You’re part of a tight-knit, blue collar Boston family. Lots of watching sports, talking sports and throwing back more than a few beers doing both. Can you fit in if you’re the gay son of this brood? If we’re talking CBS’s new fall TV sitcom “The McCarthys,” the answer is yes. In the autobiographical sitcom […]
Everyone knows Michael J. Fox’s story. The beloved star of “Family Ties,” “Spin City” and the “Back to the Future” movies thought he would have to give up acting all together when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Instead, after taking a few years off to get treatment, he returned to work, winning Emmy nominations […]
Can Parkinson’s disease be funny? That was the question that Michael J. Fox and showrunner Will Gluck faced when they decided to create “The Michael J. Fox Show,” a sitcom inspired by the actor’s real life.
Gary David Goldberg, who created the 1980s sitcom hit “Family Ties” and expanded into feature films, has died. Goldberg died of brain cancer in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday, days before his 69th birthday, The New York Times reported.
The new series include plenty of recognizable names that can help the transition into unfamiliar programming. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of these actors’ past work and a sneak peak at what’s ahead.
The producers of “Glee” have cast the two beloved sitcom stars to play a lesbian couple later this season.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS Television Distribution and ComStar Media have agreed to settle their lawsuit over the airing of several classic series, including “Happy Days,” “My Three Sons” and “Family Ties.” CBS sued ComStar – owned by GodTube founder Chris Wyatt and “Hour of Power” minister Robert Schuller – for $1.5 million in April, […]
Television’s mothers have been doling out love and advice for over half a century. They have changed with the times, evolving from housewives who vacuumed in pearls to yuppies who balanced careers and parenting to single parents who struggle to be good role models for their children. Though being a parent is far easier when […]
During the recession of the early 1990s, television viewers could watch “Roseanne’s” Dan and Roseanne Conner struggle to make ends meet with a series of low paying jobs they hated while their dreams always seemed just out of reach. “Grace Under Fire” had a similar premise, with a single mother. Both were regularly among the […]
She was a TV wife on two notable series, but in real-life, Meredith Baxter was a lesbian who was unhappily married for 15 years to one of her co-stars. And now, in the first of several TV appearances she’s lined up to promote a new memoir she’s authored, Baxter says her ex-husband, actor David Birney, […]