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  1. Steve Martin on Whether 'The Jerk' Would Work in Today's PC Climate

    11:00 am 6/4/2015

    As AFI honors him with its 43rd Life Achievement Award, the actor offers up his own memories about some of the signature roles of his prolific film career and opens up about donning his old King Tut costume for 'SNL's' 40th anniversary and why he's cutting "way back" on Twitter.Read more

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  2. AFI Tribute: Will TNT Censor Wanda Sykes' Off-Color Joke About Michael Douglas?

    8:00 am 6/13/2014

    The crowd fell decidedly silent after the actress-comedian made a quip about Douglas' cancer.Read more

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  3. AFI Awards to Be Presented Jan. 10

    12:01 am 9/17/2013

    The American Film Institute is now accepting submissions for the honors, which will be announced Dec. 9.Read more

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  4. Mel Brooks on Comedy Legends Madeline Kahn and Gene Wilder

    8:52 am 6/3/2013

    The 41st recipient of AFI's highest honor opens up about his six-decade career, late wife Anne Bancroft and why he kept working with the same circle of actors: "You know what they're capable of, how high they can fly."Read more

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  5. Comic King Mel Brooks to Receive 41st AFI Life Achievement Award

    1:55 am 10/5/2012

    The writer-director of "The Producers" and "Blazing Saddles" will be honored at a gala in June that will be broadcast by TNT and Turner Classic Movies.Read more

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  6. AFI Awards 2012 to Take Place January 11

    11:37 am 9/11/2012

    The AFI Awards honorees, representing the best films and TV programs of the year, will be announced Dec. 10, 2012, and awards presented Jan. 11, 2013.Read more

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  7. TV Land to Cut Don Rickles' Obama Joke From Shirley MacLaine AFI Tribute (Exclusive)

    6:17 pm 6/12/2012

    UPDATED: The comic's material will be edited out of the scheduled broadcast on June 24.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Toasts Shirley MacLaine at AFI's 40th Annual Life Achievement Award

    10:34 pm 6/8/2012

    Warren Beatty, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Sally Field all pay tribute to the Oscar-winning actress.Read more

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  9. Shirley MacLaine Named 40th Recipient of AFI Life Achievement Award

    11:50 am 10/9/2011

    The six-time Oscar nominee won the Academy Award for best actress in 1984 for her role in "Terms of Endearment."Read more

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