Betty White, the actress and entertainer whose working career spanned an astonishing nine decades, has died at age 99. She passed on Friday morning at her home in California; the …..
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Looking back from a distance of 60 years, Hoagy Carmichael‘s 1961 appearance on The Flintstones was a strange affair. One might think this was a desperation gag near the end of …..
Our new Baby Yoda biography is now live. It’s a stretch to call it a biography, of course, since the world knows so few facts about the li’l guy who …..
Steve Irwin, super-charismatic star of the Animal Planet show The Crocodile Hunter, died 10 years ago this month. He was barbed to death by a giant stingray while filming in …..
George Hamilton is Colonel Sanders. Yes, you read it right. Kentucky Fried Chicken’s wonderfully bizarre reboot of its corporate icon is continuing with new ads featuring the extra-tan actor as the “extra-crispy Colonel.” If you …..
Do you love A Charlie Brown Christmas? Are you old enough to remember postage stamps? Then you will probably like the A Charlie Brown Christmas postage stamp set now available …..
A chat between three veteran Jeopardy! players about what you think while you’re on the game.
What you learn when you tell a national television audience that you live alone in a studio apartment.
Who2 has a new biography of TV producer and movie director J.J. Abrams. His latest, Star Trek Into Darkness, is now playing everywhere.
While the new Star Trek was saving the box office, Patrick Stewart — Jean Luc Picard — was saving the world, with a hug at Comicpalooza.
Kiefer Sutherland is set to return to TV in an updated 24. Just when he thought he was out, they pulled him back in.
Annette Funicello, who made her fame on The Mickey Mouse Club television show in the 1950s, has died at the age of 70.
Does this photo show the most disinterested man in Los Angeles?
Composer Angelo Badalamenti tells and shows how the theme song to Twin Peaks was created, in this short and funny video.
Actress Angela Lansbury was born 16 October 1925 in London. That makes her 87 years old today.
Singer and television star Andy Williams has died at the age of 84 from cancer.
The 18th of September is the anniversary of the first-ever Jonny Quest episode. It’s his birthday, of sorts.
The news that Michael J. Fox is returning to television has the Hollywood press all excited. Why?
Watch our favorite supercuts from shows such as The X-Files, Mad Men and Breaking Bad.
Who knew that Oprah battled an insurance company over the rights to a common phrase?
Some hardworking fan has compiled Native Tongues — “A Cultural History of Black Sitcom Theme Songs.”
Can you imagine Tom Cruise sucking the life out of someone? He’s one of 25 people in our gallery who’ve played vampires on the big (or little) screen.
Television veteran Andy Griffith has died at the age of 86. See what the obituaries say and see some photos.
This could explain a few things.
Gene Autry was one of the greatest singing cowboy stars of all time. Going all the way back to the Pliocene Epoch.
She’s a Rhodes scholar, a volleyball player, and a super-popular TV personality. Our new biography is up and running.
The Game of Thrones star will play a lot of things, but never “the cutesiness of little people.”
A joke — how can you tell when Geraldo Rivera is saying something stupid? His lips are moving. Oh, and he put it on Twitter.
Don Draper is back for the fifth season of Mad Men. We’ve got his bio, plus quotes.
Lucy Liu, she’s “artistic, altruistic” and more!
She loves Bo the Dog and won’t take the bait on Biden.
The Seattle Times has a fine profile and interview with rock-and-comedy star Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia.
In the newest issue of Out magazine, X-Files star Gillian Anderson talks about her career, but it’s her mention of romances with women that got the attention.
Good ol’ Paula Deen. She was one of 2011’s great meme generators, and she’s been a headline queen since 2012 began.
Davy Jones, the lead singer of The Monkees, is dead at the age of 66.
The British actor has three more months to crank up the cranky on his hit show.
In honor of the late Don Cornelius: Great moments from the Soul Train dance line.
In honor of her 75th birthday today, Styleist magazine has a slideshow of television star Mary Tyler Moore.
This is how Billy Graham and Woody Allen look these days. They probably don’t see much of each other. But they once talked about religion on TV.
Actor Harry Morgan, who played Colonel Sherman Potter on the TV series M*A*S*H, has died after a bout with pneumonia. He was 96.
Congrats to model Lindsay Ellingson, who’s landed a big gig on the Victoria’s Secret show this week. But she may be a bit older than her agency claims.
I scanned a few pages from the September 1976 issue of TV Guide that announced the new shows for the prime time season.
Yes, Anderson Cooper with a limo and a llama. And a Letterman.
Remember the Horta, from the Star Trek episode titled “Devil in the Dark”? I grew up watching Star Trek in black and white, so I’m always stunned to see it in color. It was news to me that the Horta was anything other than black with grey spots. In fact, it’s brown and orange, which makes it look like a shag rug or a wet piece of pepperoni pizza. And it turns out there’s a Hungarian underneath it, giving it life.
[Editor’s note 2016: Most of the text of this post about the death of actress Connie Hines was deleted by accident in a 2015 technical revamp of Who2. Sorry! But we’ve left the photos …..