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Reiner cannot host DGA Awards show

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America says film director Carl Reiner will not be able to host its awards show in Los Angeles Saturday due to food poisoning.
'Harry' scene-stealer Reiner dead at 94

'Harry' scene-stealer Reiner dead at 94

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Estelle Reiner, the U.S. actress-singer married to comedian Carl Reiner and the mother of filmmaker Rob Reiner, has died at the age of 94.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 20, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, March 20, 2007.
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Rosenthal: 'Raymond' was rooted in reality

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- "Everybody Loves Raymond" creator Phil Rosenthal has confessed his own real life experiences were the foundation for the popular U.S. comedy TV series.

Ellen Barkin joins the 'Oceans' crowd

BURBANK, Calif., March 27 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts and Catherine Zeta-Jones will not be back for "Ocean's Thirteen," which starts shooting in Burbank, Calif., in July.

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Today is Monday, March 20, the 79th day of 2006 with 286 to follow.
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Steve Martin wins Mark Twain Award

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin was honored with the eighth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at Washington's Kennedy Center.

Steve Martin to receive Twain Prize

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- Steve Martin will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced in Washington Tuesday.

Hollywood plans 'All of Me' remake

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- Plans are under way in Hollywood for a remake of the 1984 Steve Martin-Lily Tomlin comedy "All of Me," Daily Variety said Friday.

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Today is Sunday, March 20, the 79thth day of 2005 with 286 to follow.
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Reiner to guest on 'Boston Legal'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Comedy legend Carl Reiner will get a chance to show his dramatic acting skills on ABC's "Boston Legal" in March.

Eastwood wins Directors Guild of America award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood was named best director by the Directors Guild of America for the U.S. film "Million Dollar Baby."

Stars gathered for Dangerfield memorial

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- An all-star lineup including Jay Leno, Jim Carrey and Tim Allen, held a private weekend memorial for the late Rodney Dangerfield, a publicist said Wednesday.

Stars line up for Twain Prize gala

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Paul Simon are to appear at the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize ceremony for Lorne Michaels, organizers said Thursday.

'Father of the Pride' has mixed premiere

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The series premiere of the animated comedy "Father of the Pride" delivered a mixed ratings picture for NBC, the Los Angeles Times said Thursday.

DeGeneres to star in 'Oh, God!' remake

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres will star in a remake of the 1977 comedy "Oh, God!," Daily Variety said Monday.

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.

Feature: 'Van Dyke' crew back for more

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- As NBC gives a spectacular send-off to two classic comedy series -- "Friends" and "Frasier" -- CBS is bringing back the cast of its legendary comedy hit, "The D
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Dick Van Dyke reunion to air on CBS

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie and Carl Reiner have reunited for the 159th episode of the "Dick Van Dyke Show" -- 38 years after the show ended.

'Dick Van Dyke Show' returns to TV

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. TV classic "The Dick Van Dyke Show" is set to return to television, picking up the story line where it left off 40 years ago.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 20, the 80th day of 2004 with 286 to follow.
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NBC plans Siegfried and Roy cartoon

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- With Roy Horn recovering from an October tiger mauling, NBC is proceeding with a new series featuring him and his partner, it was reported Saturday.

NBC mulls mauling impact on series

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- NBC may be rethinking its planned animated series, "Father of the Pride," in light of the weekend's tiger attack on Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy.
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