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Gayle S. Maffeo, Producer on ‘Roseanne’ and ‘Home Improvement,’ Dies at 81

Gayle S. Maffeo, the three-time Emmy-nominated producer who worked on the first season of Roseanne and all eight seasons of another hit ABC sitcom, the Tim Allen-starring Home Improvement, has died. She was 81. Maffeo died Friday at her home in Los Angeles after a brief battle with cancer, her daughter, Laura, announced. Maffeo had produced specials starring […]

Sally Kellerman, Hot Lips Houlihan in ‘M*A*S*H,’ Dies at 84

Sally Kellerman, the husky-voiced actress known for her Oscar-nominated portrayal of U.S. Army Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s M*A*S*H, has died. She was 84. Kellerman, who also sang and had a Grand Funk Railroad tune written for her, died Thursday morning at an assisted care facility in Woodland Hills after a battle with […]

Betty White, Golden Girl of TV Comedy, Dies at 99

Betty White, the quick-witted comedienne whose ribald humor as showcased on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls and Hot in Cleveland made her America’s ageless darling, has died. She was 99. The beloved five-time Emmy Award winner and animal advocate, whose career reached another level after she became an octogenarian, died overnight Thursday […]

Jay Sandrich, Prolific Director on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and ‘The Cosby Show,’ Dies at 89

Jay Sandrich, the top-notch sitcom director who was a regular on 'The Mary Tyler Moore,' 'The Cosby Show' and 'Soap' and on the scene for some of the biggest moments in the history of television comedy, has died.

‘Brady Bunch’ Star Maureen McCormick on Ed Asner: “It’s Because of Ed That I Even Wanted to Get Into This Business”

Maureen McCormick, the actress best known for playing Marcia Brady on The Brady Bunch from 1969 through 1974, spoke — through tears — with The Hollywood Reporter to pay tribute to Ed Asner, who died Sunday, and who had been a cherished friend of hers since 1979: “It’s because of Ed that I even wanted […]

Ed Asner, the Iconic Lou Grant on Two Acclaimed TV Series, Dies at 91

The seven-time Emmy winner was funny on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and serious on his own newspaper drama, then delightful in the animated movie 'Up.'

Mary Tyler Moore Doc ‘Being Mary’ in the Works From Lena Waithe, Endeavor Content

A Mary Tyler Moore documentary is in the works from Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions and Endeavor Content. Directed by James Adolphus, Being Mary: The Mary Tyler Moore Documentary will follow the personal and professional journey of the star, businesswoman and advocate best known for her portrayal of a single, successful and professional woman of […]

Gavin MacLeod, Star of ‘The Love Boat’ and ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ Dies at 90

Gavin MacLeod, the good-guy actor who played news writer Murray Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat, has died. He was 90. MacLeod, a familiar presence in America’s living rooms from 1970 until 1987 thanks to those high-rated shows, died Saturday in his Palm Desert home, relatives […]

Allan Burns, Co-Creator of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ Dies at 85

A frequent writing partner of James L. Brooks, the six-time Emmy winner also was behind 'The Munsters,' 'Lou Grant' and 'My Mother the Car.'

Carl Reiner, Who Always Left Them Laughing, Dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the quintessential straight man for Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks who based the beloved sitcom 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' on his own life and jump-started Steve Martin’s big-screen career, has died, his assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 98.

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda Morgenstern, Dies at 80

Valerie Harper, the resilient sitcom star whose nine-season run in the 1970s as wisecracking straight-shooter Rhoda Morgenstern made her one of the most beloved TV actresses of her era, has died. She was 80.

Carol Channing, Effervescent Stage Star of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,’ Dies at 97

Carol Channing, the indomitable personality who electrified Broadway audiences with her energetic performances in the original musical comedies 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' and 'Hello, Dolly!,' has died. She was 97.