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Fyvush Finkel, ‘Boston Public’ and ‘Picket Fences’ Actor, Dies at 93

15 August 2016 7:02 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TV actor and Yiddish theater favorite Fyvush Finkel has died. He was 93. The “Boston Public” and “Picket Fences” star’s passing was confirmed to the New York Times by his son, Ian, who told the paper that his father had been having heart problems for many months. Finkel won the Best Supporting Actor Emmy in 1994 for his “Fences” role of defense lawyer Douglas Wambaugh. Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2016 (Photos) The lifelong thespian resided in Manhattan, where he died. In 1997, the 75-year-old had a star added to the Yiddish Theater Walk of Fame, which is located on the sidewalk outside the former site of. »

- Tony Maglio

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Fyvush Finkel, 'Picket Fences' Actor, Dead at 93

15 August 2016 6:09 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Fyvush Finkel, a longtime bastion of Yiddish theatre and actor who appeared on the stage of vaudeville, Broadway, television and film, died Sunday at his Manhattan home. He was 93.

Finkel's son Ian confirmed the actor's death to the New York Times, adding that Finkel had suffered from heart problems in recent years.

The Brooklyn born-Finkel started his career when he was just nine years old, performing vaudeville to Yiddish crowds along the "Borscht Belt." In 1965, Finkel made his Broadway debut in the original 1964 production of Fiddler on the Roof, at »

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Fyvush Finkel, ‘Picket Fences’ and ‘Boston Public’ Actor, Dies at 93

14 August 2016 6:19 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who is best known to contemporary audiences for his roles on “Picket Fences” and “Boston Public” but who spent most of his early career on Gotham’s Lower East Side performing in the Yiddish theater, died Sunday in his Manhattan home. He was 93.

His son, Ian, confirmed the news to the New York Times, and said Finkel had been suffering from heart problems.

While Finkel was popular in his niche stage community, he broke out into the mainstream in 1964 with the national production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” in which he played Mordcha the innkeeper; in 1981 he took on the role of Tevye the milkman in a national touring production. Soon thereafter he landed a part in “Little Shop of Horrors” Off Broadway and won an Obie Award for his work in the New York Shakespeare Festival revival of “Cafe Crown.”

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- Variety Staff

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Fyvush Finkel, ‘Picket Fences’ and ‘Boston Public’ Actor, Dies at 93

14 August 2016 6:19 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who is best known to contemporary audiences for his roles on “Picket Fences” and “Boston Public” but who spent most of his early career on Gotham’s Lower East Side performing in the Yiddish theater, died Sunday in his Manhattan home. He was 93.

His son, Ian, confirmed the news to the New York Times, and said Finkel had been suffering from heart problems.

While Finkel was popular in his niche stage community, he broke out into the mainstream in 1964 with the national production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” in which he played Mordcha the innkeeper; in 1981 he took on the role of Tevye the milkman in a national touring production. Soon thereafter he landed a part in “Little Shop of Horrors” Off Broadway and won an Obie Award for his work in the New York Shakespeare Festival revival of “Cafe Crown.”

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- Variety Staff

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Picket Fences' Fyvush Finkel Dead at 93

14 August 2016 5:28 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fyvush Finkel, best known to audiences for his role as Douglas Wambaugh on the David E. Kelley drama Picket Fences, passed away on Sunday at 93. A cause of death has not yet been disclosed.

The stage and screen star won an Emmy for his work as Picket Fences‘ small-town lawyer, whom he played from 1992-96. He later re-teamed with Kelley on Boston Public in the role of history teacher Harvey Lipschultz.

Finkel began his career more than 80 years ago doing local theater in New York City. His first big break came at 43 when he joined the Fiddler On the Roof touring company. »

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Dwight Yoakam Reunites With Billy Bob Thornton in New Drama 'Goliath'

15 June 2016 11:35 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Twenty years after their Oscar-winning Sling Blade, Dwight Yoakam and Billy Bob Thornton are pairing on screen again. The country icon is the newest addition to the cast of Goliath, a straight-to-series drama for Amazon Prime with Thornton in one of its lead roles.

Yoakam will play the leader of a huge aerospace company defended by the law firm at the center of Goliath. Thornton and fellow Hollywood legend William Hurt play two of the firm's partners in what's described as "the ultimate David vs. Goliath battle fought in the 21st century American legal system. »

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A Timeline of Justin Bieber's Recent Erratic Behavior: Is There Cause for Concern?

