Rory Rosegarten News

CBS's Hit Series EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND to Be Inducted into NAB Hall of Fame
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that the hit series 'Everybody Loves Raymond' will be the 2014 television inductee into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, John Leguizamo, Brooke Shields and More Present at GARDEN OF LAUGHS Benefit Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation announced that actress, host of The View and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Whoopi Goldberg; Rangers legend Adam Graves; actor John Leguizamo; hip hop pioneer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels; tennis legend and sports announcer John McEnroe; actress Brooke Shields; cast members from the Emmy Award-winning series The Sopranos including Steve Schirripa and Tony Sirico; Knicks legend John Starks; and New York Giants Defensive End and two-time Super Bowl Champion Justin Tuck will participate in Garden of Laughs, a comedy event presented by Chase to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This esteemed list of entertainers and sports icons will serve as on-stage presenters today, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden with more presenters to be announced. (more...)

Garden of Dreams and CharityBuzz Announce GARDEN OF LAUGHS Benefit Auction Items; Live Now thru 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

The Garden of Dreams Foundation and Charitybuzz announced today an exclusive online auction in support of Garden of Laughs, a comedy event, presented by Chase, to benefit the Foundation. Unforgettable packages including once-in-a-lifetime meet and greet experiences and concert tickets are up for bid to aid the Foundation's efforts to make dreams come true for children in need. The auction is currently live now through February 8, 2013. Garden of Laughs will take place on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

John Leguizamo, Whoopi Goldberg to Take Part in GARDEN OF LAUGHS, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2013

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation announced today that actress, host of The View and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Whoopi Goldberg; Rangers legend Adam Graves; actor John Leguizamo; hip hop pioneer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels; tennis legend and sports announcer John McEnroe; actress Brooke Shields; cast members from the Emmy Award-winning series The Sopranos including Steve Schirripa and Tony Sirico; Knicks legend John Starks; and New York Giants Defensive End and two-time Super Bowl Champion Justin Tuck will participate in Garden of Laughs, a comedy event presented by Chase to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This esteemed list of entertainers and sports icons will serve as on-stage presenters on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden with more presenters to be announced. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, John Leguizamo, Brooke Shields and More to Present at GARDEN OF LAUGHS Benefit, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2013

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation announced today that actress, host of The View and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Whoopi Goldberg; Rangers legend Adam Graves; actor John Leguizamo; hip hop pioneer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels; tennis legend and sports announcer John McEnroe; actress Brooke Shields; cast members from the Emmy Award-winning series The Sopranos including Steve Schirripa and Tony Sirico; Knicks legend John Starks; and New York Giants Defensive End and two-time Super Bowl Champion Justin Tuck will participate in Garden of Laughs, a comedy event presented by Chase to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This esteemed list of entertainers and sports icons will serve as on-stage presenters on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden with more presenters to be announced. (more...)

Bob Costas to Host GARDEN OF LAUGHS at Madison Square Garden, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2013

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation are pleased to announce that legendary broadcaster and 24-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas has been named host of Garden of Laughs, a comedy event presented by Chase to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. The special evening is set to take place on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

Broadcaster Bob Costas to host Garden of Laughs Benefit,1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation are pleased to announce that legendary broadcaster and 24-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas has been named host of Garden of Laughs, a comedy event presented by Chase to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. The special evening is set to take place on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

Ray Romano, Wanda Sykes, and More to Take Part in GARDEN OF LAUGHS at MSG, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation has just announced Garden of Laughs, an unprecedented Garden of Dreams event to be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Executive Produced by Emmy Award-winner, Rory Rosegarten, this one-night-only event will feature stand-up performances by some of the biggest names in comedy, including Adam Ferrara, Darrell Hammond, Robert Klein, Ray Romano and Wanda Sykes, with more comedians to be announced. The night of stand-up comedy is being created specifically to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation, a non-profit charity that works with all areas of The Madison Square Garden Company, including MSG Entertainment, Rangers, Knicks, Liberty, MSG Networks and Fuse. (more...)

