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Carol Burnett to Guest-Star on ‘Better Call Saul’ in Final Season

Carol Burnett is set to guest-star in the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul. The beloved entertainer will play the character of Marion in the Sony Pictures Television series for AMC. “I’m thrilled to be a part of my favorite show,” Burnett said in a statement. Burnett guest-starring follows news that Bryan Cranston […]

Carol Burnett, Steve Carell Toast Julie Andrews at AFI Life Achievement Gala: “A Great Dame In Every Sense of the Word”

After a two-year pandemic delay, Julie Andrews was finally honored with AFI’s Life Achievement Award on Thursday, in a star-studded celebration that included Carol Burnett, Steve Carell, Gwen Stefani and Cynthia Erivo. The 86-year-old star of The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins and The Princess Diaries made a rare public appearance at the Dolby Theatre […]

Carol Burnett to Star Opposite Kristen Wiig in Apple’s ‘Mrs. American Pie’

Carol Burnett is returning to television. The beloved entertainer has booked the starring role, opposite Kristen Wiig, in the Apple scripted comedy series Mrs. American Pie. Created by Abe Sylvia (Dead to Me) and ordered straight to series in February, the comedy is set in the early 1970s and revolves around Maxine Simmons’ (Wiig) attempt […]

George Shapiro, Personal Manager and ‘Seinfeld’ Producer, Dies at 91

George Shapiro, the Bronx-born personal manager and champion of comedy who teamed with his late business partner, Howard West, to bring the iconic sitcom Seinfeld to television, has died. He was 91. Shapiro died Thursday evening of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills, a publicist announced. Shapiro and West also helped guide the […]

Hollywood Flashback: 40 Years Ago, Little Orphan Annie Leaped Onto the Big Screen

Annie, Columbia Pictures’ lavish 1982 adaptation of the Broadway musical about the plucky, ever-optimistic orphan, appeared to crisscross New York City, from Radio City Music Hall to Daddy Warbucks’ Fifth Avenue mansion (his opulent digs were filmed at a 1929 mansion in New Jersey that’s now part of Monmouth University). But the bulk of the […]

Golden Globes: Norman Lear to Receive Carol Burnett Award

The 98-year-old will become only the third recipient of the HFPA's highest honor for work in TV.

Carol Burnett Granted Temporary Custody of Teenage Grandson

A court has granted Carol Burnett temporary custody of her teenage grandson as the boy's mother struggles with substance abuse.

Olympia Dukakis, Kaye Ballard Docs Set for Virtual Premieres (Exclusive)

Abramorama is set to give feature documentaries on Olympia Dukakis and Kaye Ballard a series of virtual premieres to honor iconic women of the theater.

Roger Beatty, Emmy-Winning Writer on ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ Dies at 87

Roger Beatty, who won five Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' died April 6 at his home in Palm Desert, California, of prostate cancer, his family announced. He was 87.

Lyle Waggoner, Actor on ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ and ‘Wonder Woman,’ Dies at 84

Lyle Waggoner, the actor with the leading man looks who spent seven seasons on 'The Carol Burnett Show' before portraying versions of Steve Trevor a generation apart on 'Wonder Woman,' has died. He was 84.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Bob Mackie (‘The Cher Show’)

Bob Mackie joins The Hollywood Reporter's 'Awards Chatter' podcast to reflect on his famous clients, his most iconic outfits and finally being accepted by the fashion world establishment.

Carol Burnett, John Mulaney Set for Just for Laughs’ JFL42 Festival

Legendary comedian and TV icon Carol Burnett is set to bring her solo show to the Just for Laughs comedy festival's Toronto showcase in September, along with Peter Davidson, Jonathan Van Ness and John Mulaney.