Jerry Lewis to film PBS special in Las Vegas

AP News
Posted: Sep 30, 2012 3:25 PM
Jerry Lewis to film PBS special in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Comedy king Jerry Lewis plans to film a television special for PBS.

The Las Vegas Review Journal reports ( ) that the 86-year-old entertainer is returning to the spotlight Nov. 18 at The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

PBS plans to broadcast "An Evening With Jerry Lewis — Live from Las Vegas!" in March around Lewis' birthday.

Lewis has been busy preparing a Broadway musical version of "The Nutty Professor" based on the 1963 movie that Lewis directed and starred in.

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That production has been thrown into uncertainty with the recent death of composer Marvin Hamlisch, who did the score.


Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal,