Category Archives: television

The Mary Tyler Moore Show – Mary singing One for my baby

This 4 minute scene from the Mary Tyler Moore show illustrates just how good she was as an actress and comedienne. Mary, who was an excellent singer, acts here as a bad singer. Not easy to do. Ed Asner as Lou Grant does a masterful job as well in the scene.




Remembering Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore passed away today at age 80. In addition to being a talented actress and comedienne who starred in two classic TV shows, “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “Mary Tyler Moore Show”, she was a well respected producer of many television series as part of her MTM Productions. She was a talented singer and dancer as well. Mary Tyler Moore had been battling health issues for many years.




Remembering comedian/actor Dick Gautier

Dick Gautier was a talented comedian, actor and artist. He is best remembered for his role as Hymie the Robot on “Get Smart”. He appeared on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie” and was a staple on game shows in the 1970’s and ’80’s including “Tattletales” and “Password”. He passed away this weekend at age 85.




Book Talk guest Steve Binder author Fade Up 26 The Movers and Shakers of Variety Television




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Remembering actress Beth Howland





Beth Howland was a talented actress who worked in television and on the Broadway stage. She was best known for her role as Vera on the 1970’s sitcom “Alice”. She passed away at 74 today. Here’s part of her performance in the 1970 production of “Company”.



Remembering actor William Schallert





William Schallert was a talented and prolific actor on television and in film for more than 60 years. He is best known as Patty Duke’s father in the “Patty Duke Show”. He was also president of the Screen Actor’s Guild. He passed away at age 93 over the weekend.