• Anne Meara Dead At Age 85; What Happened To Ben Stiller’s Mother And Jerry’s Wife?

    Comedian Anne Meara has died, according to her husband, Jerry Stiller, and son Ben Stiller. She was 85 years old, and it’s still unclear exactly what happened. In a press release,  the family described Jerry Stiller as Meara’s “husband and partner in life,” before she died. “The two were married for 61 years and worked together almost as long,” the statement added. Anne Meara partnered with Jerry Stiller throughout the

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    Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now

    Robin Williams will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 9 pm ET when PBS premieres a one-hour tribute titled Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special. The special will include Robin Williams’ last full-length television interview, “including never-before-seen footage of his comments on life and work, tributes by those who knew and worked with him closely in all phases of his career, and clips from iconic moments throughout

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    PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

    Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry Stiller. The show will also feature next generation comedians like Joy Behar, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Lisa Lampanelli, Richard Lewis, George Lopez,

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    Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara use old-school comedy charm on newfangled Internet show

    Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, the amazing stand-up duo and parents to comedy film superstar Ben Stiller, have teamed up for their new Internet show Stiller & Meara. In its debut episode “First Time on Internet,” the loving couple chat about Facebook. On the topic of Facebook status updates, Meara questions the point of relaying the most mundane of activities to one’s friends: “My name is Melissa and I just

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