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The golden age
When I was growing up, my parents frequently referred to the television as "the idiot box".
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Carol Burnett to guest star on 'Signed, Sealed and Delivered'
Carol Burnett poses on the red carpet during The 16th Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, DC Carol Burnett is guest starring in Hallmark Channel 's new series, " Signed, Sealed and Delivered ," which premiered on April 21, 2014, according to a press ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
'Carol's Crack Ups,' 'Mobius,' 'At Middleton,' now on DVD
The title of this collection from "The Carol Burnett Show" refers to the occasions when a cast member would break character and try vainly to suppress a case of the giggles caused by the show's signature inspired lunacy.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Hottest Articles on BWWComedyWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014
Below are BWWComedyWorld.com's most popular articles from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
Trail of Crumbs Down Memory Lane: 'Pioneers of Television'
The fourth season of the Emmy-nominated documentary series Pioneers of Television returns to PBS tonight with a new slate of topics, ranging from the beloved doctors and nurses who have graced our television screens to a new look at comedy.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Haus of Mimosa Coming to CM Performing Arts Center, 4/26
The Real Hauswives of Queens! A Juke box mini-musical comedy featuring live vocals and improv comedy staring New York Cities favorite Italian Aunts from Queens, Anita M. Buffem & Gina Marie Rittale .
Carol Burnett to Guest on Hallmark Channel Original Series Signed, Sealed Delivered
Hallmark CHANNEL is proud to announce award winning actress Carol Burnett , one of America's most beloved and respected comediennes, has signed on as a special guest star on the highly-anticipated Season One Finale of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Hallmark Channel 's new Original Primetime Series.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Jerry Lewis : Women are funny, but not when crude
The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste for female comedians a few years ago, but in clarifying his comments, he called Lucille Ball "brilliant" and said Carol Burnett is "the greatest female entrepreneur of comedy."
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
PAC Theatre Company presents Carol Burnett sketches
Plymouth Arts Center Theatre Company will present sketches from "The Carol Burnett Show," a show that aired for more than 10 years, from April 10-12.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
'HIMYM' exec producer shares the Britney experience
E! Online: Horton Hears a Who Jim Carrey, left, played Horton the elephant, Carol Burnett voiced Kangaroo and Steve Carell was the mayor of Who-ville.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Celeb birthdays for the week of April 13-19
April 13: Actor Lyle Waggoner is 79. Actor Edward Fox is 77. Actor Paul Sorvino is 75. Singer Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers is 74. Musician Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane is 70. Actor Tony Dow is 69. Musician Al Green is 68. Actor Ron Perlman is 64. Singer Peabo Bryson is 63. Drummer Max Weinberg of the E Street Band is 63.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
To be clear: The breasts in question are not, strictly speaking, Cindy Wood's. Rather, they're the comically outsized and low-slung fabric breasts stuffed in the old-lady outfit Wood is wearing, along with cat-eye specs and silvery wig, to grant her a grandmotherly aspect for this Esther's Follies sketch.
'The Carol Burnett Show: Carol's Crack Ups' DVD Review
This has got to be one of the best comedy DVDs in the last ten years. These are all classic Carol Burnett skits.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Photo Coverage: Rep Presents Noises Off; Show Runs Till 4/27
Manila, Philippines-- Michael Frayn 's outrageously funny three-act play NOISES OFF is now playing at Repertory Philippines , the country's premier English-language theater company behind recent hits "August: Osage County" and "Wait Until Dark."
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Joan Rivers' Triumphant Return To...
It's been a week of nostalgia-inducing television, with the death of Will Gardner on CBS' "The Good Wife" recalling major narrative milestones on broadcast series from the Seventies and Eighties and the live telecasts on TV Land of "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" evoking memories not only of the days of live television but of the much-missed ... (more)