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  • 'No, No' on Dock Ellis a very good pitch

    Robin Williams joked about Dock Ellis pitching a no-hitter on LSD. Johnny Carson worked the famous curlers into his monologue one night, and to hear Dock tell it, everyone knew if he was pitching, he would be high. The only question: How high? He once...
  • Hollywood Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers: 'One of a Kind'

    Hollywood Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers: 'One of a Kind'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers died on Thursday after going into cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, and Hollywood quickly took to social media to pay their condolences. "She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by...
  • SiriusXM to Broadcast 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    SiriusXM announced Friday that it will start broadcasting syndicated daytime talker "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" beginning Sept. 8 along with the new season. The satellite radio provider will air the audiocast on channel 109 at 10 a.m. weekdays, with a...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Saving Mr. Banks' on Starz

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Saving Mr. Banks' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES CNN Spotlight This new episode...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Near Death Experience'

    In some sense, all of anarchic French duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern's films are road movies: In "Aaltra," "Louise-Michel," "Mammuth" and "Le Grand Soir," misfit characters split with society, veer off into the wilderness and wreak black-comedy...
  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • EOne Inks Digital Distribution Pact with Vimeo for Robin Williams 'Merry Friggin' Christmas,' Other Titles

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Entertainment One Films U.S. signed a distribution agreement with digital-video site Vimeo covering day-and-date release of four fall features -- including "A Merry Friggin' Christmas," starring the late Robin Williams -- as...
  • Disney Channel Top-Rated Network Among Kids for Third Straight Summer

    Disney Channel, boosted by a pair of original movies and popular new comedy series "Girl Meets World," has emerged as television's most popular total-day network among kids -- as well as cable's most popular overall -- for a third straight summer....
  • Robin Williams tribute special to air on PBS

    Robin Williams tribute special to air on PBS
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Stars and friends of Robin Williams will share memories of the late comedian in "Robin Williams Remembered -- A Pioneers of Television Special." The one-hour special will feature Williams' last full-length television...
  • iTunes Seals Deal With Middle East Distributor Front Row

    VENICE - Prominent Dubai-based independent Middle East film distributor, Front Row Filmed Entertainment has sealed a deal with iTunes under which it will act as an aggregator for independent Arabic and Bollywood distribution companies who aim to make...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Swings to Top of Video Charts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures' "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" swung to an easy No. 1 debut on all three national home video charts for the week ending Aug. 24. The sequel - which earned $202.9 million in U.S. theaters - bumped Lionsgate's...
  • David Letterman pays emotional tribute to Robin Williams

    David Letterman pays emotional tribute to Robin Williams
    Of all the late-night hosts, David Letterman had the closest and longest personal connection to Robin Williams. Though Letterman was on vacation last week, he made sure to pay tribute to his friend on Monday's show. Williams was found dead in his...