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2011-07-29 15:15:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney fans attending the first day of Disney's D23 Expo, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, August 19-21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, will be able to end their day with an unforgettable evening of harmony provided by Dick Van Dyke & The Vantastix. The popular vocal quartet is comprised of legendary television, Broadway, and film star Dick Van Dyke and three renowned west coast musicians--Mike Mendyke, Bryan Chadima and...

2010-11-02 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that beloved and acclaimed Emmy® award-winning actress and Oscar nominee Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Dick Van Dyke Show") will guest star on the second season premiere of TV Land's hit sitcom "Hot in Cleveland" on Wednesday, January 19th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Moore will join the sensational veteran cast of Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White. "Hot In Cleveland"...

2010-06-08 18:33:00

Star-studded Event with Performance by Jesse McCartney LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- L.A.'s most talked about family carnival and picnic goes on Safari, Sunday, June 13! Close to 100 celebrities will be on hand at the 21st annual A Time for Heroes Celebrity Picnic sponsored by Disney - a benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Each year, Hollywood's best-known celebrities volunteer their time as "heroes" working carnival-style game booths and activity...

2010-05-04 17:34:00

MALIBU, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A standing room only crowd gave film and TV star Dick Van Dyke a warm welcome after he made a personal appearance at the Malibu Film Festival on Thursday. Van Dyke plays the title role in The Caretaker 3D, a glowing tribute to the Hollywood Sign, produced under the Demand Z Content shingle by Jeffrey Amaral, who co-wrote the film along with director Sean Isroelit. 50 years after Mary Poppins, the 84 year old star is still enthusiastic about working on...

2010-03-15 10:58:00

LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that legendary comedians Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner; the cast of "Everybody Loves Raymond" including Ray Romano, Brad Garrett, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Madylin Sweeten, Sawyer Sweeten and Sullivan Sweeten; "Charlie's Angels" stars Cheryl Ladd, Jaclyn Smith and "Glee" cast members Jane Lynch, Dianna Agron, Jayma Mays, Jessalyn Gilsig and Kevin McHale are among the honorees at this year's "8th Annual TV Land Awards" with...

2009-08-13 01:11:00

(Editor's note: Sometimes it's hard to tell whether you're tackling motherhood in the 21st century -- or being tackled by it. This is the second in a series by UPI writers.) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- When my youngest child was 2 and supposed to be napping, she discovered the wonders of petroleum jelly. We lived in an older two-story house with one bathroom (that's a whole other column) and I decided to kill two birds with one stone, visiting the head and checking on the little one...

2008-10-01 06:00:38

By Susan Mansfield THERE are some pairs of shoes that are very hard to fill, and they don't come much harder than the Edwardian lace-up boots of Mary Poppins. The part was brought so iconically to life by Julie Andrews in Disney's 1964 film that some might argue that it would be futile to attempt a reprise. But there was no telling that to Cameron Mackintosh, who believed Poppins could be a supercalifragilistic success on the stage. He waited for 25 years to secure the rights to the...

2008-03-21 18:00:29

Matt Lauer must have really thick skin. The "Today" show co-anchor will be the center of attention - and the target of insults and general humiliation - at an upcoming Friars Club celebrity roast. Things could get ugly: The Roastmaster is Lauer's longtime colleague and friend Al Roker , who knows him as well as anyone. "I fully plan to, like, bring an iPod in my sport jacket and run the headsets up to where they can't see it into my ears so I won't even hear half of it," Lauer told The...


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