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Norman and Lyn Lear on Starting Their Environmental Activism ‘Before the Internet Age’

At the spry age of 98, Norman Lear just made Emmy history, breaking his own record as the award’s oldest winner ever. And when he’s not working on projects such as “Live in Front of a Studio Audience” on ABC, or a new animated version of “Good Times” for Netflix (which Variety exclusively reported earlier […]
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TV Legend Norman Lear Broke an Emmy Record That He Previously Held Himself

Norman Lear has been working in television for decades. He’s the creator of classic sitcoms such as All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Sanford and Son, and Maude. More recently, he’s been having a blast by recreating episodes of those sitcoms with Live in Front of a Studio Audience specials on ABC, bringing in star-studded casts to play the beloved characters of classic TV. And one of those specials just helped him break an Emmy record that he actually set himself last year. The C...
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Creative Arts Emmys honor scripted programming, and upstart Quibi is definitely in the mix

By STEVEN HERBERT | City News Service NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Oscar winners Christoph Waltz and Taika Waititi are among the nominees for Wednesday’s third day of the five-day Creative Arts Emmys, which will honor scripted programming. Waltz, who won best supporting actor Oscars in 2010 and 2013 for his work in “Inglourious Basterds” and “Django Unchained,” is among the nominees for outstanding actor in a short form comedy or drama series for his portrayal of hunt organizer Miles Sellars in “Most Dange...
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Creative Arts Emmys honor variety programming on Tuesday

By STEVEN HERBERT | City News Service NORTH HOLLYWOOD — The Oscars, Grammys, Golden Globes and Tonys could receive Emmys Tuesday on the second day of the five-day Creative Arts Emmys. The 2020 Oscars and Golden Globe Awards and 2019 Tonys are among the nominees for outstanding live variety special, along with the Super Bowl LIV halftime show, which featured Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, and ABC’s re-creation of two Norman Lear comedies from the 1970s “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘All in th...
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‘Good Times’: Animated Reboot of the 1970s Sitcom is Coming to Netflix

Good Times, the classic 1970s sitcom that was developed by legendary TV pioneer Norman Lear, is getting a new version on Netflix. This reboot will be animated instead of live-action, and will tell a new story that’s inspired by the original series, which ran from 1974 through 1979. Lear, who’s still working in the industry at 98 years old, is on board to executive produce this new take alongside several unexpected collaborators – among them Family Guy head honcho Seth MacFarlane and NBA superst...
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Netflix Orders Animated ‘Good Times’ Series from Norman Lear, Steph Curry, Seth MacFarlane (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has given a 10-episode, straight-to-series order to a new animated take on Norman Lear’s classic sitcom “Good Times.” Lear and his Act III Prods. shingle is partnering with basketball star Steph Curry and his production company, Unanimous Media, as well as Seth MacFarlane and his shingle Fuzzy Door, to develop the show. Both Act […]
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Norman Lear’s Good Times Getting Animated Update at Netflix

Norman Lear’s Good Times getting animated update at Netflix After initially helping bring back the Emmy winner’s One Day at a Time for modern audiences, Netflix is is diving back into Norman Lear’s history with an animated adaptation of the classic sitcom Good Times from Lear and his Act III Productions, according to Deadline. RELATED: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins One Day at a Time’s Spring Animated Special PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone |...
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Norman Lear, Laverne Cox to Accept Honors at Golden State Equality Awards

Norman Lear and Laverne Cox join the star-studded list of honorees at Equality California’s virtual Golden State Equality Awards. Lear will receive the Ally Leadership Award in honor of his social and political activism on- and off-screen. Gloria Estefan and Rita Moreno, who currently stars in Lear’s “One Day at a Time” reboot, are set […]
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Norman Lear, Lyn Lear to Keynote Episode 2 of Variety Streaming Room ‘Sustainability in Hollywood’

