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Today, Thursday May 21, marks the return of ABC’s To Tell the Truth. The game show, hosted by black-ish star Anthony Anderson, is starting its fifth season. Overall, the show has bounced around broadcast network schedules for nerly 30 years. This version boasts Anderson mother, Mama Doris, as a permanent guest judge. It otherwise sticks

You know you’re getting old when you find yourself writing obits about the child stars of your youth. Ken Osmond, one of television’s most memorable weasels through six seasons of Leave it to Beaver, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 76. At 14, the Glendale, Calif., native attended an open audition for the part

I was just starting university in 1977 when a strange little show became something of an obsession: Fernwood 2Nite. It was spun-off from the equally odd and hilarious Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman with TV comedy legend Norman Lear in on both productions. Alan Thicke was among the Fernwood producers. The series mocked local, small-market TV

It’s sad nowadays when you wake up and see a favourite actor or comedian trending — and you can guess why. Jerry Stiller died Sunday at 92. (Read his obit in The New York Times.) The father of Ben Stiller, he was a Second City Chicago pioneer and, together with his wife Anne Meara, the

Eb has gone to the big tractor in the sky. The last surviving regular cast member of the ’60s series Green Acres, Tom Lester, passed away Monday in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 81, and had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Lester was best known for playing Eb Dawson on the series. He was the lanky