Washington: I'm a big "Monk" fan but heard recently that Tony Shalhoub
has opted not to sign a long-term contract. Is this a sign that this season or
next season may be the last?
Lisa de Moraes: I think he's said as much ... though there's always a
chance that when a bit of on-air talent gives an interview saying it's time to
move on, they're just negotiating with the studio in the press...