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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 Stars One Award Away From an EGOT

A list of the Hollywood stars who just need one award to have an EGOT — an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

Bobby Rydell, Pop Singer and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Actor, Dies at 79

Bobby Rydell, the pop singer and onetime teen idol from Philadelphia who starred opposite Ann-Margret and Dick Van Dyke in Bye Bye Birdie, has died. He was 79. Rydell died Tuesday at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, WPVI-TV in Philadelphia reported. He was still touring and scheduled to perform at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City […]

Norman S. Powell, Emmy-Nominated Producer and Veteran CBS Exec, Dies at 86

Norman S. Powell, the two-time Emmy-nominated producer who worked on such series as The New Dick Van Dyke Show and 24 and, as a longtime CBS executive, greenlighted a pilot for Cagney & Lacey, has died. He was 86. Powell, the son of actors Joan Blondell and Dick Powell, died Wednesday of acute respiratory failure, […]

Garth Brooks Gets Emotional During Kennedy Center Honors Tribute; Debbie Allen, Dick Van Dyke Among Other Honorees

Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, violinist Midori and Dick Van Dyke were lauded Sunday night at the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors, which was more of a scaled-down event than in years past amid the pandemic though no less star-studded. Normally the medallion ceremony is held at the State Department, but this year it was […]

Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke and More Pay Tribute to Carl Reiner in Private Zoom Memorial

Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, received an all-star sendoff during a private memorial Aug. 9.

Mel Brooks, Steve Martin, Jerry Seinfeld, More Stars Pay Tribute to Carl Reiner: “A Master at His Craft”

Hollywood celebrities are paying tribute to Carl Reiner, who died Monday night at the age of 98. The multiple Emmy Award winning writer, director and actor created 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' and directed films like 'The Jerk.'

Carl Reiner, Who Always Left Them Laughing, Dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the quintessential straight man for Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks who based the beloved sitcom 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' on his own life and jump-started Steve Martin’s big-screen career, has died, his assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 98.

Comcast Voice-Remote Rejects “Dick Van Dyke” Search: “I Cannot Handle That Type of Language”

The state-of-the-art Xfinity X1 Voice Remote got snippy when users asked it to play episodes of 'The Dick Van Dyke Show.'

Box Office: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Sings to $4.8M on Opening Day

Rob Marshall's 'Mary Poppins Returns' topped the Wednesday box office with an opening-day dance of $4.8 million.

‘Mary Poppins Returns’: Film Review

The Hollywood Reporter says 'Mary Poppins Returns' is "practically perfect." Read the review of Rob Marshall's sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Dick Van Dyke Reveals He Paid Walt Disney $4,000 to Play Banker in ‘Mary Poppins’

During Thursday's special broadcast 'Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic – A Special Edition of 20/20,' Dick Van Dyke revealed that he had to pay Walt Disney $4,000 to play the banker in the original 1964 film.