Dark Shadows actor, Humbert Allen “Bud” Astredo, Jr. has Died

Humbert Allen “Bud” Astredo, Jr. an American stage, film, and television actor, was best known for the numerous roles he performed on the daytime Gothic horror soap opera Dark Shadows, most notably that of the warlock Nicholas Blair, has died at age 86. Astredo was born on 4 April 1929 in Pasadena, California to Humbert…

George Gaynes, of ‘Punky Brewster, ‘Police Academy’ Fame, Dies at 98

George Gaynes, who portrayed an irritable foster parent on the ’80s sitcom Punky Brewster, the bewildered commandant in seven Police Academy films and a soap opera star with a crush on Dorothy Michaels, whom he doesn’t know is Dustin Hoffman’s character in drag, in the hit feature comedy Tootsie, died on Monday in North Bend,…

Jamie-Lynn Sigler to Guest Star on Freeform’s Hit Series BABY DADDY

Jamie-Lynn Sigler (The Sopranos) will guest star in two episodes of Freeform’s hit comedy Baby Daddy. [Freeform was previouslky known as ABC Family] Sigler will portray Sarah Gilcrest, the “hot teacher” from Ben’s high school days. Ben sees Ms. Gilcrest again when he returns to school to finally take the one test he failed to…

Better Call Saul Returns Monday Night on AMC

With his big-time nursing home case gone, will Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) stop worrying about his brother Chuck (Michael McKean) and reinvent himself as Saul Goodman? Better Call Saul will return for its second season on Monday, February 15th at 10:00PM ET/PT. A prequel to the award-winning series “Breaking Bad,” the series follows down-on-his-luck Jimmy…

Netflix Renews “Orange Is the New Black” for Three Additional Seasons

Season four of the series will premiere Friday, June 17 [easy_countdowner name=”demo_countdowner” theme=”default” animation=”smooth” end_date=”2016-06-17″ end_time=”09:00:00″ day_label=”Days” hour_label=”Hours” minute_label=”Minutes” second_label=”Seconds” day_color=”#60686F” hour_color=”#60686F” minute_color=”#60686F” second_color=”#60686F” circle_bg_color=”#E2E2E2″] Netflix and Lionsgate today announced that the original series Orange is the New Black, the comedic drama set in a women’s prison from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan, has…

Matt LeBlanc Joins Presenters on the New Season of Top Gear

BBC AMERICA announced today that Matt LeBlanc is one of the new presenters of the upcoming and eagerly awaited return of Top Gear – the planet’s biggest car entertainment show. LeBlanc’s appointment marks the first time the show has ever had a non-British host in its 39-year history. In what promises to be an explosive…

Science Channel Orders More New episodes of Outrageous Acts of Science

Science Channel announced today it has ordered new episodes of Outrageous Acts of Science, the network’s most watched series in 2015, to premiere during summer 2016. The program was the network’s most watched series in 2015, with an average of 574,000 Total Viewers P2+. Last month’s season debut (January 9) ranked among the series’ top…

Tony Shalhoub Joins the Cast of BRAINDEAD

Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Tony Shalhoub has joined the cast of “BrainDead,” a new comic-thriller set in the world of Washington, D.C. politics, to be broadcast in summer 2016. The series comes from Robert and Michelle King, creators and executive producers of “The Good Wife.” Shalhoub will play Red Wheatus, a hard-drinking, fun-loving…

Miley Cyrus to Coach on NBC’s THE VOICE

[easy_countdowner name=”the_voice_2016a” theme=”default” animation=”smooth” end_date=”2016-02-29″ end_time=”20:00:00″ day_label=”Days” hour_label=”Hours” minute_label=”Minutes” second_label=”Seconds” day_color=”#60686F” hour_color=”#60686F” minute_color=”#60686F” second_color=”#60686F” circle_bg_color=”#E2E2E2″] Miley Cyrus will join coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera in the upcoming spring edition of the NBC singing competition “The Voice.” The new season of “The Voice” begins with a two-hour episode Monday, February 29…

