TCM to Salute to Maureen O’Hara on Friday, November 20

Honorary Oscar winner Maureen O’Hara, who died on Saturday at the age of 95, will be remembered by TCM in a 24-hour, 12-film marathon on Friday, November 20 beginning at 6 a.m. Included will be Alfred Hitchcock’s “Jamaica Inn” (1939), “The Spanish Main” (1945), “Sinbad the Sailor” (1947), “The Deadly Companions” (1961) and the four…

Maureen O’Hara, spirited movie star, dies at 95

Actress Maureen O’Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 1920), the Irish beauty who appeared in such classic films as The Quiet Man and How Green Was My Valley, has died. Her manager, Johnny Nicoletti, said O’Hara died in her sleep Saturday at her home in Boise, Idaho. She was 95. O’Hara came to Hollywood to star in…

Discovery Channel Announces Final Season for Mythbusters

Discovery Channel announced today that its longest running series, Mythbusters, will be back for one final season with hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman this January 9th, 2016 on Discovery. After 248 episodes, 2950 experiments, 1050 myths, and 900 explosions, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will say goodbye to the series this winter. The…

Simon Cowell to Replace Howard Stern on America’s Got Talent

Simon Cowell will be taking to the judges table for the upcoming 11th season of NBC’s summer hit series America’s Got Talent. Cowell created the “Got Talent” format that first launched with “AGT” in 2006. It is now the most successful TV format of all time. “I am really thrilled to be joining ‘America’s Got…

Marty Ingels Dies: Actor, Husband Of Shirley Jones Was 79

Marty Ingels, an actor and talent agent known for his offbeat sense of humor, storytelling, and marriage to Shirley Jones, died Wednesday following a stroke at Tarzana Medical center Marty Ingels, was an American actor, comedian, theatrical agent, and, by many, best known as co-star of the 1960s television series I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster, and…

CBS, NBC Stream on Apple TV

CBS, which is the most-watched network in the U.S. featuring hits like The Big Bang Theory and NCIS, includes access to the CBS All Access subscription service. It costs $5.99 per month and allows viewing of current primetime shows, leading datytime and late-night CBS programming, and thousands of episodes from the network’s library of classics, as…

The Final Season of “Downton Abbey” Begins January 3 2016

The upcoming seventh season of Downton Abbey will be the final for the  British drama. Downton Abbey will open on PBS on Sunday, January 3, leading to its conclusion in March. PBS will use Downton Abbey as the lead-in to new Civil War drama Mercy Street, which launches on January 17. The six-part Mercy Street…

Lock Your Doors and Turn Off the Lights – Because This Halloween, Nat Geo WILD’s Freakend Will Give You a Fright!

Forget About Those Ghosts and Goblins and Witches on Brooms, This Two-Day Marathon of World’s Weirdest Brings the Scariest Creatures Right Into Your Living Rooms. The Nightmare Begins on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 12 p.m. ET on Nat Geo WILD. This Halloween, Nat Geo WILD’s FREAKEND awakens the spookiest, creepiest and strangest beasts of the…

ABC Presents Two Halloween Classics

On Tuesday, October 20th, ABC will air two Halloween classic animated specials, the 1966 classic, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown @ 8:00PM followed by Disney/Pixar’s 2013 Toy Story of TERROR! at 8:30PM. As the Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, Linus camps out in the pumpkin patch to hold vigil for the arrival of the mythical…

My Favorite Halloween Treats

I have a confession, I like kid’s movies– I liked them when I was a kid, and still like them today. When it comes to Halloween movies, I still like the kid’s stuff.  Some of my favorite kid’s movies are Disney titles from the 1960’s, as with most things, they were made better back in the…

New Danny Kaye DVDs Unearth Rare Performances

During its four year run from 1963 – 1967, the Emmy Award winning The Danny Kaye Show and its host welcomed some of the greatest performers in the entertainment industry. The new DVD set, Danny Kaye: Legends collects six classic and complete episodes of the show featuring guest stars Louis Armstrong, Lucille Ball, Tony Bennett,…

The X-Files to return in January 2016

On March 24, 2015, it was confirmed the X-Files would return to FOX TV as a six-episode event series with the return of series creator Chris Carter and lead actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. It will premiere on January 24, 2016. Until then, Fox will be teasing us with trailers and promos. The program originally aired…

Munsters & One Step Beyond Halloween Marathons

COZI TV will showcase two of their new programs, Munsters and One Step Beyond with Halloween Marathons. Tune in Halloween, October 31, 2015 at 6AM/5c-10AM/9c  for One Step Beyond, then at 12PM/11c- The Munsters Marathon begins, and then another  One Step Beyond marathon from midnight ’til 5AM.

Bewitched & Hitchcock Halloween Marathons

Turn out the lights and turn on the TV as Antenna TV presents two spooktacular Halloween marathons; “Witch-O-Ween” and “Hitch-O-Ween” on October 30 and October 31. Beginning at midnight on October 30, Antenna TV will air “Witch-O-Ween” a Bewitched marathon with 26 episodes/13 hours of the best Bewitched beginning at 8PM ET, leading into “Hitch-O-Ween” an Alfred…

Pat Woodell, 71, Dies; One of the Original Petticoat Junction Girls

  Actress Pat Woodell, who played the original Bobbi Jo Bradley on the 1960’s sitcom, Petticoat Junction, died of cancer September 29. She was 71. Woodell was born in Winthrop, Massachusetts, and initially hoped to be a singer, and she made some appearances as a teenager in Catskill Mountains hotels. She made her acting debut…

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…

Homeland and Many Other of Your Favorite Shows Premiere Sunday

Homeland (Showtime, Sunday, 9 p.m.) — When “Homeland” returns on Sunday for its fifth season, the Showtime drama will pick up two years after the events of its Season 4 finale and in a completely different setting — Berlin. After her ill-fated tenure as Islamabad station chief last season, Carrie (Claire Danes) is now estranged from…

American Horror Story: Hotel begins on FX, October 7th.

[wpdevart_youtube]ghrEiLgehDU[/wpdevart_youtube] You never know who you will meet in the halls of the Hotel. American Horror Story: Hotel begins on FX, October 7th. [tminus t=”07-10-2015 22:00:00″/] “Hotel,” is fifth installment of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning American Horror Story franchise and features an all-star cast of Lady Gaga, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett,…