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2011-04-10 21:50:00

NEW YORK, April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity icons from television, film and music joined TV Land tonight for the "TV Land Awards 2011," which, for the first time in the award show's nine-year history, was held in New York. The show, which premieres on TV Land on Sunday, April 17 at 9pm ET/PT, kicked off with a surprise performance by legendary entertainer Liza Minnelli, who performed her rendition of the classic tune "New York, New York." Barbara Walters, Stevie Wonder, Ben...

2011-01-20 09:04:00

BALTIMORE, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary entertainment superstar and education advocate Dr. Bill Cosby yesterday urged families across the nation to get involved in National School Choice Week, January 23-29, 2011, arguing that school choice provides nothing less than an educational lifeline to low-income families. In a telephone press conference with reporters, Cosby also said that school choice is an essential component to reviving America's inner-cities. Saying that...

2011-01-05 19:07:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 9th Annual "TV Land Awards" is moving to New York City, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. The star-studded celebration will honor Bill Cosby and the entire cast of "The Cosby Show," Michael J. Fox and the cast of "Family Ties" and more talent to be announced soon. The show will tape and air in April 2011. "New York City is the world's biggest stage and the backdrop to many iconic television shows," states...

2010-09-23 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Cosby's legendary comedy series THE COSBY SHOW joins the CENTRIC line-up with classic episodes beginning Monday, September 27 at 8 PM*. Bill Cosby stars as the patriarch of the Huxtables, an African American family living in Brooklyn, NY. The show was #1 for five consecutive seasons and has won multiple awards including five Emmy awards including "Outstanding Comedy Series" in 1985, a People's Choice award, NAACP Image awards, and a Golden Globe....

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2009-09-17 13:01:58

MSNBC has announced plans to air About Our Children"¦, a live event featuring comedian-educator Bill Cosby and a panel of U.S. education and parenting experts. The discussion is to be moderated by Independent Women's Forum president and chief executive officer and MSNBC political analyst Michelle Bernard Sunday, the network said. The main topic expected to be discussed is poverty in America, focusing on the parenting, education and health issues facing the poor in the United States....

2009-08-20 10:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-five years ago, America welcomed The Cosby Show and the Huxtable family into their homes. Sunday, September 20, 2009 marks the 25(th) anniversary of The Cosby Show and to celebrate the milestone (to the day), WGN America will be airing a series of tributes to The Cosby Show including the replication of the original NBC Thursday night lineup as it aired on September 20(th) 1984 (the day The Cosby Show debuted) with interviews by Lilly Tartikoff, a...

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2009-06-19 15:40:00

Bill Cosby's small-screen alter ego Cliff Huxtable from The Cosby Show is America's favorite television dad, a Harris poll indicated. Harris Interactive said it surveyed 2,681 U.S. adults online May 11-18. Asked the question, Thinking of television fathers, who would you most like to have had as a dad when you were growing up? Huxtable ranked No. 1 by respondents. Coming in at No. 2 is Ward Cleaver from Leave it to Beaver, followed by Jim Anderson from Father Knows Best at No. 3, Andy Taylor...

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2009-05-24 15:15:00

Comedian Bill Cosby said during an appearance in Cleveland that parents need to better communicate with their children on history and sex risks. Speaking at the Cleveland Convention Center on Saturday, the former Cosby Show star said members of the black community must better inform their children of black history, the Cleveland Plain Dealer said. Our children are trying to tell us something, and we're not listening, Cosby, who is black, said. We're not taking charge. Our children don't know...

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2009-04-01 19:11:54

Comedian Bill Cosby has been named the next recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the Kennedy Center announced Wednesday. The 71-year-old performer is perhaps best-known for The Cosby Show, his classic 1980s sit-com about a close-knit, upper-middle-class black family living in Brooklyn, N.Y. The stand-up comedian, writer and social activist's other TV credits include The Electric Company, I Spy and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. "After bathing us, dressing us in fresh...

2008-09-15 15:00:18

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedic genius Bill Cosby's groundbreaking and memorable comedy series "The Cosby Show" joins TV Land's line-up with a week-long marathon of fan favorite episodes beginning Monday, September 22. Join Heathcliff and Clair Huxtable as they raise their family with warmth, honesty, and most importantly - a lot of humor. The marathon - which airs Monday, September 22 - Friday, September 26 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday, September 27 - Sunday, September...


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