The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo36° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi47° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo33° Areas Fog

Monday

Hi47° Areas Fog

Monday Night

Lo30° Areas Fog

Tuesday

Hi44° Areas Fog

Tuesday Night

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Wednesday

Hi42° Patchy Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Thursday

Hi43° Patchy Fog

TV pioneer, comedy legend Sid Caesar dies in his home

Send to Kindle
Print This

LOS ANGELES — Sid Caesar, a television pioneer who reigned as the king of live TV sketch comedy in the 1950s with his inspired brand of mimicry, pantomime and satire on the classic comedy-variety series “Your Show of Shows” and “Caesar’s Hour,” has died. He was 91.

Caesar died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills after a brief illness, according to his biographer and friend Eddy Friedfeld.

View my optionsorSign in