| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Capt. Stubing of "The Love Boat," the vintage comedy about love connections on a huge cruise ship, has apparently traveled through some rocky seas.
And Gavin MacLeod, the actor who played Stubing, is getting ready to spill.
MacLeod has just penned a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:25 PM
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Gavin MacLeod was a fixture on television for years. From 1970 to 1977, he played sweet-natured news writer Murray Slaughter on CBS' "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." No sooner did "MTM"...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Valerie Harper might not be "cancer free," as a headline screamed Wednesday, but she is "cautiously optimistic" and hopeful about her current health situation.
The actress, 74, issued a statement clarifying a quote that had appeared in this week's...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Valerie Harper is positively radiant these days. There's a sparkle in her eyes and a genuine warmth in her smile. Why not? She's defied the odds.
Early last year, Harper was told she had three months to live. Harper, a non-smoker who had a cancerous...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy.
Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will probably bring to mind his trademark character: lovable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Hey, "The Walking Dead" is back on AMC!
It's been two months since we've been able to spend our Sunday nights watching men and women in tattered clothing brutally slaughtering rotting men and women in even more tattered clothing/skin, unless you...
| Feb 1, 2014
Dresden was the place for artistic jolts in 1905.
Operagoers were treated to the sight of a severed head, formerly attached to John the Baptist, being handed up from a cistern to a salivating Salome. Thick harmonies and bold splashes of tone color...
| Aug 22, 2011
Reza Badiyi, a prolific television director whose credits included "Get Smart" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and who set a Directors Guild of America record for directing the most hours of episodic series television, has died. He was 81.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:33 AM
She started her TV career as a teenager playing Happy Hotpoint the Elf during appliance commercials on "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" before being "promoted" to playing David Janssen's sultry receptionist using only her shapely legs and voice in...
| Jan 29, 2012
In recent months the name Mary Tyler Moore has been bandied about with unexpected regularity bordering on reckless abandon. This is not just because she recently made her first TV appearance in many moons on pal Betty White's show "Hot in Cleveland" or...