CBS has announced the lineup for David Letterman's last week of shows, and it's going to feature some of his old friends, including his very first late night guest and one of his very favorites, Bill Murray. On Monday, Tom Hanks will make his 60th appearance on a Letterman-hosted show, after first appearing on NBC's Late Night in 1984. He'll be joined by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, who will perform, backed by Paul Shaffer.
On Tuesday, Letterman's first Late Night guest Bill Murray will make his 44th appearance on a Letterman-hosted show.
CBS did not list any guests for Letterman's final show on Wednesday, but describes it as "an [...]
NBC is developing the 1986 Tom Hanks/Shelley Long big screen comedy The Money Pit into a sitcom, Deadline reports. The original starred Hanks and Long as a married couple who buy a mansion, only to find it needs a ton of expensive repairs. The movie was a modest box office success that received mixed reviews from critics. Justin Spitzer, who was a writer/producer on The Office from its third season on, will write the adaptation, which will be produced by Steven Spielberg's company Amblin because they made the original movie.
This week we cover the holiday TV specials: How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Polar Express, A Charlie Brown Christmas, I Want a Dog for Christmas Charlie Brown, and The Star Wars Holiday Special.
Also, we discuss leftover antibiotics, Tom has a furniture mover steal $0.25 from him, Tim describes his perfect piece of furniture, whether Alfred Hitchcock and The 3 Stooges are alive still, why Derek Jeter doesn't beat himself up over errors, misunderstanding Bea Arthur as a drag queen as a child, 50 Shades of Tim update and we solve a problem involving a grandson not wanting his grandpa to send him to space camp.
It’s a special LIVE episode of “It’s That Episode” with guests Henry Zebrowski (Murderfist), David Young (Late Night With Jimmy Fallon) and Connor Ratliff (The Stepfathers) recorded at the UCBEast Theatre. Learn about Connor getting fired by Tom Hanks from Band of Brothers, meet the love of Henry's life from The Bad Girls Club, listen as David and Craig give director's commentary from their time as extras on Stella, and experience the weirdest TV crossover, when Kramer was on Mad About You.
Before he became America's top movie star with a pair of back-to-back Oscar wins in the mid-90's, Tom Hanks spent over a decade as a primarily-comedic actor, starring in an array of sitcoms and movies that were met with varying degrees of success. It seems absurd to imagine now, but Hanks spent the better part of the 1980's fighting to distinguish himself in audience's eyes from Steve Guttenberg, Judge Reinhold, and Michael Keaton. Tom Hanks proved to be better cut out for drama than humor, as proven by his two most recent comedies, Larry Crowne and The Terminal. Still, throughout the 80's and into the 90's, Hanks was a [...]