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Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 11:25PM EDT
Here are the most notorious failed spinoffs based on characters from hit shows
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.
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Posted Thursday 5/03/18 at 6:07PM EDT
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to end after Season 4, with plans for a movie finale
Netflix today released a Mary Tyler Moore-themed teaser for the Ellie Kemper comedy's fourth season, which is set to be its last. According to Deadline, co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are planning to write a movie to bring Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to an end, with Netflix and producer Universal Television in negotiation on wrapping up the series. Season 4 is currently filming and will be released in two parts, consisting of six episodes available on May 30 and seven to be released at a later date.
Posted Monday 4/02/18 at 9:51AM EDT
Lena Waithe wants to make a Mary Tyler Moore biopic
“I don’t think people are expecting that from a black lesbian from the south side of Chicago. But, I read her autobiography more times than I can count," Waithe tells The Hollywood Reporter. “Because I was obsessed with The Mary Tyler Moore Show. I was, like, who is this woman? Who is this person that everybody is wanting to be, that everybody was so happy when she came onscreen?"
Posted Friday 2/23/18 at 11:19PM EST
Emmy winner Nanette Fabray dies at 97: Original One Day at a Time alum played mom to famous sitcom characters
Fabray played Mary Richards' mom on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Ann Romano's mom on the original One Day at a Time, appearing on 42 episodes. Fabray also won three Emmys working with Sid Caesar on NBC's Caesar’s Hour in the 1950s.
Posted Tuesday 12/19/17 at 9:22PM EST
How TV has depicted sexual harassment in the past
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, for instance, highlighted how work can be a “sexual obstacle course” for women.
Posted Tuesday 8/22/17 at 9:14PM EDT
Why are so many sitcoms named after their stars?
The trend, which dates back to early TV, was a way to bank on the celebrity and cut through the noise.