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Marian Rees, who won a pair of Emmy Awards during a pioneering 50-year producing career and was an officer at the TV Academy, Women in Film and the PGA, has died. She was 90. She died August 26 in Bainbridge Island, WA.
Born on October 31, 1927, in Le Mars, IA, Rees moved to Los Angeles in the early 1950s. In 1955, she…
Norman Lear May Reimagine ‘All In The Family’, ‘The Jeffersons’, ‘Good Times’ & ‘Maude’ Via Deal With Sony Pictures TV
Norman Lear continues to defy convention about career longevity and age. The TV icon, who today celebrates his 96th birthday, and his Act III production company have signed a two-year first look deal with Sony Pictures TV. The pact includes the option to re-imagine titles from Lear’s extensive library including All In…
Costume designer Rita Riggs, who sewed stuffed crows onto Tippi Hedren’s iconic green dress for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and made sure that Archie Bunker’s single pair of trousers stayed mended through a seven-year stretch of All in the Family, died Monday in Los Angeles. She was 86.
“He had seven white shirts,” Ri…
By Greg Evans
Actor Jason Wingreen, perhaps best known to Star Wars fans as the voice of Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and to legions of TV viewers as Harry the bartender in All In The Family and Archie Bunker’s Place, has died. Wingreen, who also was one of the co-founders of the Circle in the Square Theatre in Greenwich…
By Kinsey Lowe
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Bud Yorkin, a film and TV director, producer and writer who partnered with Norman Lear on the groundbreaking television comedies All In The Family, Maude, Good Times and Sanford and Son, died today of natural causes at his home in Bel-Air. He was 89.
“As one of television's most influential d…
Would there be an audience today for a new version of All In The Family? Sony recently asked legendary TV producer Norman Lear – who created the original series – to consider the possibility, he told an audience at the Paley Center this morning during a conversation with Netflix’s Ted Sarandos. “‘Forget the Bunkers…
Norman Lear On [Archie Bunker’s] Big Mouth, [Edith Bunker’s] Faith, & [Norman Lear’s] Patriotism – Exclusive Q&A
UPDATE SUNDAY MORNING: Whoopi Goldberg will interview Lear at New York’s 92 Street Y on October 14.
"Mother, I just got a confidential call from a frie…
Norman Lear Vs. CBS On Archie Bunker’s Bigotry, Gloria’s Skirt, And Sunday Sex In The City – Exclusive Book Excerpt
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