The actress who played Elly May Clampett on the “The Beverly Hillbillies,” toymaker Mattel Inc. and CBS Consumer Products Inc. have settled a lawsuit that claimed the companies didn’t get the actress’ approval to use her name and likeness for a Barbie doll.
What makes a sitcom lineup great? It’s a question we’ve set out to answer now that NBC has taken the unusual step of cramming six comedies onto the air in a single night on Thursdays – starting with “Community” at 8/7c, followed by the new “Perfect Couples,” “The Office,” “Parks & Recreation,” “30 Rock” (at […]
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 […]