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  • Tale of Two Governors, coming soon to a theater near you

    The Coen brothers were struggling to come up with a treatment (Hollywood talk for the outline of a planned production) on their next weird movie. "How are we ever going to top 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' or 'Miller's Crossing' when it comes to...
  • 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...
  • In Memoriam: How the Emmys Tributes Went

    Special tributes during the Primetime Emmys to Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg, each of whom passed away in the past year, came as leadouts to commercials, beginning nearly 30 minutes into the...
  • Emmys: An 'In Memoriam' Post Mortem -- What Went Wrong

    For all the surprising results at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards, it appears their lasting legacy will be, as "Modern Family" exec producer Steve Levitan said, "the saddest Emmys of all time." As much as we cherish the memory of the departed stars, I...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Actress Julie Harris dies at 87; Tony-winning Broadway star

    Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87. Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
  • Memorial Day 2013 TV programming and marathons

     
    Memorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...
  • Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more, with host Seth MacFarlane! The 85th Annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24 ABC, 7pm ET; Red Carpet coverage on E! starting at 5:30pm ET Family Guy funnyman Seth MacFarlane hosts this year's Oscar...
  • Charles Durning: war hero and character actor

     
    The life and art of Charles Durning  are inseparable. He drew on what he had seen to enrich his acting. He had seen a lot as a soldier who survived the D-Day invasion.  His death Monday, at age 89, brought back a flood of movie and TV memories. He...
  • Julie Harris Dead at 87

    Julie Harris, one of Broadway's most honored performers, whose roles ranged from the flamboyant Sally Bowles in "I Am a Camera" to the reclusive Emily Dickinson in "The Belle of Amherst", died Saturday. She was 87. Harris died at her West Chatham, Mass....
  • Julie Harris remembered: She was a familiar face on L.A. stages

    Julie Harris remembered: She was a familiar face on L.A. stages
    Julie Harris, who died Saturday at 87, was often described as a Broadway legend, having received a total of six Tony Awards during her career. But like many stage actresses of her generation, Harris frequently toured and spent a lot of time performing...