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Ramblin Rhodes: Film stars cut their acting teeth in Augusta plays

...Torn from the acting bug. He went on to win six Emmy Award nominations for portraying a TV show producer on The Larry Sanders Show and an Emmy in 1996 for a guest role on the TV series Chicago Hope . He also has been in films including The Beastmaster...
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'Dyn-O-Mite!' TV Land lists the 100 greatest television catchphrases

...Stewart, The Daily Show) "Here's Johnny!" (Ed McMahon, The Tonight Show) "Hey now!" (Hank Kingsley, The Larry Sanders Show) "Hey hey hey!" (Dwayne Nelson, What's Happening!!) "Hey hey hey!" (Fat Albert, Fat Albert...
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'Friends' harassment suit takes on Hollywood tradition

LOS ANGELES - Writer Janis Hirsch faced a painful ritual at one sitcom: She'd get a tap on the shoulder from one or another male colleague, turn around and find them exposing themselves.
Ten secrets of a highly absorbent SpongeBob movie

...father from the Emmy-winning comedy "Arrested Development" and the pathetic "Hey, now!" announcer from "The Larry Sanders Show," said he shares the follicle-challenged scalp of the character, but not his insecurities. "I don't have...
Denis Leary strikes sparks with a drama about firemen

NEW YORK -- In the new FX drama "Rescue Me," Denis Leary stars as Tommy Gavin, a Manhattan firefighter saving lives and helping keep his city safe.
Robin Quivers feeling great, even with the FCC on her back

NEW YORK -- In the mid-'80s, Howard Stern and Robin Quivers had one major concern: Staying on the air.
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...when he had a mustache) or remember him as Hank "Hey Now!" Kingsley, Garry Shandling's sidekick on "The Larry Sanders" show. "The only thing I don't like - and this is going to sound disingenuous - is that sometimes people get stuck...
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TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

...stars as the relatively sane Michael Bluth, while a wonderful supporting cast includes Jeffrey Tambor ("The Larry Sanders Show") as his corporate-crook father, who loves the camaraderie of prison; Portia De Rossi ("Ally McBeal...
'Downer' show: Maybe half empty, maybe half full

In the past couple of years, Fox's "Family Guy" and "Titus" were the perfect series for viewers suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder. Both go off on quick, weird tangents perfect for the ADD age. How could a TV show get any more frenetic, jumping from a main story to a flashback and back again in a matter of mere seconds? The answer can be found in NBC's "The Downer Channel" (8:30 p.m. Tuesday), a comedy show with sketches so short they're barely brush strokes.
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It's true -- Stewart is headed for Comedy Central

This time Jon Stewart is taking over. Really. We know you've heard the 36-year-old comedian and talk-show host's name mentioned in the past in connection with other shows, rumors that turned out to be untrue. But this job is a lock. Mr. Stewart joins Comedy Central today as host of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. He'll step in for the departing Craig Kilborn, who, after 2 1/2 years, is going to CBS to replace Tom Snyder as host of The Late Late Show, beginning this spring. So how did it all come to pass?
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