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  • Ann Rutherford dies at 94; actress was in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett's younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney's teenage girlfriend in the Andy Hardy...
  • Bailey sets a smart tone at UP

    Bailey sets a smart tone at UP
    "You guys in Chicago are used to improv," sneered the acidic Ben Bailey on Friday night at the opening of UP, the new comedy club at the Second City. "You can smell written material like a pack of hound dogs. You want to hunt it down. You want me to...
  • Scene & Heard: Carousel of Hope gala draws a starry crowd

    Scene & Heard: Carousel of Hope gala draws a starry crowd
    From onstage at the 32nd Carousel of Hope, emcee Jay Leno surveyed the crowd before him, describing the gala as one where "the audience is more famous than you." The Oct. 23 affair at the Beverly Hilton had no shortage of star-power onstage or off. Tom...
  • The Rev. Maurice Chase dies at 92; Catholic priest known as 'Father Dollar Bill'

    The Rev. Maurice Chase dies at 92; Catholic priest known as 'Father Dollar Bill'
    Funeral services were pending Monday for the Rev. Maurice Chase, a Catholic priest known as "Father Dollar Bill" for his holiday giveaways of $1 bills to the homeless on Skid Row. Chase, 92, died Sunday night at his home in Los Angeles after a battle...
  • Goldberg: The false modesty of 'nerds'

    Goldberg: The false modesty of 'nerds'
    Washington is full of nerds. I know. I speak nerd, not fluently mind you, at least not anymore. But I certainly know more than a few phrases memorized from a Berlitz nerd-to-English phrase book. I can talk Dungeons & Dragons (both D&D and AD&D). I know...
  • Mark Harmon overtakes Oprah Winfrey as most popular TV star, according to Harris Poll

     
    Yes, we know there are a lot of "NCIS" fans out there. The CBS drama scored its biggest audience ever this week. But here's another sign of "NCIS" popularity: Mark Harmon is the public's favorite TV star, according to the Harris Poll....
  • This week: Bob Newhart on ‘NCIS’; Candice Bergen on ‘House’; ‘American Idol’ returns; ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ starts on CNN

     
    American Idol," the biggest show last season, returns this week. Piers Morgan starts his CNN show. But there's a noteworthy trend this week: Favorite TV stars pop up on successful series. Take a look: Bob Newhart plays a retired medical examiner on "NCIS"...
  • Tuesday TV Highlights 'NCIS' on CBS.

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Bob Newhart, David McCallum unite on 'NCIS': What did you think?

     
    Newhart took the role in part because "NCIS" is his wife, Ginnie's favorite show, but he didn't have to be persuaded much. "If you can pick and choose, why not go with the No. 1 drama on TV?" he says....
  • Bob Newhart on ‘NCIS’: The biggest draw Tuesday night

     
    Bob Newhart's touching performance on "NCIS" brought in the most viewers Tuesday night. The CBS drama drew nearly 21 million viewers, according to preliminary ratings released this morning. Oh, and Newhart was the biggest attraction Tuesday for young...
  • Will Ferrell to get the Mark Twain prize. Where's his book?

     
    Wouldn't it be nice if new Mark Twain Prize winner Will Ferrell had, like Mark Twain, written a book?...
  • Will Ferrell joins Cosby, Carlin, Pryor in the Mark Twain humor prize ranks

     
    Will Ferrell has won the 14th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Will Ferrell joins Mark Twain humor prize ranks, which include Tina Fey, Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Billy Crystal, Neil Simon, Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Lily Tomlin, Bob Newhart,...