• Norman Lear March 1, 2021 5:33 am

    TV Legend Norman Lear Credits Journey to Laughter, Family

    Norman Lear made TV relevant with “All in the Family” and many more sitcoms

  • Norman Lear January 28, 2021 6:28 pm

    Norman Lear to Receive Golden Globes' Carol Burnett Award

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association just announced that Norman Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Lear has been a pioneer in television, a political activist and philanthropist. His career began in 1950 writing and producing programs, including “The Colgate Comedy Hour” and “The Martha Raye Show” before co-founding Tandem Productions where he…

  • Eric Hinton November 22, 2019 11:30 pm

    Lily Tomlin Sorry She Agreed to End ‘Grace and Frankie'

    Regrets? Lily Tomlin has at least one: Her decision to end her Netflix sitcom “Grace and Frankie,” which co-stars Jane Fonda. “Well, Jane and I are kind of sad about it, you know, because, I mean, we talked about doing it,” Tomlin explained on Thursday night before she was honored by the Paley Center for Media along with Bob Newhart,...

  • Los Angeles October 18, 2019 7:51 pm

    'Maude' Co-Star, Character Actor Bill Macy Dies at 97

    Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as husband and long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur’s unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom “Maude,” has died. He was 97. Macy died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his friend Matt Beckoff said Friday. Further details weren’t immediately available.

  • Los Angeles June 28, 2019 10:15 am

    'One Day At A Time' Saved, After Immense #SaveODAAT Campaign

    “One Day At A Time” fans asked for the series to be saved after Netflix canceled the show shortly after Season 3 premiered earlier this year. They got their wish. Showrunner Gloria Calderón-Kellett announced on Thursday that the show will now have a new home in Pop TV. “Thanks to every fan who made #saveodaat trend worldwide,” Calderón-Kellett wrote on...

  • NBC January 31, 2018 10:30 pm

    Searching for “The Good Place”

    The second season of the innovative comedy concludes Thursday amid expectations for another twist in the characters’ afterlife odyssey.

  • Facebook September 29, 2017 12:39 am

    Was Hefner Oppressor or Liberator? Women Debate His Legacy

    Oppressor or liberator? Feminist in a silk robe, or pipe-smoking exploiter? Opinions were flying a day after Hugh Hefner’s death over just what he did — and didn’t do — for women. On one side, there were those who saw Hefner’s dressing women in bunny costumes with cottontails on their rears, or displaying them nude in his magazine with a...

  • NBC June 6, 2017 8:45 pm

    Jerrod Carmichael's ‘Carmichael Show' is a ‘Family' Affair

    Some critics have compared “Carmichael” to producer Norman Lear’s 1970s classic “All in the Family,” the first sitcom to routinely tackle serious subjects such as sexism, racism, sexuality.

  • Donald Trump May 19, 2017 2:07 pm

    Age is Just a Number: Brooks, Reiner, Lear, Van Dyke on Living Well after 90

    Mel Brooks made it clear that he was not paid to appear at the premiere of the new HBO documentary “If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast.”...
    “They never pay, they never pay,” he joked. “How funny I was tonight and I don’t get a penny.”...
    Brooks stole the show from fellow Hollywood legends Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke and Norman...

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