Denny Crane!

August 24, 2010

William Shatner reinvents TV image with new shows

LEISURE EMMYSLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – William Shatner will always be known for his role as the resolute Captain Kirk on classic television series “Star Trek.” Yet, recently he has carved out his own brand of journalism on TV and in September, he boldly steps into the world of TV sitcoms.

Having starred in cop drama “TJ Hooker” and legal show “The Practice,” Shatner takes on an elderly father in upcoming “$#*! My Dad Says” debuting next month on U.S. network CBS.

No question, just a correction. William Shatner wasn’t on “The Practice”, he was on “Boston Legal”. You need better fact checkers.


Um, yes and no.

Clearly, “Boston Legal” should have been mentioned in this list. However, Shatner not only appeared on “The Practice,” he also won an Emmy for playing Denny Crane, the very character he went on to play as a regular on “Boston Legal.”

We issued an updated version of the story mentioning both shows: GBU Editor

Actor William Shatner poses backstage at the 56th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 19, 2004. Shatner, who served as a presenter, was awarded best guest actor in a drama for his role in “The Practice.” REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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