The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, March 26, 2007.
By United Press International

Philbin recovering from triple bypass

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Regis Philbin is on the mend after undergoing triple-bypass surgery in a New York hospital, Kelly Ripa, his "Live! With Regis and Kelly" co-host, said on-air.

Stars galore for 'Jeopardy' episode 5,000

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A bevy of stars will battle it out with their brains this fall when the venerable U.S. television series "Jeopardy" marks its 5,000th episode.

The physics of icicles is revealed

TUCSON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A team of U.S. scientists says it has figured out the physics of how drips of icy water can swell into the skinny spikes we call icicles.

'Fame Becomes Me' comes up Short

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me" is like many shows on New York's Broadway that satirize the theater, but this one falls flat, The New York Times said.

Tonys celebrate 60th year with 60 hosts

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- Organizers of the 60th annual Tony Awards will employ 60 celebrity hosts for the 2006 telecast from New York's Radio City Music Hall.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 26, the 85th day of 2006 with 280 to follow. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto
By United Press International

Martin Short no longer a one-man show

NEW YORK, March 24 (UPI) -- Tony Award winner Martin Short is being joined in his upcoming Broadway show by Mary Birdsong of "Reno 911" and "Mad TV's" Nicole Parker.

Ann-Margret is on board for 'Santa 3'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Ann-Margret has joined Tim Allen for Walt Disney Pictures' "The Santa Clause 3."

Tom Green, Martin Short feuding

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- Two Canadian comics are feuding over a joke one made about the other's struggle with testicular cancer.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 26, the 85th day of 2005 with 280 to follow. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.
By United Press International

Feature: Comics line up for Vegas festival

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- As comedians from around the country get ready for the third annual Las Vegas Comedy Festival, organizers say the new-talent portion of the program has opened d
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: Barbie sings

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- When Mattel Inc. decided to produce the first animated musical starring the classic doll Barbie, the company turned to one of the few female composer-songwriter
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Whoopi returns to Broadway 20 years later

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Whoopi Goldberg, who first gained fame 20 years ago for her self-titled, one-woman Broadway show, is returning in a revival of the comedy.

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

The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 26, the 86th day of 2004 with 280 to follow.
By United Press International

Clear Channel challenges Disney on B'way

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Everybody knows that the Walt Disney Company has staked an important claim on Broadway, but few people know about its rivalry with Clear Channel Entertainment, a broadcasting company turned entertainment conglomerate that is the second corporate giant to

Heidi Klum's a pricey bra-buster

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Heidi Klum had the honor to model celebrity jeweler Mouwad's $8 million bra on Jay Leno's Tonight Show and the disgrace to break it, reports said Thursday.

Analysis: 'Raymond,' 'Wing' take top Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Voters showed a distinct preference for the warm and fuzzy -- not to mention the tried and true -- as "Everybody Loves Raymond," "The West Wing" and "Door to Do
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Comedians to host Primetime Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Some of the nation's top comedians will take part in the 44th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Sunday, Sept. 21.

Nominees for 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Hollywood Digest

U.S. TV networks broadcast a "dramatic decrease" in sexual content between 8-9 p.m. from 1998 through 2002, according to a new study.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

New motel thriller "Identity" scared the blockbuster comedy "Anger Management" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2003 with 280 to follow.
By United Press International


Fred Rogers, who as "Mr. Rogers" delivered life's lessons to children for more than 30 years in quiet soothing tones, has died at age 74.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International
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