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Last Updated: 10 February 2000


Richard guests on NBC's "Veronica's Closet"

Richard guests on NBC's "Providence"

Richard's episode of "Who's The Boss?" airs on Fox Family Channel

Richard tapes voice role for Nickelodeon's "Wild Thornberrys"

Germany's Kabel 1 airs Richard's first-season VIPER episodes

"I Married a Monster" to air on Germany's digital pay TV channel Premiere in February and March

"I Married a Monster" released on video by Paramount

"The Sentinel" put on hiatus by SciFi; returns in March

SciFi Channel adds "The Sentinel" to its website

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RB on VC[02/03/00] *** Richard on NBC's "Veronica's Closet" *** -- Tuesday at 9:30pm ET/PT, airing Jan 18th. Richard played the part of Mark, Veronica's (Kirstie Alley) new boyfriend. Veronica isn't happy to learn that Mark dated coworker and friend Olive (Kathy Najimy) in college and is even less amused when she discovers Mark's memento of his time with Olive -- a tattooed portrait of Olive which covers half his chest.

At first put off by the unsettling tattoo but unwilling to dump Mark over something so superficial, Veronica again tries for a romantic evening, only to have her imagination supply the tattoo with Olive's moving mouth and taunting commentary. Refusing to accept defeat, Veronica has Mark keep his shirt on for the remainder of the evening. All is well until, basking in the afterglow, Veronica turns to find Olive beside her, in Mark's clothes and speaking with his voice. The tattoo wins and Mark is sent packing.

"Veronica's Tattooed Man" will, in all probability, rerun later on this season, so remember to check your local listings or the online schedules at TVGuide.com and TVGrid.com.

Remember to visit NBC's website and drop them a thankyou e-mail for chosing Richard for the role. The NBC website is at http://www.nbc.com and their feedback e-mail address is veronicascloset@nbc.com. To learn more about the show, take a look at the page for Veronica's Closet.

(Thanks to Dianne Force for the Veronica's Closet screen image. Veronica's Closet is the property of NBC and Warner Brothers).


[02/07/00] *** Richard guests on NBC's "Providence" *** -- Friday nights at 8pm ET/PT, airing Feb 11th. Richard played Sydney's (Melina Kanakaredes) new neighbor and love interest, anthropologist Dr. J.D. Scanlon, in the episode "The Apartment".

When Syd decides to move into her own place, Dr. J.D. Scanlon (Richard Burgi) is the first neighbor she meets. J.D. is an anthropologist on sabbatical, writing a book on his recent field work in West Africa, and he is quite taken with Syd. J.D. flirts with and charms Syd into a series of dinner-dates which are interrupted by minor family problems. J.D. eventually tells Syd it would be better if they put their prospective romance on hold until she's ready to assert her independence from family ties.

A bit put off by J.D.'s sudden turnaround, Syd sees her new apartment in a somewhat less rosy light; the roof leaks and the neighbors are maddening -- and similar to her own family in some ways. When the whole lot turn up for a Thursday night pot-luck dinner, Syd realizes that for all his smooth spiel about independence from family, J.D. is far from independent -- he has, in fact, created his own family or "tribe" out of the household of neighbors. "I'm going home," says Syd, bidding J.D. and company adieu.

Remember to visit NBC's website and drop them a thankyou e-mail for chosing Richard for the role. The NBC website is at http://www.nbc.com. To learn more about the show, visit the Providence page. Providence e-mail can be sent to providence@nbc.com.

"The Apartment" will, in all probability, rerun later on this season, so remember to check your local listings or the online schedules at TVGuide.com and TVGrid.com.


[02/10/00] *** Richard's episode of "Whos The Boss?" aired on Fox Family Channel *** -- Thursday, 7pm ET, Feb 10th. Richard plays Mike Va Salle, one of Tony's (Tony Danza) old baseball team-mates, in the episode "Tony Micelli, This is your Life."


[01/07/00] *** Richard guests on Nickelodeon's animated "Wild Thornberrys" *** -- weeknights at 8pm ET/PT. Richard voices an evil poacher on an episode of the half-hour animated show. Due to production lead-times on animated programs, Richard's episode will probably not air until Fall. The show revolves around a "Dr. Doolittle"-like young girl, 12-year-old Eliza Thornberry, and her rather eccentric animal documentary-producing family. Richard's role might become a recurring character.