Norman Lear and his wife, Lyn, will keynote the second installment of Variety’s three-part “Sustainability in Hollywood” series presented by Toyota Mirai on Sept. 16 at 9:30 a.m. PT. Following the keynote, five panelists will participate in a sustainability in storytelling panel moderated by Variety’s Features Editor Malina Saval. Panelists include: Fisher Stevens, Director, “Before the Flood”; […]
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CBS Announces Two New Scripted Dramas Amid Fall Premiere Schedule Reveal

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24 TV shows Netflix canceled even though critics loved them

"Marvel's Daredevil." Netflix Netflix often sees little value in long-running TV shows, which has led to some critically acclaimed series getting the boot early in their runs.We looked at 24 Netflix originals beloved by critics that were canceled, from "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" to "The Society."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Netflix doesn't love long-running TV shows, and sometimes that means great shows get the ax early.The streaming giant has canceled plenty ...
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Norman Lear makes more history with his Emmy nomination, and he's not slowing down

At 98, producer Norman Lear is the oldest person ever nominated for or to win an Emmy Award -- milestones made sweeter by the fact that this year his wife, Lyn Davis Lear, is a fellow nominee.
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Who’s the Boss? Sequel Series in the Works at Sony Pictures TV

Who’s the Boss? sequel series in the works at Sony Pictures TV 28 years after the last episode of Who’s the Boss? aired in April 1992, Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures Television is currently developing a sequel series to ABC’s award-winning classic 80s sitcom, with lead stars Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano attached to return. If the project scores a series order, Danza and Milano will be reprising their star-making roles as father and daughter Tony and Samantha Micelli, respectively. ...
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Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano set to star in planned 'Who's the Boss' sequel produced by Norman Lear

A planned 'Who's the Boss' sequel would catch up with Tony (Tony Danza) and daughter Samantha (Alyssa Milano) 30 years after the original series.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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VIDEO: Watch a ONE DAY AT A TIME Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues today 8pm with a ONE DAY AT A TIME Original Cast Reunion. Television legend Norman Lear and and producer Patricia Fass Palmer will join the Romano sisters, otherwise known as Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips Michael Lembeck Max Horvath, and Glenn Scarpelli Alex Handris. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch a ONE DAY AT A TIME Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live Now!

Stars in the House continues today 8pm with a ONE DAY AT A TIME Original Cast Reunion. Television legend Norman Lear and and producer Patricia Fass Palmer will join the Romano sisters, otherwise known as Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips Michael Lembeck Max Horvath, and Glenn Scarpelli Alex Handris. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch a ONE DAY AT A TIME Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today 8pm with a ONE DAY AT A TIME Original Cast Reunion. Television legend Norman Lear and and producer Patricia Fass Palmer will join the Romano sisters, otherwise known as Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips Michael Lembeck Max Horvath, and Glenn Scarpelli Alex Handris. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Emmys Trivia: 18 Surprising, Interesting and Just Odd Facts From 2020’s Nominations

The Television Academy’s decision to change the formula for the number of nominations in each category may have benefited the artisans and below-the-line talent on programs the most. While the number of comedy and drama nominees expanded to eight, all other categories had to rely on a submission count to determine how many slots they […]
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Norman Lear Joins The Cast Of The Original ONE DAY AT A TIME For A Reunion On STARS IN THE HOUSE

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that television legend Norman Lear will bring the cast of the original 'One Day At A Time' together for a special reunion on 'Stars in the House' LIVE Thursday, July 30th at 8 PM ET on the Stars In The House YouTube channel. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Jennifer Garner, Patton Oswalt Join Jason Reitman’s Quarantine Version of ‘The Princess Bride’ on Quibi

Quibi will air an at-home adaptation of the classic fantasy-comedy-romance film “The Princess Bride” beginning June 29.The short-form mobile streaming company co-founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman made a $1 million donation to the World Central Kitchen in support of the project. Director Jason Reitman came up with the charity idea in May, according to Vanity Fair, which first reported the news.The production will air in short episodes released daily over a period of two weeks, beginni...
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‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’ Team Talks Working Through Trump Impeachment Announcement

