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  • On Theater: First 'Forever,' now the sequel

    On Theater: First 'Forever,' now the sequel
    When a new performance concept succeeds impressively enough, invariably a sequel (or two) is demanded — a concept illustrated by such projects as "Greater Tuna," "Nunsense" and "The Marvelous Wonderettes." To that list — and vaulting to...
  • Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll

    Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll
    Dick Clark, the youthful-looking television personality who literally introduced rock 'n' roll to much of the nation on "American Bandstand" and for four decades was the first and last voice many Americans heard each year with his New Year's Eve...
  • Maria Cole dies at 89; singer was widow of Nat King Cole

    Maria Cole, the widow of music legend Nat King Cole and the mother of singer Natalie Cole whose own singing career included a stint as vocalist for Duke Ellington's orchestra in the mid-1940s, has died. She was 89. Cole died Tuesday at a hospice in...
  • Phyllis Diller dies at 95; outlandish comedian

    Phyllis Diller dies at 95; outlandish comedian
    She was a self-described "cartoon," a zany housewife-turned-comedian with an electrified hairdo who broke into the male-dominated world of stand-up comedy in the 1950s with an outlandish wardrobe and a barrage of self-deprecating jokes punctuated by her...
  • Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul

    Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul
    Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
  • Bill Skiles dies at 79; half of the comedy team Skiles and Henderson

    Bill Skiles dies at 79; half of the comedy team Skiles and Henderson
    Bill Skiles, the wacky half of the Skiles and Henderson comedy duo, who entertained audiences for five decades with his sound effects, mimicry and improvised musical instruments, died Monday at his home in St. Cloud, Fla. He was 79. The cause was...
  • Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'

    Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'
    During her heyday in the 1940s and '50s, dimple-cheeked Monica Lewis was known as "America's Singing Sweetheart": She warbled such chart-topping hits as "Autumn Leaves, "I Wish You Love" and "Put the Blame on Mame" and starred on the radio on such...
  • The Beatles on 'Ed Sullivan': New DVD set lands

     
    The Beatles' nation-rocking U.S. television performances in 1964 and 1965 have resurfaced this week in a new DVD package,“The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring the Beatles,” providing a look not just at the group’s American breakthrough, but...
  • TCA 2011: Ed Sullivan: No joke teller, but he brought the funny

     
    "The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special" on PBS will explore timeless comedy and famous comedians...
  • TCA 2011: Ken Burns on 'Prohibition' and 'Boardwalk Empire'

     
    Ken Burns talks about his new documentary "Prohibition" and HBO's acclaimed "Boardwalk Empire," which takes place during the Prohibition era....
  • Children's programming expanding at PBS SoCal

     
    KOCE-TV expands its lineup of children's programs. KOCE-TV calls itself PBS SoCal....
  • Late Night: David Letterman revels in death threats [video]

     
    David Letterman jokes about the death threats made against him by a Muslim extremist....