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Posted Monday 7/30/18 at 12:49AM EDT
Norman Lear: There are no plans to reboot All in the Family or Maude
Despite Lear signing a deal with Sony TV Friday that includes potentially reimagining his classic TV series, Lear told critics: “I have no intention of doing All In The Family again.” He also doesn't plan another version of Maude.
Posted Friday 7/27/18 at 1:14PM EDT
Norman Lear celebrates his 96th birthday today by signing a Sony TV deal to potentially reimagine All In the Family, The Jeffersons and his other TV hits
“I couldn’t be prouder and more excited about joining Sony Pictures Television, who has the guts to go with a kid,” Lear quipped of the deal that also includes Good Times, Maude and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Sony Pictures TV already produces Netflix's acclaimed One Day at a Time remake.
Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 11:25PM EDT
Here are the most notorious failed spinoffs based on characters from hit shows
Source: The A.V. Club
Friends spinoff Joey, Party of Five spinoff Time of Your Life and Columbo spinoff Mrs. Columbo are among the failed spinoffs developed from hit show characters.
# TOPICS: Lists, 21 Jump Street, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, All in the Family, Beverly Hills Buntz, Booker, Checking In, Cheers, Columbo, Cory In The House, The Flintstones, Friends, Gloria, Grady, Hill Street Blues, The Jeffersons, Joey, The Law And Harry McGraw, The Lone Gunmen, A Man Called Hawk, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Melrose Place, Models Inc., Mrs. Columbo, Murder, She Wrote, Ozzie’s Girls, The Pebbles And Bamm-Bamm Show, Phyllis, The Ropers, Sanford And Son , Spenser For Hire, That’s So Raven, Three's Company, Time of Your Life, The Tortellis, The X-Files, Joanie Loves Chachi, Matt LeBlanc, Party of Five (1994 series)
Posted Monday 4/16/18 at 11:31PM EDT
Here are the best Tax Day TV episodes
The Simpsons, Roseanne and All in the Family had some of the greatest episodes about paying your taxes.
Posted Monday 12/11/17 at 11:19PM EST
L.A. should move to preserve CBS Television City before it's sold and torn down, a former city official says
Source: Los Angeles Times
The iconic studio has served as home to All in the Family, The Carol Burnett Show, American Idol, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Price is Right, Three’s Company, Dancing With the Stars and numerous other shows. CBS Television City is also where Elvis Presley taped his famous 1956 The Ed Sullivan Show debut. In a Los Angeles Times op-ed, former Los Angeles City Councilmember and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky writs of his concern over CBS’ interest in selling the property for as much as $900 million. “What becomes of Television City is a citywide concern as much as it is a neighborhood one. Los Angeles should not let developers turn the historic studio complex into a mini Century City,” he writes in the Los Angeles times.
# TOPICS: CBS, All in the Family, American Idol, The Carol Burnett Show, Dancing with the Stars, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Price is Right, Three's Company, Elvis Presley, CBS Television City
Posted Thursday 10/05/17 at 9:47PM EDT
TV writers explain the importance of gun violence episodes
In wake of the Las Vegas tragedy, here’s how television has tackled gun violence over the years, from All in the Family to Drake getting shot on Degrassi.
Posted Wednesday 9/27/17 at 11:39PM EDT
Report: CBS is interested in selling its iconic Television City studio
Source: The Real Deal
CBS has interviewed brokers about potentially selling the historic 25-acre studio lot that opened in 1953, according to The Real Deal. The iconic studio has been home to many famous shows, including American Idol, Dancing With the Stars, All in the Family, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Real Time with Bill Maher, Good Times, The Jeffersons, The Carol Burnett Show, America’s Got Talent and The Price is Right.
# TOPICS: CBS, All in the Family, American Idol, America's Got Talent, The Carol Burnett Show, Dancing with the Stars, Good Times, The Jeffersons, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Price is Right, Real Time with Bill Maher, CBS Television City