Cuddy: [excerpt]

    Working with Hugh Laurie, who's an incredible actor. And I like being on a show that is smart and funny and that I am not embarrassed at being on. It's fun to have the same job for a few years, to develop a character. I enjoy my outfits, although my shoes aren't the most pleasant thing to experience.

    Many of you may have seen these already, but if not or you had trouble viewing them, Fox 59 in Indianapolis has a series of Hugh inteviews where he talks about working with Dave Mathews, music and other topics, as well as a couple of behind the scenes clips. The official Fox site features some, but not all of these.

    A Detroit News interview last month with Bob Guiney mentions Band From TV spending the weekend they recorded the House MD soundtrack tunes at music producer David Foster's Malibu mansion:

    I play in this other band, Band From TV. I'm the lead singer, Hugh Laurie from "House" plays piano, Greg Gunberg -- who plays the cop who reads people's minds on "Heroes" -- he's the drummer, and James Denton from "Desperate Housewives" is our guitar player. Everything we do we give to charity. We were asked to do two songs for the upcoming "House" soundtrack, and last weekend we spent all weekend at (super producer) David Foster's Malibu (Calif.) mansion. It was one of those moments where you walk out and look around and ask yourself, 'How did I end up here?' And that would have never happened had I not done "The Bachelor."

    Bob also told mlive.com he and Hugh were invited to the mansion to lay down more vocal tracks:

    "I was so fired up (to record with Foster)," he said. "I just would have never expected a cover band to get me to the point where all of a sudden I'm recording with David Foster in the Capitol Records basement.

    "Fat Amy recorded in the Capitol Records basement, but I'd never been in Studio A, that's for sure. T-Bone Burnett walks in, we all meet him. It was an amazing experience."

    At Capitol, Guiney was surprised when he and Laurie were invited to Foster's six-acre Malibu estate to record more vocals.

    "I walk into the vocal room, and it's gold and silver records from Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, and I'm looking around, saying 'Oh my God, and I'm supposed to sing in here?'

    "It was such an awesome experience; it was the greatest day, and so humbling. He is such a cool guy for all his accolades and everything he's done ... He's this amazing producer, but he was humble and sweet and nice to us. He made us feel like we were so important."


    April 9, 2007 - Recent House episode promo photos and press releases/spoilers have been updated in the House season 3 page.

    ign.com features a clip from tomorrow's new House episode - Airbourne.


    April 8, 2007 - Screencaps for Fetal Position.


    April 6, 2007 - The most recent issue of TV Guide has a couple of mentions of Band From TV, including a promo ad for the June release of their CD/DVD that entices us to sign up on their new website for the latest news of merchandise, autographs, and other goodies. www.bandfromtv.org

    Hugh is # 3 in OK Magazine's list of sexy men over 40. Thanks Amy!

    The latest issue of Emmy Magazine (Heroes cast on the cover, issue # 2) features this full page House ad, as well as this photo to accompany a large article about television network plans to airi live episodes on our cell phones

    The most recent issue of Backstage West features an article about child actors, including several mentions of child actors who have guest starred on House. The published issue features several promo photos from the show (nothing new). The paper is too unwieldy to scan, but fortunately, it's online! Comments from Sasha Pieterse, Andie in Autopsy, are featured. She had this to say about Hugh:

    "I could think about my grandfather, my aunt, and God, too," Sasha recalls. "The woman who played my mother, Jewel Christian, had to cry a lot. She was amazing. And Hugh Laurie helped me a lot to get to that emotional stage. He got me into character and made me really feel like I had cancer -- like I was about to die."

    Visit Sasha's website for several behind the scenes photos from House.

    A couple of photos of Hugh with the Repsol replica auctioned by the Red Cross, courtesy of Lance. Pictured with Hugh is Greg, who built the bike.

    I won't get around to screencaps from Fetal Position until the weekend, but I'm sure I'm not alone in loving the black and white photographs featured in the episode. THIS one would be great as Hugh's new headshot. ;-)

    Article from the New York Times about the rush to sign British talent for American televion shows. Hugh is given credit for opening the door:

    So why are so many British actors so interested so suddenly in American television? Mainly it can be traced back to the most significant factor of all. “Hugh Laurie opened the door,” Ms. Buck said.

