Episode #206: Nell Scovell
Who is Nell Scovell? She’s the creator of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, first staff writer hired for SPY magazine, second woman ever to write for The Simpsons, and one of only a handful of women to ever write for David Letterman. Scovell’s other TV credits include Murphy Brown, Coach and T... [Read More]
CBS bringing back Murphy Brown for a new season in 2018
Thirty years after it debuted and 20 years after it went off the air, Murphy Brown is returning to CBS. The Eye Network announced the revival Wednesday with a straight-back-to-series 13-episode order. Named one of the “25 Greatest TV Characters of All Time” by TV Guide, and singled ... [Read More]
CBS Orders 13 Episodes of a ‘Murphy Brown’ Revival Starring Candice Bergen
Murphy Brown is returning to television. According to Deadline, CBS has given a 13-episode series order to a revival of the show, which originally ran on the network from 1988-1998. Candice Bergen and Diane English – the show’s original star and creator, respectively – are both att... [Read More]
R.I.P. Rose Marie (1923-2017)
Rose Marie, a vaudeville star at 3 and hit radio singer at 5, who performed opening night at Bugsy Siegel’s Flamingto resort in Las Vegas and is best known now for her co-starring role as TV comedy writer Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died. She was 94. It is with broken […... [Read More]
Big Bang Theory’s Carol Ann Susi dead at 62 after cancer battle, watch supercut of Mrs. Wolowitz scenes
The Big Bang Theory’s Carol Ann Susi has died at the age of 62 after a brief battle with cancer. Susi played Debbie Wolowitz, the mother of Simon Helberg’s character Howard; though she “appeared” on 39 episodes since The Big Bang Theory’s inception in 2007, Susi was nev... [Read More]
Fred Stoller: Maybe We’ll Have You Back
On 3rd Ave. and Fairfax in Los Angeles, there is a meeting place for residents and tourists alike called the Farmers Market.  Here, comedian and actor Fred Stoller sits for an interview with AmericasComedy.com.  He enjoys the market because the passing crowds of shoppers and sense of commu... [Read More]
Nick Cannon, Jim Belushi headed for new network sitcoms
Two big stories have just popped up in the TV sitcom world today, and I am cautiously optimistic regarding one. One of the shows I have been looking forward to this Fall is Up All Night; starring Will Arnett, Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph. The... [Read More]
Garry Shandling, Murphy Brown, Cloris Leachman, Airplane! and more! At the 10th annual SF Sketchfest
Among the big highlights are panels toasting: Airplane!, with Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker & Robert Hays; The 25th anniversary of It's Garry Shandling's Show with Shandling & Alan Zweibel; Murphy Brown with Candice Bergen & Diane English; SNL'ers Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman & Tom Davis; Cloris Leachman; Brian Henson & Neil Patrick Harris on the Muppets. [Read More]