Sixteen Celebrities From TV, Film, Music, and Sports Compete on the Arnold Schwarzenegger Led Celebrity Apprentice

Schwarzenegger Takes Over the Boardroom for NBC’s Celebrity Appentice, as Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba and Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger Serve as Advisors Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams…

Actor Abe Vigoda Dead at 94

Actor Abe Vigoda, who played the dyspeptic Detective Phil Fish in the television sitcom “Barney Miller” and Mafia lieutenant Sal Tessio in the original “Godfather” movie, died Tuesday, according to his manager, Sid Craig. He was 94 years old. Vigoda passed away at the New Jersey home of his daughter, Carol. Though Vigoda achieved a…

Fox to Bring Back “Prison Break”

Fox is reviving the scripted drama Prison Break.  The original series ran for four seasons (2005-2009). The revival will reunite series stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic West as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows. The original producing team, including series creator Paul T. Scheuring (Zero Hour), Neal Moritz (The Fast and the Furious franchise), Marty…

“Grizzly Adams” Star Dan Haggerty Dead at 74

Actor Dan Haggerty, who fans remember as Grizzly Adams in 1974 theatrical “The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams” and the 1977-78 NBC family drama of the same name, died early Friday morning from cancer. He was 74. Daniel Francis Haggerty was born on Haggerty was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1942. His…

Fox Stations Grab Harry Connick Jr. for Daytime Variety Show

NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution has announced that the upcoming daytime talk show “Harry,” hosted by Harry Connick, Jr., has been picked up in more than 80 percent of the U.S. to date for its debut in national broadcast syndication next fall. “Harry” will reflect the unparalleled hosting and entertainment skills of Harry Connick, Jr. as…

CBS Announces Spring Schedule and Premiere Dates

The new Drama “Rush Hour” Premieres Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 PM The debut of “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” Moves to Wednesday, March 16 at 10:00 PM “Elementary” Shifts to Sundays at 10:00 PM on March 20 “CSI: Cyber” to Have Special Wednesday Broadcasts on March 2 and 9 at 10:00 PM CBS announced several…

M*A*S*H actor Wayne Rogers has died at age 82.

Wayne Rogers, known for his role as ‘Trapper’ John on TV’s M*A*S*H*,  from complications from pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. Rogers appeared on television in both dramas and sitcoms such as The Invaders, The F.B.I., Gunsmoke, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., The Fugitive, and had a small supporting role in the 1967…

Legal Fight Erupts Over Big Bang Theory’s “Soft Kitty” Song

The web site, deadline.com reports that a lawsuit over the rights to the song “Soft Kitty,” a lullaby sung on The Big Bang Theory. The lyrics for the song “Warm Kitty” were written in 1937 by the late-poet Edith Newlin, and now her daughters, Margaret Perry and Ellen Chase, are saying CBS has to pay…

NBC Cancels “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris”

Before there was TV, the popular format on radio was the variety show, some comedy, some music, and some guests. The variety format continued on TV, and lasted until the 1980’s. Neil Patrick Harris made a bold attempt to revive the live variety format, but NBC has opted against a second season of Harris’s “Best…