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John Travolta will sleep with Kirstie Alley on her new TV Land sitcom

John Travolta and Kirstie Alley are doing it again: The "Look Who's Talking" co-stars and longtime friends are set to play lovers in an episode of Alley's upcoming TV Land sitcom "Kirstie."

Travolta has been booked for a single episode in the role of a stagehand who has a one night stand with the star (Alley) of a Broadway show and then won't leave her alone.

"I'm excited about working with Kirstie again, in addition to such terrific talent on the show," Travolta said in a statement. "It's always a treat to be surrounded by people you respect so much both personally and professionally."

In addition to collaborating on three "Look Who's Talking" films, Travolta also guest starred on Alley's Showtime comedy "Fat Actress" and appeared on her short-lived reality series "Kirstie Alley's Big Life."

Consider the "Kirstie" plotline a playful spin on their real life relationship. Although they've never been romantically linked,
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Kirstie Alley: Dancing Queen

When Kirstie Alley stepped into the lead female spot on the hit sitcom Cheers, her fearless, bawdy, neurotic energy thwarted all predictions that she'd never fill Shelley Long's shoes. She even earned an Emmy. Since then, Alley has continued to catch the world off guard by segueing into feature films, both arty and mainstream (Deconstructing Harry, the Look Who's Talking movies), headlining popular post-Cheers series Veronica's Closet and making a name for herself as one of the most unapologetic of Scientology's brethren. Then, when her weight ballooned at age 53, she used her indomitable spirit to turn her bathroom-scale struggles into a new branch of her career: She's been a Jenny Craig spokesperson; invented her own weight-loss program, Organic Liaison; starred in a semiautobiographical Showtime sitcom, Fat Actress; and to show what it's like to be an overweight celebrity single mom of two teenagers — William True and Lillie Price
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'Dancing With The Stars' 2011 Cast Revealed

Kirstie Alley, Romeo, Kendra Wilkinson, Sugar Ray Leonard and more eclectic celebs will compete on season 12.

By Kara Warner

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It seems like just yesterday that we were awaiting the big "Dancing With the Stars" casting announcement for the popular celebrity dance competition's 11th season, where bold-faced names like Bristol Palin, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and eventual champ Jennifer Grey became even bolder during their time on the show.

Now, just six months later, the famous dance floor has been wiped clean to make way for a whole new crop of aspiring dance champs. Here's a look at the 11 eclectic new contestants signed on for season 12 of "Dancing With the Stars":

Chris Jericho

Jericho, born Christopher Irvine, is very well known to the world of professional wrestling fans. The 40-year-old was the first undisputed champion of the WWE in December 2001 (he beat Stone Cold Steve Austin
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Kirstie Alley -- 'Big' No More

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Kirstie Alley -- 'Big' No More
Kirstie Alley may have to find a new name for her A&E reality show, "Kirstie Alley's Big Life."

The 59-year-old former "Cheers" star, who has publicly struggled with her weight, announced she is more than halfway to her weight loss goal.

"I've lost over 50 lbs...and I'm having the time of my of my life...30 more to gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo," she Tweeted on Wednesday.

Kirstie, who vacationed in Italy last week, later added a picture of herself looking svelte while surrounded by five men sporting suits, writing, "Me and my Italian men friends."

The Emmy Award-winning actress, who ...

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Bollywood Aerobics

"I'm actually quite shocked at the success I've had with Bollywood aerobics. I never expected it to take off as well as it has," says Rahul Nath, a Hollywood-based actor and professional Bollywood dancer, who is teaching a new form of exercise that combines the latest moves from Bollywood cinema with an intense cardiovascular workout. Though he now teaches his Bollywood aerobics at four 24 Hour Fitness centers in the Los Angeles area, Nath introduced the concept last summer at Heartbeat House, a dance studio in Glendale, Calif., where he still teaches Bollywood aerobics as well as dance technique classes in the Bollywood style.An informal term for the Hindi-language film industry of Mumbai, India (formerly Bombay), "Bollywood" refers to those lavish Indian movie musicals that do much of their storytelling through high-energy music and dance sequences. Though Bollywood choreography incorporates contemporary hip-hop and jazz-funk moves, the dancing is firmly grounded in India's traditional dance forms,
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Mario Lopez Visits Kirstie Alley's House

Mario Lopez Visits Kirstie Alley's House
"Big Life" star Kirstie Alley opened up her home to "Extra's" Mario Lopez to talk plastic surgery, her struggle to lose weight and about her private zoo!

