morty

TV historian and Big Brother fan. Former contributor to The Philadelphia Inquirer TV section.

Ronnie Claire Edwards, Corabeth on TV’s The Waltons,’ dead at 83

Ronnie Claire Edwards, who played Corabeth Godsey on the hit TV series “The Waltons,” has died. She was 83. Edwards died Tuesday in her sleep at her Dallas home, according to her longtime friend and business partner Marty Van Kleeck, who was at her side. The cause of death was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Van…

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NBC has announced premiere dates for its 2016-17 fall schedule, which includes the return of the #1 broadcast program, “Sunday Night Football“; the #1 reality series, “The Voice“; the most-buzzed about freshman drama of the new season, “This Is Us“; new Monday night entry “Timeless“; the anticipated new Mike Schur comedy, “The Good Place“; second-year…

FOX has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series.

All-new episodes of Gotham and Lucifer return Monday, September 19. On Season Three of GOTHAM (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), the origin story continues and the stakes are higher than ever, as Super-Villains more ambitious and depraved are introduced, and a realignment of alliances shakes up the fight for power in Gotham City. Season Two of LUCIFER…

Ann Morgan Guilbert, Millie on ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies at 87

Ann Morgan Guilbert, beloved as the next-door neighbor on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and seen recently on CBS’ comedy “Life in Pieces,” has died. Ann Morgan Guilbert, sometimes credited as Ann Guilbert, was an American television and film actress, who portrayed a number of roles, from the 1950s on, most notably as Millie Helper…

“Nashville” Finds a New Home on CMT

Nashies rejoice! On the heels of a tremendous outcry from legions of devoted fans, CMT, Hulu, Lionsgate and ABC Studios today announced that the critically acclaimed and fan darling series “Nashville” will return with a brand new season on CMT. Long-time SVOD partner Hulu will continue to bring fans their favorite series 24/7 by making all…

TNT delays ‘The Last Ship’ Season 3 premiere after Orlando shooting

TNT has postponed its previously scheduled season three premiere of “The Last Ship” in the wake of a mass shooting in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub. “As a result of the shootings this weekend in Orlando, tonight’s originally scheduled season premiere of ‘The Last Ship’ has been postponed,” TNT said in a statement on Sunday. “Our…

Janet Waldo, the Voice of Judy Jetson, Dies at 96

Janet Waldo, the prolific voice actress best known for her role as The Jetsons’ eldest daughter Judy, has died, her daughter confirmed to ABC News. Waldo was 96. In addition to her work as the animated teen of the future, Waldo voiced a number of Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters, ranging from Penelope Pitstop to Josie and…

Michu Meszaros Played ‘ALF’ Dies at 76

Michu Meszaros, the circus star who played Gordon “ALF” Shumway (when he was standing or running), has passed away at 76. Mihaly “Michu” Meszaros was a Hungarian performer, a “little person,” best remembered as a performer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the man behind the costume in the NBC sitcom ALF.…