Joan Rivers

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  • Birth Name: Joan Alexandra Molinsky
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/08/1933, Gemini
  • Date of Death: 09/04/2014
  • Profession: TV host;actor; writer
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New Season Reviews: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, PBS's Makers On Women in Comedy

How I'd love it if any of this season's dismal new wave of romantic comedies, all vying to be the next How I Met Your Mother, made me LOL. Sadly, I'm more inclined to search for a "cringe" emoticon, especially where ABC's two new Tuesday night entries are concerned.

The less objectionable is Selfie (8/7c), a strained attempt to update Pygmalion to the Instagram era, but coming off more like My Fair Lucy — because this Eliza Doolittle, here called Eliza Dooley (Doctor Who's Karen Gillan), is silly and vapid beyond belief or tolerance. read more

And the Nominees to Replace Joan Rivers on Fashion Police Are...

No one can ever truly replace Joan Rivers, but E!'s Fashion Police now faces the difficult task of finding a new co-host before it can continue on without the late comedienne.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, formal conversations have not yet taken place with any potential candidates, but ...read more

Will E!'s Fashion Police Continue After Joan Rivers' Death?

Joan Rivers might be at the gates of heaven asking new entrants what they're wearing, but here on Earth, the show must go on.

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Videos

TVGuide.com's Top Moments of the Week! (August 7 - August 13)
Joan Rivers Is Fighting for Her Life
Women In Comedy
Is The 'Pretty Isn't Funny' Stereotype In Comedy Finally Changing?

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

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The Late Show - 10/1/2014
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The Late Show - 9/30/2014
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The Late Show - 9/29/2014
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Women in Comedy

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Geraldo Rivera Reports TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2014 Joan Rivers Remembered TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2014 Just For Laughs TV Show Series, Host
2013 Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley TV Show Series, Remarks by
2012 Joan Rivers TV Show Series, Performer

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News

Melissa Rivers Speaks Out, Makes First TV Appearance Since Joan Rivers' Death

Melissa Rivers has spoken out for the first time since her mother Joan's death.

On Wednesday, Rivers wrote a WhoSay post saying, "As my son Cooper and I mourn the loss of my mother, we want to thank everyone for the beautiful cards and flowers conveying heartfelt messages and condolences, which continue to arrive from around the world and through social media. My mother would have been overwhelmed by the scope and depth of the love that people have expressed for her. It is certainly helping to lift our spirits during this time. We are forever grateful for your kindness and support in continuing to honor my mother's legacy, and for remembering the joy and laughter that she brought to so many."

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Report: Joan Rivers' Doctor Took a Selfie During Fatal Procedure

Joan Rivers' doctor took a selfie while performing an unauthorized procedure on the comedienne's throat that caused her to stop breathing on Aug. 28, a source tells CNN.

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Joan Rivers’ Doctor Steps Down in Wake of Star’s Death

The gastroenterologist who performed Joan Rivers' endoscopy has stepped down, reports ABC News.

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Joan Rivers: The 7 Most Endearing Anecdotes from The Hollywood Reporter's Oral History

Tributes have been pouring in for Joan Rivers since the comedienne died on Sept. 4 at the age of 81. Among her fans, Rivers was known for her abrasive humor and brash commentary, but among those closest to her, Rivers was known for her kindness, loyalty and early brand of feminism.

The Hollywood Reporter recently compiled comments from two dozen current and former colleagues of Rivers into a career-spanning oral history. Here are the seven most telling excerpts from the piece:

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Report: Joan Rivers Stopped Breathing During Unscheduled Throat Biopsy

Could Joan Rivers' death have been prevented?

Rivers may have stopped breathing during an unscheduled throat biopsy that cut off her air supply, according to a damning report in the New York Daily News.

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