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Friday, August 19, 2005

By Tim Clodfelter

relish staff writer

Some fans of the TV series Alias aren't taking well to rumored developments in the show, particularly the potential departure of co-star Michael Vartan. His character, Michael Vaughn, may be written out of the series. The fourth-season finale implied that he may be a double agent.

Fans have formed a campaign to convince ABC and Alias' production company, Bad Robot, that Vartan is an integral part of the show. You can find out more at

The fifth season of Alias will begin in September on ABC.

Jennifer Garner`s new partner? Kermit The Frog.

I know . . . everyone who just read the title of this article is going to be wondering what the hell . . . but here is thy article:
BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities such as Robert DeNiro, Quentin Tarantino and Jennifer Garner have joined forces with the Muppets to creatively design vintage T-shirts in honor of the world's most loveable Frog's 50th Anniversary. The celebrity-designed tees will be unveiled at the apparel trade show MAGIC, held in Las Vegas in late August and will be auctioned off on with proceeds benefiting Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.