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'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' creation chronicled in breezy 'Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted'...
A classic TV sitcom makes any number of things that are difficult, unpredictable and uncontrollable look easy, meant to be and precisely engineered.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Real Feminist Impact of The Mary Tyler Moore Show Was Behind the Scenes
Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, and Mary Tyler Moore in the last episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1977.
Thu May 16, 2013
"The Office" Bids a Funny, Sweet Farewell
The series finale of "The Office" offered a satisfying mix of the elements that fueled the best big-network sitcom of its time proving by turns delightfully absurd , cringe-worthy and hilarious .
Mon May 13, 2013
Jennifer Armstrong talks about writing 'Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted”
The author of a new book about “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” talks about her behind-the-scenes look at one of TV's most iconic series.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Feministing Five: Katrina vanden Heuvel
If you watch TV, read the news, or follow politics, you've seen or read or heard Katrina vanden Heuvel, a true icon for the progressive movement and media.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wall Street Journal
How They Made It, After All
The "Mary Tyler Moore Show" broke new ground for television, but didn't begin to capture the real experiences of working women like its star.
Thu May 09, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Betty White Gives Valerie Harper a Tigress and Cub for Mother's Day
Actress Valerie Harper is celebrating Mother's Day with a roaring gift from friend and fellow actress Betty White.
Saturday has gone from TV paradise to rerun wasteland
Saturday is considered TV's dead zone today, but it was once a go-to night for "appointment TV" watching.
Mary Tyler Moore still loved by millions after 6 decades
Mary Tyler Moore , 76, has come a long way since her days as Laura Petrie on the " Dick Van Dyke " show, spending decades as a successful actress and entertainer, she even made Elvis Presley fall head-over-heels in love with her at one point according to Yahoo News reports on Thursday, May 9. Mary Tyler Moore starred along side Elvis Presley in the ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Is this the new Mary Tyler Moore?
Talackova last year in Miss Universe Canada. Donald Trump famously tried to have her removed from the competition.
A backstage look at a Mary Tyler Moore Showa
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong examines the creation of television's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," which defined a generation, in "Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted." Using a "fly on the wall" approach into the minds of the people behind the scenes and the cast of the show, Armstrong has written the quintessential book on one of the best sitcoms to grace ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
On the impossibility of enjoying TV episodes
Well, the TV networks will soon be announcing their new series pickups, and there'll be a lot to say then - like, how many of the new shows are about serial killers? In the meantime, I wanted to do a little television-theory post, based on an article I read last week.
Mon May 06, 2013
The new, new TV golden age
The Hitfix.com TV writer often writes recaps for several TV series and keeps up with many others for his "What's Alan Watching" column.
Bob Newhart reminds us of good ol' TV days
Bob Newhart made a delightful special appearance on "The Big Bang Theory" as Sheldon and Leonard's childhood hero on Thursday night.
Sun May 05, 2013
Detroit Free Press
'Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted' tells the story behind...
The new book 'Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted' by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong chronicles the brillant minds who made 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' a classic.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Dave on Demand
If the Dow Jones average mimicked the Nielsen ratings, we'd all be singing "Buddy, can you spare an infomercial?" In the most important index - 18-to-49-year-olds - Fox is down nearly 22 percent.
'The Office' and the American Workplace
The Office , which ended last night, takes with it the one of a precious few vaguely realistic depictions of working life off the air.
Thu May 02, 2013
Ed Asner to Serve as Pali Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal
The Palisades Americanism Parade Association announced Thursday that legendary actor Ed Asner, best known for his Emmy award-winning role as Lou Grant on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show , will serve as grand marshal of the 65th annual Fourth of July Parade.
Jennifer Armstrong's Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted is the...
But no one, till now, has put together a tome on how the show was created and its eight-year history.
Wed May 01, 2013
Bucks Blog: What if You Are Audited by the I.R.S.
The April 15 tax deadline is now receding in our collective rear view mirror. Nothing to do now, but to start collecting records for next year.