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Meet Kenneth Guinup: Inside the Collection Finally, a collection Lisa knows a little bit about! Here's Kenneth's weird and wacky "Weird Al" collection. April 21, 2024, 8:00PM
Andy Griffith Show memories led Don Knotts to ''The Ghost and Mr. Chicken'' Here's how the iconic show informed the hit movie! April 19, 2024, 1:10PM
Mel Blanc revealed that the laugh he gave to the original Bugs Bunny was later used for Woody Woodpecker That awful laugh originally belonged to Bugs Bunny. April 19, 2024, 12:00PM
Andy Griffith said that ''The Andy Griffith Show'' modeled its comedic technique after radio Like many series before it, The Andy Griffith Show took inspiration from radio. April 19, 2024, 11:17AM
Mel Blanc once shared his favorite cartoon of all time The favorite of your favorite. April 18, 2024, 1:22PM
Dan Blocker hated rehearsals, and Frank Sinatra agreed. We're talking about practice?! April 18, 2024, 1:21PM
Beyond Bonanza: Lorne Greene and Michael Landon reunited 12 years later It was a long time coming. April 18, 2024, 12:04PM
Here's how Raymond Burr felt about a potential romance between Perry and Della Street on ''Perry Mason'' Raymond Burr wasn't just the smartest man in the courtroom; he was also the smartest man on set. April 18, 2024, 11:13AM
Dawn Wells believed that ''Gilligan's Island'' taught children a very important lesson And they say that television isn't educational... April 18, 2024, 10:00AM
Bob Denver on Alan Hale: ''In many ways, he was the Skipper.'' The two men remained friends after their series had ended. April 17, 2024, 3:40PM
Don Knotts' son reveals the most intense phase of his father's career 1970 was a rough year! April 17, 2024, 3:37PM
The last-ditch effort to save The Don Knotts Show A behind-the-scenes look at the ill-fated show's decline April 17, 2024, 11:58AM
Mel Blanc once got out of a parking ticket because he was Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny saved Blanc from a hefty fine. April 17, 2024, 10:16AM
Fishing bonded The Waltons creator Earl Hamner Jr. to his larger-than-life father Hamner never forgot the fear he felt facing the loss of his dad. On their last fishing trip, his dad shared one last piece of advice. April 17, 2024, 9:34AM
Obviously all the ladies loved Paladin in ''Have Gun – Will Travel'' "The dolls get all excited." April 16, 2024, 3:45PM
Robert Reed wasn't afraid to speak up about his Brady Bunch criticisms Reed had a few opinions about the writing on The Brady Bunch. April 16, 2024, 3:09PM
Jim Henson's daughter calls Ron Howard a ''creative match'' to her father "Ron Howard is both a creative and personality match for my father, unlike anyone else we could have contemplated." April 16, 2024, 1:39PM
Richard Thomas said that his real-life family was like The Waltons "I get up every morning and feel that the world is in the palm of my hand." April 16, 2024, 1:35PM
Bob Denver on learning to accept the resilience of ''Gilligan's Island'' "When you realize it's not going away, it's entertaining more people every year, you kind of accept it." April 16, 2024, 10:35AM
Jerry Mathers once said that Tony Dow was more like the Beaver than he was The on-screen brothers were really nothing like their characters. April 16, 2024, 9:15AM
Before Carrie, Sissy Spacek's big TV breakthrough came on The Waltons "Sissy even looked like us with her red hair and freckles." April 15, 2024, 4:25PM
The Rifleman's Paul Fix preferred acting in the old days Fix liked the early eras of television so much more. April 15, 2024, 3:42PM
Tony Dow of ''Leave It to Beaver'' created a sculpture that was once in an exhibit at the Louvre More like "Louvre" It to Beaver, am I right? April 15, 2024, 3:31PM
Alan Hale risked life and limb for Gilligan's Island, according to Russell Johnson Neither bruise nor blood could deter the Skipper! April 15, 2024, 12:35PM
John Wayne once gifted Richard Boone a Rolls Royce In addition to being an excellent actor, Wayne was also an impeccable gift-giver. April 15, 2024, 11:55AM
