John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon at the Nixon-Kennedy debate
If you were to put 1960s television on a psychiatrist's couch, it would be diagnosed as schizophrenic. Primetime was loaded with frothy, high-concept sitcoms, such as Gilligan's Island and I Dream of Jeannie, that became baby boomer favorites, while network news delivered grim images of the Vietnam War, social unrest, and assassinations.
Game show host Geoff Edwards, who emceed such shows as Jackpot! and Treasure Hunt, has died, The Associated Press reports. He was 83.
Don Mitchell, who co-starred in the original Ironside, died of natural causes on Dec. 8, the Los Angeles Times reports. He was 70.
Master, she's back!
Barbara Eden once again donned her iconic I Dream of Jeannie costume Friday at the Life Ball in Vienna.
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Larry Hagman, the television icon best known for playing J.R. Ewing on CBS' Dallas as well as TNT's current incarnation, died Friday, TVGuide.com has confirmed. He was 81.
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If you're going to spend much of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on the couch — after all, you'll have lots of food to digest -- there's plenty of TV to watch. Check out our marathon roundup:
(All times are ET/PT and subject to change)
Thursday, Nov. 25
The Haunted (9 a.m.-8 p.m., Animal Planet)
Millionaire Matchmaker (10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bravo)
Mythbusters (9 a.m.-8 p.m., Discovery)
I Dream of Jeannie, Eva Longoria
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.
I Dream of Jeanie courtesy Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
New releases announced today, August 25:I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series will be coming out November 4 McLeod's Daughters - The Complete 7th Season will be coming out December 9 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.
I Dream of Jeannie courtesy Sony Pictures Television
After being stuck in her bottle for several years the film adaptation of I Dream of Jeannie looks ready to emerge and grant audiences wishesDirector Sid Ganis has hired Rita Hsiao to rewrite the script for the movie based on the iconic 1960s sitcom [Hsiao] has a terrific bright fresh approach to Jeannies story with a twist and turn along the way Ganis tells THRcomAt least five other scripts have been written but were rejected by either Ganis or Columbia Pictures for being too dark or not adhering to the orignal sitcom storylineThis is such a beloved and iconic character that it has to be told the right way Ganis said Sometimes it takes time to get thereJessica Alba and Steve Carell are rumored to be in line to portray leads Jeannie and Major Nelson though no casting announcements have been made Whats your take How would you cast this film JR Whalen