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  • David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman getting Kennedy Center Honors

     
    Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman and rock band Led Zeppelin will receive the Kennedy Center Honors in December. Bluesman Buddy Guy and ballerina Natalia Makarova are the other honorees. This year marks the awards' 35th...
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 6:05 a.m.  Comedian Paul Rodriguez is serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Laugh Factory.  He'll give you and Johnny B the details.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Mike McConnell wants to hear about...
  • SNL's Kenan Thompson Brings His Stand-Up Act to the Jorgensen in Storrs

    SNL's Kenan Thompson Brings His Stand-Up Act to the Jorgensen in Storrs
    It's taken Kenan Thompson (pictured) seven years to become a breakout performer on Saturday Night Live. But over the years, few cast members have been as consistently funny, their recurring characters as memorable, or their short time in the spotlight...
  • Bill Cosby Does Stand-Up at The Palace Theatre in Stamford on March 16

    Bill Cosby Does Stand-Up at The Palace Theatre in Stamford on March 16
    In 1965, Bill Cosby played the leading role in "I Spy," becoming the first African American to co-star on a television series and winning three consecutive Emmys in the process. In the '70s, he created the cartoons "Fat Albert" and "The Cosby Kids,"...
  • Sam Denoff dies at 83; Emmy-winning writer

    Sam Denoff dies at 83; Emmy-winning writer
    Sam Denoff, an Emmy-winning writer on the classic sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show" who helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy "That Girl," has died. He was 83. Denoff, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Friday at his home in Brentwood, said his son,...
  • Wynton Marsalis swings for the fences

    Wynton Marsalis swings for the fences
    Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...
  • Hal Kanter dies at 92; Emmy-winning comedy writer, director

    Hal Kanter dies at 92; Emmy-winning comedy writer, director
    Hal Kanter, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, and a director and producer whose career included writing for Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, directing Elvis Presley and creating a landmark 1960s TV series starring Diahann Carroll, has died. He was 92....
  • Stanley Robertson dies at 85; pioneering black TV executive

    Stanley Robertson dies at 85; pioneering black TV executive
    Stanley Robertson, who broke color barriers as a pioneering black network television program executive at NBC in the 1960s and '70s and later as a movie studio production executive, has died. He was 85. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Stanley...
  • Andy Rooney dies at 92; curmudgeonly commentator on '60 Minutes'

    Andy Rooney dies at 92; curmudgeonly commentator on '60 Minutes'
    Andy Rooney, CBS News' longtime resident curmudgeon whose whimsical and acerbic essays on "60 Minutes" turned the rumpled writer into an unlikely — and reluctant — TV celebrity, died Friday night, only weeks after retiring from the show. He...
  • PASSINGS: Simon MacCorkindale, Janet MacLachlan

    PASSINGS: Simon MacCorkindale, Janet MacLachlan
    Simon MacCorkindale British actor was on CBS' 'Falcon Crest' Simon MacCorkindale, 58, a British stage and screen actor who starred in the 1983 NBC-TV series "Manimal" and was a regular on CBS' "Falcon Crest," died of bowel cancer Thursday at a London...
  • James Moody dies at 85; jazz saxophonist and flutist

    James Moody dies at 85; jazz saxophonist and flutist
    James Moody, a jazz saxophonist and flutist whose improvised solo on a recording of the song "I'm in the Mood for Love" became a jazz classic, died Thursday in San Diego, where he had lived in recent years. He was 85 and had pancreatic cancer. His...
  • Clarice Taylor dies at 93; actress played Grandmother Huxtable on 'Cosby Show'

    Clarice Taylor dies at 93; actress played Grandmother Huxtable on 'Cosby Show'
    Clarice Taylor, an actress best known for portraying the self-possessed Grandmother Huxtable on the hit television sitcom "The Cosby Show," died Monday. She was 93. Taylor died of congestive heart failure at her home in Englewood., N.J., said Ulysses...