There are dozens of television shows about cops and dozens of comedies. But, since the end of the much-missed “Reno 911!”, there has not been a police comedy. Fortunately, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has come along to fill the void and premieres Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 8:30/7:30c on FOX. [xfinity-record-button id=”5265505461484962112″ program_type=”series”] The show about a precinct […]
Jim Nabors, the actor best known for playing Gomer Pyle on TV in the 1960s, has married his longtime male partner.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andy Griffith led by example on the set of his television show, teaching a 6-year-old boy that true leadership requires not only confidence and hard work but also humility, Academy Award-winning film director Ron Howard said in recorded remarks Sunday. Howard’s remarks were to be played during a Griffith tribute at […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The death certificate for Andy Griffith says the actor’s death earlier this week was caused by a heart attack. The certificate says the 86-year-old had suffered the attack 24 hours before he died at 7 a.m. Tuesday. It also says he had suffered for years from other illnesses, including coronary artery […]
Through his decades-long career, Andy Griffith was beloved, yet somehow taken for granted. He early on gained immortality as Sheriff Andy Taylor. But his skill at playing cornpone decency blinded fans to his ability to master other roles.
Andy Griffith and Ernest Borgnine were among those who saluted George Lindsey — TV’s Goober — at a memorial service in Nashville.
The beloved actor played the Goober role on multiple TV shows for 30 years, starting with “The Andy Griffith Show.” Read his amazing life story …
It’s been a week since “Curb Your Enthusiasm” ended its eighth season on HBO – the third season in which star Larry David had a sidekick of sorts, the irrepressible Leon Black. Leon, played by comedian JB Smoove (yes, it’s a stage name – his given name is Jerry Brooks), had another big season as […]
Futurama Attention Planet Express staff, We’re back in business! Planet Express is now delivering ‘Futurama‘ Volume 5 to terrestrial locations. Join my friends Fry, Bender, Leela and the rest of the gang for 13 hilarious new episodes that tackle some of the most controversial subjects in the galaxy…including evolution, mind exchange, feline intelligence and even […]
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — The actress who played Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show‘ was robbed in the town that inspired the show’s idyllic Mayberry setting, after moving to the area to avoid big city crime. Betty Lou Lynn had her wallet stolen at a shopping center in Mount Airy, the birthplace of Andy Griffith. […]