Stars Align for Telethon to Aid US Veterans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Connie Francis, Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna are joining forces to help raise money for veterans suffering the wounds of war. The trio will host the Homeward Bound telethon to benefit victims of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. The four-hour event, airing at 7 p.m. EST Sunday on the […]

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Alda, Lear Honored at 40th International Emmys

NEW YORK (AP) — “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy paid tribute at the International Emmy Awards Monday night to television legends Norman Lear and Alan Alda, whose cutting-edge, socially-conscious shows in the ’70s changed the face of television. Unlike previous years when Britain dominated the awards honoring excellence in television production outside the U.S., the winners […]

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Ben Stiller Signs on for HBO Comedy Pilot; Alan Alda in Talks to Co-Star

Ben Stiller has signed on for the HBO pilot “All Talk,” and “M*A*S*H” star Alan Alda is in talks to co-star with him, an individual familiar with the project confirms to TheWrap. The pilot, written by “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” author Jonathan Safran Foer, will focus on a Jewish family living in Washington, D.C. […]

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A Sneak Peak In To Season 2 Of ‘The Big C’

By Lesley Goldberg LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – While Laura Linney’s Cathy Jamison denied her cancer diagnosis during Season 1 of the U.S. cable network Showtime dark comedy “The Big C” made for compelling drama, things changed in the finale when she shared the news with her family. When her moody son Adam (Gabriel Basso) […]

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SNL’s Bill Hader: Stefon-Gaga Collaboration ‘Could Happen’

Ever since Lady Gaga was announced as SNL‘s season finale musical guest, one question has lingered: Will she go on Weekend Update with Stefon? Combine Gaga’s obvious dramatic flair and New York gay club roots with the flamboyant “City Correspondent’s” oddball club kid persona, and you have a match made in bizarre party heaven.  Bill […]

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