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Amy Yasbeck knows what it's like to experience an unexpected loss of a loved one.
Following the death of Amy's husband, John Ritter, in 2003, the cast and crew of "8 Simple Rules" made the tough decision to continue on with the show, despite the loss of their leading man.
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TNT and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will present the AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks, a star-studded special celebrating the comedy legend. The highest honor for a career in the movies, the American Film Institute bestowed the honor on Brooks during a black-tie gala held in Hollywood on June 6. Many of Hollywood’s most revered luminaries turned out for the tribute, which will premiere on Saturday, June 15, at 9 p.m.(Et/Pt) and encore on TCM Wednesday, July 24, at 8 p.m. (Et) as part of an all-night tribute to Brooks.
Among the more than 1,000 guests gathered for Brooks were Conan O’Brien, Judd Apatow, Jon Avnet, Roger Bart, Richard Benjamin, James L Brooks, Billy Crystal, Sasha Baron Cohen, Stuart Cornfeld, Bob Daly, Larry David, Robert De Niro, Eugenio Derbez, Carey Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, Teri Garr, Vince Gilligan, Marshall Herskovitz, Dustin Hoffman, »
- Melissa Thompson
One of AOL's biggest series is bringing back its big cars in a big way. Little Women, Big Cars, which follows four soccer moms as they navigate their suburban lives, has returned for a second season on the site's AOL On video portal. The four titular little women are played by actresses Amy Yasbeck, Julie Warner, Kristy Swanson, and Anita Barone, and each one must navigate her own network of current husbands, ex-husbands, boyfriends, daughters, soccer practices, minivans, and all the other elements that compose the lifestyle of your average stay-at-home soccer mom. All nineteen episodes have been released via AOL On Parenting, where they can be viewed in a single, two hour long binge. The first season of Little Women, Big Cars was an instant hit for AOL. Its seventeen installments also saw simultaneous release to the tune of more than 2 million views in just 11 days.
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- Sam Gutelle
This year Funny or Die pranked us with an April Fools joke that would get any lover of the 90s excited followed by immediate letdown. Creating the faux site Kickstart of Die for our favorite dated 90s shows like "Wings," "Sliders," "Dinosaurs," "Family Matters," and "Darkwing Duck," Funny or Die gave us an enjoyable dose of nostalgia while also supporting real charities. On each of the show's fake Kickstarter pages the original casts come together in videos asking for help in turning their memorable shows into movies since, if "Veronica Mars" could do it, why not? In the "Wings" video the casts tell us that the film "Wings: Serenity" has already been partially shot, but still needs $60 million more to finish. But before you pledge your dollars just yet make sure to watch the exclusive clip from the unfinished film in which Steven Weber and Amy Yasbeck try to save »
- Erin Whitney
4 items from 2013
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