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Turner Classic Movies ‘Plot Thickens’ Podcast Takes on Lucille Ball

Fabled comedienne Lucille Ball will be the subject of the third installment of the Turner Classic Movies podcast The Plot Thickens, hosted by Ben Mankiewicz, it was announced Wednesday. The 10-episode Ball podcast will premiere in October and feature more than 50 new interviews in an examination of her life, from her early years as […]

Lucille Ball’s Daughter Reflects on ‘I Love Lucy’ Memories, Finding Own Place in Creative Arts

Ahead of 'I Love Lucy' colorized episodes hitting the big screen, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with entertainer Lucie Arnaz about memories from the household of Ball and Arnaz and finding her own place in the creative arts.

Lucille Ball Archives to Be Digitized by National Comedy Center

Handwritten notes and family photographs belonging to Lucille Ball will be digitally preserved as part of a new project being undertaken by the National Comedy Center in the late actress' hometown in western New York.

Rome: Cate Blanchett Says She’s “Obsessed” With “Force of Nature” Lucille Ball

Cate Blanchett previewed her portrayal of Lucille Ball in the upcoming Amazon picture 'Lucy & Desi', which is currently being written by Aaron Sorkin, and talked about the upcoming midterm elections at the 2018 Rome Film Festival.

Jerry Thorpe, Emmy-Winning Director and Producer of ‘Kung Fu,’ Dies at 92

Jerry Thorpe, an executive at Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's Desilu Productions and a co-creator, director and producer on the David Carradine adventure series 'Kung Fu,' died Sept. 25 in Santa Barbara, his family announced. He was 92.

Emmys Flashback: Lucille Ball Received Her Fourth and Final Win in 1968

The Frank Sinatra-hosted ceremony was "one of the fastest-paced Emmy shows in TV Academy history" with over 40 awards presented in one hour and 45 minutes.

National Comedy Center Opens in Lucille Ball’s Hometown

The National Comedy Center is open for laughs in 'I Love Lucy' comedian Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday helped cut the ribbon on the nonprofit center.

Critic’s Picks: A January To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Los Angeles movie lovers can cure the dump-month blues by checking out a Michael Curtiz classic, a screening series devoted to the only female director working in the 1930s in the U.S. and a variety of experimental films.

Tony Terran, Trumpet Player in Desi Arnaz’s Orchestra on ‘I Love Lucy,’ Dies at 90

He also performed with the legendary L.A. session players known as 'The Wrecking Crew.'

Lucille Ball Sculptor on New Polka-Dotted Statue: “I Just Hope Everyone’s Pleased”

Carolyn Palmer is anxious to see what the public's reaction will be to the statue she's created to replace "Scary Lucy."

New Lucille Ball Statue Replacing “Scary Lucy” to Be Unveiled Saturday

Sculptor Carolyn Palmer built the life-size bronze statue for the town of Celoron, N.Y.

‘Scary Lucy’ Statue Inspires New York Mall’s Halloween Display

An actor portraying the statue will be part of the Chautauqua Mall's "Haunting at the Mall" during weekends through Halloween.