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MeTV will pay tribute to Carl Reiner with a month-long presentation of his favorite episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show that starts Sunday 7/5 at 10pm ET/PT and continues every Sunday night at the same time throughout the month of July

June 30, 2020 — The MeTV Network will celebrate legendary writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a special, month-long presentation of his favorite episodes of  The Dick Van Dyke Show. The tribute begins this Sunday, July 5 at 10p … Continue reading

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via Decades Network: DECADES will dedicate its July 11-12 Weekend Binge to Carl Reiner with classic episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show, plus it will air the original pilot episode, Head of the Family, and Reiner’s interview with Dick Cavett on Friday, July 10 as part of a special two-hour programming block

June 30, 2020 — The DECADES Network will celebrate legendary writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a special weekend binge of 15-time Emmy award winning sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. The tribute begins Friday, July 10 at 9p … Continue reading

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Carl Reiner not only took to Twitter, but his frequent musings on all walks of daily life gave his followers glimpses of his brand of humor and an unfiltered window into his mind

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via Variety: Comedy legend Carl Reiner dies at age 98

via @Variety: Comedy legend @carlreiner dies, age 98 #TheDickVanDykeShow #YourShowofShows #OhGod #EnterLaughing #TheJerk #2000YearOldMan To quote @KPCC host @JGHorn @TheFrame his brand of humor was smart, sophisticated, layered yet also seemed effortless https://t.co/z2TkHyU5za — ed robertson (@tvconfidential) June 30, 2020 … Continue reading

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via Comedy Hall of Fame: Premiering tonight on WNET Channel 13 in New York: SID CAESAR: ON THE LANGUAGE OF COMEDY, a new documentary featuring intimate, never-before-seen interviews with Caesar from the archives of the Comedy Hall of Fame. SID CAESAR: ON THE LANGUAGE OF COMEDY will also become available for viewing on demand on PBS Passport beginning Monday 7/22

New York, NY — For more than 50 years, public television has provided unsurpassed access to the performing arts, including the very best of theater, dance, opera, classical, jazz, popular music, and comedy. Now, New York metro-area public television station … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned Original Airdates: Sept. 21-24, 2018 First hour: A tribute to film and television actor Burt Reynolds featuring highlights from previously broadcast conversations with people who knew and worked with him, including actors Richard … Continue reading

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via Shout! Factory: Sid Caesar: The Works, a new in-depth five-DVD set coming Tuesday 9/4 from Shout! Factory, hails the man who made sketch comedy what it is today while also paving the way for such shows as Saturday Night Live. Customers who order Sid Caesar: The Works directly from Shout! Factory will receive the bonus disc, Sid Caesar: Extra Portion

Los Angeles, CA – Shout! Factory commemorates the career of influential comic trailblazer Sid Caesar with its latest DVD package, Sid Caesar: The Works, a five-DVD set spanning 1950 to 2014. Sid Caesar: The Works contains more than eleven hours of fan favorites … Continue reading

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