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Exclusive: Carol Burnett Talks Glee, Dancing With the Stars and SNL

Carol Burnett

She is, quite possibly, our nation's most esteemed Gleek. Carol Burnett, queen of musical-comedy television, graces the November 23rd episode of Glee as former Nazi hunter Doris Sylvester, mother to track-suited Sue (Jane Lynch). And, as she tells us exclusively, she'll be back for more! We caught up with the 77-year-old Burnett — who lives in Santa Barbara, Calif., with her husband, musician Brian Miller, 54 — just as she was wrapping up one of her periodic Q&A tours, during which she fields questions from live audience members (much like she did on The Carol Burnett Show). Here's a little Q&A session of our own.

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Preview: HBO's John Adams Proves That Founding Father Knows Best

Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney, John Adams

Why isn't John Adams more famous? His face isn't on Mount Rushmore or any dollar bill. Even the popular Boston beer company passed him over in favor of his rabble-rousing cousin, Sam. Turns out the legacy of our second president — and arguably most significant Founding Father — has languished in the shadows of his predecessor, George Washington, and successor, Thomas Jefferson. But the new, seven-part HBO miniseries John Adams (premiering Sunday at 8 pm/ET, HBO), based on David McCullough's Pulitzer prize-winning biography, could change that. "To me, he was always 'the boring guy,'" says Paul Giamatti, who stars as Adams. "But I found out he wasn't boring at all."

The miniseries opens with 1770's Boston Massacre and Adams' controversial decision to serve as defense attorney for the British soldiers whose attack left five colonists d read more

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