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Sheryl Lee Ralph Issue #033, January 14, 2006

  • Project Spotlight, Annie Potts takes center stage in Diva.
  • Cast Feature, Jean Smart begins pivotal role in 24.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Designing Women on DVD -- Where are the full seasons? - Update


Issue #032, July 13, 2005

  • Project Spotlight, The ladies of Sugarbaker's grace Lady Windermere's Fan.
  • Cast Feature, Delta Burke's Steel Magnolias continues on Broadway to July 31.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Designing Women on DVD -- Where are the full seasons?


Issue #031, July 13, 2003

  • Cast Feature, LIFETIME presents an evening of memories, laughs, tears, and good ole fashioned conversation with the ladies of Sugarbaker's at the Designing Women Reunion.
  • Project Spotlight, Designing Women alumni tackle serious issues in LIFETIME original movies.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Designing Women comes to DVD!


Special Edition - April 8, 2003

  • Special Announcments, LIFETIME announces Designing Women retrospective. Belled launches Designing Women DVD Poll.


Issue #030, February 28, 2003

  • Cast Feature, Dixie Carter returns to the stage in Paper Doll.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Ask Bernice -- everyone's favorite fruitcake answers letters from the lovelorn.
  • Project Spotlight, Jean Smart in Bringing Down the House.


Issue #029, December 15, 2002

  • Project Spotlight, The Designing Women Cookbook gets a new beneficiary and interactive website.
  • Cast Feature, Delta Burke and Gerald McRaney in Hansel and Gretel.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Full transcript of the rare Suzanne & Dash Goff reunion on Women of the House.


Issue #028, September 22, 2002

  • Cast Feature, Meet the In-Laws -- Jean Smart's new series.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Classic interview with Meshach Taylor following the cancellation of Designing Women.
  • Project Spotlight, Jean Smart returns to the South in Sweet Home Alabama.


Issue #027, July 20, 2002

  • Cast Feature, Dixie Carter unveils her new skin care line.
  • Designing Women Flashback, Interview with Designing Women's Li Sing, Connie Lew.
  • Project Spotlight, Sheryl Lee Ralph shines on Broadway in Thoroughly Modern Millie.


Issue #026, April 13, 2002

  • Feature Presentation, Dixie & Delta -- Together Again on Family Law.
  • Hot Off the Press, Delta Burke and Jean Smart get new television Pilots, and George Newbern appears on Providence and Justice League.
  • What Ever Happened To...?, Ray McKinnon takes home an Academy Award.


Issue #025, February 14, 2002

  • Feature Presentation, Romance -Designing Women Style.
  • Hot Off the Press, Preview of the Any Day Now Series Finale.
  • What Ever Happened To...?, Additional Dates for Love Letters with Dixie Carter and Hal Holbrook.


Issue #024, December 31, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, Examining the DW episode "The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire Twentieth Century"


Issue #023, December 5, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, Classic Article: "Fine Design"
  • Hot Off the Press, DWT Presents Musical Memories from Designing Women.


Issue #022, October 31, 2001 - DW 15th Anniversary

  • Feature Presentation, Examining the DW episode "Old Spouses Never Die" in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Hot Off the Press, Dixie Carter and Hal Holbrook star in Love Letters, and Burt Reynolds appears on Emeril.


Issue #021, October 14, 2001 - DW 15th Anniversary

  • Feature Presentation, Live with Linda Bloodworth -- the Designing Women creator speaks out about why DW fans will love her new show Emeril


Issue #020, October 10, 2001 - DW 15th Anniversary

  • Feature Presentation, Jean Smart sparkles in Forever Fabulous


Issue #019, September 21, 2001 - DW 15th Anniversary

  • Feature Presentation, 2001 Fall Television Preview


Issue #018, July 27, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, Designing Women's Images Through Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hot Off the Press, Linda Bloodworth and Harry Thomason return to TV with Emeril.


Issue #017, June 28, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, LIFETIME's Any Day Now Continues to Tackle Provacative Issues
  • Hot Off the Press, Delta Burke in Dangerous Child.


Issue #016, May 23, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, Deborah D. Phillip-Carroll shares how her painting of the Villa Marre made her a part of DW history.
  • Hot Off the Press, Delta Burke in Sordid Lives.
  • What Ever Happened To...?, DAG.


Issue #015, April 26, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, The Gentlemen Callers: A Profile on Hal Holbrook
  • Hot Off the Press, The Divas of Designing Women Make Their Mark during May Sweeps.


Issue #014, March 24, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, Classic Article: "My, How They Kiss and Talk."
  • Hot Off the Press, Judith Ivey returns to Broadway in Follies, and Jean Smart loses her hair and sobriety in the animated The Oblongs.
  • What Ever Happened To...?, Richard Gilliland appears on Becker.


Issue #013, February 17, 2001

  • Feature Presentation, Exclusive Interview: Catching up with Meshach Taylor.
  • Hot Off the Press, Jean Smart returns to The District, and Delta receives a TV Guide Award Nomination.
  • What Ever Happened To...?, The Baptist Women in Ministry.


Issue #012, December 17, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Behind the scenes of the Designing Women Cookbook.
  • Hot Off the Press, Delta Burke in Mel Gibson's What Women Want, and Dixie Carter's Intimate Portrait.


Issue #011, November 4, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Exclusive report from the set of Delta's new series, DAG.
  • Hot Off the Press, The Designing Women Cookbook.


Issue #010, September 30, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Examination of the DW episode "How Great Thou Art" and women in the ministry today.
  • Hot Off the Press, Dixie's Family Law premieres its 2nd season, and Patricia Heaton wins the Emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.


Issue #009, August 18, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Exclusive report from Broadway's The Man Who Came to Dinner with Jean Smart; "Re Designing Women" Mad Magazine DW Satire.
  • Hot Off the Press, Delta Takes on David Alan Grier in NBC's DAG, and Jean Smart Receives Her First Emmy Nomination.


Issue #008, July 21, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Classic Article: "Behind the Scenes of 'Designing Women'"
  • Hot Off the Press, Jean Smart returns to Broadway in The Man Who Came to Dinner, and Annie Potts' Any Day Now kicks off its third season.


Issue #007, June 18, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Examining Women of the House.
  • Hot Off the Press, Annie Potts and Judith Ivey in The Vagina Monologues.


Issue #006, May 17, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Entertainment Tonight's "The Real Designing Women."
  • Hot Off the Press, Performing Arts Center named after Dixie Carter, 'Two Weddings and a Funeral' on Popular's Season Finale.


Issue #005, April 21, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Classic Article: 'Designing Women' on Tube"
  • Hot Off the Press, Entertainment This Week airs its DW Retrospective, DWT celebrates a major facelift, Dixie's 'Cabaret' goes official, Jean Smart gets some 'Smart Stuff!'


Issue #004, March 26, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Examining the DW episode "Tyrone"
  • Hot Off the Press, Jean Smart is critically acclaimed for her role in Guinevere -- Now on Video.


Issue #003, February 25, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Classic Article: "Refining 'Designing'"
  • Hot Off the Press, Delta Burke Pops up Again on the WB's Popular.


Issue #002, February 9, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Annie Potts, Press Bio
  • Hot Off the Press, Jean Smart co-Stars in the family film, Snow Day.


Issue #001, January 23, 2000

  • Feature Presentation, Examining the DW episode "Dash Goff, the Writer"
  • Hot Off the Press, Dixie Carter Stars as "Randi King" on CBS' Family Law.



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