BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 29: Comedy Central President of Original Programming Kent Alterman speaks at the Comedy Central #ComedyFest Kick-Off with Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Judd Apatow at The Paley Center for Media on April 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
A guy from way over, from the other side of the theater, said, 'Hey, Anne Bancroft. I'm Mel Brooks.'
and I thought it must be a combination of Clark Gable and Robert Taylor, Robert Redford. It turned out to be Mel Brooks, and he never left me from that moment on.More quotes »
'Mel Brooks: Make a Noise' review: What's not to like?
"Mel Brooks : Make a Noise" WHEN | WHERE Monday night at 9 on WNET /13 WHAT IT'S ABOUT Not shy by disposition, Mel Brooks has usually turned away requests to make films about him, until now. This "American Masters" portrait, produced by Robert Trachtenberg, Read more »
Mel Brooks gets 'American Masters' PBS documentary
Brooks ' prolific career will be showcased Monday night in a new documentary airing on PBS ' "American Masters." The 86-year-old Brooks is one of a handful of celebrities whose trophy case includes an Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy. Here are five of his notable Read more »
TV on DVD: Sample 'Howdy Doody,' Mel Brooks
that's time and place. How about a person? Shout! last year compiled the DVD/CD/book package "The Incredible Mel Brooks : An Irresistable Collection of Unhinged Comedy." The company scrounged archives to sample the range of Brooks ' TV work -- series ("Get Read more »
all due respect to Mel Brooks, springtime is not just for Hitler and Germany—it’s for commercial New York theater to launch its final barrage before the end of the season. After a spate of new shows in the fall followed by a few holiday offerings ‘round November, Read more »
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TV tonight: 'Goodwin Games,' 'Rules,' Mel Brooks
Monty Brinton, CBS) '"Goodwin Games" comes out to play on Fox"Rules of Engagement" ends its run"American Masters" celebrates Mel Brooks When the broadcast network bosses say they're committed to year-round programming, as they do almost every year around this 32 m ago from USA Today Read more »
Mel Brooks: Make a Noise: American Master at the 92 Street Y
this were Dutch Masters instead of American Masters, I'd have a box of cigars, gripes Mel Brooks about the enterprise of including a documentary about him in the prestigious PBS series. On Wednesday night, an audience at the 92 Street Y got a sneak preview 5/19/13 from The Huffington Post Read more »
TV highlights: ‘Rules of Engagement,’ ‘Mike & Molly,’ ‘Hawaii Five-0’ finales
estranged siblings who will inherit $20 million from their deceased father — as long as they adhere to his specific wishes. Mel Brooks is notoriously private (he’s never authorized a biography) but submits to a profile on “American Masters — Mel Brooks: Make 5/19/13 from The Washington Post Read more »
Mel Brooks and the superiority of codger humour
the son of immigrant Jews and old enough to tell yarns about serving as a soldier in the Second World War. American Masters: Mel Brooks – Make a Noise (PBS, 9 p.m.) is about that Brooklyn-born octogenarian and, boy, is it a breath of fresh air. At age 87, 5/19/13 from Globe and Mail Read more »
Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Shared Love and Laughs
and a singing-dancing Adolf Hitler to the silver screen, Melvin Kaminsky. Or, as the world knew them, Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks. Asked about the couple's marriage, which lasted from 1964 until her death from uterine cancer in 2005, an introspective Brooks 5/19/13 from People Read more »