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  1. Martin Scorsese to Present AFI Award to Mel Brooks

    6:00 am 5/20/2013

    TCM will air the tribute along with showings of "The Twelve Chairs" and "The Producers."Read more

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  2. TCM Classic Film Fest: Comedy Legend Mel Brooks

    12:11 pm 4/27/2013

    Brooks, 86, speaks with THR's Scott Feinberg about his comedic philosophy, the one subject he will never joke about, his desired legacy and much more. Read more

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  3. Mel Brooks: 'I Was the Quentin Tarantino of My Day' (Video)

    8:00 am 4/23/2013

    In a Q&A with Judd Apatow set to air on SiriusXM's limited-run "Mel Brooks Radio" channel, the comedy legend talks about stirring up controversy with "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers."Read more

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  4. Mel Brooks: 'Blazing Saddles' Couldn't Be Made Today (Video)

    8:02 am 11/16/2012

    The comedy legend tells Jimmy Kimmel about his run-in with a studio executive and the famous pal he hangs out with on a nightly basis.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. Susan Stroman to Shepherd Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway' to Stage

    2:00 pm 6/14/2012

    The five-time Tony Award winner will direct and choreograph the Broadway musical adaptation of Allen's 1994 crime comedy about an aspiring playwright mingling with the Mob.Read more

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  7. Mel Brooks, David Lynch Awarded Honorary AFI Degrees

    11:45 pm 6/13/2012

    32 years after the duo collaborated on "The Elephant Man," Brooks and Lynch reunited to offer graduates words of inspiration.Read more

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  8. Mel Brooks, David Lynch to Get Honorary Degrees From AFI

    6:51 pm 5/29/2012

    The two filmmakers will be honored at the American Film Institute's Conservatory commencement.Read more

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  9. John Calley Remembered at Sony Memorial

    8:38 pm 10/19/2011

    Amy Pascal, Warren Beatty, Mel Brooks, Howard Stringer and Dana Delany were among the speakers at the event honoring the late studio head.Read more

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  10. Mel Brooks Tells 'Stories I've Never Told' in Career DVD Collection

    9:58 am 7/8/2011

    The Entertainment Renaissance man is working on a multi-DVD career retrospective due from Shout! Factory in spring 2012.Read more

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