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Jeopardy
The world was saddened to learn on Sunday morning that beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 80 News of Trebek's passing was announced via the long-running game show's Twitter account with the following statement: "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home[...]
JG Jones MPN
In 2009, Jones was diagnosed with a rare, chronic blood cancer called polycythemia vera (PV), which transformed into myelofibrosis (MF) Both PV and MF are part of a closely related group of progressive blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). In "A Rare Reality: My MPN Story," JG Jones draws on his journey living with[...]
'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek Reveals Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
Long-time Jeopardy host and pop culture icon Alex Trebek took to the game show's YouTube channel to announce that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer Sources close to Trebek say he will begin chemotherapy treatments immediately, and will attept to finish out the remainder of the game show's season. Having hosted the popular[...]
Veep Season 7 Shooting This Fall, Set for Spring 2019 Premiere
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Walsh revealed that Louis-Dreyfus has completed chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer and has been participating in table reads for the upcoming season At the time, Walsh expected production on season 7 to begin by the end of the summer, with new episodes airing in 2019: "Veep is on hiatus, we'll start filming in August and[...]
American Gods Season 2 Update: Cast Dinner, Axe Throwing, and a Stormare Selfie
https://t.co/KSaNOxzQPQ — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) June 23, 2018 ● Kim and Yetide Badaki found some "new god/old god" common ground during a photo shoot to raise funds to fight cancer, with Kim rockin' a lumberjack look and showing everyone that she's more than okay with it… https://twitter.com/kahyunkim257/status/1009814658465828864 Why do I love this so much?!😆🙏🏿👩🏿‍🚒❤️ #AmericanGods #oldgodnewgod #love https://t.co/AQfSJEnwXa — Yetide[...]
The Walking Dead Family Mourns the Passing of Superfan Lisa Williams
But when we lose a member of our TWD "fan family," that loss cuts wider and deeper across every one of us — and that loss is particularly heavy this week with news that Lisa Williams, TWD superfan and regular at conventions and other show-related events, passed away on Tuesday after battling cancer. Williams won a fan[...]
2017 TV Countdown #1: Fandom Loses Richard Hatch, Star of Battlestar Galactica
News emerged that the stomach pains which impacted him at 2016's Dragon Con wound up to be pancreatic cancer Never wanting to be a burden to anyone, he kept his condition close to the chest until very near to the end.       In the year since his passing, friends and fans have held a number of gatherings[...]
bucket list
Credit: NBCUniversal/Broadway Video Entertainment I came up with the idea of the F*** It! List almost eight years ago, when I was going through some particularly rough treatment for cancer For some reason, The Playbook of Awkward Attempts to Make You Feel Better seems to have a section in there that recommends your friends and family[...]
Veep: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Undergoes Cancer Treatment, Filming On Hold
Less than two months after Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed publicly that she was battling breast cancer comes word that production on the HBO series' seventh and final season has been put on hold while the actress undergoes cancer treatment. Veep executive producer Frank Rich confirmed that filming was temporarily on hold during an interview Wednesday on SiriusXM[...]
'Ill Behaviour': Showtime Importing BBC Comedy-Thriller Series
Chris Geere (You're the Worst), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) and Tom Riley (DaVinci's Demons) star, with Sam Bain (Peep Show) writing and Steve Bendelack (Friday Night Dinner) directing the series. Ill Behaviour introduces us to Joel (Geere), inspired to use any methods (conventional or otherwise) to save his friend Charlie (Riley), who announces that he[...]
weekly
Pumpkins In SNL Halloween Special Instead of spotlighting an article we missed, we're changing things up a bit this week in light of Julia Louis-Dreyfus's very personal announcement to remind everyone that cancer is an evil that does not discriminate But the fight goes on and here's where you can donate to keep the battle raging[...]
'Veep' Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Less than two weeks after she took home her record sixth Emmy for her role as former VP-turned-president Selina Meyer on HBO's Veep, series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus took to Twitter to reveal that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer: Just when you thought… pic.twitter.com/SbtYChwiEj — Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) September 28, 2017 "1 in 8 women get breast cancer[...]