Outbreak of ’60s Mania as NBC Eyes ‘Munsters’ Remake

“The Munsters” was one of the silliest shows in the history of television, and yet, producers and networks continue to eye the series for contemporary remakes. Such is the case, reportedly, with a producer, Bryan Fuller, who is talking to NBC about bringing his new version of this venerable (but oh-so ridiculous) franchise back to […]

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CBS Conjures Up a ‘Bewitched’ Revamp

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Add another re-imagined TV classic onto the heap. Following on the heels of its “Hawaii Five-0” revamp — not to mention ABC’s upcoming “Charlie’s Angels” remake — CBS has ordered a script for a “Bewitched” revamp, an individual with knowledge of the project confirmed to TheWrap. The script will be written […]

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‘Bewitched’ Creator Sol Saks Dies In LA At 100

LOS ANGELES – Friends and family say the writer who created the television comedy “Bewitched” has died. Sol Saks was 100. Saks’ wife Sandra says he died Saturday at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for pneumonia. Saks wrote the pilot script for “Bewitched,” but he never wrote another episode […]

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5 TV Shows That Should Be Movies

BY: Christy Lemire AP Movie Critic LOS ANGELES – The cinematic landscape is littered with terrible movies based on television shows. From ‘Leave It to Beaver’ and ‘Bewitched’ to ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ and ‘Starsky & Hutch,’ the vast majority of these adaptations have not exactly been must-sees. And we won’t even begin to discuss […]

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At Long Last: ‘Gilligan’s Island: The Movie’

You may be wondering why this didn’t happen in they heyday of sitcom movies like Bewitched, McHale’s Navy, Sgt. Bilko, The Beverly Hillbillies and The Brady Bunch, but better late than never. On the heels of the success of Get Smart, Gilligan’s Island creator Sherwood Schwartz is executive producing a new movie version of the […]

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