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A Conversation With a Legend
George Stephanopoulos' extended interview with Norman Lear, who explains how his dad was the model for Archie and what really inspired "The Jeffersons."
Eileen Brennan, Star of 'Private Benjamin,' Dies at Age 80
Veteran actress Eileen Brennan, known for her roles in “The Last Picture Show” and “Private Benjamin,” died Sunday at her home in Burbank, Calif., of bladder cancer. She was 80. Her family confirmed the news and wrote in a statement, “Our family is so grateful...
James Gandolfini Dead From Cardiac Arrest in Italy
This morning, abc news can confirm that james gandolfini was staying at the h in central holm when he suffered a heart attack. It was his 13-year-old son, michael, who was vacationing here in rome, and alerted the star that he wasn't feeling well. They alerted the emergency services. We understand
Remembering an American Classic: Edith Bunker Beloved by All
Adored actress Jean Stapleton recalled for famous role on "All in the Family."
'All in the Family' Star Jean Stapleton Dies at 90
Jean Stapleton, the actress best known for her role as Archie Bunker’s wife Edith in the groundbreaking 1970s television series “All in the Family” died of natural causes at her home in New York City on Friday. She was 90. Stapleton’s son, John Putch, confirmed...
Best in TV: Best Comedy
Part 1: From "All in the Family" to "I Love Lucy," which comedy ranked supreme?
TV Almosts: The Stars and Names That Almost Graced Your Favorite Shows
Would "Roseanne" have still become a sitcom hit if it had been called "Life and Stuff" instead? Could you imagine "Archie Justice" as the name of the lead character in "All in the Family"? And would millions still have tuned in to watch the Central Perk gang if "Facts of Life" star Nancy McKeon had
History Shapers We Lost This Decade
2009 Edward Kennedy / U.S. Senator Michael Jackson / Entertainer Michael Jackson (1958-2009) Mary Travers / Folk Singer Ed McMahon / Talk Show Sidekick Walter Cronkite / TV Broadcaster Paul Harvey / Radio Broadcaster 2008 Paul Newman / Actor Heath Ledger / Actor Heath Ledger (1979-2008) Sir Edmund
How Bad Do You Have to Be to Get Kicked Off TV?
It's easy to forget that the people we love to watch on TV aren't necessarily the same offscreen. Steve Carell isn't a self-absorbed, narcissistic paper pusher. Sandra Oh isn't a compulsive, overachieving M.D. in training. After all, they're actors -- if they're good at their jobs, we forget
Hermione, We Hardly Knew Ye
Actress Wants to Get Away From 'Harry Potter' Rep, but Is It Really a Bad Thing?