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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
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Tracey Ullman's husband dies after cancer battle

Tracey Ullman's husband dies after cancer battle

Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Allen McKeown, the British comedy producer who was married to singer and actress Tracey Ullman, died at his Los Angeles home on Tuesday after battling prostate cancer.
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Producer Allan McKeown dead at 67

Producer Allan McKeown dead at 67

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Producer Allan McKeown, husband of comic actress Tracey Ullman, has died of prostate cancer at his home in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 19, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 30, 2011.
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Ullman to star in Poliakoff's new play

Ullman to star in Poliakoff's new play

LONDON, April 9 (UPI) -- British television actress Tracey Ullman is to star in Stephen Poliakoff's new play, "My City," at London's Almeida Theatre, the BBC said.
Showtime picks up 'Ullman' for 3rd season

Showtime picks up 'Ullman' for 3rd season

LOS ANGELES, June 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable television network Showtime says it has ordered a third season of "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union" sketch comedy series.
BAFTA honors Tracey Ullman

BAFTA honors Tracey Ullman

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles branch of BAFTA presented Tracey Ullman with its inaugural Charlie Chaplin award at the British Comedy Festival and Awards.
Fey, Baldwin pick up SAG awards

Fey, Baldwin pick up SAG awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin won Screen Actors Guild awards for best actress and actor in a comedy in Los Angeles Sunday night for their work on NBC's "30 Rock."

'Yes Man' is No. 1 in U.S. theaters

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Three new movies, led by "Yes Man," led the way in U.S. movie theaters this weekend, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.
'Legal,' 'Mad Men' earn SAG award nods

'Legal,' 'Mad Men' earn SAG award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The casts of "Boston Legal," "Dexter," "House," "Mad Men" and "The Closer" were nominated for the Screen Actors Guild prize for best ensemble in a TV drama.
Showtime orders 2nd season of 'Ullman'

Showtime orders 2nd season of 'Ullman'

LOS ANGELES, May 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable television network Showtime has announced it has picked up the comedy series "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union" for a second season.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006.
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Writers Guild honors James Brooks

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America East Thursday named James L. Brooks as the inaugural recipient of its Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence.

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Today is Friday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2005 with one to follow.
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Disney to air 'Once Upon a Mattress'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Tracey Ullman stars as Princess Winnifred in ABC-TV's upcoming "Wonderful World of Disney" presentation of "Once Upon a Mattress."

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Today is Thursday, Dec. 30, the 365th day of 2004 with one to follow.
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Hollywood ready for the fall

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- With a record-breaking summer box-office season under its belt, Hollywood is ready to roll out its fall titles, including some that have Academy Award aspiratio
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Ullman set for 'Mattress' remake

LOS ANGELES, July 26 (UPI) -- Tracey Ullman will co-star with Carol Burnett in ABC's TV movie version of the Broadway musical "Once Upon a Mattress," Daily Variety said Monday.

Nominees for 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards, which were announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Feature: AFI honors Meryl Streep

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- An all-star Hollywood lineup turned out for the American Film Institute tribute to Meryl Streep, but a series of testimonials from the likes of Robert De Niro,
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Nichols will do the honors for Streep

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute announced Tuesday Mike Nichols will present Meryl Streep with the AFI's 32nd Life Achievement Award in Hollywood.

Waters' latest gets NC-17 rating

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- John Waters' film "A Dirty Shame" has been slapped with an NC-17 rating by the Motion Picture Association of America, Zap2it.com reported Friday.
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