It’s hard to not feel a little melancholy when you’re working on a year-end obit package. Assembling a list of notables who died during a 12-month time span is like taking stock of how much the world…
(Here’s the link to part one if you’re just joining us.) AUGUST Hal Fishman, 75, news anchor who was a fixture of L.A.’s airwaves for 40 years, primarily on KTLA-TV. Fishman was known for his…
Alice Ghostley, the Tony Award-winning actress best known on television for playing Esmeralda on "Bewitched" and Bernice on "Designing Women," has died. She was 81.
There was a heartfelt "awwwww" at the breakfast table in my house this morning when we read the news of Alice Ghostley’s passing. Ghostley was one of TV’s great character-actress soldiers, known for…
All those who were worried that FCC's educational requirements for children's TV were going to spawn a dreadful batch of pedantic shows should be able to breath a sigh of relief when WB's "Channel…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The Graduate is a delightful, satirical comedy-drama about a young man's seduction by an older woman, and the measure of maturity which he attains from the experience. Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross…