April 19, 2013 |
Kristen Wiig says she felt "a little lost" after leaving "Saturday Night Live" to pursue other endeavors. Wiig, 39, exited the show in May with an emotional waltz with Mick Jagger and send-off from Jon Hamm. And about a year after her departure, our favorite Target lady is opening up about adjusting to living post-"Live. " "The show was seven years of my life and a six-day work week, and you're constantly with your friends all day, all night," she told Access Hollywood at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Thursday.
February 14, 2013
EVENTS Dita Von Teese is thought to have helped make burlesque popular again — probably because her sexy dance act never gets old. See what all the fuss is about when Von Teese makes a stop at the House of Blues during her "Strip, Strip Hooray Variety Show. " House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 8:30 p.m. Fri. $35. (323) 848-5100; http://www.houseofblues.com
January 11, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES The Graham Norton Show: Josh Groban, Billie Piper and Frank Skinner are guests on a new episode of the variety show featuring a performance by Example (7 and 10 p.m. BBC America). SPECIALS The 2013 Miss America Competition: Brooke Burke-Charvet and Chris Harrison return as hosts one of television's oldest unscripted competitive shows.
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November 20, 2012 |
Bonnie Lynn Fields, who danced and sang her way into pop-culture posterity as one of Walt Disney's Mouseketeers, died Saturday in Richmond, Ind. She was 68. Fields, a heavy smoker earlier in her life, was diagnosed with throat cancer about two years ago, according to her friend and former student Emily Kay Tillman. The South Carolina native was 12 when she was offered a prized slot on "The Mickey Mouse Club," the children's variety show that launched the careers of Annette Funicello and others.
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November 9, 2012 |
Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85. Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of bladder cancer, according to family spokeswoman Jenna Illies. In addition to co-creating, writing and producing "Hee Haw," the Canadian-born Peppiatt, along with his writing and producing partner John Aylesworth, became one of TV's top producers during the 1960s and '70s in the variety show genre, developing programs for several top stars, including Jackie Gleason, Andy Williams and Sonny and Cher.
October 27, 2012 |
MIAMI - Don Francisco is running late to his own party - peculiar, considering he arrived six hours before it started. One of Latin America's top entertainment personalities is holed up in his dressing room at Univision's studios as frenzied fans just outside line a red carpet where celebrities are slowly making their way into the big show. As he quietly watches the procession on his dressing room monitor, his longtime assistant begins the intricate ritual of preparing his pre-show meal that includes branzini fish with rocoto chile paste and a tossed salad.