Ben Mankiewicz

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TCM Celebrates Danny Kaye's 100th Birthday

How can you not know the work of the late, great Danny Kaye? Apparently a whole lot of folks don't so the song-and-dance man's only child, Dena Kaye, is doing her best to fix that. On Sunday, Jan. 20, Turner Classic Movies will honor Kaye's 100th birthday with a 24-hour marathon of his films (starting at 6am/5c) including Up in Arms, Hans Christian Anderson, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and his delightfully dizzy medieval classic The Court Jester. ("The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle; the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true!") Dena will be on hand to reminisce about her dad with host Ben Mankiewicz.read more

At the Movies Will End in August After 35 Years

At the Movies, which traces its lineage back 35 years, will end this summer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film-review series, once known as Siskel & Ebert after the show's first and longtime hosts, will air its final original program on the weekend of Aug. 14.

"This was a very difficult decision, especially considering the program's rich history and iconic status within the entertainment industry, but from a business perspective it became clear this weekly, half-hour, broadcast syndication series was no longer sustainable," the show's distributor, Disney-ABC Domestic TV, said in a statement obtained by THR.

 Roger Ebert debuts "new voice" on Oprah

At the Movies began as Sneak Previews. It debuted in Chicago in 1975 and was hosted by...read more

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The Young Turks' Appeasing Enemies – Video Clip | Spike
The Young Turks: Israel Miscalculates Lebanon – Video Clip | Spike
The Young Turks' Middle East Protest – Video Clip | Spike
Chinatown (1974) -- (Movie Intro) Ben Mankiewicz

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Year Title Description
2014 Twenty Classic Moments TV Show Series, Host
2009 The View: Episode Episode, Guest
2009 The Bonnie Hunt Show: Episode
Season 1, Episode 162
Episode, Guest
2001 At the Movies TV Show Series, Host

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