Swat: Season Two; Shemar Moore TV Show Renewed

The Tiffany Network is doubling down with Hondo and Deacon. CBS has renewed its Swat TV show reboot for a second season. The high-action program is a reboot of the 1975 original, starring Steve ...

Swat: Season One Ratings

In 1975, the Swat TV show -- starring Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera, and James Coleman -- spun off from ABC's TV series, The Rookies. Prior to its cancellation, Swat ran for 37 ...

It Came From The Tube: Satan’S School For Girls (1973)

Warning: if you’re not a Kate Jackson fan, today’s column may not work in your favor. Plus, we probably shouldn’t hang out. I first fell in love with Ms. Jackson (if you’re nasty) when I was six. At ...

Beth Howland, Vera on Alice, Passes Away at 74

Beth Howland, Vera on Alice, Passes Away at 74 2016 has not been an easy year for the entertainment industry, with icons like David Bowie, Prince, Alan Rickman and many more passing away over the past few months. Today we have word that the film ...

Alice's Vera, Beth Howland, Dead at 74

Alice's Vera, Beth Howland, Dead at 74 Beth Howland, who is fondly remembered as high-strung waitress Vera on the 1970s/80s CBS sitcom Alice, died on Dec. 31 at the age of 74, following a battle with lung cancer. Howland’s husband, Murphy ...

Robert Drasnin, ‘Twilight Zone’ Composer, Dies at 87

Robert Drasnin, ‘Twilight Zone’ Composer, Dies at 87 Robert Drasnin, composer of “The Kremlin Letter” and many classic TV shows including “Twilight Zone,” “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” and “Mission: Impossible,” died Wednesday, May 13, at Providence Tarzana ...

Bob Palmer, Longtime Publicist, Dies at 85

Bob Palmer — who, through a 60-year career as a publicist, represented clients including Anthony Hopkins and Dick Van Dyke as well as some of the most popular TV shows of the 1960s and 70s — died ...

Rocky Moriana, Sound & Music Supervisor, Dies at 86

Rocky Moriana, Sound & Music Supervisor, Dies at 86 Rocco (Rocky) A. Moriana, best known for his work as sound supervisor and music supervisor for producers Danny Thomas and Aaron Spelling, died at his home in Calabasas, Calif., on Feb. 5. Moriana’s ...

S.W.A.T. Star Steve Forrest Dies

S.W.A.T. Star Steve Forrest Dies "Let's roll!" started with S.W.A.T. Steve Forrest, best known for starring in the 1970s action drama, died May 18 at his home in Thousand Oaks, Calif., according to his family. He was 87. A spinoff of ...

DVD Playhouse--June 2011

DVD Playhouse June 2011 By Allen Gardner Kiss Me Deadly (Criterion) Robert Aldrich’s 1955 reinvention of the film noir detective story is one of cinema’s great genre mash-ups: part hardboiled noir; ...

'Police Squad' Star Leslie Nielsen Dies at 84

'Police Squad' Star Leslie Nielsen Dies at 84 Filed under: TV News Sad news: Leslie Nielsen, star of the short-lived but classic TV comedy 'Police Squad!' has died at the age of 84. Nielsen died of complications from pneumonia at a Fort ...

Charlie’s Angels’ Kate Jackson says she’s broke

By Greg Hernandez She was supposed to be the smart one on Charlie’s Angels, but now Kate Jackson says she’s broke. The 61-year-old actress, who also starred in the hit shows The Rookies and ...

'Harry Potter' repeats at overseas boxoffice

'Harry Potter' repeats at overseas boxoffice After its record-breaking worldwide opening the previous frame, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" gave up considerable boxoffice altitude on the foreign circuit during the weekend but still ...

TV biz to pay tribute to Spelling during Emmys

The television industry will pay tribute to the late producer Aaron Spelling on Sunday during the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards telecast on NBC, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences officials ...

Aaron Spelling: 1923-2006

Aaron Spelling: 1923-2006 Aaron Spelling, the amazingly prolific television producer whose hits ranged from Charlie's Angels to 7th Heaven, died Friday after suffering a stroke last Sunday; he was 83. Spelling passed away at ...

Aaron Spelling: 1923-2006

Aaron Spelling: 1923-2006 Aaron Spelling, the amazingly prolific television producer whose hits ranged from Charlie's Angels to 7th Heaven, died Friday after suffering a stroke last Sunday; he was 83. Spelling passed away at ...