Bonnie Franklin, best known for her work on One Day at a Time, died at her home in Los Angeles on Friday, The Hollywood Reporter reports. She was 69.
TV Guide Network is taking a look at the history of sex on the small screen in its two-part special Sex on TV.
Gidget and I Dream of Jeannie pushed the envelope by showing off their stars in risqué-for-the-time bikinis; these days, shows like Desperate Housewives and Dancing with the Stars flaunt their stars nearly nude. The special will feature clips and commentary that discuss such monumental TV moments as the first same-sex kiss and the first bare bottom.
Question: It seems like every other movie I see advertised is based on a TV show, like The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the other way around? I know there was a series based on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but what other TV series have been based on a movie, and were any of them good?
Answer: There have been a handful of top-notch TV shows based on movies. The flop Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) was revived as Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003); Robert Altman's acerbic M*A*S*H* (1970) became the long-running M*A*S*H (1972-1983); Neil Simon