Comedian Charlie Callas Dead In Las Vegas At 83

By Ken Ritter, Associated Press LAS VEGAS – Charlie Callas, a versatile comedian and sidekick whose zany faces and antics made him a regular for more than four decades on television, in films and on casino stages, has died in Las Vegas. He was 83. A son, Mark Callas, tells The Associated Press that Callas […]

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Drew Carey Shares Political Ideas with Cleveland Council

By MEGHAN BARR Associated Press Writer CLEVELAND — Comedian Drew Carey, wearing a loud black-and-white checkered blazer, marched into City Hall in his hometown on Thursday and told council members what they’re doing wrong. Respectfully, of course. “I don’t envy anybody at this table,” Carey said during the three-hour-long discussion. “I know what’s it like […]

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Radio Show By Steve Harvey Coming to TV

NEW YORK Comic Steve Harvey is bringing his morning radio show to television. The simulcast will begin this fall on Centric, the spinoff network to BET that appeals to older viewers. BET also said Wednesday that Academy Award winner Mo’Nique will return for a second season of late-night comedy. BET says it will also take […]

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Sarah Palin’s New Gig: Late-Night Comedian

BURBANK, Calif. Sarah Palin says she’s going to play Tina Fey in an upcoming Las Vegas show. Just kidding. The former Republican vice presidential nominee turned into a standup comic on Jay Leno’s ‘Tonight Show‘ stage Tuesday, dropping one-liners about the White House, Congress and Fey – the ‘Saturday Night Live‘ star known for her […]

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