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Harriet Halpern Beck, Longtime Entertainment Attorney, Dies at 80

Harriet Halpern Beck, a veteran attorney and TV executive who represented Laugh-In producer George Schlatter and worked on deals for Saturday morning kids shows, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long illness, a publicist announced. She was 80. Upon graduation from Loyola Marymount University law school in 1980, Beck landed a job as a […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast: Hollywood Reporter Experts on Emmy Noms; George Schlatter Interview

Matthew Belloni, Daniel Fienberg, Lesley Goldberg and Michael O'Connell join Scott Feinberg for a discussion about Tuesday morning's big announcement, and then the legendary TV producer George Schlatter reflects on the highs and lows of his 60 years in showbiz.

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

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 detail

Larry King, Kirk Douglas Among Star-Studded George Schlatter Tribute

Diana Ross, Barbara Sinatra and George Hamilton were also in attendance to honor the the prolific TV director on Wednesday night.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Honors Sumner Redstone and Dana Walden

Leslie Moonves and Sherry Lansing were among the guests who turned out to fete the honorees for their commitment to the charitable organization.

Hollywood Remembers Phyllis Diller: ‘She Was a Pioneer’

Carol Burnett, Carl Reiner and "Laugh-In's" George Schlatter recall her patented laugh and her golden touch with jokes: "You never saw Phyllis Diller and didn't at least smile," Reiner tells THR.