Don Rickles Receives 'Johnny Carson Award' at THE COMEDY AWARDS, Airing Tonight, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2012

THE COMEDY AWARDS, the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, honored legendary comedian Don Rickles as the recipient of the prestigious 'Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence' at this year's ceremony in April. 'The Daily Show's' Jon Stewart presented the prestigious award. (more...)

THE COMEDY AWARDS Announce Best Digital Comedy Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2012

The best in digital comedy is celebrated and honored as the digital nominations for the second annual 'The Comedy Awards' were announced today, recognizing the outstanding work available every day in the world of digital comedy. (more...)

Amy Poehler et al to Appear on Comedy Central's 2012 COMEDY AWARDS, 5/6
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2012

THE COMEDY AWARDS (#comedyawards) are back and better than, well, last year, when the second annual event airs on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, May 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Chris Rock Among Presenters For 2012 THE COMEDY AWARDS, 5/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

THE COMEDY AWARDS, the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, today announced talent scheduled to attend the April 28 ceremony, including the first announced presenters of the 2012 'Comedy Awards' (more...)

Don Rickles to Receive 'Johnny Carson Award' at THE COMEDY AWARDS, 5/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 02, 2012

THE COMEDY AWARDS, the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, announced today that legendary comedian Don Rickles will be honored as the recipient of the prestigious 'Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence' at this year's ceremony. 'The Daily Show's' Jon Stewart will present him with the prestigious award. (more...)

THE COMEDY AWARDS Announce Best Digital Comedy Nominees
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

The best in digital comedy is celebrated and honored as the digital nominations for the second annual 'The Comedy Awards' were announced today, recognizing the outstanding work available every day in the world of digital comedy. (more...)

Josh Gad Among Nominees for 2nd Annual COMEDY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2012

'Book of Mormon's' Josh Gad is among the nominees for the second annual THE COMEDY AWARDS. Gad has been nominated for the 'Break Out Performer of the Year' award. The annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy will be taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, April 28 and will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, May 6, 2012. (more...)

TNT's Franklin & Bash Opens with 2.7 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jun 02, 2011

TNT's summer season got off to a solid start last night. The new legal dramedy FRANKLIN & BASH summoned 2,746,000 viewers for its series premiere and proved to be a hit with young adults, according to fast national data from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Hathaway, Fey, Gervais, and More Nominated for First Annual 'Comedy Awards'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011

Nominations for the first annual 'The Comedy Awards' were announced today by COMEDY CENTRAL and MTV Networks, both divisions of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B). 'The Comedy Awards' is the first-ever multi-network, multi-platform, annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy. (more...)

30 ROCK Scores Big with Comedy Awards Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Feb 15, 2011

COMEDY CENTRAL and MTV Networks, both divisions of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), have tapped New York City to host 'The Comedy Awards,' the first-ever multi-network, multi-platform, annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, it was announced today by Doug Herzog, president, MTV Networks Entertainment Group. A night for comedy of all kinds, 'The Comedy Awards' will be taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, March 26 and will premiere on Sunday, April 10, 2011, simultaneously across MTV Networks' COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV, TV Land, VH1 and Nick At Nite. (more...)

Comedy Central and MTV Present the Comedy Awards, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2011

COMEDY CENTRAL and MTV Networks, both divisions of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), have tapped New York City to host 'The Comedy Awards,' the first-ever multi-network, multi-platform, annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, it was announced today by Doug Herzog, president, MTV Networks Entertainment Group. A night for comedy of all kinds, 'The Comedy Awards' will be taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, March 26 and will premiere on Sunday, April 10, 2011, simultaneously across MTV Networks' COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV, TV Land, VH1 and Nick At Nite. (more...)

TNT's 'Men of a Certain Age' Season 2 Permieres Nov. 29
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

TNT's hit television series Men of a Certain Age, starring Emmy(R) winner Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond), Emmy winner Andre Braugher (Homicide: Life on the Street, TNT's Salem's Lot) and Golden Globe(R) winner Scott Bakula (Quantum Leap) will make its DVD debut Nov. 2 with the release of Men of a Certain Age Season 1. The release of the DVD will be followed by the premiere of the second season of Men of a Certain Age on Nov. 29 on TNT. (more...)

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