May 16, 1990 |
Tracy Ullman, who has won four Emmy Awards for "The Tracy Ullman Show," will not return for a fifth season on Fox Broadcasting Co., the company announced today. "I have decided not to go on with 'The Tracy Ullman Show' after four seasons in which I was constantly challenged and happily tortured by a unique group of people," Ullman said in a statement. "I am proud of the shows we've done and I think we are leaving behind a gem," she said. Executive Producer James L.
January 6, 1988 |
"The Last Emperor" was the most honored drama among Golden Globe nominees announced Tuesday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. with "Broadcast News" and "Moonstruck" heading the list of comedies/musicals. Each of those three films received five nominations--including best picture nominations in their respective categories--while the box-office smash "Fatal Attraction" received four nominations. In nominating film achievements for Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
February 19, 2012 |
The Simpsons of Springfield, U.S.A., will mark their 500th episode as a TV family Sunday. "The Simpsons," in its 23rd season on Fox, is already the longest-running cartoon, the longest-running situation comedy and the longest-running scripted prime-time series in the history of American television. There is something especially improbable about this particular household, with their goggle-eyes and cantilevered overbites and complexions betokening an advanced case of jaundice, claiming these crowns.
January 18, 2004
A number of prominent directors are returning this year after long absences. (That doesn't mean they haven't been busy, only that it's been awhile since the last time their work was seen here on the big screen.) How long is long? Here's a rundown. An eternity: Ingmar Bergman, back with "Saraband," made for Swedish TV (last U.S. theatrical release: "Fanny and Alexander," 1982). Nine years: Mel Gibson, "The Passion of Christ" (last film: "Braveheart").