Martin, McDonald, Porter join stars in telethon for Ukraine
A roster of film, TV and theater all-stars — including Steve Martin, Annette Bening, Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce and Rosie Perez — have signed up for a 10-hour telethon to raise money for the victims of the war in Ukraine.
Absent media, Texas executes inmate who killed great aunt
A Texas man convicted of fatally beating his 83-year-old great aunt more than two decades ago was executed Wednesday evening without media witnesses present because prison agency officials neglected to notify reporters it was time to carry out the punishment.
Nomination surprises: 'The Mandalorian,' Quibi get Emmy love
The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding drama series on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Disney Plus via AP)NEW YORK The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. But it also earned Disney+ a nod for guest actor in a drama series for Giancarlo Esposito and a spot in the best drama race. AIRING JORDANMichael Jordan proved his competitive pull once more as the ESPN documentary The Last Dance earned three Emmy nominations. Homeland over its run has won eight Emmy awards for outstanding drama series, writing, editing and casting, among the trophies.
From the 60 Minutes archives: Mandy Patinkin on playing Saul Berenson
Back in the fall of 2014, the late Bob Simon visited actor Mandy Patinkin on location in South Africa. That season, "Homeland" was set in Pakistan, but was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. Simon, who had reported from Pakistan in the past, told Overtime he was impressed by the likeness of the location. 2014: On the set of "Homeland" with Mandy PatinkinSimon said he was also stunned by the authenticity of the "Homeland" props that Mandy Patinkin showed them. He really, really wants to know the answer to things, and if you don't give him a good answer, he'll keep asking."cbsnews.com
Mandy Patinkin's mission: Helping migrants survive
Last month Mandy Patinkin, who plays a "Homeland" CIA division chief racing to save a fictional world from a terror attack, helped refugees get ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos. We asked Patinkin to describe that journey on a beach, and how it changed his world.cbsnews.com
"Homeland" actor Mandy Patinkin on hopes for the "mess" in the world
Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin plays CIA European division chief Saul Berenson in the hit series, "Homeland." Patinkin is also the voice behind the Showtime documentary, "The Spymasters," about the CIA. Patinkin joins “CBS This Morning" to discuss global issues, including the refugee crisis and gun violence in America.cbsnews.com