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13 things you never knew about Julie Newmar Learn how the beloved Catwoman links to 'Bewitched,' George Michael, body paint and panty hose patents. Posted: August 16, 2019, 10:19AM
These are the most hard-working animals on MeTV, ranked in order! Who knew you could make a career out of being so darn cute? Posted: August 16, 2019, 9:23AM
The Mayor of Mayberry was also the first to play both Chester on Gunsmoke and Eb on Green Acres It takes talent to play a deputy, a mayor, a farmhand and an elf. Posted: August 15, 2019, 2:01PM
Hear the Dick Van Dyke Show theme song with its unused lyrics added Ever wonder what the opening credits would have been like with vocals? Now you can sing along, too! Posted: August 15, 2019, 1:18PM
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Mary Lansing of the Andy Griffith Show designed her own Hollywood mansion Martha Clark may be from Mayberry, but she has a nose for exclusive neighborhoods. Posted: August 15, 2019, 12:27PM
3 fun facts about creamsicles that will leave you craving a summer treat Yes, there is a difference between a creamsicle and a dreamsicle. Posted: August 14, 2019, 11:05AM
Two James Bonds both won a role on Maverick but only one took the job Sean Connery and Roger Moore were both chosen to be Beau, too. Posted: August 14, 2019, 10:43AM
5 Julia Child recipes that will make you say, ''Bon appétit!'' ''Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it!'' Posted: August 13, 2019, 5:05PM
Micky Dolenz made one quick, cute reference to his TV past in a Monkees episode A shout-out to 'Circus Boy.' Posted: August 13, 2019, 1:39PM
Bob Denver was incredibly brave when this lion got loose on Gilligan's Island Gilligan came "within inches" of "being crushed" by a 400-pound lion. Posted: August 13, 2019, 11:17AM
Chuck Connors and wife Kamala Devi got romantic onscreen together several times The cowboy's most passionate onscreen kiss was with his actual wife. Posted: August 12, 2019, 3:43PM
Clint Eastwood and Paul Brinegar toured as a musical duo between Rawhide shoots The Western stars earned big paychecks for their state fair gigs. Posted: August 12, 2019, 10:20AM
Ron Howard and Andy Griffith brought a dark and gritty Mayberry reboot to Saturday Night Live Live, from New York...or...North Carolina? Posted: August 12, 2019, 9:07AM
Three of Charlie's Angels somehow all promoted the same toothpaste before becoming stars Farrah Fawcett, Cheryl Ladd and Tanya Roberts all sold Ultra Brite. Posted: August 9, 2019, 1:41PM
Alan Alda and Mike Farrell’s competitive friendship altered the course of this memorable M*A*S*H episode The stars' quarrel behind scenes bled into "Preventative Medicine." Posted: August 8, 2019, 12:30PM
A classic sitcom gets an unlikely LEGO set for its 25th anniversary This TV collectible will "be there for you" on September 1. Posted: August 8, 2019, 9:35AM
R.I.P. Henri Belolo, co-creator of The Village People and disco pioneer The French producer helped shape the disco scene. Posted: August 7, 2019, 4:24PM
The failure of one toga-clad TV pilot completely altered the landscape of Sixties pop culture William Shatner and Adam West were cast as buddies in ancient history! Posted: August 7, 2019, 2:48PM
R.I.P. Barry Coe, who was briefly the fifth Cartwright on 'Bonanza' The 'Follow the Sun' and 'Peyton Place' actor died at 84. Posted: August 6, 2019, 4:11PM
Ken Berry remembers shooting hoops with Ron Howard behind the scenes of The Andy Griffith Show Who do you think won at H.O.R.S.E., Andy or Opie? Posted: August 6, 2019, 12:59PM
Looking back at the early career of Lucille Ball in pictures Two decades before changing television forever, she was a rising Hollywood starlet. Posted: August 6, 2019, 10:59AM
