WEEK IN WOMEN: NBC Special Celebrates Carol Burnett’s Birthday – Brandy McDonnell reports

Paying tribute to a beloved national icon for her birthday, NBC will celebrate Carol Burnett’s illustrious career with Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love. The two-hour special will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT April 26 and will stream next day on Peacock. Filmed at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, the star-studded special will feature an A-list lineup of musical performances and special guests, who will come together to share their love for one of the most cherished comediennes in television history.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Sept. 8-14: THE SKELETON TWINS

Opening Sept. 12, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The Skeleton Twins, starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader as estranged twins who help each other figure out why their lives turned out so poorly. Director Craig Johnson knows how to use Wiig and Hader’s comedic talents to great effect, without taking away from the movie’s melancholy themes. Hader and Wiig both widen their dramatic ranges in this film and show new sides of themselves as performers. Read on…

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