John McIntire took the reins on Wagon Train and blazed his own trail instead of copying Ward Bond He didn't want to replicate his predecessor. April 15, 2024, 10:10AM
Meet Shawn Sheridan: Inside the Collection This collection will scare you and inspire you at the same time. April 14, 2024, 8:00PM
''Rifleman'' fans used to write Chuck Connors letters asking for parenting advice "I wouldn't presume to give advice on how to bring up children." April 12, 2024, 4:31PM
Tina Louise refused to do a scene until Gilligan creator Sherwood Schwartz stepped in The behind-the-scenes occurrence nearly ruined an episode. April 12, 2024, 3:21PM
The development of M*A*S*H's Radar O'Reilly, as told by Gary Burghoff Burghoff explains why there are two different versions of Radar. April 12, 2024, 2:16PM
Chuck Connors was told that he ''didn't have a chance'' of winning the role of Lucas McCain in ''The Rifleman'' How Connors' experience as a baseball player prepared him for the audition of a lifetime. April 12, 2024, 1:35PM
You can thank Don Messick's ''flexible voice'' for all your favorite cartoon characters Messick began his journey to becoming a voice actor when he was just an adolescent. April 12, 2024, 12:44PM
Burt Reynolds explains why he and Clint Eastwood were fired by Universal Studios Two Hollywood legends were sacked by the same company! April 12, 2024, 12:00PM
Jean Stapleton considered herself an introvert Offstage, she was much more reserved. April 12, 2024, 11:11AM
Clint Eastwood's disastrous screen test nearly ended his career before it started The actor described himself as a ''clod'' April 11, 2024, 3:14PM
Here's why Jean Vander Pyl called working on The Flintstones ''kind of like a homecoming'' The cast of The Flintstones already loved each other, even before the show began. April 11, 2024, 1:12PM
Here's how much Clint Eastwood made from his first acting contract Hint: It's not much! April 11, 2024, 12:29PM
Carroll O'Connor once said that ''All in the Family'' could have gone on without Archie Bunker O'Connor was aware that the success of the series didn't rest solely on his shoulders. April 11, 2024, 12:06PM
Being a family man in ''The Waltons'' taught Richard Waite maturity "It was the show that had a profound effect on me." April 10, 2024, 2:19PM
Richard Thomas and his costars stayed busy while on hiatus with The Waltons John-Boy on the importance of taking a break. April 10, 2024, 1:26PM
Ron Howard came to the defense of Jake Lloyd after the Phantom Menace backlash Howard was well into his directing career at that point, but he still remembered being under the microscope as a child star. April 10, 2024, 11:48AM
Dawn Wells: ''There's a lot of me in [Mary Ann].'' Mary Ann was the dream girl; Dawn Wells was the wonderful reality. April 10, 2024, 10:54AM
Johnny Crawford's father-son relationship with Chuck Connors was more than just acting The father-son duo didn't quit when the cameras stopped rolling. April 10, 2024, 10:31AM
Archie and Edith's chairs from ''All in the Family'' originally cost eight dollars at a thrift store The most famous chairs in the world were quite a deal. April 9, 2024, 1:54PM
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, wanted Eddie Haskell to have his own show — so he created Bart Simpson "When I grow up, I'm gonna do my own show, and it's gonna star Eddie Haskell." April 9, 2024, 1:08PM
William Shatner's one big Star Trek regret Budget concerns hampered Shatner's vision. April 9, 2024, 10:52AM
Jackie Gleason fought to get Art Carney more money Gleason used his pull for his pal. April 9, 2024, 9:21AM
Darren McGavin first offered to star in the ''Kolchak'' series while they were still shooting ''The Night Stalker'' McGavin knew that he wasn't done playing Kolchak after the first television film. April 8, 2024, 11:56AM
Putting the ''aww'' in ''audition'': How Ron Howard won his first role He was 3 and tried out for an 8-year-old character! April 8, 2024, 11:19AM