Anatomy of a classic: Award-winning “Dick Van Dyke Show” writer Bill Persky takes us inside the art of TV comedy writing — and recommends two of his favorite “Dick Van Dyke” shows. Watch …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White has a suggestion for longtime friend Carl Reiner as he marks his 90th birthday: “Milk it.” Reiner plays White’s boyfriend Max on the TV Land sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” and turned 90 Tuesday. White’s 90th birthday was in January. White suggested that Reiner should have people spoil him rotten. […]
Veteran TV actor Dick Van Dyke has gotten hitched at the age of 86. Van Dyke reveals that he married his makeup artist Arlene Silver, 40, on Leap Day.
Mary Tyler Moore made it after all. The 75-year-old actress received the lifetime achievement award at Sunday night’s 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
(Reuters) – Mary Tyler Moore, has worn many hats during her long and celebrated career. But the hat she may be best remembered for is the iconic tam she tossed in the air during the opening sequence of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” in the 1970s. Her portrayal of the thirty-something, independent, career woman, Mary […]
By Kimberly Potts Ohhh, Rob! Multiple Emmy winner, and Oscar nominee, Mary Tyler Moore is the recipient of the Screen Actors Guild’s Life Achievement Award, and her former TV husband, “The Dick Van Dyke Show” star Dick Van Dyke, will present her with the award during the SAG Awards telecast on Jan. 29. The “Mary […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]