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Stories with subject: Comedy performance
  • Lebanon planning first-ever Mayberry-themed festival 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 9:37 am

    LEBANON, Kentucky - The city of Lebanon is launching a new festival built around the town of Mayberry from "The Andy Griffith Show."

  • Lebanon planning first-ever Mayberry-themed festival 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 3:34 am

    LEBANON, Kentucky - The city of Lebanon is launching a new festival built around the town of Mayberry from "The Andy Griffith Show."

  • Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 9:14 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home, a family spokesman said.

  • Correction: Obit-Dick Van Patten story story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:34 pm

    NEW YORK - In a story June 23 on the death of Dick Van Patten, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Daniel Bernstein was Van Patten's publicist. In fact, he was a former publicist for the actor. Van Patten's publicist at the time of his death was Jeffrey Ballard.

  • Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun dies at age 62 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 5:58 pm

    TORONTO - Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, known for his role in the 1989 film "The 'Burbs," has died at age 62, his family said Thursday.

  • China's emerging stand-up comedy scene draws young people story has photos
    Updated: Jun-11-15 8:07 am

    BEIJING - Under rotating ceiling fans in hot, crowded bars, an edgier form of entertainment is emerging in China that reflects greater cultural freedom: stand-up comedy.

  • Correction: TV-Wild N Out story story has photos
    Updated: Jun-10-15 3:32 pm

    ATLANTA - In a story June 9 about the MTV2 show "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rick Ross, Skylar Diggins, Chrissy Teigen and Amber Rose will be guests on the show's seventh season. In fact, those guests appeared during the show's sixth season.