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  • Al Gordon dies at 89; Emmy-winning comedy writer for Jack Benny

    Al Gordon dies at 89; Emmy-winning comedy writer for Jack Benny
    Al Gordon, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who spent much of his more than 40-year career writing for Jack Benny's penny-pinching, vain and perennially 39-year-old persona, has died. He was 89.
  • Bob Henry dies at 92; TV producer and director

    Bob Henry dies at 92; TV producer and director
    Bob Henry, an Emmy Award-winning television variety-show producer and director who produced Nat King Cole's groundbreaking musical variety program in the 1950s and helped make Flip Wilson a household name as the producer of his hit comedy-variety show...

    Bob Henry, TV producer and director, dies at 92

     
    Bob Henry, a veteran TV producer and director best known for his work on Nat King Cole and Flip Wilson’s variety shows, died Sunday at his home in Laguna Beach. He was 92.

    TCA 2011: Ed Sullivan: No joke teller, but he brought the funny

     
    "The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special" on PBS will explore timeless comedy and famous comedians

    The legend of prep star Wilt and his first battles with Kareem

     
    Not sure if any of you saw this, but we do a weekly Sports Legends feature on latimes.com/sports and this week it was on Wilt Chamberlain. The Sports Legends feature focuses on the truth behind rumors, hearsay or facts that have maybe been misconstrued or...