"My goal now is to look at myself, and go, 'This looks great!'," said Kirstie.

When asked if she's opposed to plastic surgery, she said, "The problem with plastic surgery is people go nuts... pretty soon you don't know who the person is."

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Kirstie Alley Happy About 17-Year-Old Son's Engagement

Kirstie Alley Happy About 17-Year-Old Son's Engagement
Kirstie Alley has confirmed that her 17-year-old son True is engaged to be married, and says she's happy for him and not worried even though he's so young. "I feel good because they're really in love," the actress, 59, says in an interview set to air Tuesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "True's very ... he's got a level head. He's a good guy. He's very monogamous, and he's very sweet with her." Quiz: Kirstie vs. Courtney! Who's Who?The star of Kirstie Alley's Big Life on A&E might have reason to worry. She married her first husband, Bob Alley, when she was very young,
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Kirstie Alley's Teenage Son is Engaged

Kirstie Alley's Teenage Son is Engaged
Actress-turned-reality TV star Kirstie Alley tells Ellen DeGeneres that her 17-year-old son, True, is engaged.

In an appearance on Tuesday's "Ellen DeGeneres Show," Alley says she fully supports the upcoming nuptials.

Kirstie says she "feels good" about True's decision to get married because he and his fiancée are "really in love."

"True's got a level head. He's a good guy. He's very monogamous, and he's very sweet with her," Alley says. "You know, I was
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Look Who's Reuniting: Kirstie Alley Plays the John Travolta Card for Big Life

If you were under the impression that A&E's new reality series Kirstie Alley's Big Life would chronicle its star's extraordinary efforts to shed a hundred pounds while simultaneously launching her Organic Liaison weight loss plan, Movieline regretfully informs you that you were wrong. The series actually documents a few random plots pulled from Kirstie's Howard Hughes-ian day-to-day life, only instead of watching as she stacks that hundredth empty milk bottle in her projector room, cameras follow Kirstie as she berates her staff, pathologically obsesses over her weight and counts the pug-sized rats she rescues from the walls of her home. After the jump, Movieline adds up the fat content from last night's episodes of the series that should have been titled Kirstie Alley's Claustrophobic Life Inside a Lemur-Infested Mansion.
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Giveaway: Kirstie Alley’s Big Life Gift Bag

Every Sunday at 10Pm Et/Pt, you can catch Kirstie Alley's Big Life on A&E, the new series chronicling Kirstie's comedic and unique battle with weight loss. To celebrate Kirstie Alley's return to TV, BuzzFocus and A&E are teaming up to give away (1) Kirstie Alley's Big Life Gift Bag. The Kirstie Alley's Big Life Gift Bag includes : - Exercise mat + bag - Pedometer - Nail Polish - Aluminum water bottle - T-shirt - Water bottle - A&E store $10 Coupon About Kirstie Alley's Big Life: Kirstie Alley’s Big Life chronicles Kirstie’s comedic and unique take on her battle with weight loss, which coincides with the launch of her new weight loss company. She's also producing a feature film, patenting multiple inventions, working hard to raise two normal Hollywood teenagers, True and Lillie, taking care of eight ringtail lemurs, and on top of everything,
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Movieline Counts the Empty Calories in Kirstie Alley's Big Life

If you've ever longed to watch an overweight Cheers alum and her pudgy handyman sweat it out on a Wii Fit and then cuddle lemurs, Kirstie Alley has designed (and stars in!) a reality show for your cultivated taste. Kirstie Alley's Big Life premiered last night on A&E and proved to be more than anyone here at Movieline expected -- in other words, there were issues explored last night that did not involve carbonara cravings, pesky paparazzi and delusions born out of an early '90s Emmy. After the jump, join me as I cull the most thought-provoking moments from last night's plus-sized Kirstie Alley's Big Life premiere.
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Should You Watch Kirstie Alley's Big Life?

