Category Archives: television

Remembering actor and comedian Art Metrano who passed away at 84

Art Metrano passed away at 84 on Sept. 8th. He was an actor and comedian, known best for the Police Academy movies and his many appearances on television doing his comedy magic act while singing the song “Fine and Dandy”.





Remembering Ed Asner who passed away at 91

Remembering the great character actor Ed Asner who passed away at 91 this weekend.





Remembering Markie Post who starred in “Night Court” and several other TV shows who passed away at 70 this weekend.





Remembering Sports Broadcaster Sandy Deetz

2 sports reports by Sandy Deetz in the late 70’s on NY television. Sandy also worked as a radio talk show host on WIBQ, now WSRQ in 2004-05 in Sarasota, FL where I worked for several years. She was one of the very few women sports reporters in television in the 1970’s. Sadly, she passed away April 4, 2016 at 74.





Remembering the great Gavin McLeod who passed away last weekend at 90

Gavin McLeod was a talented actor who was best known for his roles as Murray Slaughter on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Stubing on the Love Boat.





Remembering the great character actress Arlene Golonk who passed away Monday at 85.

Remembering the great character actress Arlene Golonka, who appeared on many TV shows in the 60’s and 70’s. She passed away Monday at 85.





Remembering actor Charles Grodin who passed away at 86 today.

He was always great bantering with Johnny Carson.





Remembering the great actor Norman Lloyd who passed away at 106.

Norman Lloyd had a long and distinguished career as an actor and director. He worked with Orson Welles Mercury Radio Theater. He was a favorite actor of Alfred Hitchcock who used him in several films. He is probably best known for his role as Dr. Auschlander on “St. Elsewhere on NBC-TV in the 80’s.





Jack Jones on The Ed Sullivan Show

The great Jack Jones sings a Rodgers and Hart classic on The Ed Sullivan Show, August 22, 1965.





Pallie Deana Martin’s 56th Consecutive Weekly Show!