    Mr. Laurie, the star of the Fox hit “House,” made a name as a British actor in roles like Bertie Wooster. Now as the irascible Dr. House, Mr. Laurie has won wide acclaim, not only for his characterization but also for his utterly convincing American accent.

    He is also setting the standard for his compatriots. Ms. Buck said she has always tried to enlist British performers. This year many are saying yes.

    Some of that too is attributable to Mr. Laurie. “They all seem to know each other over there,” Ms. Klein said. Ms. Bromstad said there was some fear that Mr. Laurie would drive the British recruits away by describing how tough the schedule is for a lead actor in an American series, which typically shoots far more episodes a year than a British series does.

    “But Hugh has been very gracious and encouraging,” Ms. Bromstad said.

    This is a month old, but E! Online's Kristen interviewed House producer Katie Jacobs about what lies ahead. Spoilers galore. Thanks Jules.


    March 31, 2007 - Screencaps for Top Secret


    March 29, 2007. The April 6th issue of Entertainment Weekly (Harry Potter on the cover) has a nice 4 page feature on House: "Full 'House'. An A to Z examination of TV's crankiest medical drama."


    March 27, 2007 - The new House episode returns tonight at a special time -- 9:07/8:07c.

    People.com features an interview with Greg Grunberg (not Greg GARCIA) discussing Band From TV, as well as a short video clip of the band rehearsing.

    Fun piece from Though Worthy Media spotlighting products used on House, along with the episode # in which they appear.

    Another news item about the Red Cross event on Saturday from The LookOut news

    From the March 27 National Post - What Makes House a Holmes?

    Ricky Gervais would like to jam with Band From TV. March 23 Daily Express. Online Edition.


    March 25, 2007 - Hugh at the Red Cross Red Tie affair last night, showing off his red socks.

    Photo by SantaMonicaCloseup.com - Fabian Lewkowicz

    More photos of the House "guests of honor" receiving their award can be found here. Thanks to Amy for the link. I am hoping more photos become available soon.

    This photo is from this recent interview with Stephen Fry (originally published in the Radio Times) that many of you might have read, as I'm behind in my updates. Stephen wonders some if British actors might be overated in America due their posh sounding accent.

    The above Stephen Fry story was published in several UK newspapers. These reader comments and photo are from today's Evening Standard


    March 23, 2007 - Press photos for House episode 3.19 - Act Your Age - in the House Season Three page. UK fans have been treated with several articles lately promoting the start of season three. Hugh is featured on the cover of this week's Radio Times. Scans soon. Channel Five features this promo ad:

    RollingStone.com compares Hugh to a rock star and features an interview with Katie Jacobs about the music on House, with several mentions of Hugh and his contributions to the music selections. The recent article, with photo, is also posted.

    In the realm of current TV stars, Hugh Laurie is about as rock star as you can get. The guy rides a motorcycle, plays in a band called Band From TV (other members include James Denton from Desperate Housewives on guitar and Greg Grunberg from Heroes on drums), and can often be found sporting a James Dean-ish leather jacket and shades. Laurie may not be the latter-day Elvis, but he’s as close as any small-screen star has come in recent memory; a slew of fan sites, including one called EmbraceTheHughLove.com, devote countless megabytes to his worship

    Recent photos of Hugh sailing, and with his wife Jo on the Triumph can be found in the most recent issues of In Touch, US Magazine, and People.

    Woman Magazine, March 19, 2007:

    Jennifer sent these photo scans from Jeeves and Wooster:


    March 21, 2007 - Apologies for the lack of updates. My internet connection has been down the past five days. There is much to update, but I'll start with this current Rolling Stone interview (April 5, 2007). The magazine is too big to fit into my scanner, so it's had to be pieced together, causing the white line in the middle of page two.


