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  • Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression

    Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression
    I don't think I've seen the kind of shock and national mourning — and outpouring of love — for an entertainment figure that's been generated by the suicide this week of Robin Williams since Michael Jackson's death in 2009. This shouldn't...
  • Robin Williams, more than a star, never seemed to age

    Robin Williams, more than a star, never seemed to age
    One of the drawbacks of a life captured on film is the irrefutable evidence of time passing. The camera can hide many things, but not the fact that people, even famous people, grow old. Right before our eyes. With the possible exception of Robin...
  • Robin Williams ran a comedy marathon at a sprint

    Robin Williams was impossible to confuse with any other comedian. He cited Peter Sellers and “The Goon Show” among his inspirations, but among American comedians, his only obvious forebear (and eventual “Mork and Mindy” costar)...
  • 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...
  • Teaching Arts Feeds Curiosity, Creativity, Connection

    Teaching Arts Feeds Curiosity, Creativity, Connection
    We need to keep teaching the arts in our schools. If art weren't important, all kids' backpacks would be gray. If understanding that colors have names and learning how lines and dots can turn into pictures isn't crucial to the development of...
  • 'America's Got Talent' scores No. 1, 2

    'America's Got Talent' scores No. 1, 2
    When Orlando's Extreme Dance Company performs Tuesday on "America's Got Talent," the troupe can expect a huge hometown audience. The talent contest took three of the Top Five slots last week in the Orlando TV market. This week, "America's Got Talent"...
  • Robin Williams: Five performances to remember

    Robin Williams: Five performances to remember
    It wasn't his first film to do so, but the 1989 drama "Dead Poets Society" reminded millions that Robin Williams was an actor as well as a comic maelstrom as well as a star. The man introduced to those same millions a decade earlier in "Mork & Mindy"...
  • Robin Williams: 'Inside the Actors Studio' salutes him

    Robin Williams: 'Inside the Actors Studio' salutes him
    To salute the late Robin Williams, "Inside the Actors Studio" will repeat its popular episode with the Oscar winner. Viewers can catch James Lipton's interview with Williams at 8 p.m. Thursday on Bravo. Williams demonstrates his gifts as an...
  • Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of firstrun telenovelas, the...
  • 'The Good Lie' and 'A Most Wanted Man' Set To Play at Deauville

    HAUGESUND, Norway- Deauville will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a strong competition lineup of U.S. indies, leading up with Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" and Reese Witherspoon starrer "The Good Lie." The Normandy-set festival will also play...
  • Watch David Letterman's touching tribute to Robin Williams

    Watch David Letterman's touching tribute to Robin Williams
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On Monday night's "Late Show," David Letterman paid tribute to Robin Williams, who died last week while the latenight program was in reruns. The host dedicated a 10-minute segment to Williams, recalling their earliest...