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The Washington Post
Is a Cheersa still funny?
"What was it about shows 20 or 30 years ago that seemed so funny then, but don't hold up now? I watched an episode of "Cheers" the other day, it was awful."
Fired 'Dancing With the Stars' Co-Host Lands New Gig
Burke-Charvet, let go from the ABC celebrity dance competition series in February and replaced by Fox Sports' Erin Andrews, will stay in the Disney/ABC family with a recurring role on ABC Family comedy Melissa & Joey, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Wall Street Journal
'Portlandia' has helped lead a new guard of sketch comedy on TV. See some of the show's popular predecessors.
Mama's Family: The Complete Third Season
For this reviewer, nostalgia sticks to Mama's Family like a cow pie to the bottom of a tractor tire.
Myrtle Beach Online
A Lawrence album with Eydie in mind
Steve Lawrence loved to talk music with Frank Sinatra. During one of their chats, the Chairman of the Board asked Lawrence to name his favorite song.
The Modesto Bee
Vicki Lawrence delivers humor with heart awareness in Modesto
The mama in question is "Mama's Family" star Vicki Lawrence, who will be the featured speaker at the Doctors Medical Center event "Live, Laugh & Take Heart" on Wednesday night at the Gallo Center for the Arts.
PR :: Mama's Family: Complete Third Season on DVD Feb 25
As the irascible Mama Harper, Vicki Lawrence was wondrously transformed into a full-tilt senior citizen, and it wasn't a matter of if, but when, she would get her own TV series, Mama's Family debuted in 1983 on NBC, lasting two seasons before going into syndication for another four years.
A tribute to Carol Burnett
Every time I write a comedy-based diary about television shows the Carol Burnett show gets many mentions, and rightly so.
'SNL,' Van Dyke' benefited from Caesar's influence
Sid Caesar's death at 91 on Wednesday may not register with that many people, certainly few people under 60, because he belonged to a different era of TV.
Regular Guy: Stars need to align for the greater good
I know what America needs. I don't mean I can solve our myriad political and social problems.