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Lola Albright was one of the most overlooked actors of her time The Peter Gunn beauty waited more than a decade for the spotlight to find her. July 1, 2022, 12:55PM
One of Burt Young's earliest onscreen roles came on M*A*S*H Soon after, the "Ernest Borgnine of the '70s" snagged an Oscar nom for Rocky. July 1, 2022, 11:21AM
12 Sally Field roles that range from iconic to obscure From Gidget to The Flying Nun and Lincoln. Do you have a favorite Sally Field role? July 1, 2022, 9:18AM
The Petticoat Junction train is still rollin' down the tracks You may not know it, but the ''little train'' in Petticoat Junction has had quite the career in Hollywood. June 30, 2022, 4:55PM
Candace Cameron got bullied for playing D.J. Tanner The child star dismissed the bullies and became a role model to thousands of girls. June 30, 2022, 2:02PM
Summer saved surfer girl Gidget from TV obscurity Why the show ended, even though everyone agreed: "Sally Field is almost too good to be true." June 30, 2022, 12:25PM
How Sally Field unexpectedly landed Gidget, and how it was much more than a career-launcher Though her first show only lasted one season, it certainly wasn't the precedent of things to come. June 30, 2022, 11:35AM
10 all-time classic Pete Malloy quotes from Adam-12 Martin Milner’s sarcasm and perfect delivery were some of the best things about the show. June 29, 2022, 3:58PM
The Andy Griffith Show helped a family reunite with their long-lost pet How a toe-tappin' tune was able to reconnect a family with their pet after three years apart. June 29, 2022, 11:23AM
Before melting hearts on Bonanza, little Teddy Quinn became famous for one line in a commercial His perfectly timed ad lib made him a nationwide sensation. June 28, 2022, 5:00PM
How The A-Team sparked the cult phenomenon that was Mr. T The A-Team icon took credit for creating the character of B.A. Baracus. June 28, 2022, 12:08PM
See the cast of The A-Team in their earliest screen roles These Eighties TV action stars backed up Elvis and acted with Paul Newman when they were just starting out. June 27, 2022, 5:03PM
Popular foods from the '90s that'll bring you maximum nostalgia What was your favorite food from the '90s? June 24, 2022, 4:20PM
These comedians were mainstays on The Ed Sullivan Show You might be surprised at who had the most appearances ever on The Ed Sullivan Show. June 24, 2022, 3:01PM
Will Geer's daughter once described growing up with Grandpa Walton Ellen Geer on her childhood: "We used to have a spigot inside of the mountain." June 23, 2022, 2:30PM
Joan Rivers' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was the result of a name mix up Sullivan may have said the wrong name at the time, but it certainly worked out for him and Rivers. June 23, 2022, 1:13PM
In the Heat of the Night's Joanne St. John deserved more episodes Why did Joanne St. John only stick around for one season? It’s complicated. June 23, 2022, 11:44AM
This Merrie Melodies cartoon beat the Flintstones to the Modern Stone Age by just a few months There are many similarities but also distinct differences between the short and the Hanna-Barbera series. June 23, 2022, 11:35AM
Ted Danson's toupee practically became its own character on Cheers Did you know the moment Sam removed his hairpiece was totally unscripted? June 23, 2022, 11:04AM
6 Westerns Mary Tyler Moore appeared in early in her career She mostly played dramatic roles but got to show her funny side on a few occasions. June 22, 2022, 3:45PM
12 frothy facts about Cheers Learn how Lucille Ball, Prince, pregnancy and "Hilary" relate to the beloved bar sitcom. June 22, 2022, 2:55PM
A-Team creator Stephen J. Cannell combined the names of his mother and daughter to get Tawnia Baker The investigative reporter joined the team for a handful of missions in season two. June 21, 2022, 4:28PM
John Ashley went from Sixties B-movie star to A-Team narrator The A-Team narrator made one cameo designed to delight his drive-thru movie fans. June 21, 2022, 12:54PM
McLean Stevenson got caught in Henry Blake's shadow Thousands of fans protested his exit from M*A*S*H. June 21, 2022, 11:38AM
9 times Danny Tanner was simply the best dad It's hard not to think of Danny Tanner when discussing the best dads of television. June 17, 2022, 5:02PM
