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  • Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute

    Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute
    The 66th annual Emmy Awards will remember Robin Williams with a "proper and meaningful remembrance," executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement on Wednesday. "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion," Mischer said. "While we are...
  • Emmy Telecast Prepping Tribute to Robin Williams

    Less than a year after Robin Williams appeared on the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast to salute his mentor, Jonathan Winters, producers of the Aug. 25 ceremony are preparing an on-air tribute to the actor-comedian whose suicide on Monday sent shockwaves...
  • Norman Lear Still Seeking Reality and Comedy

    "All in the Family" met "Modern Family" Sunday at Warner Bros. as Norman Lear and Steve Levitan expounded on the need for mixing reality with comedy in their signature series. Lear received a standing ovation from the audience of about 400 at the...
  • William Friedkin blows out the candles on 'The Birthday Party'

    William Friedkin blows out the candles on 'The Birthday Party'
    Whoever is ultimately at fault in the conflict between actor Steven Berkoff and director William Friedkin that led to the postponement of the Geffen Playhouse’s much anticipated production of “The Birthday Party,” there’s no...
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • 'Naked City: The Complete Series'

    'Naked City: The Complete Series'
    One of television’s most classic police dramas is offered in full, utilizing richly atmospheric New York location filming. It also boasts a truly remarkable roster of guest stars, considering how many actors made appearances early in careers that...
  • Emmys to expand 'In Memoriam' segment for Gandolfini, Monteith and others

    The "In Memoriam" segment at this year's Emmys will be extended, with several actors and a producer receiving special recognition. Among those to be spotlighted are James Gandolfini, whose "Sopranos" costar Edie Falco will speak; "Glee" star Cory...
  • Gandolfini, Monteith, Stapleton, Winters and Goldberg To Receive Special Tributes at Emmys

    James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg will receive special tributes during CBS' broadcast of the Primetime Emmys on Sept. 22. Each of the tributes, which will come in addition to the traditional In...
  • Does Cory Monteith Deserve A Special Emmy Memorial? (Opinion)

    That "Glee" star Cory Monteith will be among an exclusive group of actors getting a special memorial tribute at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday was to be expected given the industry and its fans are still reeling from his recent loss. But it is...
  • Emmys: Cory Monteith Tribute Discussed, Defended by Exec Producer Ken Ehrlich

    The last thing anyone wants is for the Emmy tributes to the passing of major names in television to become controversial. Nevertheless, Primetime Emmys exec producer Ken Ehrlich acknowledged (during a conference call Wednesday) that conflict was fairly...
  • Emmys 2013: What one TV critic would like to see

    Television critics are not part of the television academy, which means we don't get to vote in the Emmys race. Depending on where you're sitting, this is either a very good or a very bad thing. What we do get to do is second-guess, congratulate and...
  • TV Review: Emmy Awards, Hour Two

    As so often happens with award shows, the Emmys couldn't stand prosperity. After a promising opening with a fair amount of energy, the second hour proved listless, bogged down by staged moments, while creating little opportunity for spontaneous ones. OK,...