    March 17, 2007 - Today - Lester Holt joins Band From TV to record two tracks for the House Soundtrack. Video clip (mov file - right click and save) is edited to show teasers and main segment. You can also view the segment at MSNBC. Screencaps


    March 16, 2007 - Lester Holt talks about his Band From TV recording experience last weekend. Be sure to tape Weekend Today tomorrow morning (Sat) [excerpts]

    Turns out in addition to being a terrific actor and musician, Hugh Laurie is also a heck of a musical arranger. We did his funk rendition of “Minnie the Moocher,” along with a reggae-inspired version of “Can’t Always Get what you Want.”

    The “House” soundtrack will be released sometime this summer, and you can then judge for yourself whether we’re better off keeping our “day jobs.” In the meantime, my story on our session will air this coming Saturday (3/17) on Weekend TODAY. It was an experience I won’t soon forget. I made some great new friends. Some you know from TV, some you don’t. But all of them are blessed with big hearts and raw talent, whose music will always leave you on just the right note.


    March 14, 2007:

    Don't forget to bid on House's Repsol beginning tomorrow to benefit the Red Cross! TV Guide featured the full page ad in last week's issue:

    A couple of promo photos from House episode # 3.18 - Airborne - can be found on the House Season 3 page. Scroll down.

    Simone sent this scan of a recent interview with Hugh in a UK magazine. The name of the magazine wasn't included but I'm sure we'll get it cleared up!

    Hugh and House nominated for Prism Awards

    Hugh was spotted at The Lodge in Beverly Hills enjoying steaks and wine the other night.


    March 11, 2007 - Stephen Fry does a Walker's ad in support of Comic Relief - with Hugh providing the voiceover work.

    Lester Holt did a segment on Weekend Today, with comments from Greg Grunberg, about Band From TV's recording session for the House soundtrack in Hollywood yesterday. The band will do a Reggae version of "You can't always get what you Want" and "Minnie the Moocher" arranged by Hugh. Check you listings next weekend for "Today" as there might be another report from the recording session. Marykir has this week's comments by Lester and Greg.


    March 10, 2007 - I'm behind in my updates, but real life beckons. Screencaps for Half-Wit. Promo photos from House episode 3.17 - Fetal Position - can be found on the House Season 3 page (scroll down).

    BoffleBobbie found this video on MSN featuring Dave Matthews and Hugh. It's longer than the similar vids featured on the Fox site. It's also user unfriendly, so if your computer hates all of the software required to view it, marykir has made it available on her site.

    Excellent interview with Katie Jacobs by Diane Kristine - beware of spoilers. Ms. Jacobs mentions the upcoming House soundtrack will feature two songs recorded by Band From TV. Speaking of, they are recording the tracks this weekend with special guest bass player Lester Holt from NBC. Thanks to amysusanne for posting the original New York Post blurb over at TWoP:

    Speaking of "Today," "Weekend Today" co-anchor Lester Holt, who plays bass (who knew?), will join NBC promo exec Frank Radice (guitar), "Heroes" star Greg Grunberg, James Denton, Hugh Laurie and others this weekend to cut two cover songs for a compilation of music from "House" (produced by NBC Studios).
    Proceeds benefit a bunch of organizations.

    USA today has a video of Band From TV rehearsing, without Hugh, Jamie Denton and Bonnie Somerville. It's still fun to watch though. :-)

    This months Reader's Digest has a feature on TV docs and how realistic television doctors are (Docs in the Box) with mentions of House. Their online site features a slide show with behind the scenes photos of ER, Gray's Anatomy and House. These two photos are from House:


    March 4, 2007 - Jeeves and Wooster came in # 12 in the Best of Masterpiece Theatre's viewer poll. Video clip (.mov file) of the segment featuring Jeeves and Wooster, as well as Hugh's thoughts. There are a few seconds missing at the end of the clip where Jeeves and Bertie say goodnight. My cable decided that was a good time to cut out. More screencaps


    March 3, 2007 - Fox has posted a preview clip of the upcoming House episode - Half-Wit. For those bedeviled by Fox's video clips, here it is as a .mov file. Hugh and Dave Matthews playing a piano duet. The latest issue of Emmy Magazine features this promo:

    TV Times, June 28th, 2003. Hugh talks about Fortysomething

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