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15 items from 2016


Wayne Newton Jokes He Checks the Sizes of Bras Thrown at Him: 'I Evaluate Them Before I React'

29 April 2016 4:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Wayne Newton is used to women throwing their undergarments at him on stage. The legendary entertainer, who took a few years off from performing in Las Vegas, has returned to the strip with an all-new, original production, Wayne Newton: Up Close & Personal. "I've been doing shows other places, and people always ask about Las Vegas," he tells People in this week's issue. "We just thought it would be fun to do a retrospective." The new show is interactive and "set up so that the people are kind of right in my lap, and I'm in theirs," Newton adds. "It »

- Julie Jordan, @juliejordanc

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Wayne Newton Jokes He Checks the Sizes of Bras Thrown at Him: 'I Evaluate Them Before I React'

29 April 2016 4:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Wayne Newton is used to women throwing their undergarments at him on stage. The legendary entertainer, who took a few years off from performing in Las Vegas, has returned to the strip with an all-new, original production, Wayne Newton: Up Close & Personal. "I've been doing shows other places, and people always ask about Las Vegas," he tells People in this week's issue. "We just thought it would be fun to do a retrospective." The new show is interactive and "set up so that the people are kind of right in my lap, and I'm in theirs," Newton adds. "It »

- Julie Jordan, @juliejordanc

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TV Review: ‘Dice’

4 April 2016 7:15 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

There’s a strong element of nostalgia in “Dice,” Showtime’s nobody-was-really-asking-for-this comedy featuring Andrew Dice Clay — and that’s just in the opening credits. Starting with footage of the controversial comic from his arena-filling heyday, the series proceeds to introduce him, not very imaginatively, as a slightly worn-down version of himself, eking out a living while enduring various indignities in the colorful confines of Las Vegas. The show has its moments, spread over six episodes, but as showbiz perches goes, this one is hardly the top of the world, ma.

Dice” presents Clay as an insecure and misunderstood funny man, one who seldom misses an opportunity to remind people that he’s Andrew, not the boorish guy he played on stage. Eschewing much of a support system, in terms of series regulars, the show flanks him only with a live-in girlfriend (played by comic Natasha Leggero, who deserves better »

- Brian Lowry

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Showtime Offers Free Online Preview of ‘Dice’ Pilot, ‘House of Lies’ Premiere

1 April 2016 11:48 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Showtime has made the first episode of its Andrew Dice Clay comedy  and the fifth season premiere of “House of Lies” available for free online prior to their April 10 linear bows in an effort to generate sampling and buzz for both series.

The episodes, cleaned up to meet at TV-14 rating, were made available Friday through Amazon, Apple, YouTube, Hulu, Roku, PlayStation Vue and other streaming platforms.

Inspired by his real life, “Dice” focuses on comedian Clay as he moves his family to Las Vegas in hopes of making a comeback.  The series created by “Old School” writer Scot Armstrong also features Kevin Corrigan and guest appearances by Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton and Rita Rudner.

House of Lies” follows Don Cheadle’s Marty Kaan, a manipulative, immoral man who’s determined to graduate from millionaire management consultant to global titan.  The dramedy also stars Kristen Bell, »

- Alyssa Sage

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Wayne Newton Promises to Get 'Up Close and Personal' with Fans at New Las Vegas Show

30 March 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

After more than five years away, entertainer Wayne Newton is returning to the Las Vegas stage with his all-new and original production, Wayne Newton Up Close and Personal. "Even though I took time off, I've still been doing shows other places and people kept asking questions about Vegas and other performers," Newton, 73, exclusively tells People. "So we thought it might be fun to do a retrospective." The spectacle will showcase fan favorites - including his signature hit "Danke Schoen" - and allow the entertainer, dubbed Mr. Las Vegas, to intimately interact with the crowd. "The people are kind of right »

- Julie Jordan, @juliejordanc

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Wayne Newton Promises to Get 'Up Close and Personal' with Fans at New Las Vegas Show

30 March 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

After more than five years away, entertainer Wayne Newton is returning to the Las Vegas stage with his all-new and original production, Wayne Newton Up Close and Personal. "Even though I took time off, I've still been doing shows other places and people kept asking questions about Vegas and other performers," Newton, 73, exclusively tells People. "So we thought it might be fun to do a retrospective." The spectacle will showcase fan favorites - including his signature hit "Danke Schoen" - and allow the entertainer, dubbed Mr. Las Vegas, to intimately interact with the crowd. "The people are kind of right »

- Julie Jordan, @juliejordanc

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Penny Dreadful, House of Lies, Dice: Showtime Previews Spring Shows and Specials

23 March 2016 3:25 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

April 10th is a big day at Showtime. The fifth season of the House of Lies TV series premieres 9:00pm Et/Pt. The series premiere of Dice follows at 9:30pm. Penny Dreadful's third season is up next at 10:00pm. House of Lies stars Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Glynn Turman, and Donis Leonard Jr.

Dice stars Andrew Dice Clay and Kevin Corrigan, with guest stars Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton, Criss Angel, and Rita Rudner. The cast of Penny Dreadful includes Patti LuPone, Eva Green, Wes Studi, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Shazad Latif, Simon Russell Beale, and Harry Treadaway.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Showtime to Debut ‘Dice’ Full Season Ahead of Cable Premiere

22 March 2016 11:51 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Showtime will release all six episodes of its new comedy series “Dice,” starring Andrew Dice Clay, via its streaming services and on-demand April 10 — the same day that the show is set to make its linear its linear-television premiere.

