January 8, 2023
Links to the past, with relevance today:
EW.COM: Dolly Parton joined Call Me Kat to pay homage to the late, great Leslie Jordan.
NYT: So long to veteran newsman Bernard Kalb, who has signed off at the ripe old age of 100. He worked for NBC, CBS and The New York Times.
EXTRATV: Living legend Jane Fonda, 85, says her knees got weak when she met GOAT football star Tom Brady, 45. She's about to be seen in his 80 for Brady, a comedy about four women past 80 who trek to the 2017 Super Bowl to fawn over Brady. Her co-stars? Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno and Sally Field.
DEADLINE: Many former child and youth stars mourned the late Adam Rich on social media, including Melissa Gilbert (above), Lydia Cornell, Corey Feldman, Todd Bridges, Jill Whelan and Erin Murphy.
THR: How Walt Disney Co. made it to the century mark. P.S. Steamboat Willie, made in 1928, hits the public domain on January 1, 2024 ... will be interesting to see a Disney product that is fair for anyone to exploit.