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The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special on CBS

Fifty years after The Carol Burnett Show debuted, CBS returns Burnett (84), Vicki Lawrence (68) and Lyle Waggoner (82) to the show’s original stage alongside many celebrity guests. CBS will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carol Burnett’s classic, award-winning comedy series with THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, a new two-hour star-studded event featuring Burnett,…

Jim Nabors, of the Massive ’60s hit, ‘Gomer Pyle,’ Died Thursday

Jim Nabors was discovered by Andy Griffith while working at the Santa Monica nightclub The Horn, and he later joined The Andy Griffith Show as Gomer Pyle. Betty Lynn, Elinor Donahue, and Ron Howard are the last surviving regular cast members from that series. The character proved popular, and Nabors was given his own spin-off…

Rance Howard, Actor and the Father of Ron Howard, Dies at 89

Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89. Ron Howard announced his father’s death on Twitter Saturday afternoon. He praised his father for the ability to balance ambition with great personal integrity. “A Depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history,”…

CBS Warms Up Holiday Greeting Animations 1966 Style [Videos]

CBS’ 2017 on-air holiday campaign, which debuted on Thanksgiving Day and continues through the end of December, is an homage to the Network’s charming hand-drawn animated holiday greeting in 1966. The vintage spot, in which birds halt their carefree tweeting until a saw-wielding man demonstrates that he’s been touched by the holiday spirit, was designed…

Harry Connick Jr. Added to Epic Lineup of Artists on Wednesday’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center

Harry Connick Jr., Auli’i Cravalho, from the new NBC series “Rise,” Seal and Train will celebrate the holidays with incredible performances on “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” live on Wednesday, November 29 (8PM ET/PT). They join Brett Eldredge, Jennifer Nettles, Leslie Odom Jr., Pentatonix, Gwen Stefani and The Tenors in the festive celebration. NBC News’ “Today”…