Bob Elliot of “Bob & Ray” Fame died at age 92

Robert Brackett “Bob” Elliott, actor and comedian, one-half of the comedy duo of Bob and Ray has died throat cancer at the age of 92. Bob Elliot was the father of comedian/actor Chris Elliott and grandfather of Abby Elliott. Elliott was born in Winchester, Massachusetts, the son of Gail Marguarite (née Brackett), a needleworker, and…

Warner Bros. Voice Artist, Joe Alaskey dies at 63

Born Joseph Francis “Joe” Alaskey III on April 17, 1952, Alaskey was credited as one of the successors of Mel Blanc at the Warner Bros. Animation studio. Alaskey alternated with Jeff Bergman in impersonating the voices of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester, Tweety and other characters from Warner Bros. Alaskey died in Los Angeles, California…

Norman Lear- Uber Busy at 93

Norman Lear, the genius writer and producer behind such 1970’s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude, is still busy at age 93. In addition to Lear’s TV and film work (“This Is Spinal Tap“, ‘Stand By Me‘, and “The Princess Bride“),…

Mike Minor Played Steve Elliot on Petticoat Junction Died at 75

Mike Minor played the character Steve Elliott on Petticoat Junction in seasons four through seven (1966-70) .  Mike Minor died of cancer on January 28, 2016, he was 75.  When Petticoat Junction left the air in 1970, Mike began to work in daytime soaps appearing on The Edge of Night, As The World Turns,  Another…

The Tanner Family to Return with a FULLER HOUSE on Netflix

You got it dude! The Tanner family is back… but the house is a little Fuller this time around. On Friday, February 26 Netflix will debut the 13-episode spinoff, Fuller House, in all territories where Netflix is available. In Fuller House, the adventures that began in 1987 on Full House continue, with veterinarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller…

MADOFF Mini-Series Airs February 3 & 4 on ABC

Get a look into the mind of the man who pulled off one of the greatest cons in history in the primetime miniseries “Madoff,” airing February 3-4, 2016 (8:00 – 10:00 PM, ET) on the ABC Television Network. Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss stars as Bernie Madoff, with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner…

Grease: Live Sunday January 31 on FOX

[easy_countdowner name=”grease-live” theme=”default” animation=”smooth” end_date=”2016-01-31″ end_time=”19:00:00″ day_label=”Days” hour_label=”Hours” minute_label=”Minutes” second_label=”Seconds” day_color=”#60686F” hour_color=”#60686F” minute_color=”#60686F” second_color=”#60686F” circle_bg_color=”#E2E2E2″] Return to Rydell High with this live re-creation of the hit musical. Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, Aaron Tveit, Carly Rae Jepsen, Keke Palmer and Kether Donohue star. With Julianne Hough as the angelic “Sandy” – Rydell High’s most talked-about newcomer…

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with the Life Achievement Award at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

52nd Annual Accolade to be Presented During the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 30, 2016 [easy_countdowner name=”carol_burnett_award” theme=”default” animation=”smooth” end_date=”2016-01-30″ end_time=”00:00:00″ day_label=”Days” hour_label=”Hours” minute_label=”Minutes” second_label=”Seconds” day_color=”#60686F” hour_color=”#60686F” minute_color=”#60686F” second_color=”#60686F” circle_bg_color=”#E2E2E2″] Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Life Achievement Award to comedic trailblazer, actor,…

Two-Hour Special “The Bachelor at 20: A Celebration of Love” Airs Sunday, February 14 on ABC

“The Bachelor at 20: A Celebration of Love” traces 20 seasons “of happiness, heartbreak, and hi-jinks on the road to bliss, culminating in the wedding of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’s Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert, and features the biggest gathering of alumni in Bachelor history.” Airs Sunday, February 14, on ABC. [easy_countdowner name=”bachelor-at-20″ theme=”default” animation=”smooth” end_date=”2012-02-14″…

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…