Bob Brunner, a writer and producer on Happy Days who both named Fonzie and also reportedly suggested that the character jump the shark, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 78.
Brunner died of a heart attack on Oct. 28 near...
Three decades after Garry Marshall dominated TV with the likes of Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy, he's just sold a new TV project to Fox with his son Scott Marshall.
How much does Penny Marshall like Fred Armisen's impression of her? Well, she's using it to sell her new memoir.
In the promo for Marshall's memoir My Mother was Nuts, the SNL star once again dons the author's signature blonde bob and shrimpy spectacles to play the spacey star. Carrie Fisher references soon follow.
Ron Palillo, best known as Arnold Horshack on Welcome Back, Kotter, has died, according to CNN. He was 63.
Palillo died of a heart attack in his Palm Beach, Fla., home, early Tuesday, his agent Scott Stander confirmed.
Laverne & Shirley star Michael McKean suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car while walking on a sidewalk in Manhattan Tuesday, the New York Post reports.
McKean, who is also known for his roles in This Is Spinal Tap and Best In Show, was struck at the corner of 86th and Broadway on the Upper West Side of Manhattan just before 3 p.m.
The Thick of It
Timing is everything. Which may help explain why, after a nearly three-year delay, BBC America is finally importing the third season (from 2009) of the blistering political satire The Thick of It to its "Ministry of Laughs" weekend franchise (Saturday, midnight/11c) — on the heels of HBO's launch of Veep, which springs from the same demented imagination of dark farceur Armando Iannucci.
Thick set the tone of deeply cynical, bitterly vicious, and scaldingly profane high-office shenanigans that Veep is adapting with some success.
Laverne & Shirley
Schlemeel. Schlemazel. Hasenfeffer, incorporated. Crack open a can of Shotz brew!
I'm excited to announce the first honoree for the upcoming 10th Annual TV Land Awards — The Fan Favorite Award will go to the iconic 1976-83 sitcom Laverne & Shirley. Accepting the award will be four cast members: Penny Marshall (Laverne), Cindy Williams (Shirley), David L. Lander (Squiggy) and Michael McKean (Lenny).
Country music spitfire Miranda Lambert will make her acting debut on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Lambert, who is married to Blake Shelton, a coach on NBC's hit singing competition The Voice, will play an actress who claims to have been sexually assaulted by a reality show producer. Michael McKean (Laverne &Shirley, This Is Spinal Tap, Smallville) will play the alleged sleazebag in question. Given that Lambert's album and song titles include Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Kerosene and "Gunpowder & Lead," he'd better watch his back...
Betty Garrett, best known for her TV roles in Laverne & Shirley and All in the Family, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 91.
Garrett died Saturday, probably from an aortic aneurysm, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, her son, Garrett Parks, told the news agency. She had checked into the hospital the day before with...
Tom Bosley, who played the gruff but lovable Mr. C on Happy Days, and whose stable demeanor made him one of TV's ultimate father figures, has died. He was 83.
Bosley had been battling lung cancer but died of heart failure at his home in Palm Springs, Calif., early Tuesday, his agent, Sheryl Abrams,
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Bosley's Happy Days character, Howard Cunningham, was constantly distracted from...