Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Jason Segal, Sarah Jessica Parker and Michael Sherwin

Segal, Leibowitz, and Sex and the City Return; Sherwin

The Friend”, a “tearjerker” dramatic film, with a little humor, was made in 2019 and screened at the 2020 Toronto Film Festival just before Covid-19 hit. It opens in a few theaters on Jan. 22 and is also available that day on vid…

Jews in the News: Tanya Roberts, Natasha Leggero and Tiffany Haddish

Tanya Roberts, For the Record; Funny Ladies, a Promising Newcomer

Actress TANYA ROBERTS died on Jan. 5. On Jan. 3, there many erroneous reports that she had just died and this error made her death a bigger news story than it otherwise would have been. Roberts, a very “hot” woman, wasn’…

Jews in the News: Nina Totenberg, Kyra Sedgwick and Zac Posen

More Tribe Roots; New Series; the Full Smoky Story; Farewell, Mary Ann

“Finding Your Roots”, the PBS celebrity ancestry series, is on a “Covid schedule”. It paused its 6th season in November. A new episode premiered on Jan. 5 and the last 6th season episode premieres on Tuesday, Jan…

Jews in the News: Mayim Bialik, Alicia Silverstone and Michiel Huisman

Lovable Cat Lady; Jimmy and Bob; Wedding Wars; 2 Surprises

“Call Me Kat,” a new comedy series, premieres on Fox on Jan. 3 at 8:30 PM. The second episode will air at its regular time (Jan. 7, 9:00 PM). MAYIM BIALIK, 44 (“Big Bang Theory”) stars as an unmarried and not successful 39-ye…

Jews in the News: Gal Gadot, Albert Bourla and Tal Zaks

Wonder Woman, Wonder Guys

 “Wonder Woman: 1984”, the sequel to the 2017 mega-hit “Wonder Woman”, starts streaming (Dec. 25) on HBO Max at the same time it is released to theaters and it will remain streaming on “Max” for a month. AT&T owns Warners and HBO and it decided that ge…