Michael Learned just couldn’t accept the new John-Boy Richard Thomas called leaving The Waltons "the stupidest thing I ever did in my life." June 17, 2022, 9:28AM
Morgan Brittany changed her name to erase her child star career She felt that little Suzie Cupito held her back from becoming famous. June 16, 2022, 1:59PM
Peter Breck starred in two Western episodes with the same unique title The Big Valley and Gunsmoke both told “The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner” and a behind-the-scenes connection may be the reason why. June 16, 2022, 1:45PM
Remembering 9 classic outdoor toys from the 1990s Was your '90s mode of transportation Rollerblades, the Cozy Coupe or via Pogo Stick? June 16, 2022, 1:45PM
Do you remember the Hanna-Barbera Paddington Bear cartoon with Tim Curry and Jonathan Harris? The 1989 series added an American cousin to the Brown family and turned Paddington’s signature “hard stare” into a telepathic superpower. June 15, 2022, 4:50PM
9 nostalgic summer music festivals that will make you wish you were there Take a look back at these 9 iconic summer music festivals from past decades. Which one would you relive again? June 14, 2022, 6:00PM
Of course Andy Griffith was the perfect high school boyfriend Kids used to swoon over the future TV star’s teen romance in the halls. June 14, 2022, 11:49AM
Kami Cotler didn't exactly love it when they cast Elizabeth's first boyfriend Tony Becker played Drew Cutler, the youngest Walton's first love. June 14, 2022, 11:17AM
R.I.P. Philip Baker Hall, beloved character actor of TV and film He was in everything from M*A*S*H to Monk and frequently collaborated with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. June 14, 2022, 11:02AM
Why Triple A stopped working on The A-Team Melinda Culea and Stephen J. Cannell did not see the character the same way. June 13, 2022, 5:14PM
Did Boris Karloff's ''Frankenstein 1970'' bring the first toilet flush to television? When the 1958 film was shown on TV in the Sixties, its use of the sound effect predated All in the Family’s groundbreaking toilet humor. June 10, 2022, 3:35PM
Loretta Swit met her soulmate in the middle of this M*A*S*H episode You can literally watch Loretta Swit actually falling in love onscreen. June 10, 2022, 3:23PM
Remember when Iman quit modeling, then married David Bowie? Before they wed, In the Heat of the Night gave the supermodel one of her earliest TV roles. June 9, 2022, 5:03PM
This Full House guest star became Elly May Clampett for Nineties kids At least one critic claimed Erika Eleniak outdid Donna Douglas on the big screen. June 9, 2022, 3:16PM
8 villains from Batman 1966 you probably won't see in the next Batman movie The Joker, The Riddler, and Catwoman made the leap from the small screen to theaters. Egghead, Bookworm, and Ma Parker? Not so much. June 9, 2022, 12:04PM
These candid photos show the messy aftermath of I Love Lucy’s famous grape stomping scene The iconic moment looks hilarious on camera but was perilous to film. June 8, 2022, 9:50AM
Rewinding the nostalgia on National VCR Day It changed the way millions of people watched television, bought movies and held onto memories. Happy National VCR Day! June 7, 2022, 3:52PM
Rita Wilson became the picture of the perfect mom onscreen and off She started acting on TV when she was 16 but got thrust in the public eye after marrying Tom Hanks. June 7, 2022, 9:24AM
10 times the Tanners got out of the Full House Whether it was a full-fledged vacation or a quick day trip, the Tanner household typically didn't squander an opportunity to get out of the house. June 4, 2022, 10:59AM
10 cool classic vehicles from Green Acres The fan-favorite sitcom featured a dune buggy, a Rolls-Royce and practically everything in between. June 3, 2022, 3:37PM
George Peppard considered The A-Team the best role of his career The critically acclaimed actor was surprisingly not the first choice for the role. June 3, 2022, 12:02PM
Peggy Rea filled the mom gap when Michael Learned left The Waltons Complete strangers on the street requested hugs from the Rose Burton actor. June 2, 2022, 4:47PM
The Beverly Hillbillies' smash success completely confused critics Early reviews struggled to find "deep significance" in the Clampetts’ universal appeal. June 2, 2022, 12:11PM
7 more pinball machines inspired by classic TV How many of these vintage pinball machines do you remember playing? June 1, 2022, 5:00PM