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    Burt Reynolds Dies at 82

    Oscar nominee Burt Reynolds, who is remembered for theatricals like “Deliverance,” “The Longest Yard,” Smokey and the Bandit,” “Boogie Nights” and “The Cannonball Run,” and his Emmy Award winning role on CBS sitcom “Evening Shade,” died Thursday of a heart attack at a hospital in Florida, according to multiple reports. Born Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. […]

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    NBC Renews Quartet of Dick Wolf Dramas

    Producer Dick Wolf is four for four in the renewal scorecard on NBC, with the network issuing renewals for next season to “Law & Order: SVU” and the trio of Chicago-set hours: “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago PD” and “Chicago Med.” This will take “Law & Order: SVU” into season 20, which will tie “Gunsmoke” and parent […]

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    ABC Renews ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for Season 15

    ABC, not surprisingly, has picked up veteran medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” for a 15th season. The network has not confirmed how many new episodes will air in 2018-19, but the assumption is 22 to 24. “‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has a special place in my heart and millions of viewers feel the same way,” said ABC Entertainment […]

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    CBS Renews ‘NCIS’ for Season 16

    CBS has greenlit a 16th season of primetime’s most-watched scripted drama, “NCIS.” Series star and executive producer Mark Harmon has signed a new agreement to continue with the show.   “It’s pretty simple – viewers everywhere love NCIS,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “This show speaks to viewers of all ages, in all parts of the […]

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    Erin Moran, ‘Happy Days’ Actress, Dead at 56

    Former child star Erin Moran, who is remembered for portraying Joanie Cunningham on ABC sitcom “Happy Days” and spin-off “Joanie Loves Chachi,” was found dead on Saturday morning by authorities in Indiana, according to TMZ. She was 56. Born on Oct. 18, 1960 in Burbank, California, Moran made her theatrical debut at age eight in […]

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    CBS Renews ‘Criminal Minds’ for Next Season

    CBS has issued a 13th season renewal to veteran crime solver “Criminal Minds,” with an unspecified number of new episodes ordered for 2017-18. Debuting on Sept. 22, 2005, 277 episodes have been produced by season end. Heading into season 13, “Criminal Minds” will become the 1t1th longest running scripted drama in the history of television […]

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    Actor James Stacy Dead at 80

    Actor James Stacy, who is remembered for his role on CBS 1968-71 western “Lancer,” died yesterday in Ventura, California. He was 80. Born Maurice William Elias on December 23, 1936 in Los Angeles, Stacy made his film debut in “Sayonara” in 1957, and his television premiere in drama “Highway Patrol” in that same year. He […]

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    Actor William Schallert Dead at 93

    Just six weeks after the passing of Patty Duke comes word that her TV father, William Schallert, has died at the age of 93. He passed away at his home in Pacific Palisades, California, on Sunday, said his son, Edwin. Born in Los Angeles on July 6, 1922, William Schallert began acting while a student […]

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    Actor George Kennedy Dead at 91

    Oscar winner George Kennedy, who is remembered for his 1988-91 stint on the original “Dallas” as rancher Carter McKay, died Sunday in Boise, Idaho. He was 91. Born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, Kennedy appeared in more than 200 film and television productions including his Academy Award Best Supporting Actor win for […]

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