The full first season will be made available to digital and on-demand customers beginning at midnight that morning. The premiere episode will then be broadcast at 9:30 p.m. that evening on Showtime’s core premium cable channel. Subsequent episodes will be broadcast on successive Sundays.

“We’re excited to release Dice in its entirety across our streaming, on demand and authenticated viewing platforms,” said Gary Levine, president of programming for Showtime Networks. “With its six episode run, we feel this comedy is ideally suited to being consumed all at once. We’re always looking for new ways to make our programming stand-out, and we’re confident that a ‘Dice binge’ will »

- Daniel Holloway

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Watch: The Power of Celebrity Presidential Endorsements - Plus, Can Pete Rose Really Help Donald Trump Win Ohio?

14 March 2016 1:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Whether it's Mark Ruffalo feeling the Bern, Caitlyn Jenner putting her faith in Donald Trump or Lena Dunham stumping for Hillary Clinton, a celebrity endorsement can have a significant impact on a presidential campaign - especially when it comes to 2016's crowded Republican field. Mike Cobb, a political science professor at North Carolina State University who has studied the effect of celebrity political endorsements, tells Vocativ, "If I'm a Republican and I'm voting amongst eight Republicans, my party affiliation doesn't help me pick which one anymore, so how am I gonna choose? A celebrity endorsing one of the candidates »

- Tierney McAfee, @tierneymcafee

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Nancy Reagan's Children Honor Her Romance with Ronald in Heart-Wrenching Eulogies: 'Their Love for Each Other Was the Only Sustenance They Needed'

11 March 2016 1:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Together, Nancy Reagan and her husband, 'Ronnie,' wrote a White House love story worthy of Old Hollywood. Subscribe now for an inside look at their extraordinary journey and 52-year marriage, only in PEOPLENancy Reagan's daughter, Patti Davis, delivered a heartfelt eulogy at her mother's funeral Friday before the former First Lady was laid to rest beside the love of her life, former President Ronald Reagan. Davis, who has opened up in recent days about the complicated relationship she had with her mother, shared poignant memories and funny stories about the former First Lady. "As her own health declined, »

- Tierney McAfee, @tierneymcafee

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Nancy Reagan's Children Honor Her Romance with Ronald in Heart-Wrenching Eulogies: 'Their Love for Each Other Was the Only Sustenance They Needed'

11 March 2016 1:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Together, Nancy Reagan and her husband, 'Ronnie,' wrote a White House love story worthy of Old Hollywood. Subscribe now for an inside look at their extraordinary journey and 52-year marriage, only in PEOPLENancy Reagan's daughter, Patti Davis, delivered a heartfelt eulogy at her mother's funeral Friday before the former first lady was laid to rest beside the love of her life, former President Ronald Reagan. Davis, who has opened up in recent days about the complicated relationship she had with her mother, shared poignant memories and funny stories about the former first lady. "As her own health declined, »

- Tierney McAfee, @tierneymcafee

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Watch: Livestream of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan's Funeral

11 March 2016 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Together, Nancy Reagan and her husband, 'Ronnie,' wrote a White House love story worthy of Old Hollywood. Subscribe now for an inside look at their extraordinary journey and 52-year marriage, only in PEOPLENancy Reagan's funeral service was underway at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Friday, where family and longtime friends including Larry King and Gary Sinise gathered to pay their final respects to the former first lady. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived with ex Maria Shriver as the Santa Susana High School Choir performed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and other patriotic songs. Other celebrities among »

- Tierney McAfee, @tierneymcafee

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Watch: Livestream of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan's Funeral

11 March 2016 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Together, Nancy Reagan and her husband, 'Ronnie,' wrote a White House love story worthy of Old Hollywood. Subscribe now for an inside look at their extraordinary journey and 52-year marriage, only in PEOPLENancy Reagan's funeral service was underway at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Friday, where family and longtime friends including Larry King and Gary Sinise gathered to pay their final respects to the former first lady. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived with ex Maria Shriver as the Santa Susana High School Choir performed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and other patriotic songs. Other celebrities among »

- Tierney McAfee, @tierneymcafee

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‘Dice’: Showtime’s Andrew Dice Clay Comedy Gets Trailer, Premiere Date

11 February 2016 6:05 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Showtime has revealed the premiere date and first trailer for the new Andrew Dice Clay comedy series “Dice.”

The show, which premieres April 10 at 9:30 p.m. on the premium cabler, is a scripted semi-autobiographical series following the comedian’s attempt at a career resurgence. Clay moves his family to Las Vegas to try and live his life while still trapped in the skin of “The Diceman.”

“Maybe you forgot, ’89?” Clay says in the trailer. “The most famous comic to ever walk the planet Earth.”

Eddie Murphy?”

While trying to jump start his stand-up career, Clay also deals with repaying his gambling debts, managing his sons’ rock band, and fending off fans. He also has his comedy show paired with magician Criss Angel’s act, which he has a few problems with.

“I’m telling you, I get it,” Clay says to Angel. “You’re intense, you wear the tight clothes. »

- Jacob Bryant

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Dice: Showtime Releases Key Art for New Comedy Series

14 January 2016 1:35 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Showtime has released key art for its new scripted Dice TV series. Check it out, above. Consisting of six half-hour episodes, the first season of Dice features the life of comedian, actor, and writer, Andrew Dice Clay.

The cast of Dice includes Clay, starring as himself. Also featured are Kevin Corrigan, with guest stars Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton, Criss Angel, and Rita Rudner. The single-camera comedy premieres this spring.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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