10 June 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Justin Bieber's recent erratic behavior reportedly has some worried that he is headed toward a breakdown. Shortly after the "Sorry" singer, 22, kicked off his Purpose World Tour, a string of questionable behavior began fueling headlines. While a report intimated his tour was in trouble, in late-May, a rep for the singer called the rumor "bull---t," telling People "he's totally fine." Indeed, a source told People at the time: "Two months into it, and he already feels beat. He's not losing it, though. He's just trying to find ways to focus." With domestic and international shows scheduled through November, Bieber »

- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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A Timeline of Justin Bieber's Recent Erratic Behavior: Is There Cause for Concern?

10 June 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Justin Bieber's recent erratic behavior reportedly has some worried that he is headed toward a breakdown. Shortly after the "Sorry" singer, 22, kicked off his Purpose World Tour, a string of questionable behavior began fueling headlines. While a report intimated his tour was in trouble, in late-May, a rep for the singer called the rumor "bull---t," telling People "he's totally fine." Indeed, a source told People at the time: "Two months into it, and he already feels beat. He's not losing it, though. He's just trying to find ways to focus." With domestic and international shows scheduled through November, Bieber »

- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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‘New Edition: The Movie’: Wood Harris, Michael Rapaport, Faizon Love & More Join Cast

19 May 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Wood Harris (The Wire, The Breaks), Michael Rapaport (Boston Public, Justified), Real Husbands of Hollywood‘s Faizon Love and Duane Martin, singer/songwriter Tank and Bre-z (Empire) have joined the cast of Bet’s three-part miniseries New Edition: The Movie. Harris will play Brooke Payne, Rapaport is Gary Evans, Love will portray Maurice Starr, Martin is Louil Silas, Tank will play Jheryl Busby and Bre-z is Peanut Bell. They join previously announced cast Bryshere Y. Gray… »

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Justin Bieber Holds a Baby - Then Kicks Clubbers Out of VIP Room, Dances on Bar During Wild Night Out in Boston

12 May 2016 11:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Justin Bieber's wild Boston adventures continue!  Bieber, 22, headed to Storyville nightclub, where he kicked partiers out of the VIP room to claim it for himself, in the city's Back Bay neighborhood on Wednesday night. "There were people that were in the VIP room already that got kicked out," a witness told People. "I heard them outside, saying, 'Justin Bieber kicked me out of my VIP!' " Club-goers captured the "Sorry" singer dancing on the bar while smoking a cigarette and entertaining his fellow clubbers. One fan posted a video of the events on Instagram. Nbd just out partying »

- Megan Johnson, @megansarahj

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Justin Bieber Holds a Baby - Then Kicks Clubbers Out of VIP Room, Dances on Bar During Wild Night Out in Boston

12 May 2016 11:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Justin Bieber's wild Boston adventures continue!  Bieber, 22, headed to Storyville nightclub, where he kicked partiers out of the VIP room to claim it for himself, in the city's Back Bay neighborhood on Wednesday night. "There were people that were in the VIP room already that got kicked out," a witness told People. "I heard them outside, saying, 'Justin Bieber kicked me out of my VIP!' " Club-goers captured the "Sorry" singer dancing on the bar while smoking a cigarette and entertaining his fellow clubbers. One fan posted a video of the events on Instagram. Nbd just out partying »

- Megan Johnson, @megansarahj

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Justin Bieber Spotted Sitting in a Tree in Boston Public Garden as His Strange Behavior Continues

11 May 2016 3:35 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Justin Bieber is at one with nature, it seems. The "Sorry" singer returned to the Boston Public Garden on Wednesday and was spotted scaling one of the larger trees in the park. Sporting a black hat, gray t-shirt, and baggy denim shorts over high black socks, Bieber took a seat straddling a wide branch of the tree, with his legs flailing off the sides. A video posted by Justin Bieber Fanpage ✨ (@boysizzler) on May 11, 2016 at 2:47pm Pdt With a guitarist strumming "Scarborough Fair" in the background, Bieber seemed to enjoy his time, listening to headphones and sitting with his arms up in the air. »

- Megan Johnson, @megansarahj

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Time Inc. Sells ‘This Old House’ To New Owner

1 April 2016 9:52 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

This Old House” has been sold.

The home-improvement content brand, controlled for years by magazine-publisher Time Inc., is going solo. Eric Thorkilsen, a veteran media and publishing executive who has been involved with brands like “House” and “Martha Stewart” in the past, and Tzp Growth Partners l, L.P., a New York-based private equity fund, will acquire This Old House Ventures, LLC and all of its associated media properties.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Thorkilsen, will serve as chief executive officer of the company. He worked at Time Inc. for 30 years and had a strong hand in managing “This Old House” after Time launched a magazine based on the property in 1995 and acquired it in 2001 from Boston public-TV station Wgbh. He was founding executive of This Old House Ventures, which is what the company was called under Time’s aegis.

