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If you ever watched an episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, or The Cosby Show, or even I Love Lucy, you enjoyed the work of Jay Sandrich. The veteran TV director passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 89. Sandrich, who was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2020, directed many TV all-time

Towards the end of the “Chuckles Bites the Dust” episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the WJM News gang is sitting around thinking about how they’d like to make their final exit. “I don’t want anybody to make a fuss,” said Mr. Grant. “When I go, I just want to be stood outside in

Gavin MacLeod had to know both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Love Boat would be referenced in the first line of all his obituaries. The New York State native — who passed away May 29 at 90 — was Murray Slaughter or Captain Stubing through 16 straight seasons of network TV glory. Yet

It’s getting to the point where I don’t want to even open my phone in the morning in order to avoid seeing who passed away in the night. Talk about Groundhog Day. Every time Wiarton Willie sees his shadow eight more celebrities die. Yesterday came news that Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on Saved by

In 2015, PBS aired a Pioneers of Television special saluting Mary Tyler Moore. Much of the special, of course, centred on Moore’s seminal sitcom of the early- to mid-’70s. The series was designed around Moore but the early seasons featured a trio of top TV performers: Moore as “make it on her own” career girl

If you love classic Christmas episodes, Hamilton, Ontario’s CHCH has a two-day marathon that is the perfect holiday gift. One Tuesday Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25, they’re offering a “Have yourself a Retro Little Christmas” holiday marathon. The superstation pulled every holiday-themed episode from their daytime rotation of sitcoms and dramas from the ’60s,

We all knew Valerie Harper was dying. We knew it when she made her final Television Critics Association press tour appearance over five years ago on January 11, 2014. She was promoting a TV-movie she had shot in Langley, BC, called, “The Town That Came a Courtin’.” News that she was suffering from a form

Georgette Franklin: Why do people always send flowers when someone passes on? Sue Anne Nivens: What would you suggest dear — fruit? Georgia Engel, the soft-spoken actress best known for playing innocent Georgette on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, died April 12 of undisclosed causes. Nominated for five Emmy Awards for her work on both