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Portia de Rossi to Play Lily Munster on NBC's Mockingbird Lane

Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi has been cast as Lily Munster in NBC's upcoming Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Jerry O'Connell to play Herman Munster in NBC's Mockingbird Lane

The Arrested Development and Better Off Ted alum will play the role of the vampire matriarch made famous by Yvonne De Carlo in the 1960s series. True Blood alum Mariana Klaveno was slated for the role, but... read more

The Munsters Reboot Names Bryan Singer Executive Producer

The Munsters

The Munsters reboot has tapped Bryan Singer as executive producer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. read more

NBC Picks Up Munsters Reboot Pilot From Pushing Daisies Creator

The Munsters

It's alive! The Munsters pilot is alive (at NBC)!

The network has green-lighted a reinvention of the classic monster family comedy The Munsters, it was announced Wednesday.

Exclusive: The Munsters back in development at NBC

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Exclusive: The Munsters Back in Development at NBC

The Munsters

Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller is taking another stab at developing a remake of The Munsters at NBC.

Fuller has met with NBC executives in recent weeks ...
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The Munsters' Yvonne De Carlo Dead at 84

This just in, from the AP wire:"Yvonne De Carlo, the beautiful star who played Moses' wife in The Ten Commandments but achieved her greatest popularity on TV's The Munsters, has died. She was 84. De Carlo died of natural causes Monday at the Motion Picture & Television facility in suburban Los Angeles, longtime friend and television producer Kevin Burns said Wednesday."Butch Patrick, 53, and Pat Priest, 70, are now the only surviving "family members." read more

When I was a kid, my family ...

Perry Como, The Perry Como Show

Question: When I was a kid, my family used to always watch Perry Como Christmas specials. We loved them every year. But one thing I was never able to figure out: Who was he? Did he have his own show or something?


Answer: Not only did he have his own show, Kenny, he had several (both radio and TV), not to mention a long, successful music career. Matter of fact, Como's life in the biz was remarkable for precisely the reason you give: Like the Energizer bunny, he kept going, and going, and going — well into the rock-and-roll era, when many other crooners like him had long faded into obscurity.

Como started out, interestingly enough, as a barber when he was still in high school, but was already singing at weddings even then. In 1933 he began singing in bands and built enough of a following (and enough hit records) that NBC hired him to cohost The Chesterfield Supper Club radio show, which moved to TV in 1 read more

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