Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show “Green Acres,” died of lung cancer on Saturday at a hospice in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was…
Eighteen years ago, film composer and jazz artist Mark Isham (“Crash,” “42”) was writing music in his Benedict Canyon garage. When he and his wife Donna went looking for property that would provide…
Elaine Laron, a TV writer and lyricist who worked on “Captain Kangaroo,” “The Electric Company” and “Free To Be You And Me,” died June 6 in Los Angeles of pneumonia. She was 83. Born in the Bronx in…
Academy honorees Alda and Lear offer nuanced take on role of entertainers 'sending messages'
Post-election analysis has offered a reminder that people who professionally opine on television often don't know the first thing about how own their business works.
Television producer and executive Henry Colman -- whose credits include "The Love Boat" " and "Green Acres" -- died of natural causes on Nov. 7 in Venice, Calif. He was 89.
"Green Acres" is looking to move back to New York, with a new Broadway-targeted musical version of the 1960s TV series in the works from legit and film production company Hemisphere Two and Richard…
The show's stock assortment of characters does save time by telegraphing practically every joke. After viewing three episodes, last call couldn't come soon enough.
William Asher, who helped birth TV sitcom "Bewitched," co-created "The Patty Duke Show" and directed hundreds of episodes of series including "I Love Lucy," has died in Palm Desert, Calif., according…
Character actor Sid Melton, best known as a regular on sitcoms "Make Room for Daddy" and "Green Acres" but also a source of comic relief in numerous B movies, died of pneumonia on Nov. 2 in Burbank…