“Live in Front of a Studio Audience” executive producers Norman Lear and Brent Miller, and director Pam Fryman had enough on their plate when the special aired on Dec. 18, 2019. Little did they know they would be working through some major breaking news — the impeachment of President Donald Trump. “They were kind enough […]
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One Day at a Time Animated Special First Look Clip 

One Day at a Time Animated Special First Look Clip Pop TV has released a One Day at a Time first-look clip for the show’s upcoming animated special titled “The Politics Episode,” premiering Tuesday, June 16 on Pop TV at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. You can check out the clip now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCo...
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Best in Show & Anchorman Star Fred Willard Dies At 86

Fred Willard, Best in Show & Anchorman star, dies at 86 ComingSoon.net is saddened to bring the news that Fred Willard, beloved comedian and star of the acclaimed 2000 mockumentary Best in Show and Anchorman franchise, has died from natural causes at the age of 86, with Jamie Lee Curtis (Knives Out), wife of frequent Willard collaborator Christopher Guest, taking to Twitter as the first to announce the news. RELATED: Jerry Stiller, Iconic Comedian & Father of Ben Stiller, Dies at 92 How l...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins One Day at a Time’s Spring Animated Special

Lin-Manuel Miranda joins One Day at a Time’s spring animated special Pop TV has announced that award-winning actor Lin-Manuel Miranda has officially signed on to join the voice cast of One Day at a Time‘s upcoming animated special which is set is scheduled to air on Tuesday, June 16. When the series was unexpectedly cancelled by Netflix last year, The Hamilton actor was one of the many celebrities who rallied behind One Day at a Time by expressing their love and support through social media ...
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‘One Day at a Time’ is Making an Animated Episode During the Coronavirus Shutdown

One Day at a Time has managed to survive cancellation and network changes, with the beloved sitcom getting saved by Pop TV after getting dropped by Netflix. But even the acclaimed reimagining of Norman Lear’s classic sitcom couldn’t avoid the industry-wide production shutdowns amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Like all other live-action Hollywood productions, filming on the current fourth season of One Day at a Time was suspended in mid-March. But the ever-resilient family comedy is com...
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One Day At a Time Getting Spring Animated Special

One Day At a Time getting spring animated special After finding successful new life on Pop TV, the reimagining of Norman Lear’s One Day At a Time is finding a new way to continue around the unfortunate global pandemic with the announcement of a spring animated special, according to Deadline. RELATED: Pop TV’s One Day at a Time Season 4 Trailer Released Filming on the fourth season was halted in mid-March amidst the growing health concerns and executive producer/co-showrunner Gloria Calderó...
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‘One Day at a Time’ to Produce Animated Special as COVID-19 Shutdown Continues

“One Day at a Time” has found another way to produce a new, original episode in this time of quarantine: animation. Pop TV has picked up its first-ever animation special, an original “One Day at a Time” episode that will premiere later this spring. The decision to produce an animated episode came after production of […]
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NBC Sets Will & Grace Series Finale Date And Retrospective Special

NBC Sets Will & Grace Series Finale Date And Retrospective Special According to Deadline, the series finale of Will & Grace will air on Thursday, April 23 at 9 p.m. on NBC. A half-hour retrospective special will precede the final episode, which will be hosted by star Eric McCormack. RELATED: New Amsterdam Pandemic Episode Pulled by NBC The retrospective will look back at the series and will include reactions from Will & Grace fans and celebrities who will share stories about what the show has...
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Mandatory Streamers: One Day at a Time is Back!

Mandatory Streamers: One Day at a Time is Back! Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of March 23, the Emmy-winning comedy series One Day at a Time is back for a fourth season and at its new home on Pop TV. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here! Pop TV One Day at a Ti...
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How One Day at a Time Was Canceled by Netflix but Made the Move to Linear TV

Last June, One Day at a Time made TV history when it became the first series to move from a streaming outlet--Netflix, where it ran for three seasons--to a linear network: Pop TV, which picked up the sitcom three months after Netflix had canceled it. Tonight, the show--a Cuban-American reboot of Norman Lear's 1975 sitcom,...
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