This week, the producers of the MTV Canada/Logo talk show 1 girl 5 gays announced that a major change was coming to the show after the show’s fourth season ends on their Facebook page. We’d be saying goodbye to the main panelists on the show and welcoming an entirely new panel.
Heartbroken today after hearing of the loss of legendary film critic and writer Roger Ebert, who lost his long battle with cancer today at the age of 70.
Great news for classic game show fans who might have missed out on the word, and no, this is NOT an April Fool’s joke! The morning classics line up is finally being refreshed.
The Golden Girls, created by Susan Harris (Soap, Benson), was centered around four vibrant and single women who lived together in a house in Miami, Florida. Golden Girls was a unique sitcom due to the ages of its lead characters, who were all over 50. Smart and sarcastic Dorothy Zbornak (Bea Arthur), Man-crazy Blanche Deveraux (Rue McClanahan), naive Rose Nylund (Betty White), and wisecracking octogenarian Sophia Petrillo (Estelle Getty).
On this day on CBS 40 years ago, not only did we see a new soap opera in the name of The Young and the Restless, but the network also debuted a new kind of game show on daytime TV: The $10,000 Pyramid. Continue reading
Taking some time and remembering TV host and actor Gary Collins, who passed away over the weekend at his home in Biloxi, Mississippi.
He was best known for his hosting gigs of the Miss America pageant, the syndicated series Hour Magazine from 1980-88, and The Home Show on ABC from 1989-84. He also had guest roles on numerous series such as Hawaii-Five-0, Perry Mason, Charlie’s Angels, The Love Boat, and Friends.
He also appeared on game shows from time to time. Here he is on Super Password, from Christmas Eve 1986:
He is survived by his wife, actress Mary Ann Mobley and his 3 children. He was 74 years old. Rest in peace.
On this day in 2009, the music world lost a legend; Michael Jackson passed away. Michael’s music videos were some of the most popular on cable, including on networks like MTV, and helped vitalize the network in the 1980’s.
In 1999, soap fans bid farewell to the long-running soap opera Another World, as it ended its run on NBC after 35 years.