Kirstie Alley gained weight, lost it and then gained it back. Now the Emmy-winning actress is on a mission to drop the pounds with a new diet program — and she's documenting her journey with a new reality show on A&E that goes by the cheeky title of Kirstie Alley's Big Life.

Video: Kirstie Alley's Big Life sneak peek

Though Alley admits she hates most unscripted reality programming, she thinks her new series will be "good reality TV."

Big Life (premiering Sunday at 10/9c on A&E) chronicles the actress' hopefully comedic take on her weight-loss battle — assisted by ...

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Kirstie Alley Gets On with Her 'Big Life'

Kirstie Alley Gets On with Her 'Big Life'
Funny lady Kirstie Alley is ready to take on her weight struggles -- and the paparazzi!

At the premiere of "The Runaways" in New York Wednesday night, Alley told "Extra" she's already lost 20 pounds with her new "Organic Liaison" diet supplements, which she's documenting in her new A&E reality show, "Kirstie Alley's Big Life," premiering Sunday March 21.

"It's an organic elixir that helps curb your appetite and makes you not crave very much. That's
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"Kirstie Alley's Big Life" Premieres Sunday, March 21, 2010-Sneak Peek

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A&E presents Kirstie Alley's Big Life, a new real-life series that will chronicle the extraordinary life of Golden Globe and two-time Emmy winner Kirstie Alley from her journey with her weight loss program to her life as a single mother trying to raise two normal teenagers in the Hollywood spotlight. The series premieres Sunday, March 21 at 10Pm Et/Pt with back-to-back episodes. Sneak peek ahead:

On the first episode,Kirstie steps on the scale and reveals her weight to world. After an ugly run-in with the paparazzi, she decides to shed all those excess pounds the tabloids love to feature on their covers. Follow Kirstie Alley and her larger than life personality as she attempts to lose weight, start a business, and raise two teenagers, all of it on her terms.
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Kirstie Alley Hits 'Today' Show 'Bigotry And Intolerace'

Kirstie Alley Hits 'Today' Show 'Bigotry And Intolerace'
Kirstie Alley is striking back after she says she was blindsided on the Today show this week with a question about whether her new weight-loss program is connected to Scientology. "That I would need to clarify or defend the intentions or affiliations of my LLC business corporation in the year 2010 is indicative of the intolerances that we as a country still need to overcome," Alley, 59, said Wednesday after a private screening of her new A&E reality show Kirstie Alley's Big Life. "However, after the Today show brought fringe bigotry and intolerance into the forefront of the national media I feel compelled to clarify [myself]." ...
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Kirstie Alley: It's Not a Scientology Diet

Kirstie Alley: It's Not a Scientology Diet
Kirstie Alley is striking back after she says she was blindsided on the Today show this week with a question about whether her new weight-loss program is connected to Scientology. "That I would need to clarify or defend the intentions or affiliations of my LLC business corporation in the year 2010 is indicative of the intolerances that we as a country still need to overcome," Alley, 59, said Wednesday after a private screening of her new A&E reality show Kirstie Alley's Big Life. "However, after the Today show brought fringe bigotry and intolerance into the forefront of the national media I
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Kirstie Alley Defends Weight Loss Line Amid Questions of a Scientology Link

Kirstie Alley is defending her new weight loss line one day after "The Today Show" ran a segment that suggested her new diet program is connected to the Church of Scientology -- of which Kirstie is a member. Kirstie spoke about her company Organic Liason on Wednesday, saying, "That I would need to clarify or defend the intentions or affiliations of my LLC business corporation in the year 2010 is indicative of the intolerances that we as a country still need to overcome." She went on to say, "However, after 'The Today Show' brought fringe bigotry and intolerance into the forefront of national media, I feel compelled to clarify two issues. "The first issue is there was a claim made that my product is a front for Scientology. This is not true. Organic Liason is its own LLC and is not affiliated with the Church of Scientology or the World Institute of Scientology.
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Do You Think Kirstie Alley Is Using Her Weight To Advance Her Career?

Kirstie Alley has been making the media rounds promoting a new diet line and reality show, "Kirstie Alley's Big Life," which focuses on her weight struggles. Do you think she's staying true to herself, or using her weight to advance her career? Give us your thoughts in the comments below, then take our poll to tell us: What side are you on?

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