She was able to parlay this dramatic change into a role on the TV sitcom It's Like, You Know..., where she poked fun at herself and the fact that she looked so different from the earlier film characters she'd portrayed.
After a few short-lived television shows in the 1980s and 1990s, DeGeneres starred in her own sitcom, Ellen, portraying a single woman in Los Angeles, California who runs a bookstore.
The emotional wrongful death case of actor John Ritter, most well known for his role as Jack Tripper on the sitcom Three's Company, came to an end today with the jury clearing the doctors of any wrong doing.
Reality shows have revolutionized the way we watch television, as America has shown a much stronger interest in observing real life struggles and conflicts, as opposed to the sitcom series format popular in the 1970s and 1980s.
Thanks to Carrie Bradshaw from HBO's racy sitcom Sex in the City, the horseshoe has become a fashionable and trendy design found on jewelry, t-shirts, belt buckles, and now even fingernails and toenails.
When watching a sitcom or drama on television, you commit to watching somewhere between 30 and 60 minutes of entertainment that promises to wrap up the plot and bring resolution to its characters.
Swimwear is just one of a number of fashions created by actress Delta Burke, a plus-sized actress and producer known for her role as Suzanne Sugarbaker on the 1980s-1990s sitcom, Designing Women.
Much to fans' dismay, Jerry Seinfeld decided to pull the plug on his sitcom - preferring to leave the airwaves on a high note rather than running the risk of losing steam, as so many sitcoms do.
His first real role was in the short-lived sitcom E/R., soon after he landed the role of the dreamy handyman next door on the Facts of Life and the micromanaging factory boss on Roseanne.
Once you've found several looks you like, visit a salon for a professional consultation: the short, layered bob that works well on a new sitcom may not work well with your facial structure or hair texture.