“I have been a champion of This Old House »

- Brian Steinberg

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'The Path': Inside Hulu's Bold New Cult Drama

1 April 2016 7:07 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The first thing you notice is the Eye, a tribal rendering of an orb that resembles a sun inside the middle of a circle. It's virtually everywhere: etched in wood outside meeting halls and headquarter offices, hanging framed on walls inside homes and prison-like "isolation" cells, adorning everything from communal teepees to recruitment pamphlets. The Aztec-like symbol is the mark of Meyerism, a controversial religious movement based in upstate New York; some might call it a cult. "It's the idea that 'your eyes have been opened, and now you've seen the truth, »

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The Grinder Casts Anne Archer as Stewart and Dean's Mom

3 March 2016 8:00 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Many people are wowed by Dean’s celebrity on The Grinder — but we’ll soon meet someone who couldn’t care less: the woman who gave birth to him.

Anne Archer (Fatal Attraction) will appear on the Fox comedy as Dean and Stewart’s mom, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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According to the official character breakdown, Lenore Sanderson-Grant is Dean Sr.’s “adventurous and outspoken” ex-wife who in incredibly unimpressed by her son’s TV-star status. She remarried right after she and Dean Sr. »

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Teachers: Season One Ratings

19 February 2016 1:10 AM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

There have been many TV shows that have been set in public schools -- Awkward, Degrassi, Glee, The White Shadow, Boston Public, Freaks and Geeks, etc. Some have run for many seasons while others have been cancelled after just one season. How will Teachers on TV Land perform in the ratings? Will it earn a second season renewal? Stay tuned.

A single-camera comedy, the Teachers TV show is based on a web series of the same name from The Katydids improv group. The series revolves around six elementary school teachers who are trying to mold young minds — but their own lives aren't really together. It stars Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O'Brien, and Kathryn Thomas.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Adam Levine Gives The Voice's Jordan Smith Wise Marriage Advice: 'Listen to the Woman ... She's Always Right'

18 February 2016 7:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Shortly after winning season 9 of The Voice, Jordan Smith won the heart of his girlfriend, Kristen Denny, when he proposed to her over New Years. Now, nearly a couple months into their engagement, Smith is asking his coach Adam Levine for marriage advice. "Hey Adam, I'm getting married," Smith, 22, says in a clip exclusively obtained by People. "Got any marriage advice for me, coach?" "Congratulations entering the world of marriage, Jordan Smith," Levine responds. "Listen to the woman, man. She's always right. Even when you don't always think that's the case, make her feel like it is. Trust me." Levine, »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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Adam Levine Gives The Voice's Jordan Smith Wise Marriage Advice: 'Listen to the Woman ... She's Always Right'

18 February 2016 7:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Shortly after winning season 9 of The Voice, Jordan Smith won the heart of his girlfriend, Kristen Denny, when he proposed to her over New Years. Now, nearly a couple months into their engagement, Smith is asking his coach Adam Levine for marriage advice. "Hey Adam, I'm getting married," Smith, 22, says in a clip exclusively obtained by People. "Got any marriage advice for me, coach?" "Congratulations entering the world of marriage, Jordan Smith," Levine responds. "Listen to the woman, man. She's always right. Even when you don't always think that's the case, make her feel like it is. Trust me." Levine, »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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Beautiful Girls 20 Years Later: Where Is the Cast Now?

9 February 2016 9:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Twenty years ago this week - Feb. 9, 1996 - the romcom-dramedy Beautiful Girls first opened in theaters. The film centers around Willie (Timothy Hutton), who returns home for his high school reunion in a small Massachusetts town. It's funny, it's heartwarming, and it features one of the better ensemble casts of the 1990s. In honor of the film's 20th anniversary, we're pulling out the yearbook and looking up the film's cast to what they've been up to over the past 20 years. Timothy HuttonHutton won Best Supporting Actor in 1981 for Ordinary People when he was only 20. To this day he's the youngest-ever »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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Oscars 2016: TV's Bryan Cranston and Brie Larson Score Nods

14 January 2016 5:55 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The big screen will take over the small screen for one evening only when the 88th Academy Awards air Feb. 28 on ABC.

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And based on Thursday’s announcement of Oscar nominees, it’s clear that a handful of TV’s MVPs will infiltrate cinema’s biggest night, hosted by Chris Rock.

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Brie Larson (The United States of Tara), Rachel McAdams (True Detective), Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall), Tom Hardy (Peaky Blinders, the upcoming Taboo), Jennifer Jason Leigh (Revenge, Showtime’s upcoming Twin Peaks revival) and Eddie Redmayne »

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