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:
Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers died Thursday after being taken off of life support, her daughter Melissa told The Associated Press. She was 81.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is welcoming a new member into its ranks.
Lisa Rinna has signed on for the Bravo show's fifth season, Us Weekly reports.
NBC has busted out its weapon of choice.
The network announced that it has cast Oscar winner Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in its live musical production of Peter Pan, which will air Dec. 4. "Funny, right?" NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Sunday. "He's one of the most unique actors... but he's just really a song and dance man at heart... It'll be the first tap-dancing Captain Hook you've ever seen."
The (fictional) firefighters and police officers of Chicago have reason to celebrate.
NBC has renewed sophomore drama Chicago Fire, its freshman spin-off Chicago P.D. and supernatural hit Grimm for the 2014-2015 TV season, the network announced Wednesday.
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