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Roseanna Christiansen, Teresa the Maid on ‘Dallas,’ Dies at 71

Roseanna Christiansen, who took care of the Ewing family’s sprawling Southfork ranch as the maid Teresa on the final nine seasons of the blockbuster CBS primetime soap opera Dallas, has died. She was 71. Christiansen died July 14 at Antelope Valley Medical Center in Lancaster, California, her husband, Steven Rizzo, told The Hollywood Reporter. No cause of […]

THR Icon: At 90, Marla Gibbs Looks Back on Career as a Sitcom Queen — “My Romance With the People Is That I’m One of Them”

Marla Gibbs has a motto: “It’s never too late.” And she would know. The beloved actress — whose way with a zinger influenced a generation of funny people, from Wanda Sykes to Tyler Perry — was 44 when, recently relocated from Detroit to L.A., divorced and with very few credits to her name, she auditioned […]

‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ‘: TV Review

Jamie Foxx, Marisa Tomei and Jennifer Hudson were among the standouts of ABC's live productions of Norman Lear's 1970s hits 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,' from producer Jimmy Kimmel.

TV Ratings: ‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ Live Special Scores

ABC's live renditions of classic sitcoms 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' delivered an across-the-board ratings victory Wednesday night.

Original ‘Jeffersons’ Star Marla Gibbs Makes Surprise Cameo in ABC Live Special

Marla Gibbs, one of the stars of 'The Jeffersons,' reprised her role in ABC's live re-creation of the show on May 22.

Norman Lear: ‘The Jeffersons’ Was Better, Funnier Than ‘The Cosby Show’

"We got the humor in life far more than I think he [Bill Cosby] pontificated," says the veteran TV producer.

Byron Allen Casts New Syndicated Comedy ‘First Family’

The sitcom will feature a cast of veteran African American actors and comedians.