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Cher emotional over split from longtime designer Bob Mackie: 'I'm crying'

Cher emotional over split from longtime designer Bob Mackie: 'I'm crying'

March 14 (UPI) -- Cher and Bob Mackie have ended their four-decade long creative partnership.
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Andrea Martin to star in 'Noises Off'

Andrea Martin to star in 'Noises Off'

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Broadway veteran Andrea Martin will headline a new revival of the classic comedy "Noises Off" put on by the Roundabout Theatre Company in January.
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Carol Burnett presented Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett presented Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was presented to television icon Carol Burnett at a ceremony in Washington.
NBC to air 'Funniest of the Funniest' special

NBC to air 'Funniest of the Funniest' special

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. network NBC says it plans to air a special featuring laugh-out-loud scenes from the greatest television shows of all time next month.
Joy Behar celebrates her last day as co-host of 'The View'

Joy Behar celebrates her last day as co-host of 'The View'

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Comedian, author and TV personality Joy Behar ended her 16-year run as co-host of "The View" in New York Friday.
Sandra Bullock in talks for 'Annie' role

Sandra Bullock in talks for 'Annie' role

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) -- Sandra Bullock is in talks to play horrible headmistress Miss Hannigan in the upcoming big-screen musical "Annie," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Carol Burnett wins Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Carol Burnett wins Mark Twain Prize for Humor

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- The 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor will be presented to television icon Carol Burnett at a ceremony in Washington this fall.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 26, 2013.
By United Press International
Hollywood intersection called Carol Burnett Square

Hollywood intersection called Carol Burnett Square

LOS ANGELES, April 22 (UPI) -- The intersection of Hollywood's Highland and Selma avenues has been renamed Carol Burnett Square in honor of the iconic U.S. comedian.

Burnett was told variety is a 'man's game'

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Carol Burnett said she wasn't offended at the time when an executive told her she couldn't have her own variety show in the 1960s because it's "a man's game."
Walters to host 'Best in TV' special

Walters to host 'Best in TV' special

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- ABC says it plans to air a special edition of its U.S. program "20/20" called "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time."
'Anderson Live' to have guest co-hosts

'Anderson Live' to have guest co-hosts

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- "GCB" actress Kristin Chenoweth will be the first guest co-host on Anderson Cooper's "Anderson Live," the syndicated U.S. daytime talk show said Monday.

Comedy writer Al Gordon dead at 89

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Al Gordon has died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his family said. He was 89.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 26, 2012.
By United Press International
Comic icons pay tribute to Ed Sullivan

Comic icons pay tribute to Ed Sullivan

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, Ray Romano and Jerry Seinfeld are to appear in a tribute to the classic American TV variety program "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Carol Burnett to return to 'AMC'

Carol Burnett to return to 'AMC'

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Actress Carol Burnett has been booked to return to the U.S. soap opera "All My Children" for a few episodes in September, ABC said Friday.
O'Donnell to star in NBC variety special

O'Donnell to star in NBC variety special

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Comedian and former U.S. talk show host Rosie O'Donnell has agreed to star in a one-hour special called "Rosie's Variety Show," NBC said Thursday.

Korman dead at 81

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Harvey Korman, 81, who starred in "The Carol Burnett Show" on TV and in "Blazing Saddles" on the big screen, died Thursday in Los Angeles, his family said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 26, 2008.
By United Press International

'Horton Hears a Who!' is No. 1

LOS ANGELES, March 16 (UPI) -- The animated movie "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!" showed it's going to be a blockbuster, debuting in U.S. theaters at No. 1 this weekend.

Roger Moore to be honored at LA ball

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- British actor Roger Moore is set to make a rare visit to the United States to be honored at The Thalians' 52nd Anniversary Ball in Los Angeles.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, April 26, 2007.
By United Press International

Carol Burnett sues for misuse of character

LOS ANGELES, March 17 (UPI) -- Fox TVs' "Family Guy" violated copyright laws by using Carol Burnett's signature "Charwoman" character, a $6 million lawsuit filed in Los Angeles said.

22nd annual TV Critics Association Awards

PASADENA, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" was the big winner at the 22nd Television Critics Association awards, in Pasadena, Calif., winning the Best Program award.

Carol Burnett's childhood home for sale

SAN ANTONIO, May 12 (UPI) -- The one-story Victorian house where actress Carol Burnett grew up in San Antonio is on the market for $225,000.
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