‘Cosby Show’ Grandpa, Actor Earle Hyman Dies At 91

A veteran of stages around the world, he received an Emmy nomination for his work on the long-running NBC sitcom and was a voice on ‘Thundercats.’ Earle Hyman, the admired stage, television and film actor best known for playing Bill Cosby’s sage father, Russell Huxtable, on The Cosby Show, has died. He was 91. Hyman…

Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85

Mel Tillis, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry, died in his sleep early Sunday morning after a respiratory and intestinal illness at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida, according to his obituary from Sykes Funeral Home. He was one of country music’s most beloved entertainers and was…

New Drama “9-1-1” to Premiere Following the Return of “The X-Files” Wednesday, January 3, on FOX [Video]

  The all-new, 10-episode second installment of THE X-FILES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) event series once again will be executive-produced by creator Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning in their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Mitch Pileggi also returns as FBI Asst. Director Walter Skinner. Additionally, the…

Ann Wedgeworth, Known for ‘Three’s Company’ Role, Dies at 83

Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Elizabeth Ann Wedgeworth was born in Abilene, Texas. She graduated from…

New Season of CNBC’s “The Profit” Tuesday, November 21 at 10 PM [Video]

CNBC’s hit primetime series, “The Profit,” returns for a fifth season on Tuesday, November 21 at 10pm ET/PT with ten, all-new episodes. In each one-hour episode, renowned serial entrepreneur and investor, Marcus Lemonis, puts his own money on the line in order to save and grow struggling small businesses across the country. The business owners…

Movie/TV Actor John Hillerman Died at Age 84

John Hillerman died at his Houston home at the age of 84; he had been in declining health near the end of his life. For his role as Higgins, John Hillerman earned five Golden Globe nominations, winning in 1981, and four Emmy nominations, winning in 1987. Hillerman was born in Denison, Texas, the son of…

New Original Drama “Damnation” to Premiere on USA Network November 7 [Video]

USA Network describes their new original drama, Damnation, as an epic saga about the secret history of the 1930’s American heartland. Damnation centers on the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans, and prophets. The pilot introduces Seth Davenport (Killian Scott), a man masquerading as a small town…

Netflix says no more Kevin Spacey on ‘House of Cards’

“Netflix will not be involved with any further production of ‘House of Cards‘ that includes Kevin Spacey,” the company said in a statement on November 4, 2017. Netflix said it will work with the show’s production company MRC to evaluate whether it will continue without him. In October 2017, actor Anthony Rapp alleged that Spacey,…