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Family Ties (tv program)

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  • Dissecting the 'Friends' phenom

    HOLLYWOOD -- As "Friends" -- peerless sitcommernaut of the '90s and beyond -- rolls out the last two installments in its 230-plus-episode, multibillion-dollar run, it's funny to remember what a hesitant, conflicted latecomer to the Gen X-ploitstation...
  • Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute

    Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute
    The 66th annual Emmy Awards will remember Robin Williams with a "proper and meaningful remembrance," executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement on Wednesday. "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion," Mischer said. "While we are...
  • Robin Williams to Be Honored With Special Emmys Tribute

    By Tony Maglio LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 66th annual Emmy Awards will remember Robin Williams with a "proper and meaningful remembrance," executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement on Wednesday. "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fall TV shows: How did NBC win premiere week? (hint: thanks, Cee Lo)

    Fall TV shows: How did NBC win premiere week? (hint: thanks, Cee Lo)
    NBC has been in the ratings doghouse for years. So how is it that the long-suffering network is en route to win the first week of the new TV season?  We've got two words for you: "The Voice."  The singing contest returned for its fifth cycle this...