Columbo star Peter Falk, who won four Emmys for playing the absent-minded detective, has died. He was 83.
Falk died at his Beverly Hills home Thursday evening, his family said in a statement. Falk had suffered from dementia, a result of a series of dental operations in 2007.
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Paul Reiser is returning to television with The Paul Reiser Show, NBC announced Tuesday.
The single-camera comedy will star Reiser as himself debating his next career move after years of being off the air. His hit series Mad About You ended in 1999.
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Rounding out the cast: Amy Landecker (A Serious Man) as his wife, Claire, and Ben Shenkman (Angels in America), Omid Djalili (The Infidel), Duane Martin (All of Us) and Andrew Daly (MADtv) as his unlikely group of friends.
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