For more information on Nickelodeon's schedule and the Wild Thornberrys, visit the Nickelodeon website at http://www.nick.com. (Click on "Pick a show" to learn more about Eliza and her family).


[02/03/00] *** Germany's Kabel 1 to air Richard's episodes of VIPER in February***

RB in VIPER

Just as USA Network's run of VIPER episodes moves past Richard's four appearances, Germany's Kabel 1 starts airing the show. German fans can start looking for Richard next week when VIPER launches with the series pilot on Wednesday, February 9th at 10:15pm (22.15)

Kabel 1 is also carried, unscrambled, on the Astra satellite.

Look for Richard as shady "Outfit" bigwig Lane Cassidy in the following episodes of VIPER:

  • "One a Thief" -- AKA "Ein gefahrlicher Freund"
  • "Ghosts" -- AKA "Der Racheengel"
  • "Firehawk" -- AKA "Die Kampfmaschine"
  • "The Scoop" -- AKA "Der Tarot-Killer"
Regarding VIPER on USA Networks: USA is currently in its second airing cycle of VIPER; if they decide to run the series through a third time, Richard's episodes will air at the start of the third cycle.

For more information on the USA Network's schedule and programming, visit their website at www.usanetworks.com or e-mail them at shows@usanetwork.com to thank them for airing Richard's episodes.

(Thanks to Angelika for the Kabel 1 schedule information and the VIPER screen images. VIPER is the property of Paramount Television and Pet Fly Productions).


[02/07/00] *** "I Married a Monster" airs on Germany's Premiere pay TV channel *** -- "I Married a Monster," the 1998 TV-movie remake of the 1950's sci-fi classic starring Richard Burgi (Nick Farrell) and Susan Walters, is due to begin airing on the German Premiere digital pay TV channel on Tuesday, February 8th. Air times are as follows:

  • Feb 8th -- 17:40 (5:40pm)
  • Feb 12th -- 01:10 (1:10 am)
  • Feb 16th -- 04:30 (4:30am)
  • Feb 20th -- 05:30 (5:30am)
  • Feb 28th -- 02:30 (2:30am)
"I Married a Monster" -- or "Alien Nightmare," as it has been retitled in Germany -- should also air throughout March.

(Thanks to Steffi for the scheduling information).


[02/07/00] *** "I Married a Monster" available on video *** -- Though apparently currently priced (at US$60) for the video rental market, Richard's 1998 outing as alien-possessed Nick Farrell should soon be available for the retail video market. For further information and a sneak peek at the tape box artwork, visit the "IMAM" page at Paramount's website -- homevideo.paramount.com/boximam.html

(Thanks to Debbie for the URL and information).


[02/03/00] *** The Sentinel pulled from SciFi's "Four-Play" Fall schedule *** Due to less than stellar ratings, SciFi decided to pull The Sentinel from the "Four Play" schedule for the month of February and most of March. The Sentinel is currently slated to rejoin the SciFi schedule on Monday, March 27th, when the show moves to a 4pm ET (1pm PT) Monday - Friday timeslot.

[02/10/00] SciFi has apparently decided to skip the remaining four episodes of season four and relaunch The Sentinel with "Switchman" and season one.

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[02/10/00] The current Sentinel schedule is as follows:

  • Monday 3/27 -- Switchman
  • Tuesday 3/28 -- Siege
  • Wednesday 3/29 -- Killers
  • Thursday 3/30 -- The Debt
  • Friday 3/31 -- Cypher
Additional information regarding The Sentinel broadcast schedule on SciFi can be found on the SciFi Website's Schedulebot pages.

(Visit SciFi's website for information on the network and its schedule or e-mail SciFi at programming@scifi.com or feedback@scifi.com with comments on Richard Burgi and The Sentinel).


[10/05/99]The SciFi Channel has an excellent Sentinel page at its scifi.com website. The page, which can be found at www.scifi.com/sentinel/, contains cast and character bios, a selection of downloadable JPEG images of the cast, episode guides for all four seasons, a bulletin-board devoted to The Sentinel, and a downloadable Sentinel screen-saver in both MAC and Windows formats.

(Remember to e-mail SciFi at programming@scifi.com or feedback@scifi.com with comments on Richard Burgi, The Sentinel, and their very nice Sentinel web page).

 

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