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  • Bill Cosby to return in NBC sitcom

    Bill Cosby to return in NBC sitcom
    Michael J. Fox couldn't do it. Sean Hayes couldn't do it. But maybe Bill Cosby will do it: Recapture sitcom magic for NBC. The network is going to bank on Cosby as the patriarch in a new multi-generational family comedy, The Hollywood Reporter says....
  • 'Meant to Be'

    'Meant to Be'
    Religion is a strong theme in this drama, casting Bradley Dorsey - also the film's producer, director and co-writer - as a young man who decides to use his suddenly commitment-free status to search for his biological mother. With gentle guidance from...
  • Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'

     Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'
    This may be remembered as the autumn that network TV executives fell head over heels in love — with the DVR. Not that long ago, digital video recorders were seen as a threat to broadcasters' way of life, much as VCRs were seen as a killer for...
  • Bill Lawrence, television's anonymous mogul

    Bill Lawrence, television's anonymous mogul
    When he was in his early 20s, Bill Lawrence landed his first staff writing job on ABC's "Billy." In the first days of his new sitcom gig, he would get hungry and would secretly take food, mostly cereal. "Finally the executive producer came around and he...
  • Meredith Baxter marries Nancy Locke after seven years together

    Meredith Baxter marries Nancy Locke after seven years together
    Meredith Baxter married her longtime partner Nancy Locke, just about four years after the "Family Ties" mom came out as a lesbian. Baxter and Locke, who've been together for seven years, tied the knot Sunday in what People called an intimate afternoon...
  • Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'

    Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'
    When he had his first important business meeting, Gary David Goldberg arrived with a fertile mind and a seasoned thumb. Without any TV writing credits, he hitchhiked from San Diego to Los Angeles to meet an agent and talk TV. A big bear of a former...
  • Emmys: Michael J. Fox Preps for Series Return With Guest Turns

    Guest star gigs let Michael J. Fox dip his toe into the acting waters after walking away from his starring role on "Spin City" in 2000 due to symptoms from Parkinson's disease. "The guest shots were great," Fox says. "It really brought me to a place...
  • Emmys to expand 'In Memoriam' segment for Gandolfini, Monteith and others

    The "In Memoriam" segment at this year's Emmys will be extended, with several actors and a producer receiving special recognition. Among those to be spotlighted are James Gandolfini, whose "Sopranos" costar Edie Falco will speak; "Glee" star Cory...
  • Emmys 2013: The 'In Memoriam' clips they could have played

    Emmys 2013: The 'In Memoriam' clips they could have played
    Sunday night's Emmy Awards featured the standard "In Memoriam" segment, in which the faces and clips of the recently deceased played to varying levels of applause. But this year, they made a decision to single out five people to receive special tributes,...
  • Michael J. Fox: Can he really come back with new NBC comedy?

    Michael J. Fox: Can he really come back with new NBC comedy?
    Michael J. Fox was a huge TV star back in the 1980s and '90s. But can he do it again?  The 52-year-old star returns Thursday night in "The Michael J. Fox Show," the NBC comedy in which he plays a middle-aged broadcaster angling for a career comeback...
  • Michael J. Fox: 5 'bits of wisdom' from chat with Rolling Stone

    Michael J. Fox: 5 'bits of wisdom' from chat with Rolling Stone
    Michael J. Fox is back in prime time, big time, on Thursday night with "The Michael J. Fox Show," in which he stars as a local newscaster with Parkinson's. Ahead of that debut, he spent some time with Rolling Stone magazine and shared some "hard-...
  • Robin Williams versus Michael J. Fox: Ratings round 1 goes to ...

    Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox, two aging stars of 1980s TV, squared off with comedy premieres Thursday night. And the first round went to .... Williams.  CBS' 9 p.m. sitcom "The Crazy Ones" - which has the former "Mork & Mindy" star playing a zany...