Loretta Swit nearly left M*A*S*H to play another iconic TV character She tried to go from nurse to cop in 1981. Posted: August 5, 2019, 4:00PM
Maureen McCormick was all over TV before joining The Brady Bunch She sure had a lot of dolls on TV in the 1960s. Posted: August 5, 2019, 2:57PM
James Garner was such a great actor, everybody believed he was married to his commercial costar No, that was not his wife in the Polaroid ads. Posted: August 5, 2019, 11:28AM
The character name Perry Mason was lifted from a children's magazine "Perry Mason" came from the same place as the "Pledge of Allegiance." It does have a better ring to it than "Ken Corning." Posted: August 2, 2019, 11:37AM
Three MeTV stars who shared the spotlight with Broadway legend Hal Prince Prince passed away this week at the age of 91. Posted: August 1, 2019, 4:12PM
Dick Van Dyke almost played the world's most famous spy! His secret weapon would have been a good joke! Posted: August 1, 2019, 11:56AM
The upcoming Fantasy Island reboot is missing one major character Hint: It's not Mr. Roarke. Posted: August 1, 2019, 11:50AM
Andy and Rafe sang together on Broadway long before they knew each other in Mayberry The two sang a duet in a 1950s Broadway musical. Take a listen. Posted: July 31, 2019, 4:00PM
Buck Rogers got looney in a Daffy Duck cartoon spoof! It's positively "daffy" to see him in a cartoon! Posted: July 31, 2019, 12:15PM
Eva Gabor had a modern way of staying zen during her Green Acres stardom Flexibility is key when you're a star like Gabor. Posted: July 30, 2019, 4:05PM
Johnny Crawford's favorite episode of The Rifleman happened to be the most painful to shoot Both Mark McCain and the actor were suffering from a severe fever. Posted: July 30, 2019, 3:25PM
Jazzercise is 50 years old now — and not going anywhere The fitness class started in 1969 in Evanston, Illinois. Posted: July 30, 2019, 2:52PM
There's a surprising link between Green Acres' Eb Dawson and The Andy Griffith Show's Barney Fife Don Knotts inspired Tom Lester's Hollywood career. Posted: July 30, 2019, 11:29AM
Eleanor Audley: evil fairy, classy mother, and wicked stepmother to the masses! From Maleficent to The Beverly Hillbillies… Posted: July 29, 2019, 9:54AM
Celebrate the life, career and friendship of Vivian Vance in pictures The television legend was born on this day 110 years ago. Posted: July 26, 2019, 11:51AM
Ron Howard proves he can still expertly skip stones down at the fishin' hole The Andy Griffith Show star shows off his Opie skills on Instagram. Posted: July 26, 2019, 9:25AM
Elinor Donahue told the story behind her unexpected Star Trek wardrobe malfunction Gene Roddenberry called her at home to cast her in "Metamorphosis." Posted: July 25, 2019, 3:48PM
Where did the ice cream sundae come from? It's confirmed – it's ''sundae'' not ''Sunday''! Posted: July 25, 2019, 3:29PM
Peter Falk was the first actor nominated for an Oscar and an Emmy in the same year They had nothing to do with Columbo, either. Posted: July 25, 2019, 2:00PM
How the forgotten Bill Dana Show bred beloved characters for Lost in Space and Get Smart Jonathan Harris and Don Adams honed their onscreen personas on this buried sitcom. Posted: July 25, 2019, 9:39AM
Rawhide star Eric Fleming had the roughest and most rugged life of any TV star You think Clint Eastwood is tough? Read more about his costar. Posted: July 24, 2019, 3:42PM
11 fascinating facts about 'Rhoda' star Valerie Harper No one in the world will ever love Harper as much as we do. Posted: July 24, 2019, 1:07PM
Many Mayberry citizens turned up in television commercials, too Andy's pals sold Ford Pintos, cured meats and Slime Worms. Posted: July 24, 2019, 10:52AM