14 hrs ago
On the making of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
Many people have written about The Mary Tyler Moore Show , but Armstrong, a former Entertainment Weekly staff writer, is the first to put it all into a concise, readable popular history of arguably the most influential U.S. sitcom of all time.
Wed May 22, 2013
Jenna Talackova, first transgender contestant in Miss Universe pageant, gets reality TV show
Who can turn the world on with her smile? Who can take a nothing day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile? Jenna Talackova hopes she's the 21st-century's answer to those questions questions first and famously posed last century in the theme song at the start of the now-legendary Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Sat May 18, 2013
'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.
Sun May 12, 2013
Book Review: 'Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted' by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
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: And All the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic" ." Using a "fly on the wall" approach into the minds of the people behind the scenes and the cast of the show, ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
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.
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.
Northern Michigan News
Review: Backstage look at 'Mary Tyler Moore Show'
"Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And All the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic" , by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong 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 ... (more)
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
Q&A with Jennifer Kieshin Armstrong
I chat with a homegirl today, who grew up in the Chicago suburbs before moving to New York, where she spent a decade on staff at Entertainment Weekly, cofounded SexyFeminist.com, and now writes for several publications, including Women's Health, Runner's World, Writer's Digest, Fast Company, and New York 's Vulture.
Thu May 02, 2013
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.
Helen Flanagan leads the Brits on FHM's Sexiest 100 Women list; Mila Kunis tops poll
Mila Kunis topped the poll, voted via fhm.com , followed by Rihanna. Flanagan found herself in third place in the list of international celebrities.
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.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Photo: Rob and Laura Petrie, 1963
Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore, as Rob and Laura Petrie, in front of a studio audience during filming of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" in 1963.
'The Mary Tyler Moore Show': Cast of Characters - and Icons
Life of the controversial prostitute and serial killer who was executed in 2002 in Florida for murdering seven men.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
'Stylish' TV shows
'I Love Lucy': Lucy was anything but a typical housewife, but her collared dresses and coiffed curls reflected the quintessential feminine fashion of the time.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
"Mary Tyler Moore" Rewind: It's wonderful, current, not funny
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" began airing in 1970, but its DNA is still all over TV.