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    Valerie Harper Dies At Age 80

    Just one week after her 80th birthday comes word that beloved four-time Emmy Award winning actress Valerie Harper has lost her battle with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare condition where cancer cells spread to the membranes surrounding the brain. Harper, who was in poor health since her lung cancer diagnosis in 2009, bravely revealed she was […]

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    CBS Announces New ‘I Love Lucy’ Special 

    CBS will present a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of “I Love Lucy” on Friday, April 19 from 8-9 p.m. ET.  The two episodes, “The Million-Dollar Idea” and “Bonus Bucks,” are newly colorized with a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed. As with previous “Lucy” specials, the main titles […]

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    CBS Announces New ‘I Love Lucy’ Special

    The latest pairing of two colorized episodes of classic sitcom “I Love Lucy” packaged in a new one-hour special on CBS are both set in Hollywood and will feature guest stars Van Johnson and Harpo Marx. The two episodes, “The Dancing Star,” featuring Johnson, and “Harpo Marx” offer a seamless storyline and will air on […]

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    Mike Connors, TV’s ‘Mannix,’ Dies at 91

    Mike Connors, who is remembered for his portrayal as Joe Mannix on CBS detective drama “Mannix,” has died. The actor passed away surrounded by family Thursday afternoon at a Los Angeles hospital from complications of leukemia that had been diagnosed a week earlier, said his son-in-law, Mike Condon. He was 91. Born Krekor Ohanian on […]

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    CBS Announces Next ‘I Love Lucy’ Christmas Special

    In what has become an annual tradition, the next “I Love Lucy” Christmas Special, featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of the series, will be broadcast in the Friday 8 p.m. hour on Friday, Dec. 2. This edition will feature “The Christmas Episode, originally telecast on Dec. 24, 1956; and “Lucy Gets in Pictures,” originally seen […]

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    Welcome back, Carol Burnett

    From Campaign US: If you are a certain age, I don’t have to tell you much about “The Carol Burnett Show,” one of the most memorable variety-themed television shows in history. So, when I heard the news that Carol was returning to the small screen next year in a still untitled ABC multi-camera sitcom from […]

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    New Lucille Ball Sculpture to Replace ‘Scary Lucy’

    Sculptor Carolyn Palmer has created a life-size bronze figure of a new Lucille Ball statue for the town of Celoron, NY, Lucy’s hometown. Palmer’s sculpture is set be unveiled this Saturday, June 6 at 12 p.m. ET to coincide with what would have been her 105th birthday. During the nine-month creation of her bronze, Carolyn […]

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    CBS to Air New ‘I Love Lucy’ Special

    CBS has announced a new one-hour “I Love Lucy” special featuring colorized episodes “Lucy Visits Grauman’s” and “Lucy and John Wayne.” It airs on Sunday, May 22 at 8 pm. ET. Originally telecast on Oct. 3 and Oct. 10, 1955, respectively, the two episodes were the first historically to tell a continuous story in one […]

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