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Carol Burnett gets Jimmy Stewart museum award

Carol Burnett gets Jimmy Stewart museum award

Actress and comedian Carol Burnett was honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart, a Hollywood star she was smitten with as a toddler during a trip to the movies with her grandmother in San Antonio, Texas.

October 06, 2014 1:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Dennehy, Mia and Carol Burnett among 'Love Letters' cast

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Dennehy, Mia and Carol Burnett among 'Love Letters' cast

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Final week for Cerda's fun stage broads behind bars, with special guest

OFFBEAT: Final week for Cerda's fun stage broads behind bars, with special guest

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: TV comedy pioneer Sid Caesar dead at age 91

OFFBEAT: TV comedy pioneer Sid Caesar dead at age 91

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: It's time to reveal my 2013 celebrity holiday card

OFFBEAT: It's time to reveal my 2013 celebrity holiday card

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Times Columnist Philip Potempa with Comedienne Carol Burnett on the Cover of His 2013 Holiday Card

Times Columnist Philip Potempa with Comedienne Carol Burnett on the Cover of His 2013 Holiday Card

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's 2013 Celebrity Holiday Card features TV legend Carol Burnett, snapped backstage in May 2011.

December 22, 2013 8:31 pm

Carol Burnett receives top US humor prize in DC

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 30 million viewers each week.

October 21, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Dyer man competing in national meat-cutting contest

OFFBEAT: Dyer man competing in national meat-cutting contest

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 28, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Readers help with details about Paula Deen and restaurants

OFFBEAT: Readers help with details about Paula Deen and restaurants

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
Comedienne Carol Burnett

Comedienne Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett is bringing her one-woman stage show 'Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett: A Conversation' to the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet on May 8 and 9.

April 29, 2012 12:00 am
Carol Burnett,  Elizabeth Taylor

Carol Burnett, Elizabeth Taylor

Friends Carol Burnett and Elizabeth Taylor are shown Jan. 22, 1983, talking with press about making their debut in 'pay television' together when they star as women drawn together after their divorces in 'Intimate Strangers,' a comedy-drama movie for HBO.

April 29, 2012 12:00 am

Legendary Carol Burnett brings her show to Joliet in May

Award-winning actress, funny lady and best-selling author Carol Burnett has been busy "writing away" for the past two years.

April 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Reader doesn't believe Kermit the Frog lived on 'Sesame Street'

OFFBEAT: Reader doesn't believe Kermit the Frog lived on 'Sesame Street'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 11, 2012 12:00 am
Comedienne Carol Burnett's One-Woman Stage Show National Tour

Comedienne Carol Burnett's One-Woman Stage Show National Tour

Carol Burnett is bringing her one-woman stage show "Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett: A Conversation" to Chicagoland for one exclusive performance at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

February 12, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Carol Burnett brings her one-woman show to Joliet Rialto

OFFBEAT: Carol Burnett brings her one-woman show to Joliet Rialto

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

OFFBEAT: Bobby Vinton back for one show; Vicki Lawrence playing Mrs. Claus

OFFBEAT: Bobby Vinton back for one show; Vicki Lawrence playing Mrs. Claus

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 16, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Columbia Restaurant a Florida jewel, special guest for tonight's 'Quartet'

OFFBEAT: Columbia Restaurant a Florida jewel, special guest for tonight's 'Quartet'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 15, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Entertainer Jim Nabors ailing, but in good spirits while recovering in Honolulu

OFFBEAT: Entertainer Jim Nabors ailing, but in good spirits while recovering in Honolulu

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 21, 2011 12:00 am
Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett

Comedienne Carol Burnett is returning to daytime television this fall for guest appearance on her favorite soap opera on ABC "All My Children" to say farewell to the canceled series.

July 01, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Happy 70th anniversary to commercial TV with nod to Carol Burnett

OFFBEAT: Happy 70th anniversary to commercial TV with nod to Carol Burnett

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 01, 2011 12:00 am
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