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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
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Harold Ramis -- 'Ghostbusters' writer, co-star -- dead at 69

Harold Ramis -- 'Ghostbusters' writer, co-star -- dead at 69

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Comic actor, director and writer Harold Ramis died Monday in Chicago after a long battle with autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, TMZ reported. He was 69.
Lorraine Bracco, Penny Marshall to play lesbians on new sitcom

Lorraine Bracco, Penny Marshall to play lesbians on new sitcom

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Penny Marshall and Lorraine Bracco will play a lesbian couple in a sitcom about the life of John Mulaney.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Penny Marshall, Lorraine Bracco to play lesbians on sitcom

Penny Marshall, Lorraine Bracco to play lesbians on sitcom

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. actresses Penny Marshall and Lorraine Bracco are to play a lesbian couple in the upcoming Fox comedy series "Mulaney," TVGuide.com reported.
'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Julie Bowen, Valerie Bertinelli, Lester Holt, Jason Alexander and Martin Short will be among the stars competing on "Hollywood Game Night," NBC said.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Children's choir opens this week's 'SNL'

Children's choir opens this week's 'SNL'

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- "Saturday Night Live" began its first show after Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut with a children's choir singing "Silent Night."

Canada merges 2 major entertainment awards

TORONTO, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Separate awards for Canadian films and television production are being merged into one, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television said Tuesday.
'Frankenweenie' premieres: Austin, London

'Frankenweenie' premieres: Austin, London

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie," a Frankenstein parody, will have its world premiere in Austin, Texas, and its European premiere in London, officials said.
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Short, Hanks, Streep honor Ephron at memorial

Short, Hanks, Streep honor Ephron at memorial

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Martin Short paid tribute to the late writer-director Nora Ephron at a memorial in New York's Alice Tulley Hall Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 26, 2012.
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'Madagascar 3' to premiere at Cannes

'Madagascar 3' to premiere at Cannes

CANNES, France, March 15 (UPI) -- The animated adventure "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will have its world premiere at France's Cannes Film Festival in May, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Martin Short joins 'How I Met Your Mother'

Martin Short joins 'How I Met Your Mother'

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Canadian-born comedian Martin Short has joined the cast of the U.S. sitcom "How I Met Your Mother?" a show representative confirmed.
Short's wife died of natural causes

Short's wife died of natural causes

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles County coroner's office says actor-comedian Martin Short's wife, Nancy Dolman, died of natural causes at the age of 58.
Martin Short's wife Nancy dead at 58

Martin Short's wife Nancy dead at 58

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Nancy Dolman, the Canadian-born wife of actor-comedian Martin Short, has died, Short's publicist said Monday. She was 58.
Lea Michele to star in 3D 'Oz' musical

Lea Michele to star in 3D 'Oz' musical

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- "Glee" star Lea Michele has signed on to play the title character in the upcoming 3D movie musical "Dorothy of Oz," E! News reported.
Martin Short joins Fox comedy pilot

Martin Short joins Fox comedy pilot

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- Canadian actor Martin Short has reportedly joined the cast of the Fox comedy pilot "Tax Man."
Original 'Second City' cast reunites

Original 'Second City' cast reunites

CHICAGO, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Actor Martin Short said there was "joy" when the original cast members from "Second City Television" reunited in Chicago
Stars line up for holiday adoption special

Stars line up for holiday adoption special

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Melissa Etheridge, Tim McGraw, Gavin Rossdale and Jamie Foxx have agreed to perform during Faith Hill's upcoming U.S. holiday special, CBS said.
Short, Belushi sign up for animated 'Oz'

Short, Belushi sign up for animated 'Oz'

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Canadian entertainer Martin Short and U.S. actor Jim Belushi have accepted roles in the animated production of "Dorothy of Oz," Alpine Pictures Inc. announced.
Blues Bros. perform at Brillstein memorial

Blues Bros. perform at Brillstein memorial

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd performed as the Blues Brothers at a Los Angeles memorial for famed Hollywood producer and talent manager Bernie Brillstein.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 26, 2008.
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Stars turn out for Kennedy Honors

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Leon Fleisher, Diana Ross, Brian Wilson, Steve Martin and Martin Scorsese have been recognized at the 30th Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C.
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