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Raymond Burr played a prank on Alfred Hitchcock at Universal Studios The two were practical joke compatriots. June 14, 2024, 10:50AM
No other actors were auditioned for June Cleaver besides Barbara Billingsley She may have been born in December, but she was destined to be June! June 13, 2024, 4:53PM
A dose of reality brought Don Knotts perspective after his first Emmy win He was recognized at the Emmys but not on the golf course! June 13, 2024, 11:41AM
Steve McQueen's legendary shooting contest with Sammy Davis, Jr. A friendly competition became the stuff of Hollywood myth! June 13, 2024, 10:16AM
Clint Eastwood hated his first job as an actor in school Eastwood's first foray into acting was less than perfect. June 13, 2024, 10:01AM
Ron Howard: Andy Griffith ''didn't like The Beverly Hillbillies'' He also wasn't a fan of Petticoat Junction! June 12, 2024, 2:26PM
The green Orion girl from the Star Trek pilot directed this M*A*S*H fan-favorite episode She could be seen in the final frontier, the Twilight Zone and Mayberry — then she directed a groundbreaking episode of M*A*S*H. June 12, 2024, 12:08PM
Don Knotts said that most child actors were ''a pain in the neck'' He held Ron Howard in high esteem, though. June 12, 2024, 11:12AM
5 funny actors who got serious on Adam-12 They’re known for making people smile, but their roles on the classic police procedural are no laughing matter. June 11, 2024, 3:12PM
Burt Reynolds described Steve McQueen as ''a piece of work'' The two stars got off on the wrong foot. Here's the story. June 11, 2024, 1:43PM
CBS refused to let Alfred Hitchcock Presents film this Hitchcock prologue scene Even Hitchcock couldn't get away with this one. June 11, 2024, 10:07AM
What color is Hawkeye's bathrobe on M*A*S*H? Wait… is it red or purple? June 10, 2024, 11:57AM
Aneta Corsaut graduated from ''mean teacher'' to love interest on The Andy Griffith Show Corsaut couldn't have cared less whether or not she and Andy tied the knot! June 10, 2024, 11:12AM
Mike Connors didn't believe television shows should try to send messages to their audience Connors was an actor, not an educator. June 10, 2024, 10:00AM
Stephen King cited this scene in ''The Pit and the Pendulum'' as one of the most important moments in horror King praised the film for its ability to do whatever it took to scare the audience. June 10, 2024, 9:55AM
Meet Mark Flitman: Inside the Collection You don't have to be a kid to play around with Mark's collection! June 9, 2024, 8:00PM
Sally Struthers argued that people who found All in the Family offensive didn't actually understand the show "I'm not sure the people who found the show offensive realized that." June 7, 2024, 3:49PM
Jim Nabors didn't mind being thought of as Gomer Pyle Nabors loved his Andy Griffith character. June 7, 2024, 3:38PM
Although he began as a singer, Ken Curtis found that he preferred being an actor Our favorite crooner, Festus Haggen! June 7, 2024, 3:24PM
Max Baer Jr. talked about the true dynamic of The Beverly Hillbillies cast "Sometimes the closer you are, the more you fight." June 7, 2024, 3:05PM
William Hopper was glad that he lost out on the role of Perry Mason William Hopper was almost the main man in Perry Mason. June 7, 2024, 1:41PM
The Professor was the ''sanity'' of Gilligan's Island He was the world's most lovable dork! June 7, 2024, 1:28PM
Vicki Lawrence's lost residuals from Mama's Family A story of death, cryogenesis, and money. June 7, 2024, 11:24AM
Carol Burnett sent Jim Nabors a fan letter and he didn't believe it was real Nabors assumed someone was playing a prank on him when he received a letter addressed to him from Carol Burnett. June 7, 2024, 10:31AM
John Wayne still missed his pal Ward Bond long after the Wagon Train star's death The two were lifelong friends and co-workers June 6, 2024, 4:07PM
Ken Curtis' mangy Festus beard was his Hollywood calling card It helped shape his career as the comedic relief. June 6, 2024, 1:18PM
Hitchcock said audiences were smarter than they were given credit for The director argued that his movies weren't responsible for people's actions. June 6, 2024, 11:44AM
Sally Struthers was worried about how her fame would affect her daughter "I hate to leave her even for a moment." June 6, 2024, 11:19AM
Will Geer said that he was glad he was blacklisted from Hollywood in the 1950s Geer was more like Grandpa Walton than you might think. June 5, 2024, 2:49PM
Don Knotts: Andy Griffith ''was a conscientious, tireless worker'' Knotts was nuts about the show! June 5, 2024, 1:50PM
Will Geer would make up lines on the set of The Waltons Geer loved to improvise. June 5, 2024, 11:38AM
6 forgotten, gritty cop shows of the 1960s Where else could you find a boxing champion undercover and Leslie Neilsen busting crime? June 5, 2024, 10:33AM
Norman Lear revealed All in the Family's British roots The producer spilled the beans (and toast!) June 4, 2024, 11:32AM
Glenn Strange's height got him a job on Gunsmoke They were big guys with big goals. June 4, 2024, 9:29AM
Gary Burghoff had to reshoot his final M*A*S*H moment The actor who played Radar revealed his teary goodbye wasn't the first take June 3, 2024, 11:25AM
Clint Eastwood had a pretty weird Rawhide audition Eastwood won the role in a pretty unconventional manner. June 3, 2024, 10:54AM
Mike Connors found out that Mannix was cancelled from a reporter Connors was just as shocked by the cancellation of his series as the viewers were. June 3, 2024, 10:01AM
Johnny Carson nearly starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show It probably wouldn't have been titled The Dick Van Dyke Show! June 3, 2024, 9:55AM
Meet Morgan Richardson: Inside the Collection This theme park-themed collection is part of theme park history! June 2, 2024, 8:00PM
Jack Mercer loved to do his Popeye voice for children There was one audience Mercer loved performing for. May 31, 2024, 2:30PM
The cast of Perry Mason threatened to quit after William Talman was suspended from the series The cast didn't just fight for their friends in the courtroom. May 31, 2024, 1:23PM
Vicki Lawrence: ''I was very shy when I started on The Carol Burnett Show'' The actress reveals her unexpected emotions May 31, 2024, 12:12PM