Comedy TV legend Sid Caesar has passed away at the age of 91.
His friend Larry King revealed the news on Twitter Wednesday.
Caesar's 90-minute live variety program Your Show of Shows helped cement the comedian as one of the first real television stars. The sketch series, which co-stared Imogene Coca, featured an impressive roster of writers, including Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Larry Gelbart.
The Sound of Music Live doesn't air until Dec. 5, but Carrie Underwood is already taking heat from fans of the beloved 1965 movie musical starring Julie Andrews.
"I get hate tweets and stuff like...
This week, Jon Stewart returned to The Daily Show, the stars of Scandal offered a sneak peek at Season 3, and a 96-year-old wrote a touching love letter to his recently-deceased wife. Also, Lil' Bub and his feline friends starred in a documentary, and Bill Hader offered Stefon fans hope that the Saturday Night Live character may get his own feature film. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
It wasn't exactly a match made in heaven for talk show hosts Katie Couric and Jeff Probst, who both admitted that they once went on a date.
"I went out with Jeff Probst once," Couric told Howard Stern earlier this week. "I think he had puka shells on -- that was kind of a weird thing."
Jay Leno will leave The Tonight Show (again) next spring. What's he doing after that? More stand-up, he tells The New York Times, but no TV — for now. "I've done this job for a long time and I really enjoy it," he tells the paper. "Would I do it again? Believe me, the phone's not ringing off the hook. It will be nice if people seem interested. But I'll let it sit where it is."
Even if no one is calling right now (doubtful), it's hard to believe that Leno — who hasn't hinted at retirement since the Conan O'Brien Tonight Show succession plan was announced in 2004 — will be off our screens for too long. So what are his options? We weigh the possibilities...