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July 9, 2004 | From a Times staff writer
Steven Knight and Tony Kushner won $25,000 each Thursday at the annual Humanitas Prizes, given to movie and TV writers whose scripts "entertain and enrich the viewing public." Knight won for the feature film "Dirty Pretty Things"; Kushner was honored for HBO's "Angels in America." Other winners included Barbara Hall for the pilot episode of CBS' "Joan of Arcadia" and JacQui Clay for an installment of Fox's "The Bernie Mac Show."
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ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2006 | Greg Braxton
Fox's struggling "The Bernie Mac Show" marked its 100th episode Friday, but viewers did not join in the celebration. Despite increased promotion for the telecast, the comedy matched its lowest ratings of the season, drawing just over 3.2 million viewers. The sitcom, in its fifth season, scored the same level of viewers in its Dec. 2 episode. Once one of the highlights of the Fox schedule, the series was the lowest-ranked live-action prime-time network series from last season to be renewed.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 11, 2003 | Greg Braxton
Screenplays for the movies "Antwone Fisher" and "Whale Rider" and an episode of the TV drama, "The Practice" were among the winners of 2003 Humanitas Awards, the annual movie and TV writing honors established by the late Father Ellwood "Bud" Kieser. The awards were presented Thursday at a luncheon in Universal City.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 2003
It's Fox's turn to grit its teeth and broadcast the Sept. 21 ceremony, which this year has the potential to be a virtual infomercial for HBO. But with major nominations for such key series as "24," "The Bernie Mac Show" and "American Idol," Fox Entertainment President Gail Berman is pleased. "This is the cherry on the cake of what we've been trying to do," Berman said. "We've been told by many in the industry that we're doing HBO-quality shows....
ENTERTAINMENT
September 30, 2003 | Greg Braxton
The Fox network on Monday announced several programming moves, including shifting its new drama "The O.C." from Thursdays to Wednesdays and delaying the new comedy "The Ortegas" until midseason. Network executives had previously planned for "The O.C." to air Thursdays at 9 p.m. when it returns to the prime-time schedule following the baseball playoffs. That would have pitted the youth-oriented drama against CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and NBC's "Will & Grace."
ENTERTAINMENT
September 26, 2006
The Museum of Television & Radio will hold a series of discussions between TV writer-producers and the people who helped inspire them. The Comedy Conversations series kicks off Wednesday with Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") and Larry Wilmore ("The Bernie Mac Show") playing host to early TV icon Sid Caesar. The series continues Nov. 13 with Steve Levitan ("Just Shoot Me") talking to the creators of "Cheers," James Burrows and brothers Glen and Les Charles, and Nov.
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