morty

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

Steven Bochco, Producer of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘NYPD Blue,’ Dies at 74

Steven Bochco, a 10-time Emmy-winning producer also helped create ‘L.A. Law‘ and ‘Doogie Howser M.D.’. Steven Bochco, the visionary television producer who co-created ‘Hill Street Blues,’ ‘NYPD Blue,‘ died on Sunday in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Pacific Palisades. He was 74. “Steven fought his cancer with strength, courage, grace, and an incomparable sense of…

Bravo’s Special “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” Summer House Reunion Premieres Tuesday, April 3 at 10PM ET/PT

After a summer of fun in the sun, rosé parties, love triangles, and new housemates, the cast of Bravo Media’s “Summer House” season two comes together once again for a special “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” reunion premiering Tuesday, April 3 at 10pm ET/PT. Host Andy Cohen sits down in the clubhouse with…

Comedian Kathy Griffin to Appear as Kellyanne Conway on “Make America Great-A-Thon: A President Show Special” Premiering Tuesday, April 3

No alternative facts here! Kathy Griffin is set to appear as the President’s most-trusted counselor, Kellyanne Conway, on the upcoming all-new hour-long special from The President Show team, Make America Great-A-Thon: A President Show Special, debuting on Tuesday, April 3 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. President Trump, played by creator/executive producer Anthony Atamanuik, is hosting a…

“Saturday Night Live” Returns in April with New Shows

Chadwick Boseman will host “Saturday Night Live” for the first time when he hits the Studio 8H stage on April 7. Boseman currently stars in the title role of the global blockbuster “Black Panther” and will co-star in the upcoming “Avengers: Infinity War,” set for release April 27. Joining Boseman as musical guest will be…

Roseanne Returns on Tuesday Night for an Eight Episode Run [Video]

Roseanne, the sitcom about the lives of the working-class Conner family returns to The ABC Television Network with eight new episodes featuring the original cast Roseanne Barr (Roseanne), John Goodman (Dan), Sara Gilbert (Darlene), Laurie Metcalf (Jackie), Michael Fishman (D.J.) and Lecy Goranson (Becky). Sarah Chalke, who played the character Becky in later seasons, will…

Look Who Won the First USA Celebrity Big Brother

First, she won a Tony Award and now seized victory and the $250,000 prize in the first US version of Celebrity Big Brother. Sunday night the Celebrity Big Brother jury selected Marissa Winokur as the winner. The 45-year-old Winokur was cooped up in a house for 30 days with such contenders as: Former White House…

Nanette Fabray, Star of TV and Stage Comedies, Dies at 97

Actress and Broadway star Nanette Fabray, who is remembered for her multi-Emmy Award-winning performances on the variety series “Caesar’s Hour” in the 1950’s and as the mother on CBS comedies “One Day at a Time” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Thursday at her home in Palos Verdes Estates, her son, Dr. Jamie MacDougall,…

John Mahoney, Actor Best Known for ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77

John Mahoney, a veteran character actor best known for playing the curmudgeonly dog-loving father of the title character in TV’s “Frasier,” died in a Chicago hospice on February 4, 2018, of complications from throat cancer, originally diagnosed in 2014. John Mahoney, a British-born character actor won a Tony Award on Broadway and had roles in…