Sitcoms

This image provided by one of his sons via Sarah Mack Photo shows actor Nathaniel Taylor, who played the role of Rollo Dawson in the hit 1970s sitcom "Sanford and Son." Taylor died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles, at the age of 80. (Sarah Mack Photo via AP)
March 02, 2019 - 10:44 pm
Nathaniel Taylor, the actor best known as Rollo Lawson, the street-smart best friend of the son on the 1970s sitcom "Sanford and Son," has died. Taylor died Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after a heart attack, his son Kaedi Taylor told The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2006, file photo, Katherine Helmond arrives for the premiere of the Disney/Pixar animated film "Cars" at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Helmond, best known as the grandmother who was hot for housekeeper Tony Danza on “Who’s The Boss,” died last Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at her home in Los Angeles, her talent agency APA announced Friday, March 1, 2019. She was 89. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
March 01, 2019 - 5:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Katherine Helmond, an Emmy-nominated actress who had notable roles on the sitcoms "Who's the Boss?" and "Soap," has died. She was 89. Helmond's talent agency APA announced Friday that she died last Saturday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at her home in Los...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A “60 Minutes” interview with fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe helped make the CBS news magazine one of TV’s top-rated programs. According to Nielsen figures released Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, “60 Minutes” drew 9.7 million viewers and was the third most-watched show last week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 20, 2019 - 6:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's headline-making interview on CBS' news magazine proved a TV audience grabber as well. The program ranked as the third most-watched last week with 9.7 million people tuning in, according to Nielsen figures released Wednesday. Viewership...
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February 11, 2019 - 11:08 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Halle Berry and Lena Waithe say they've updated the 1992 movie "Boomerang" for a new generation. Berry said the original story that focused on black characters' lives and work was innovative for its time. But Berry said the issues that millennials face today are different...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, the cast and crew of "The Big Bang Theory" accept the award for favorite network TV comedy at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Champagne is briefly replacing scripts on the set of "The Big Bang Theory." A nondescript building on the sprawling Warner Brothers production lot in Burbank known as Stage 25 was renamed Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, for the CBS sitcom that called it home for 12 years and will soon depart. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
February 07, 2019 - 9:29 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Champagne briefly replaced scripts Thursday for a ceremony renaming the nondescript Stage 25 on the sprawling Warner Bros. production lot after the sitcom "The Big Bang Theory." Still television's most popular comedy, the show will exit the airwaves and the studio it has...
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Executive producer Justin Spitzer, from front row left, Ben Feldman, America Ferrera, Mark McKinney and from back row left, Colton Dunn, Lauren Ash, Nico Santos and Nichole Bloom participate in NBC's "Superstore" panel during the NBCUniversal TCA Winter Press Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2019 - 6:43 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — For Nico Santos, the role he plays on NBC's sitcom "Superstore" is personal. "I never thought in a million years I'd be involved in a project that celebrated the fullness of my identity of being queer and Asian," Santos told a TV critics' meeting Tuesday. He also appreciates...
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Jason Bateman, right, and Amanda Anka arrive at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 27, 2019 - 9:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles (all times local): 6:26 p.m. Jason Bateman and Sandra Oh have won the Screen Actors Guild awards for best actors in a drama series. Bateman won for his role in...
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FILE - In this 1966 file photo, actress Kay Ballard poses in her home in New York. Marguerite Gordon, a friend of Ballard says the actress of the TV series “The Mothers-in-Law,” died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at her home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. she was 93. A boisterous comedian and singer as well as an actress, Ballard appeared in Broadway musicals and nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas. (AP Photo, File)
January 22, 2019 - 4:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kaye Ballard, the boisterous comedian and singer who appeared in Broadway musicals and nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas and starred with Eve Arden in the 1960s TV sitcom "The Mothers-In-Law," has died. She was 93. Ballard died Monday night at her home in Rancho Mirage,...
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Anthony Ramos, left, and Bradley Cooper arrive at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 20, 2019 - 2:53 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther." "When...
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This photo provided by CBS shows Bernadette (Melissa Rauch), Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) and Rajesh Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) in a scene from "The Big Bang Theory," which airs Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc./CBS via AP)
January 15, 2019 - 7:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" is starting to pick up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run. The CBS sitcom was last week's most-watched entertainment show as total viewership ticked up to a 2018-19 season high of more than 13 million, according to Nielsen figures Tuesday...
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