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BIO: Joan Rivers was born June 8, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York. Her big break came in 1965. A booking on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson turned Joan's career around, and she became an instant hit. Her f... (read more...)

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by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Comedian Jeffrey Ross, 'The Roastmaster General,' has a special night in store for comedy lovers when he headlines two very special shows on Valentine's Day, Saturday, February 14 at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM, at Carolines on Broadway.... (more...)
Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Mother's Death Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Mother's Death
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2015

According to The New York Post, Melissa Rivers has filed a medical malpractice suit against the Yorkville Endoscopy Center, the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, underwent a routine procedure back in August whiche lead to her death.... (more...)
Writers Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & More Writers Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & More
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2015

Today, over 175 comedy and variety writers have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement to protect its nonfiction writer-producers, including those set for the 10 ordered episodes of NBC's Neil Patrick Harris' variety show announced back in October.... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

More than 175 prominent comedy/variety writers, including a number who appear on-air, have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement covering its nonfiction writer-producers.... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

From a founder of the long running improvisational comedy group 'Shock of The Funny' to musical theatre, opera and performing in a Klezmer band, singer-songwriter, actress, playwright and opera aficionado Deborah Karpel, stages her autobiographical one woman show 'The Midwood Miracle' at the Bruno W... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

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VIDEO: NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE Honors Joan Rivers in Special Episode VIDEO: NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE Honors Joan Rivers in Special Episode
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

Award-winning Wunderkind star Tim Realbuto has been asked to perform at the official launch party for Talent in Motion magazine. Talent in Motion is a bi-annually published arts and entertainment magazine addressing an industry where the worlds of fashion, film, art, music, theatre and nightlife con... (more...)
MY SON THE WAITER Extends Through 4/5 at Triad Theatre MY SON THE WAITER Extends Through 4/5 at Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

As audiences clamor for more, Brad Zimmerman's 'My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy' is heaping on another piping-hot block of tickets. One of the season's tastier hits, the critically acclaimed one-man crowd-pleaser is on sale at the Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street, through Sunday April 5.... (more...)
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VIDEO: FASHION POLICE Host Kathy Griffin Talks Replacing Joan Rivers on 'The View' VIDEO: FASHION POLICE Host Kathy Griffin Talks Replacing Joan Rivers on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2015

Funny lady Kathy Griffin stopped by yesterday's THE VIEW to talk about her new role as host of E!'s 'Fashion Police.'... (more...)
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by TV News Desk - January 06, 2015

The comic, a close friend of Rivers, stopped by this morning's TODAY to tell Savannah Guthrie that she 'absolutely left big shoes to fill. And I'm bringing my own slippers.'... (more...)
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by TV News Desk - January 05, 2015

Griffin stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about stepping into the shoes of the legendary Joan Rivers for the new season of the show.... (more...)
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