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Journos approached the panel for Fox comedy “Dads” with guns blazing, launching question after question at the cast of the Seth MacFarlane comedy regarding the offensive humor featured in the program…
TV director Jack Shea, who served three terms as Directors Guild of America president, died Sunday in Tarzana from complication from Alzheimer’s. He was 84. Shea, the recipient of the DGA’s 1992…
Jim Mees, an Emmy-winning set designer best known for his work on the "Star Trek" TV series, died March 29 at his home in Selinsgrove, Pa. after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. Born in…
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Ned Wertimer, a character actor best known for his role as Ralph the Doorman on "The Jeffersons," died in Los Angeles on Jan. 2. He was 89.
Sol Weinstein, a comedy writer who penned episodes of "The Jeffersons," "Three's Company" and "The Love Boat" and also composed Bobby Darin's hit song "The Curtain Falls," died of pancreatic cancer…
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