Betty White Talks About “The Pet Set”

Read the interview here.

Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

TV/Streaming: Regina King’s acclaimed “One Night in Miami,” about the meeting of Malcolm, Muhammed Ali, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown, is on Amazon Prime…”Miss Scarlett and the Duke” premieres on PBS this Sunday…”MLK/FBI” is streaming on AppleTV…Music: Three previously unreleased Beatles tracks will be posted on YouTube this Sunday…Books: I’m reading “War and Peace” in French, which is fascinating since Tolstoy used so much French in his original version…Sports: Spare me all the praise for Bill Belichick for turning down a presidential medal — he didn’t even criticize Trump by name!

Kennedy Center Honors Announced

It’s a decent list of honorees: Debbie Allen, Garth Brooks, Midori, Joan Baez, and Dick Van Dyke. But still no Joni Mitchell, Liza Minnelli, Denzel Washington, or Betty White.

Cuomo Launches “Arts Revival”

“Sex And The City” Without Kim…

…Cattrall is “Sex and the City” without the sex. But the series revival is now a go at HBOMax. And the three remaining actresses are each making $1 million an episode.

Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

TV/Streaming: Everybody’s talking about Netflix’s unconventional period drama “Bridgerton.” So what are you waiting for?…The Sunday-night PBS offering, “Elizabeth Is Missing,” isn’t great television, but its star, Glenda Jackson, sure is: her face may be ravaged but the voice remains unmistakable and commanding…Music: Every time I dip into the youtube song stylings of Adam Lambert I feel better…Books: “Shuggie Bain,” the Booker Prize-winning novel by Douglas Stuart, about broken lives in Scotland, is sad and beautiful…Sports: My 76ers are doing beautifully so far in the NBA season, but my Nets are fading after a fast early start.

Danny Burstein Writes Loving Tribute to Late Wife and Broadway Star Rebecca Luker

Here’s the link to the tribute in The Hollywood Reporter. I know Danny but would have teared up even if i hadn’t.