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All in the Family (tv program)

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  • 'McHale's Navy' actor Bob Hastings dies

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran Hollywood actor Bob Hastings, best-remembered as a bootlicking lieutenant in the 1960s television World War Two comedy "McHale's Navy," has died at the age of 89. Hastings died at his home in Burbank, California, on Monday...
  • Culture Drives Laughs in Today's Comedy Offerings

    From "All in the Family" to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" to "Seinfeld," comedy has always lived in the zeitgeist of the culture, and if there's one series that satirizes society's ever-expanding love-hate relationship with modern technology, it's HBO's...
  • Norman Lear Still Seeking Reality and Comedy

    "All in the Family" met "Modern Family" Sunday at Warner Bros. as Norman Lear and Steve Levitan expounded on the need for mixing reality with comedy in their signature series. Lear received a standing ovation from the audience of about 400 at the...
  • Elliot Wax, TV Agent Who Packaged Shows From 'Carol Burnett' to 'Three's Company,' Dies at 84

    Elliot R. Wax, a former television agent at William Morris and the leader of his own agency, died on May 4 from complications of kidney disease at his home in Lake Sherwood, Calif. He was 84. Wax packaged many hit variety and comedy shows while at WMA...
  • U.S. TV Producers in Bigger Hunt for Overseas Series to Remake

    Turn on the TV on any given day and you're likely to be watching a scripted series borne of a foreign country and reformatted for an American audience. From Showtime's "Shameless" -- a revamp of a British series -- and "Homeland" -- which originated as...
  • 'The Fosters,' 'Behind the Candelabra' Among GLAAD Media Awards Winners

    The groundbreaking ABC family drama "The Fosters" and Emmy-winning HBO movie "Behind the Candelabra" were among the big winners this Saturday at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognizes accurate representations of the LGBTQ community....
  • PASSINGS: Luis Avalos

     PASSINGS: Luis Avalos
    Luis Avalos Latino playwright, actor on 'The Electric Company.' Luis Avalos, 67, a Cuban American actor who had a regular role as Dr. Doolats on the 1970s public television children's series "The Electric Company" and later was active in Los Angeles'...
  • 'Facts of Life,' 'Silver Spoons' Co-Creator Ben Starr Dies at 92

    Comedy writer Ben Starr, whose career stretched from radio through 1980s sitcoms, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 92. Starr was a co-creator of NBC comedies "The Facts of Life" and "Silver Spoons." During his long career, he wrote for TV...
  • Hollywood, propaganda and liberal politics

    Hollywood, propaganda and liberal politics
    The legendary media tycoon William Randolph Hearst believed America needed a strongman and that Franklin D. Roosevelt would fit the bill. He ordered his newspapers to support FDR and the New Deal. At his direction, Hearst's political allies rallied around...
  • AMC's 'Better Call Saul' To Premiere in November

    AMC has laid out its original series schedule for 2014, setting a November premiere for "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" and an April 13 bow for "Mad Men." AMC execs unveiled the schedule, which also includes new series "Turn" and "Halt and...
  • Tartikoff Honorees Reflect on Past, Gaze Into Future

    After expressing the requisite gratitude and humility, Lauren Zalaznick did away with the niceties at NATPE's Brandon Tartikoff Awards and asked the obvious question. "A legacy award -- really?" she said. "Shouldn't I get it when I'm really old, or...
  • 'The Returned' breathes new life into foreign programming

    'The Returned' breathes new life into foreign programming
    One suspects the world is out of kilter when a French girl utters cultural sacrilege: "Love is stronger than death? What a load of bull." The girl in question, Camille, has returned from the dead, unbruised and unbloodied and looking just as she did...