Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball, center, dressed as Santa Claus in a colorized "I Love Lucy Christmas Special." (AP Photo/CBS)

CBS wins weekly ratings crown with ‘I Love Lucy’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly six decades after it first aired, an “I Love Lucy” Christmas special was last week’s most-watched holiday program. There was a gimmick involved: The episode of the 1950s Lucille Ball-Desi […]

12/24/2013

Lucille Ball, center, dressed as Santa Claus in a colorized "I Love Lucy Christmas Special." (AP Photo/CBS)

Lucie Arnaz recalls Christmas with Lucy, Desi

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucille Ball’s classic antics are colorized in an “I Love Lucy” holiday special airing on CBS. But daughter Lucie Arnaz’s vivid family Christmas memories don’t require any embellishment to shine. Arnaz […]

12/18/2013

Carol Burnett is honored with the Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

Carol Burnett receives top US humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was “a man’s game.” She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged […]

10/21/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meeting with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Nancy Pelosi, Betty Ford join Women’s Hall of Fame

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, the late former first lady Betty Ford and Title IX advocate Bernice Sandler were among the nine women inducted into the National Women’s Hall of […]

10/12/2013

Carol Burnett

Julie Andrews, Tina Fey to salute Carol Burnett

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will honor Carol Burnett as she receives the nation’s top humor prize in Washington. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is awarding […]

09/04/2013

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