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Lorne Michaels will receive Twain prize

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced that "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels will receive the seventh annual Mark Twain Pr

Lorne Michaels to receive Twain Prize

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The Kennedy Center has announced it will award the seventh annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels.

Priest gives away money on skid row

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- The Rev. Maurice Chase gave out $15,000 in $1 bills to the poor and homeless on Los Angeles' Skid Row Easter Sunday.

TV talk show pioneer Jack Paar dead at 85

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Jack Paar, who brought sophisticated humor to late-night TV as the host of "The Tonight Show" nearly 50 years ago, has died following a long illness. He was 85.

Bob Newhart to appear on NBC's 'ER'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Comedian and sitcom star Bob Newhart will appear in three episodes of NBC's drama "ER" as a Chicago architect losing his eyesight.

Actor John Ritter dies at 54

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- John Ritter, the amiable actor best known for his Emmy-winning performance in "Three's Company," died Thursday night of an undetected heart problem, his publici
PAT NASON, Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2003 with 117 to follow.
By United Press International

Newhart to guest star in 'ER'

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning comedian Bob Newhart will star in three episodes of NBC's "ER" as a man facing blindness, NBC.com reported Monday.

Newhart to appear on 'ER'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Comedian Bob Newhart is embarking on a rare venture into drama with a recurring role on NBC's "ER," says Hollywood Reporter.

Lily Tomlin will receive Twain humor prize

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Tuesday that Lily Tomlin will receive the sixth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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Washington Agenda- General

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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2002 with 117 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

OF COURSE, IT HELPED TO HAVE 'SPIDER-MAN' Sony Pictures has set a new standard for box-office performance by a U.S. distributor -- taking in nearly $1.3 billion already in 2002.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Still working after all these years

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Former "Hollywood Squares" host Peter Marshall has put together a troupe of show business veterans including "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" star Arte Johnson for a
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

WOODY WILL GO TO CANNES
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

GRAMMYS LOVE NEW YORK
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The best Hollywood birthday party of this or any other year was the blowout for comedian/director Dick Martin, a study in deja vu.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

WGA top honor to 'Cheers' creators

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America, west has decided to present its highest TV writing honor to Glen and Les Charles, in recognition of a body of work that brought so
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Cathy's world: Men, women, dogs

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- One day a few years ago I went for a walk along the Venice beach with sitcom writer Rob Long and his dog, Cohiba, so-named because of Long's fondness for cigars
CATHERINE SEIPP
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