UPDATED: Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83


Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83.

Bochco’s book: He rewrote TV’s rules and lived to tell it

For viewers who rejoice in TV’s artistic upsurge, one virtuoso perhaps more than anyone can be credited for elevating the medium from its bygone “boob tube” status.

‘Don’t Breathe’ has a 2-to-1 ratio of frights to flaws

Simplicity is no sin in horror movies, and the setup here is simple: Three young people in Detroit, who make money by breaking into houses, pick the wrong victim: a blind Iraq War veteran.

Sarah Jessica drops EpiPen

Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment

Ryan Lochte has no choice: He has to go on 'Dancing With the Stars'

People magazine reported that the hit ABC reality competition is courting Lochte to be on Season 23, which debuts in mid-September.

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Broad-winged hawks will take to the skies soon in dramatic fashion

In just a few weeks, thousands of hawks will be passing above us on their way south.

The truth behind the lies

By our third year of medical school, we’d all been lied to by our patients.

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Mary J. Blige — Sept. 30, Oct. 1 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 26; $75-$150

Eric Church — April 27 and 28 at Mohegan Sun Arena; TBA; TBA

Martin Lawrence — Nov. 18 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 26; $68-$88

Donny and Marie Osmond — Nov. 27 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 26; $50-$125

The Tedeschi Trucks Band — Oct. 30 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 26; $30

Montgomery Gentry — Oct. 21 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 26; $50

John Ford Coley & Terry Sylvester — Nov. 11 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $35-$38