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Adam Sandler to Receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

One of comedy’s highest honors is headed Adam Sandler’s way. The superstar comedian has been selected to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The Hustle star will receive the honor during a gala ceremony at Washington, D.C.’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on March 19. The Mark Twain Prize “recognizes […]

David Davis, Writer-Producer on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ ‘Rhoda,’ ‘The Bob Newhart Show’ and ‘Taxi,’ Dies at 86

David Davis, the Emmy-winning writer and producer whose heyday in the 1970s included invaluable work on the enduring network sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, The Bob Newhart Show and Taxi, has died. He was 86. Davis died Friday in Los Angeles, his daughter Samantha Davis-Friedman told The Hollywood Reporter. Survivors include his wife, […]

Stephen C. Grossman, ‘Newhart’ Producer, Dies at 76

Stephen C. Grossman, who served in various producing capacities on all eight seasons of the acclaimed 1982-90 CBS sitcom Newhart, died Thursday in Palm Desert of coronavirus complications, his wife, Joan, announced. He was 76. Grossman also worked with Bob Newhart on two other CBS shows, Bob, which aired from 1992-93, and George & Leo, […]