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Bob Newhart nominated for literary comedy prize
USA Today - USA - Bob Newhart, you're a funny guy, and a man of letters.

The deadpan comic and sitcom star was one of three finalists announced Tuesday for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, a $5,000 literary honor named for the famed author and humorist James Thurber.

Newhart was nominated for his memoir, I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This! The other finalists were Merrill Markoe, for Walking in Circles Before Lying Down, and Joe Keenan, for My Lucky Star.

The winner will be announced this fall.
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Posted 8/21/2007 12:08:00 AM | Permalink
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Goldberg, Shaiman, Short and Walters Will Salute Crystal at Kennedy Center
Playbill.com - New York, NY, USA - As previously reported, Tony Award winner Billy Crystal will receive the tenth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Oct. 11 at 8 PM in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

The starry list of entertainers who will salute Crystal include Bob Costas, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Rob Reiner, Marc Shaiman, Martin Short, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams. The evening, which will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C., will air on PBS stations nationwide Nov. 12 at 9 PM ET.

The Mark Twain Prize, according to press notes, recognizes "people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the
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Posted 7/25/2007 12:07:08 AM | Permalink
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Bob Newhart: Good, clean fun
Modesto Bee - Modesto, CA, USA - In this age of bathroom humor and gross-out comedians, a refreshing alternative graced the full house at the Turlock Community Theater on May 18 when Bob Newhart brought his "buttoneddown mind" brand of comedy to town. Newhart represents the old school of comedy that is based on timing, well-written material, facial and body language quirks, and just plain talent.

Newhart had the crowd cheering with some fine old chestnuts, and some new material was hilarious, especially the country music bit. The video showing his career in a capsule was both poignant and reflective as we all recalled those days when Newhart's
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Posted 5/26/2007 09:05:21 PM | Permalink
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PEOPLE.com

Bob Newhart Says Longtime Friend Tim Conway Is 'Receiving the Most Devoted Care'
PEOPLE.com
Bob Newhart, who said he's known Tim for “many years,” tweeted early Tuesday morning that he and his wife, Ginnie Newhart, 77, are confident in the quality of their friend's care — which is being questioned by the 84-year-old's daughter. “To the many ...

Deadline

Bill Daily Tributes Tweeted By Barbara Eden, Bob Newhart, Paul Feig And More
Deadline
According to his son, Daily died on September 4 at his ranch in New Mexico. He appeared on all five seasons of Jeannie, a sitcom that resonated for years thanks to its heavy syndication. In addition to The Bob Newhart Show, he also appeared on ...

Hollywood Reporter

Bob Newhart Reflects on His 60 Years in Show Business
Hollywood Reporter
Legendary comedian Bob Newhart reflected on his 60-year career in show business on Conan Wednesday night. The 88-year-old star, who most recently appeared onscreen in The Big Bang Theory as Arthur Jeffries, revealed that stand-up didn't always ...

The A.V. Club

Comic legend Bob Newhart busts out a surprisingly solid Joe Pesci impression on Conan
The A.V. Club
When you book 88-year-old comedy icon Bob Newhart as a talk show guest, you imagine you know what you're going to get. By the time someone lik Newhart has reached his sixth decade in show business, it's pretty much a given that they've reached either ...

WPIX 11 New York

'Our favorite zany astronaut': Barbara Eden, Bob Newhart pay tribute to Bill Daily
WPIX 11 New York
Daily also appeared on 140 episodes of “The Bob Newhart Show,” according to the Internet Movie Database. Bill Daily told Larry King in 2003 that he was a standup comedian when “I Dream of Jeannie” was being cast and he was originally set to play a ...

Comicbook.com

Bob Newhart Returning for 'The Big Bang Theory' Final Season
Comicbook.com
With only one season of The Big Bang Theory remaining, the beloved CBS sitcom will likely pull out all the stops, and bring back each of its beloved guest stars for one final appearance. Of course, one of the top guests on every Big Bang fan's wishlist ...

Screen Rant

Big Bang Theory Season 12 Brings Back Fan-Favorites Bob Newhart & Keith Carradine
Screen Rant
The Big Bang Theory season 12 will feature some familiar faces, like Bob Newhart (Arthur Jeffries/Professor Proton) and Keith Carradine (Wyatt - Penny's dad). It's an understatement to say that the cancellation of the geek-focused series came as a ...

National Review

The Bob Newhart Peace Plan
National Review
If only Secretary of State Bob Newhart were here to offer the Palestinians some sound advice: “Stop it.” The conflict in Israel might be settled 1 million different ways, but Palestinian powers reject 999,999 of those possibilities in favor of the one ...
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