When I was five years old, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was revived for CBS. I was a little too young to understand the humor, but I can recall watching the reunion special that served as the pilot. That was my first introduction to my newest interview subject, Leigh French. Leigh was, of course, an essential part of the first Comedy Hour from the 60s, most memorably playing the character of Goldie O’Keefe, host of the Share A Little Tea With Goldie segments.
It’s official NBCUniversal/Comcast now owns DreamWorks Animation, ending the company’s independent ownership. The announcement was made today in an official press release by NBCUniversal, which is a division of the Comcast Corporation. The acquisition includes all of DreamWorks Animation’s animated brands, feature films, TV series, specials, live entertainment and related consumer products.