Celebrating a century of talent: ABC highlights ‘Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter’

ABC has a special that’s a century in the making! It’s about a TV pioneer who used comedy to push the envelope in one series after another. “Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter” is a celebration of one man’s life and legacy. “I am going to be as surprised and pleased–or offended–as anybody … Read more

92nd Street Y is uptown NYC’s hit parade

Heading for its 150th anniversary is NYC’s 92nd Street Y. Says its lawyer CEO Seth ­Pinsky: “We’re open 24 hours a day. Offer arts, dance classes, music classes. Kids to seniors’ programs. We handle 2,000 youngsters for city camps. Hundreds of seniors in-person and online for fine arts, ceramics, jewelry making. A roundtable with professors, world … Read more

ABC To Honor Norman Lear With New Special For His 100th Birthday

ABC will honor Emmy-winning producer Norman Lear with a new special celebrating his 100th birthday this fall. “Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter” is slated to be a celebration of Lear’s centennial milestone and television achievements throughout his career spanning six decades. Lear created some of the most memorable TV sitcoms in history, … Read more