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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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