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Merv Griffin & Judy Garland Return to TV on Monday, October 12

Starting Monday, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ GetTV service will be airing a full night of vintage variety programs every week, featuring The Judy Garland Show, which ran on CBS in the 1963-64 TV season, and episodes of The Merv Griffin Show from the 1960s and ’70s. A third hour will feature network musical variety specials,…

Actor/Producer Kevin Corcoran Dies at 66

Kevin Corcoran, best known to generations of film fans as the youngest brother in the classic, emotionally devastating Disney film, Old Yeller, has died at 66, his family confirmed today. Corcoran enjoyed a career as a child actor before transitioning as an adult to a career behind the camera, working in various capacities on numerous…

ABC Family is Changing its Name in January

Starting in January, ABC Family will be known as Freeform, the Disney-owned cable channel is rebranding, without the word “Family.” Disney–ABC Television Group and network president Tom Ascheim announced that the network would be rebranded as Freeform in January 2016. The switch is part of an effort to attract more of what the network calls…

PBS to Air “Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration”

PBS will air a tribute to actor Mary Tyler Moore — featuring an interview with Mary, comments from her co-stars, and clips from her groundbreaking television and film work. Premieres Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 8PM ET. Check your local listings. Not only did Mary Tyler Moore “turn the world on with her smile,” as…

TV One to Air Classic Mini-series “Roots”

TV One will debut the remastered, high definition version of iconic mini-series Roots: The Saga of an American Family beginning Sunday, Oct. 18 at 8PM ET. The six-part, special enhanced version of Roots  will air in its entirety during the week each night that time (preempted on Friday, October 23) , with the finale on…

Christina Aguilera Confirmed For ‘The Voice’ Season 10

It’s official: NBC announced Christina Aguilera will join Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams as a coach for Season 10 of the singing competition series, The Voice. “The coaches on ‘The Voice’ continue to bring incredible energy, unrivaled musical expertise and a want-to-win attitude that makes for the perfect ingredients of a two-time Emmy-winning show,”…

London’s Playhouse Theatre’s Production of The Rocky Horror Show on BBC America Saturday, October 18

BBC AMERICA celebrates the 40th anniversary global tour of the original international hit, The Rocky Horror Show. A special midnight premiere of a brand new two-hour gala performance from the stage of London’s Playhouse Theatre, starring original show creator, Richard O’Brien as ‘The Narrator’, and guest ‘Narrators’ Stephen Fry, Anthony Head, Adrian Edmondson, Emma Bunton…

Fargo FXM Marathon on October 11, Precedes FX Premieres of Second Season

FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) will air a marathon of the first season of FX’s critically acclaimed Fargo on Sunday, October 11, the day before the premiere of season two. The Fargo marathon will feature all 10 episodes in sequence beginning at 2PM ET (including a commercial-free exhibition of the first episode, “The Crocodile’s Dilemma”).…

MacGyver Remake in the Works at CBS

MacGyver, the former ABC action/adventure series, which aired from 1985 to 1992 and followed Richard Dean Anderson as secret agent Angus MacGyver is is getting a reboot. CBS is developing MacGyver, a reimagining of the 1985 series about a resourceful and ingenious agent who improvises his way out of sticky situations using everyday items like rubber bands,…

Dancing With the Stars Goes on Without Tom Bergeron Tonight

Tonight Dancing With the Stars will be without the show’s longtime host, Tom Bergeron will be missing Week 4 of the hit ABC dance competition due to a family emergency. Bergeron tweeted (along with a photo of him and his father): “I’ll miss 2morrow’s #dwts to be at my Dad’s bedside,” he explained on Twitter…