Batman gets makeover for small screen

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Batman will get a makeover as the Kids WB and the Cartoon Network partner to bring Bruce Wayne to the U.S. small screen in a new cartoon.

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TV's canceled shows and pilots live again

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Adam West and Burt Ward will appear on CBS this Sunday in a revival of the old "Batman" format. The show's producers say the pair will play the "Dynamic Duo" as older men -- which they are now.
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Cathy's World: Holy nostalgia, Batman!

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- One of the oddest ratings successes in recent years was the TV movie "Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Running Three-Hour T

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Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, May 6 (UPI) -- Move over, Batman -- you too, Superman; and that goes for you as well, Incredible Hulk; here comes Spider-Man, latest comic book hero to become a movie star.
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HOLLYWOOD, April 11 (UPI) -- Classical painters would have the world believe the biblical Adam and Eve were attractive, fair-skinned Northern Europeans. Since antiquity the planet's first h
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Adam West
Actors Burt Ward (L) and Adam West, stars of the classic television show "Batman", appear backstage with the award honoring the show's 40th anniversary during a taping of the fourth annual TV Land Awards show in Santa Monica, California on March 19, 2006. The awards show, which honors classic television performers and their shows, will be telecast on the TV Land cable channel on March 22. West played Batman and Ward played Robin in the series. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

William West Anderson (born September 19, 1928), better known by the stage name Adam West, is an American actor best known for his lead role in the Batman TV series (1966–1968) and the film of the same name. He is currently known for portraying eccentric characters, as well as his voice work on animated series such as The Fairly OddParents and as the fictionalized character of the same name on Family Guy.

West was born William West Anderson in Walla Walla, Washington to Otto West Anderson and Audrey V. Speer. He has a younger brother named John. He attended Walla Walla High School during his freshman and sophomore years, and later enrolled in Lakeside School in Seattle. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature and a minor in Psychology from Whitman College in Walla Walla where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and participated on the speech and debate team.

Later, while living in Hawaii, West landed a role as the sidekick on a children's show called El Kini Popo Show, which featured a chimp. West later took over as star of the show.

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