Woo hoo! It’s Friday and I know many of you are celebrating double because you’re on vacation as of today. I’m not as luck as you are however, but someone has to be around to tell you what’s available on TV right?
By Carmel Dagan Shirley Mitchell, who had a recurring role on “I Love Lucy” as Lucy Ricardo’s friend Marion Strong as part of a seven-decade career that ended just last year, died Nov. 11 of heart failure in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. She was 94. Mitchell was the widow of three-time Oscar-winning composer […]
By Tony Maglio Viewers who wanted “I Love Lucy” in color for the holidays are getting their wish — just, like, 60 years later. CBS will air the “I Love Lucy Christmas Special,” a one-hour block featuring two newly colorized episodes of the 1950s series, on Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. The two episodes […]
From a childhood in Queens to an education at “Fame High”, from Broadway to independent documentaries, actress and producer Jodi Long is a veteran of the stage and screen, and the star of the TBS hit series “Sullivan and Son”.
Columbo Legendary Peter Falk is a four-time Primetime Emmy Award-winner for his iconic role as the beloved, trenchcoat-wearing Police Lieutenant Columbo. Columbo is the landmark series that inspired a genre. And now, for the first time ever, all 69 episodes from its seven seasons and all 24 television movies are together in this 34-disc anthology. […]
PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — The director and producer behind the television classics “I Love Lucy” and “Bewitched” has died. Bill Asher was 90. His wife, Meredith, says he died Monday at a facility in Palm Desert, Calif., of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Asher was best known for his work on “I Love Lucy,” where […]
Actress Doris Singleton, who was best known for playing Lucy and Ricky Ricardo’s neighbor and sometime nemesis Carolyn Appleby on the famed sitcom “I Love Lucy,” passed away at the age of 92. The actress appeared on ten episodes of the series, and Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, confirmed Singleton’s death […]
(Reuters) – Although, technically speaking, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley never left small screens thanks to 60 years of “I Love Lucy,” in TV reruns, the gang is back for their first interactive adventure in “Retro World.” “I Love Lucy,” from maker Entertainment Games, enters the videogame space in early March […]
By Kimberly Potts The eclectic lineup of new members who will be inducted in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame next year includes a network executive, a pair of producers who created a seminal reality series and three beloved sitcom stars. Former ABC and Disney exec Michael Eisner, “Real World” creators […]
BY: LYNN ELBER We loved Lucy and we still do. On the 100th anniversary of her birth Saturday and 60 years since “I Love Lucy” first aired, Lucille Ball’s legacy remains remarkable _ and her talent remarkably fresh and watchable. Consider other popular sitcoms that aired alongside Ball and Desi Arnaz’s show during its 1951-to-1957 […]