Tuesday's dinner reservations at the Rittenhouse Square restaurant Tinto included "Graham, party of five."
, who was not in
Party of Five
. (Let's get those chick shows straight.)
Graham brought along
Terms of Endearment
Dumb and Dumber
) and three others, who sat in the downstairs lounge. Graham paid. Very low-key.
They're in town for Monday's start of filming of the comedy/romance
The Dream of the Romans
. Cameras will be all around Center City for nearly a month.
Daniels plays Arlen, reclusive author of a popular book about spirituality, and, as she did in
, Graham plays a single mother.
Never let 'em see you sweat? Before his big speech here Tuesday,
wowed the morning gymgoers at the Philadelphia Sports Clubs outlet at 20th and Hamilton Streets with 45 minutes of cardio and upper-body work.
Comedy Central will set up at the Annenberg Center at Penn for four days on the eve of the Pennsylvania primary to broadcast
The Colbert Report
, as you read in "SideShow" yesterday. I hear that the arrangements involved a scramble of McNabbian proportions. Producers needed a solid block from April 14 to 17 - but the Philadelphia Eagles had the center booked on April 15 for cheerleader tryout finals. A couple of phone calls later, the Eagles agreed to move the finals to April 23.
Comcast SportsNet again has opened its NCAA men's Bracket Challenge to its personalities (
» READ MORE: www.comcastsportsnet.com
). This year, the station asked assorted celebs. A peek at picks indicates that North Carolina is the favorite of
, Sixers mascot
, Phantoms mascot
, 76ers guard
, and Flyers winger
of WMMR has Kansas. Miss America
(who's from Michigan) has Memphis.
"Cousin Sal" Iacono
all have UCLA. Rendell picks Temple, Villanova and St. Joseph's to win their first rounds - with Pitt knocking off Temple.
, at KYW (1060) since 1979, has been named to replace the recently retired
as morning business reporter.
A tribute to WFIL's "Famous 56" sound from the 1960s - jingles and all - will be streamed from 4 to 9 p.m. tomorrow on XM Satellite Radio's Channel 6.
Terry "Motormouth" Young
, who spent a spell here at WOGL, will host.
In tandem with the "Star Wars" exhibit, the Franklin Institute will dedicate a 6 p.m. Saturday screening of
2001: A Space Odyssey
Arthur C. Clarke
, who died this week. Clarke received the Franklin Institute Award in 1963 for his concept of satellite communications.
The sun will come out Saturday for
, 16, a sophomore at Exeter High near Reading. Though he had never seen
before he auditioned for his school play, he decided to get into his role as Daddy Warbucks by shaving his head. Green and his family have tickets to the evening performance of
at the Academy of Music, where he's scheduled to meet
, who plays Warbucks in the national tour.