morty

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

“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…

Survivor 36: Ghost Island Starts February 28 – See The Cast

Survivor returns for Season 36—Survivor: Ghost Island On Wednesday, February 28 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.  For this new installment, the cast of 20 individuals will meet up in Fiji for their next big journey involving some pretty crazy twists. For the first time ever, the show will revolve around a new game-changing element: The mistakes of castaways…

The Celebrity Houseguests Have Been Announced!

More Details Here Ariadna Gutierrez – Miss Colombia. Brandi Glanville – Reality TV “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” Chuck Liddell – Retired MMA fighter. James Maslow – Actor “Big Time Rush.” Keshia Knight Pulliam – Actress “The Cosby Show” and “House of Payne” Marissa Janet Winokur – Broadway “Hairspray” and Tony winner. Mark McGrath – Pop singer with Sugar Ray and “Extra”…

“Murphy Brown” Returns to CBS – Candice Bergen Reprises Starring Role

It was announced today by Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment, and Thom Sherman, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, that CBS has given a 13-episode, series production commitment to a current day revival of the Network’s classic comedy MURPHY BROWN for the 2018-2019 broadcast season. Candice Bergen, now age 71, starred in the title role from…

2018 Winter/Spring Reality TV Guide

Greetings Reality TV Fans! Here’s the Winter/Spring schedule of the reality shows that we follow on this site, the TVFanForums.net, and on social media. Celebrity Big Brother US #CBBUS: Premieres February 7, 2018, on CBS The Voice Premieres February 26, 2018, on NBC Survivor Season 36 Premieres February 28, 2018, on CBS Big Brother Canada…