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Ron Howard met his wife in the most Mayberry way The Opie actor grew up to marry his high school sweetheart. Posted: June 13, 2019, 10:27AM
Child stars sweetly describe their relationships with their TV dads "Everyone loves him." Posted: June 12, 2019, 1:33PM
8 deep facts you never knew about Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Step behind the scenes on Irwin Allen's first sci-fi show and learn about its white sneakers, recycled sets and broken bones. Posted: June 12, 2019, 10:10AM
R.I.P. Jim McMullan of Chopper One, Beyond Westworld, Dallas and more The frequent actor on Quinn Martin shows passed away at 82. Posted: June 11, 2019, 4:16PM
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Chip 'n' Dale got an extreme makeover for the Disney+ reboot Check out the new stripes on this couple of crazy rascals! Posted: June 11, 2019, 1:36PM
Nearly 500,000 classic song recordings were destroyed in a 2008 fire at Universal Studios Everything from "Rock Around the Clock" to Tupac went up in flames. Posted: June 11, 2019, 12:41PM
Your heart will melt reading Peter Falk's sweet description of the first time he met Columbo's dog "I didn’t know it was going to be that kind of dog.” Posted: June 11, 2019, 12:28PM
Aneta Corsaut named this Mayberry character after a friend, who turned around and sued the show The real Phil Sunkel was a hip trumpet player, too. Posted: June 11, 2019, 11:17AM
This Gilligan's Island orchestra was composed using a trick every kid's tried at least once The castaways play a tune sure to send you right back to your childhood. Posted: June 11, 2019, 9:21AM
R.I.P. Peggy Stewart, ''sheltered'' woman on The Twilight Zone and leading lady of Westerns She also memorably appeared on hit sitcoms Seinfeld and The Office. Posted: June 10, 2019, 10:24AM
Collector's Call Episode 11 Web Extras: A vintage toy firetruck and prototype model Check out two items we couldn't fit in the episode, and take a closer look at Gordon's collection. Posted: June 9, 2019, 9:00PM
Literal hustling led to Carol Burnett's first TV gig It turns out she sprinted and conned her way to legendary status. Posted: June 7, 2019, 3:05PM
Christopher Knight recently pitched his ideal reboot of The Brady Bunch The actor saw only one way The Brady Bunch could make a comeback. Posted: June 6, 2019, 3:56PM
Here's the story of the real culprit behind The Andy Griffith Show's ''The Case of the Punch in the Nose'' The real uncle behind classic TV's most curious punch in the nose. Posted: June 6, 2019, 2:05PM
Watch I Love Lucy on the big screen when these 5 episodes come to theaters this summer Celebrate Lucy's birthday at the cinema! Posted: June 5, 2019, 3:26PM
The Monkees' Micky Dolenz announces new tour to pay tribute to The Beatles' 'White Album' The Monkee met the Beatles in the studio in 1967. Posted: June 5, 2019, 1:24PM
Warner Bros. released the first photo from the new Looney Tunes cartoons That's not all, folks! Posted: June 5, 2019, 1:05PM
You can thank The Lone Ranger for setting James Arness on the ''right road'' in his first TV role ever The noble TV lawman played a double-crossing deputy. Posted: June 5, 2019, 10:19AM
A Punky Brewster sequel series is coming with Soleil Moon Frye back in the title role The big question is who is going to play Brandon. Posted: June 4, 2019, 4:14PM
You can actually buy Bill Gillespie's big white house from In the Heat of the Night Get out of Archie's chair and into Bill Gillespie's house. Posted: June 4, 2019, 4:07PM
This is what it actually took to become a Solid Gold dancer in the Eighties Choreographer Anita Mann: "It was THE job of the Eighties." Posted: June 3, 2019, 2:49PM
That is the real Sharona on the cover of The Knacks' ''My Sharona'' Forty years after the release of the No. 1 song, Sharona is working in real estate. Posted: June 3, 2019, 1:54PM
