Robert Townsend

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TODAY: Larry King moderates a retrospective sesh on "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" with George Schlatter, Jo Anne Worley, Artie Johnson and others. Paley Center for Media in BevHills. Paleycenter.org

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Holiday Heart
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Review: 'Holiday Heart'

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Showtime's "Holiday Heart" is a not-so-cheery tale of a drag queen with a heart of gold who rescues a young girl and her junkie mom. A story of redemption that tries relentlessly to be a tearjerker…

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Review: 'Jackie's Back'

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Robert Townsend's "Jackie's Back," about the problematic "comeback" of fictional, long-forgotten pop/soul diva Jackie Washington, emerges as a successful variation on the mockumentary theme, as well…

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Review: 'Love Songs'

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Charles Fuller, who won a Pulitzer Prize for drama for grappling with the moral complexities of "A Soldier's Play" (which was turned into the Oscar-nominated "A Soldier's Story" in 1984), contributes…

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