PBS is planning an hourlong tribute to Robin Williams that will air next week, the network announced.
Robin Williams Remembered — A Pioneers of Television Special will feature previously-unseen clips from Williams' final interview for Pioneers of Television, which aired this past spring, as well as interviews with some of his colleagues, including his friend and former Mork & Mindy co-star Pam Dawber.
David Letterman took a few minutes during The Late Show Monday to pay tribute to his late friend Robin Williams, who died on Aug. 11.
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Question: With the passing of the legendary TV talents Robin Williams and James Garner, don't you think it would be remiss if the upcoming Emmys didn't do a clips tribute to both of them? Awards shows have an unfortunate habit of dedicating chunks of time to a theme or subject that either makes no sense or ends up really boring. But these two gentlemen, who broke character boundaries and were excellent actors outside their niche personas, deserve special recognition. I just hope the producers of that upcoming show have the smarts to do something special, outside of the "In Memoriam" roll call. Your thoughts? — Karen
Old pals Robin Williams and Pam Dawber have found themselves sitting across from each other on a soundstage nearly 32 years after shooting the final episode of Mork & Mindy, their seminal 1970s sitcom about a hyper but lovable alien from the planet Ork who falls for a charming girl next door.
"Pretty amazing, huh?" says Williams, 63. "Yeah," sighs Dawber, 62, whose guest spot marks her first acting role in 14 years.
The two are shooting a scene for the April 10 episode of Williams's hit CBS comedy, The Crazy Ones, which finds his Simon trying to break things off with the travel writer he's been dating (Dawber). When Simon...
Mork calling Orson, come in Orson! This news is out of this world! CBS's The Crazy Ones is reuniting Robin Williams with his Mork & Mindy wife Pam Dawber for an episode to air this spring.