Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke will receive the Life Achievement Award at the 19th Annual SAG Awards.
"Dick is the consummate entertainer — an enormously talented performer whose work has crossed nearly every major category of entertainment," SAG-AFTRA Co-President Ken Howard said in a statement.
Late Night with Craig Ferguson
Celebs often tell outlandhish stories on late-night television, but funnyman Dick Van Dyke's latest tale may take the cake.
On last week's Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, the Mary Poppins and Diagnosis Murder staractor told the host he used to surf and was once saved from the middle of the ocean by porpoises.
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In honor of the Tonys, airing Sunday, June 10, on CBS, Live with Regis and Kelly will showcase a slew of Broadway babies next week. Monday brings a Spring Awakening; Tuesday finds David Hyde Pierce hawking Curtains; on Wednesday, Raúl Esparza makes for great Company; Thursday Christine Ebersole brightens Grey Gardens; and on Friday Mary Poppins goes "Supercalifragilisticexpidalidocious".... Cheers star Rhea Perlman makes her West End debut in Boeing-Boeing this summer, as per Playbill.com.... Broadway.com reports that the American classic Gone with the Wind is being turned into a British musical, set to hit the stage in spring 2008.... An actor in the problem-plagued production of London's Lord of the Rings was injured by a piece of hydraulic stage machinery. He was treated with medicine, not magic. Reporting by Raven Snook
Composer Richard Sherman (along with his brother Bob) has created some very memorable movie music, but none more magical than the jolly collection of songs in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins. Here, the 76-year-old Sherman tells TV Guide Online about the extra-packed Poppins 40th Anniversary DVD (out this week) and a musical legacy that's as sweet as a spoonful of sugar.TV Guide Online: How'd you like reuniting with Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews for this DVD?
: Dick, Julie and I share a great bond. It's like when you see an old friend after many years and the years just fall away. It seems like yesterday. They are wonderful people. What can I say? It was a warm feeling.
TVGO: One DVD treat is the three of you reminiscing around the piano.
Sherman: We were all very relaxed, but I was told not to ask Julie to sing because she is very self-conscious. She had an operation and now she can't sing those beaut