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Letterman, Seinfeld and Stewart booked for tribute to comedy icon Don Rickles

Letterman, Seinfeld and Stewart booked for tribute to comedy icon Don Rickles

NEW YORK , April 18 (UPI) -- David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Tracy Morgan are to headline Spike TV's "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles."
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Rebecca Romijn will star in TNT revival of 'The Librarian'

Rebecca Romijn will star in TNT revival of 'The Librarian'

ATLANTA, April 10 (UPI) -- Rebecca Romijn will star in a new television series based on TNT's "The Librarian" films.
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Lucasfilm will team with 'Big Bang Theory' and 'Goldbergs' for Star Wars Day episodes

Lucasfilm will team with 'Big Bang Theory' and 'Goldbergs' for Star Wars Day episodes

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3 (UPI) -- Lucasfilm plans to collaborate with television shows "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Goldbergs" for special Star Wars Day-themed episodes.
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Alternate 'Breaking Bad' ending: It was all a dream

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- An alternate "Breaking Bad" ending leaked to the Internet showed the entire five years of drug dealing to be a bad dream by the dad on "Malcolm in the Middle."
Marcia Wallace, Emmy-winning 'Simpsons' voice actor, dies at 70

Marcia Wallace, Emmy-winning 'Simpsons' voice actor, dies at 70

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Marcia Wallace, who won an Emmy for playing Edna Krabappel on "The Simpsons," has died at her home in Los Angeles, her son said. She was 70.
Bob Newhart, Bill Nye to guest star on 'Big Bang Theory'

Bob Newhart, Bill Nye to guest star on 'Big Bang Theory'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and comedian Bob Newhart is to return to "The Big Bang Theory" in his Emmy Award-winning role of Professor Proton, CBS announced.
Emmy Awards ceremony under way in Los Angeles

Emmy Awards ceremony under way in Los Angeles

Neil Patrick Harris kicked off the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night with a segment showing him attempting to binge-view an entire TV season.
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Fallon, Hamm, Hannigan to be Emmys presenters

Fallon, Hamm, Hannigan to be Emmys presenters

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Alyson Hannigan and LL Cool J are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, CBS said.
'Behind the Candelabra' wins 8 creative prime time Emmys

'Behind the Candelabra' wins 8 creative prime time Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- "Behind the Candelabra" won big in Los Angeles Sunday when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented its Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards.

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'Family Ties' writer Gary David Goldberg dead at 68

MONTECITO, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- "Family Ties" and "Spin City" writer-producer Gary David Goldberg died of brain cancer at his home in Montecito, Calif., his family said. He was 68.

Jimmy Damon dies, inspired Bill Murray lounge singer

CHICAGO, April 29 (UPI) -- The Chicago nightlife crooner who inspired comedian Bill Murray's Nick the Lounge Singer character on "Saturday Night Live" has died at 75, his family said.
Goldberg, Lopez appear in Pryor documentary

Goldberg, Lopez appear in Pryor documentary

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- George Lopez, Bob Newhart and Mike Epps will be seen in "Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic," a documentary to air in the United States on Showtime.
Friars Club to honor comedian Don Rickles

Friars Club to honor comedian Don Rickles

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Actor/comedian Don Rickles is to be honored with the Friars Club's Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy at a gala in New York, organizers announced.
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Eastwood: 'If somebody's dumb enough'

Eastwood: 'If somebody's dumb enough'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood, reacting to criticism of his speech at the Republican convention, suggested whoever invited him to speak may have been "dumb."

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Rain Pryor: My comedy differs from Dad's

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Rain Pryor, doing a solo show at a Woodstock, N.Y., fringe arts event, says her comedy is different from that of her late comedian-actor father Richard Pryor.
Guest spots in demand on 'NCIS'

Guest spots in demand on 'NCIS'

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Actors are flocking to do guest spots on "NCIS," the U.S. TV show's executive producer Gary Glasberg said.
Ferrell honored with Mark Twain Prize

Ferrell honored with Mark Twain Prize

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Will Ferrell was honored at the Kennedy Center in Washington with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Crystal, Leno set for TV Land Awards

Crystal, Leno set for TV Land Awards

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Billy Crystal, Jane Leeves, Jay Leno, Bob Newhart and Betty White have signed up to be presenters at the 8th annual TV Land Awards show in Culver City, Calif.
Fox, Newhart to present at Emmys show

Fox, Newhart to present at Emmys show

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Michael J. Fox, Ellen Burstyn and Bob Newhart have been added to the list of presenters for Sunday's 61st Prime Time Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, CBS said.

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Television comedian Dick Martin dies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 25 (UPI) -- Legendary television comedian Dick Martin, who teamed with Dan Rowan on the 1960s hit show "Laugh-In," has died in California, his publicist said Sunday.
Friars Club to roast Matt Lauer

Friars Club to roast Matt Lauer

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- The New York Friars Club has announced plans to roast -- or mercilessly mock -- Matt Lauer, star of the "Today" show, at an upcoming ceremony.
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