Cheney, Pryor Get ‘Closeup’ Profiles on Showtime

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says it’s launching a new documentary showcase, with Dick Cheney and the late Richard Pryor among the first to be profiled. The cable channel told the Television Critics Association on Monday that the series titled “Closeup” will offer provocative studies of culturally significant people. Among the first films will […]

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Tracy Morgan Gives Personal Apology In Nashville

By CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A stone-faced Tracy Morgan delivered a personal apology Tuesday to audience members in Tennessee who were offended by his anti-gay remarks during a stand-up routine earlier this month. The comedian and actor returned to Nashville to meet with gay rights advocates and attendees of the show, […]

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Eddie Murphy to Star in Richard Pryor Biopic

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Eddie-Murphy-Raw/10233/824139665/Eddie-Murphy-Raw/embed 420 355] . We all remember Eddie Murphy: Raw, right? His 1987 stand-up comedy special when he was in his prime? You can’t forget the classic bit where Eddie talks about what an inspiration Richard Pryor was to him, to the point of backing him up when Bill Cosby chastised him for being […]

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Interview: Laurence Mark, Producer of the 81st Annual Academy Awards Show

There has been a lot of talk (and a specific LACK of talk) about 81st Annual Academy Awards telecast, which will be hosted by Hugh Jackman (whom you can see starring opposite Ashley Judd in Someone Like You right here on Fancast). The minds behind the scenes have promised some significant changes to the presentation, […]

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