Lynn Elber

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Jeopardy! keeping Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings as co-hosts

Jeopardy! is giving itself two answers to the question of who gets to host the long-running quiz show — Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings.

Amy Schneider's historic Jeopardy! winning streak comes to an end

Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider's dazzling streak is over, snapped Wednesday by a Chicago librarian after 40 wins and nearly $1.4 million US in prize money.

Emmy-winning comedian Louie Anderson dead at 68

Louie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely Emmy-winning performance as the mother of twin adult sons in the dark comedy series Baskets, died Friday. He was 68.

Peter Scolari, who appeared on TV series Newhart and Girls, dead at 66

Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on Newhart and a closeted dad on Girls and who was on Broadway with longtime friend Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy, has died. He was 66.

Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

There has been a lag in diversity in behind-the-camera jobs and among TV executives as measured by the yardsticks of race and gender, according to a new University of California, Los Angeles, study.

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to show's staff amid workplace inquiry

Ellen DeGeneres apologized to the staff of her daytime TV talk show amid an internal company investigation of complaints of a difficult and unfair workplace.

Second City co-owner steps down amid accusations of racism from former performer

Andrew Alexander, chief executive and co-owner of famed The Second City improv theatre, says he is stepping down after a former performer levelled accusations of racism against the comedy institution.

Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Dr. Phil cancel live audiences amid coronavirus outbreak

Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and Dr. Phil are some of the TV projects changing gears in light of the global coronavirus outbreak.

Jeopardy! titans compete for $1M, 'greatest of all time' title

The Super Bowl is weeks away, but for Jeopardy addicts the big game is here: All-time top money winners Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer are facing off for ultimate bragging rights.

Actresses of colour banding together for equal pay in Hollywood

Giving colleagues a peek at their pay cheques, speaking out about economic disparity and using hard-won success to boost others are among the measures slowly gaining traction in an industry where most actors are hunting for their next job and women of colour face entrenched barriers.

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