From Fred Rutherford to Mel Cooley, Richard Deacon was perfectly suited for his memorable TV roles Paul Lynde: “Richard has the kind of career nobody plans on." Posted: June 3, 2019, 11:47AM
Collector's Call Episode 10 Web Extras: Sixties Batman and Space Program Buttons Buttons, buttons, buttons! (30,000 of them.) Posted: June 2, 2019, 9:00PM
The Three Stooges inspired one of the most unlikely pop hits of the 1980s "The Curly Shuffle" reached the Top 20 in 1984. Posted: May 31, 2019, 4:07PM
The Twilight Zone reboot really went there – and created a CGI version of Rod Serling ICYMI: Rod Serling returned to The Twilight Zone, sort of. Posted: May 31, 2019, 11:38AM
Bernard Fox explained how his memorable Mayberry character followed him for the rest of his life In just three visits, Malcolm Merriweather became a Mayberry treasure. Posted: May 31, 2019, 9:30AM
R.I.P. Leon Redbone, singer of the Mr. Belvedere theme song The ragtime revivalist died at the age of 69. Posted: May 30, 2019, 12:16PM
Alan Alda’s first screen role ever was on a different hit military show Embarrassed, Alda said he showed up on set with no lines memorized. Posted: May 29, 2019, 4:08PM
Eva Gabor had a secret source for all those couture clothes on Green Acres Savvy Sixties shoppers know about Lisa's go-to Brooklyn store. Posted: May 29, 2019, 11:29AM
The Brady Bunch cast reunited in their renovated house – and the set looks picture perfect See first look photos of HGTV's take on the classic sitcom home. Posted: May 28, 2019, 10:12AM
Collector's Call Episode 9 Web Extras: Rare Wizard of Oz and Clark Gable movie posters King Kong is a big ape worth big bucks. Posted: May 26, 2019, 9:00PM
The Andy Griffith Show's opening credits put some unexpected pressure on Ron Howard It was a little more than just a whistle and a walk for the young star. Posted: May 24, 2019, 1:25PM
Watch: Carol Burnett told MeTV how Tim Conway created ''pure gold'' moments on The Carol Burnett Show Burnett: "Tim Conway is merciless in his comedy." Posted: May 24, 2019, 11:25AM
How Green Acres treated its opening credits is perhaps the strangest thing from Sixties TV Lisa Douglas basically invented Jim's famous move from The Office. Posted: May 24, 2019, 11:24AM
Watch Jennifer Hudson rock the deluxe apartment with her joyous Jeffersons theme song See her soulful rendition of "Movin' on Up" in a perfectly recreated set. Posted: May 23, 2019, 11:28AM
Harry Morgan once told Alan Alda why the M*A*S*H set was more fun than Dragnet Alda: "I don’t know how Harry survived in that situation." Posted: May 23, 2019, 10:20AM
The secret of Don Knotts' most comedic performances on The Andy Griffith Show Navigating the "fragile" nature of Don Knotts. Posted: May 22, 2019, 3:45PM
Davy Jones performed this Monkees song on a totally different show before The Monkees debuted Before the Monkees, Davy joined Moe Hill and the Mountains. Posted: May 22, 2019, 12:59PM
Al Lewis coached Jonathan Harris through this completely improvised scene on Lost in Space Watch Al Lewis give a masterclass in TV improv. Posted: May 21, 2019, 11:20AM
MeTV Presents The Three Stooges on Saturday evenings beginning June 1 Get your "Nyuks" with full-length, unedited Stooges shorts without commercial interruption. Posted: May 20, 2019, 4:05PM
The Happy Days sequel you never expected is now available in bookstores Find it in the myster-aaaaayyyyy section. Posted: May 20, 2019, 1:26PM
Collector's Call Episode 8 Web Extras: Rare Marvel and Pogo comics artwork Take a look at a million dollar sketchbook and some rare Marvel artwork. Posted: May 19, 2019, 9:00PM
Barbara Hale initially turned down the role of Della Street on Perry Mason Imagine a world where Barbara Hale chose doll-making over Della Street. Posted: May 16, 2019, 12:00PM
Don Knotts once explained how Tim Conway turned Mayberry's biggest goof into a ''straight man'' "Where Andy pulled back for me, I had to pull back for Tim." Posted: May 15, 2019, 4:01PM