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Mel Brooks to pay tribute to Sid Caesar on 'Conan'

Director Mel Brooks attends the 41st AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Brooks at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 6, 2013. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Director Mel Brooks attends the 41st AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Brooks at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 6, 2013. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Actor and filmmaker Mel Brooks has been booked on Tuesday's edition of "Conan" to talk about his late friend and collaborator Sid Caesar, TBS said.

Caesar died this week at the age of 91.

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Brooks, 87, is expected "to share his unique personal and professional stories about close friend Sid Caesar," the cable network said in a release Friday.

"Brooks, who famously worked with Caesar on such unforgettable comedies as 'Your Show of Shows,' will sit down with host Conan O'Brien for most of the hour to celebrate his friend's extraordinary legacy," TBS said.

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