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via National Comedy Center: The NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER will commemorate the centennial birthday of CARL REINER this summer by launching a new exhibit honoring the life and career of the Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director, and comic genius. CARL REINER: KEEP LAUGHING will open on Friday 7/1. The National Commedy will also celebrate Reiner’s life with a special event, in conjunction with the renowned Chautauqua Institution, that will take place on Wednesday 7/27. Carl Reiner would have turned 100 on Sunday 3/20

Jamestown, NY — March 18, 2021 — As the world remembers the late comedy legend Carl Reiner on his 100th birthday this Sunday, March 20, the National Comedy Center — the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner, and Lucas Reiner will donate the archives of comedy legend CARL REINER to the NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER, including rare creative papers, scripts and artifacts that span Reiner’s seven-decade career as a writer, director, producer, author and performer. The National Comedy Center will also name its Archival and Preservation Department in memory of Carl Reiner

Jamestown, NY – March 19, 2021 – The National Comedy Center, the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy, announced today that it will become the home of comedy legend Carl Reiner’s archives. The Reiner … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: National Comedy Center will honor advisory board member Carl Reiner at this year’s Virtual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, which takes place Friday 8/14 thru Sunday 8/30. Virtual festival will also feature conversations with Jimmy Fallon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Weird” Al Yankovic, Tiffany Haddish, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Margaret Cho, and more. All programs will be streamed, for free, at ComedyCenter.org/Festival, as well via Facebook Live

Jamestown,  NY—August 12, 2020—The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—recently named the “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today—will present its acclaimed Lucille Ball Comedy Festival virtually this year, featuring conversations with a diverse … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 470.6 with guest Jeff Abraham is now available online for listening on demand

The Show Won’t Go On, Part 2 Original Airdates: Nov. 1-3, 2019 TVC 470.6: Part 2 of Tony and Ed’s conversation with comedy historian Jeff Abraham, co-author (along with Burt Kearns) of The Show Won’t Go On: The Most Shocking, … Continue reading

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Ruta Lee, The Emperor, and The Marx Brothers on TV: Next on TVC

Singer/actress Ruta Lee and actor Roman Mitichyan will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 1-3 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 11/1 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, 7pm PT … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 466 with guest Jeff Abraham is now available online for listening on demand

99 Performers Who Died Onstage Original Airdates: Oct. 4-6, 2019 TVC 466.2: Ed and Tony welcome Jeff Abraham, comedy historian and co-author, along with Burt Kearns, of The Show Won’t Go On: The Most Shocking, Bizarre, and Historic Deaths of … Continue reading

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Ed Asner, Peter Onorati, plus the Most Dangerous Profession in Showbiz: Next on TVC

Actors Ed Asner and Peter Onorati and author and comedy historian Jeff Abraham will join us on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Oct. 4-6 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 10/4 7pm ET, 4pm PT … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Jeff Abraham, comedy historian and co-author of THE SHOW WON’T GO ON: The Most Shocking, Bizarre, and Historic Deaths of Performers Onstage, on the most dangerous profession ever among entertainers (and, no, it’s not what you think). THE SHOW WON’T GO ON is available wherever books are sold through Chicago Review Press

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