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  1. The Story of Joan Rivers: 24 Famous Friends From Dick Cavett to Donald Trump Construct Stunning Oral History for THR

    8:00 am 9/10/2014

    First she broke ground in 1965 as a 'Tonight Show' guest. "Women were the butt of the joke. They didn't do the joke," says George Schlatter. Later, she hosted her own show, mourned her husband's suicide and shook up the red carpet. From the touching (delivering meals to those with AIDS) to the outrageous (she yelled into the ear of a coma patient, "Wake up, you stupid bitch!"), Rivers' life is reconstructed in never-told detailRead more

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  2. The Palm Razing Its Famous Caricature Wall

    9:00 am 8/30/2014

    The images of faces from Jack Nicholson to Johnny Carson won't be moving to the restaurant's new locationRead more

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  3. 'Cheers' Bar Finally Finds a Museum Home

    9:01 am 8/5/2014

    TV ephemera collector James Comisar has obtained the iconic set from CBS after two decades of hounding the network.Read more

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  4. Study: Jimmy Fallon Spends Less Time Talking Than Jay Leno, Late Night Peers

    4:26 pm 7/9/2014

    The latest "Tonight Show" host spends more time than his predecessor on comedy bits and music.Read more

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  5. 'An Honest Liar': Provincetown Review

    7:23 pm 6/30/2014

    This examination of the crusade against fraudsters by magician James "The Amazing" Randi won the Audience Award for best feature at the recent AFI Docs Festival in Washington, D.C.Read more

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  6. Controversial Charlton Heston USPS Stamp Not Yet a Done Deal

    3:14 pm 2/21/2014

    A leaked document says the polarizing actor-activist along with some music, sports and political icons will each be featured on their own stamps, but a Postal Service spokesman says it's too early to say for sure.Read more

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  7. How Johnny Carson Nearly Quit 'Tonight' and Scored TV's Richest Deal Ever (Book Excerpt)

    8:30 am 10/9/2013

    Henry Bushkin, the legend's lawyer, reveals clandestine talks with ABC at Joan Rivers' house, the star's personal dramas and how they ended up with one of the most outrageous contracts in television history.Read more

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  8. NBC's Johnny Carson Miniseries Hinges on Family's Blessing

    7:00 am 9/25/2013

    Fresh from controversy around the Hillary Clinton miniseries, now on hold, NBC Entertainment chair Bob Greenblatt promises: "We're not going to do this without the family."Read more

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  9. NBC Developing Johnny Carson Miniseries

    10:20 am 9/19/2013

    UPDATED: The project will be based on the Bill Zehme bio "Carson the Magnificent: An Intimate Portrait."Read more

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