Emmy-Winning ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Writer Dies

LOS ANGELES — Emmy-winning writer Sam Denoff, who wrote for TV’s “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy “That Girl,” has died in Los Angeles at 83. Denoff’s son Douglas tells the Los Angeles Times that his father, who had Alzheimer’s disease, died Friday at home in Brentwood. See More […]

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Mary Tyler Moore ‘Recovering Nicely’ From Surgery

NEW YORK – A representative for Mary Tyler Moore says the veteran sitcom star is “recovering nicely” after surgery to remove a benign tumor on the lining of her brain. Spokeswoman Erica Tarin says Moore will require no additional treatment after the four-hour procedure. Tarin would not specify when the surgery took place or where. […]

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Dick Van Dyke Knows He’s a Lucky Man

BY: FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK – Dick Van Dyke looks back and marvels. The way he sizes up his 85-and-counting years is summarized by the title of his new memoir, “My Lucky Life in and out of Show Business”: dumb luck. Luckily, he had a lot of talent, too. Van Dyke writes proudly of his […]

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