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Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now

Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now

By | September 4, 2014 at 11:52 am | One comment

Robin Williams will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 9 pm ET when PBS premieres a one-hour tribute titled Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special. The special will include Robin Williams’ last full-length television interview, “including...

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My Jonathan Winters Journey: A personal remembrance

My Jonathan Winters Journey: A personal remembrance

By | April 14, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments

As I got closer to turning 30, more and more I found myself trying to figure out who I am. I went to therapy, took part in Jewish events, attended comedy seminars and studied philosophy. I thought the answers were out there and perhaps lied in the wisdom of other people. I...

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Jonathan Winters dies at 87: Watch 10 of his funniest television moments (Videos)

Jonathan Winters dies at 87: Watch 10 of his funniest television moments (Videos)

By | April 12, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments

After six decades in the entertainment industry, Jonathan Winters, the lovable comedian and comic actor known for his ever-growing roster of zany television characters, has died at the age of 87. A family friend confirmed to the Associated Press that Winters passed away...

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First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

By | December 18, 2012 at 2:06 pm | No comments

You wouldn’t guess it from watching the mostly shlocky trailer below, but Smurfs 2 -- in theaters July 31, 2013 -- is cast full of well-respected comedy types: Fred Armisen is the voice of Brainy, Jonathan Winters voices Papa Smurf and George Lopez plays Grouchy. As for the...

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Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

By | February 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | One comment

Who would've thought that a producer who has made a career working on reality shows like The Bachelor, High School Reunion and Cookin' with Coolio, would have such a healthy respect for one of the comedy world's most influential figures. But the fact is, Elan Gale is clearly...

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George Lopez, Fred Armisen start work on Smurfs movie

By | April 7, 2010 at 10:22 am | No comments

Move over Avatar, there’s a new 3-D movie about blue people on the way. But instead of being freakishly tall, these characters are a bit on the short side. That’s right, The Smurfs movie is officially under production, and it is choc-full of comedy greatness. Sony and...

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