Hunters, which premiered Friday on Amazon Prime Video, has many things going for it. For one, Al Pacino. The Oscar-winner stars as a Jewish holocaust survivor-turned-Nazi hunter named Meyer Offerman who organizes a band of eclectic helpers determined to track down surviving members of Hitler’s Third Reich. The series is set in New York in

Do people really care that the six actors who starred in Friends are getting back together to make an infomercial to set up the sale of the series to the upcoming streaming service HBO Max? There were reports Friday that Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will earn between three

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I was there the day Robert Conrad ended his network television career. It was way back in my early days at TV Guide magazine, sometime in the late ’80s. Conrad, who died Saturday in Malibu at 84, was trying to make a TV comeback at the time. The macho TV star, who came to fame

Usually I beg off radio requests to pay homage to celebrities who have just died unless I have a personal story to tell. The latest request came with news of the passing of Kirk Douglas. The Hollywood legend passed away Wednesday at 103, and so many others have better stories to tell. Still, it was

By the time I started covering television in the mid-’80s, one of the titans of the industry was already switching sides — Fred Silverman. The native New Yorker, who passed away Thursday at 82, did what nobody before or since has ever accomplished — he was the top programming exec at each one of the

It’s getting to the point now where I hate getting a call from a producer at the CTV News Channel. Almost invariably, it means that someone of note in television has passed away. Such was the case Wednesday when Murtz Jaffer called to say that Terry Jones had died. Jones, who suffered from a rare