MDA Telethon News
Paula Abdul: I'm Ready to Transition Into Acting
Paula Abdul is all about reinvention. The “Opposites Attract” singer, 51, made a name for herself in the 1990s with her unique combination of vocal talent and skills in choreography. Then in the 2000s, she became a TV darling on “American Idol.” Now, she’s ready for...
How Sabado Gigante Changed TV as We Know It
Here's To Another 50 Years of Don Francisco: How Sabado Gigante Changed TV.
Kimmel: Jerry Lewis' Sex Talk
I spent much of the day yesterday and Sunday as they usually do on Labor Day weekend watching Jerry Lewis. What could grow up Las Vegas the telethon was a very big deal in the seventies you know was Jerry Lewis. Tony Orlando norm Crosby Barry Manilow. Jack Jones and now it's it's still Tony Orlando
Jerry Lewis on Lohan: 'I'd Smack Her'
We know Jerry Lewis is a man who for fifty plus years has dedicated this Labor Day time with telethon helping children suffering from muscular dystrophy. He's now turned his interest to helping some troubled women of Hollywood from miss him compassion was asked how he would. Deal of Lindsay Lohan
Jerry Lewis Gets a Charity Lap Dance
Every Labor Day we know that means the annual muscular dystrophy telethon with Jerry Lewis this was the 44 year fourth and the longer it goes they do terrific work obviously there is sixty million dollars this year despite recession but the longer goes the older Jerry gets the more bizarre the
Jerry Lewis Raises Millions, Causes Controversy
While Jerry Lewis raised millions of dollars during his annual Labor Day telethon, he also caused a bit of controversy. During the 18th hour of the telethon to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the 81-year-old actor, riffing in front of the camera very late in the broadcast, introduced an
'Augie's Quest' follows mission to find ALS cure
Sometimes it's easy to pinpoint the moment things go wrong. For fitness executive Augie Nieto, it started with a backache in 2004. Other signs followed: weakness, slowed speech, involuntary muscle spasms in his right arm, difficulty shaving. After being unable to hold on to a tow-rope while water
Carrying On Mattie's Legacy
Jeni Stepanek Has Completed the Book Her Son Was Working on When He Died at Age 13
Young Poet, Peacemaker Gone at 13
He was the little boy who meant so much to so many. The unlikely peacemaker who, through his best-selling poetry, showed the world what it really means to find triumph in every tragedy, even one's own. In his 13 years, Mattie Stepanek became nationally known as a "peacemaker and poet" whose story
Young Poet, Peacemaker Dies at 13
In his 13 years, Mattie Stepanek became nationally known as a “peacemaker and poet” whose story of living with a rare neuromuscular disorder led to five published books, numerous television appearances and a friendship with former President Jimmy Carter. The champion for muscular dystrophy