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It always seemed to me that Arte Johnson should have been a much bigger TV star. As The New York Times notes in their obituary of Johnson, who died Wednesday in Los Angeles at 90, the actor/comedian was “a one-man ensemble.” I first became aware of Johnson, as did many others, as one of the

Best wishes to my buddy Bill Carter who announced today he is taking advantage of a generous buyout being offered by The New York Times. After distinguishing himself at the Baltimore Sun, Carter spent over 25 years covering television at The Times. Over that time he penned four books that are pretty much required reading for those of

There will be dozens of James Garner stories shared over the next few days. Here is one from the wings. About a month ago I was on the phone with Bill Daily, neighbour Howard from The Bob Newhart Show. The great ’70s sitcom is now available in a complete DVD boxed set from Shout Factory. Daily,

NEW YORK–Some of Manhattan’s best dressed matrons were squealing and carrying on like Justin Bieber fans Thursday night in a salute to Downton Abbey. A screening of the fourth season premiere, which will air January 5th on PBS, was held at the New York Times Building Lobby Auditorium. After the screening, Times columnist Bill Carter

Snappy CJF Awards host Amanda Lang Have to thank publicist Nick Poirier and all at Global News for inviting me to join them at their table Thursday night at the 16th Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards. The event was held at the Canadian Room at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.As someone who has