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"Date Night" **1/2 (out of four): Harmless action-comedy rests on the considerable comedic shoulders of its two stars but generates few real laughs.

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If you're going to use the term "a match made in comedy heaven", you couldn't ask for a more divine reason than the pairing of Steve Carell and Tina Fey. The reigning king and queen of NBC's gasping Thursday night line-up - he of "The Office", she of "30 Rock" - team up as a suburban husband and wife in Shawn Levy's mildly amusing "Date Night". The two are a delightful on-screen duo: Mr. Carell's awkward stammering and Ms. Fey's quick-witted neuroses blend well together. It's a shame then - but not entirely unexpected - that the two are saddled with such a run-of-the-mill action-comedy.

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