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Do you remember the show 'Stanley'? Buddy Hackett and Carol Burnett starred in this short-lived 1950s sitcom. July 10, 2020, 4:43PM
R.I.P. Brandis Kemp, Fridays cast member and onetime Klinger nemesis She worked alongside Larry David and Michael Richards in late-night comedy. July 10, 2020, 9:54AM
Did you ever notice one of the Von Trapp children became a love interest for Peter Brady? The youngest Sound of Music star was one of the many teens on The Brady Bunch. July 10, 2020, 9:45AM
Lorne Greene, Michael Landon and Don Blocker bought a Malibu beach for millions and gave it away The scenic Dan Blocker Beach sat unused for decades. July 10, 2020, 2:58AM
Pernell Roberts did not want to wear a toupee on Bonanza — and it once fell off in a scene Adam Cartwright had a hair-raising stunt in season six. July 9, 2020, 3:44PM
'The Far Side' creator Gary Larson is making new cartoons again after 25 years He’s drawing them with digital tools and publishing them online. July 9, 2020, 12:00PM
7 forgotten teen idols of the Seventies Do you remember Wild, Brophy and the other Baio? July 8, 2020, 2:10PM
You can find three actors who played Perry Mason in 'Perry Mason' Raymond Burr was not the only Perry portrayer on the show! July 8, 2020, 1:49PM
Andy Griffith and Don Knotts staged the same martial arts battle nearly 30 years apart The duo fought to keep this classic TV memory alive. July 8, 2020, 1:30PM
6 things you never knew about Flintstones Vitamins "10 million strong and growing!" July 7, 2020, 2:41PM
9 ways the Hogan's Heroes pilot differs from the rest of the series Their ranks and uniforms changed — and an entire Hero went missing! July 7, 2020, 2:06PM
The actor behind this eerie Twilight Zone alien was a familiar TV face Milton Selzer played a Perry Mason client and victim, too. July 7, 2020, 10:05AM
This familiar Perry Mason judge died during production Morris Ankrum was in dozens of cult-classic sci-fi flicks and Westerns. July 6, 2020, 2:13PM
Ron Howard reunited with Opie's first housekeeper on Happy Days Rose never returned to Mayberry, but she popped up on Happy Days! July 6, 2020, 11:50AM
10 fascinating little details you never noticed in ''Mayberry Goes Hollywood'' This early favorite had ties to Superman, Kojak and Italian opera. July 6, 2020, 11:48AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: A ''Fab'' Beatles basement! Beatles Colorforms, Beatles dolls, Beatle Bugles, Beatles… talcum powder? July 5, 2020, 8:30PM
R.I.P. Hugh Downs, who once held the record for most hours on network television His sidekick role on The Tonight Show led to gigs hosting Concentration and 20/20. July 2, 2020, 3:53PM
R.I.P. Marvyn Roy, the Ed Sullivan Show magician nicknamed ''Mr. Electric'' He was famous for his light bulb tricks on The Ed Sullivan Show. July 2, 2020, 3:21PM
7 fab things you never knew about The Beatles cartoon This Sixties Saturday morning favorite predicted the future. See a Beatles-themed Collector's Call on July 5 at 9:30PM | 8:30C! July 2, 2020, 3:09PM
In Memoriam: Remembering the TV stars we have lost in 2020 Looking back at the actors, creators, comedians and musicians who made television great. July 1, 2020, 12:10PM
Even the Beatles cashed in on Happy Days, much to the chagrin of John and Ringo 'Rock 'n' Roll Music' was released at the height of Fonzie mania. June 30, 2020, 2:21PM
Alan Alda, Ron Howard, William Shatner and others pay tribute to Carl Reiner "As I write this my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light." June 30, 2020, 11:25AM
R.I.P. Johnny Mandel, Grammy winner and composer of M*A*S*H theme song He played in jazz bands and studied at Julliard before composing for film and TV. June 30, 2020, 10:52AM
MeTV Celebrates Carl Reiner beginning Sunday, July 5 Watch Reiner's personal favorite episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show at 11PM | 10C. June 30, 2020, 10:46AM
R.I.P. Carl Reiner, legendary creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show The mind behind some of Hollywood's funniest moments was 98. June 30, 2020, 9:20AM
R.I.P. Linda Cristal, the Golden Globe-winning star of The High Chaparral The Argentinian actress was 89. June 30, 2020, 8:56AM
Elizabeth MacRae played the love interest to three different Mayberry actors Remember her as Betty, Lou-Ann… and Ladyfish? June 29, 2020, 3:09PM
Andy Griffith had a different episode in mind for The Andy Griffith Show premiere Sorry, Aunt Bee! Do you agree with Andy or the producers? Watch both episodes on Tuesday, June 30! June 29, 2020, 9:52AM
Mike Farrell's real wife appeared in eight episodes of M*A*S*H Their love story spans 20 years and ended when M*A*S*H did. June 29, 2020, 9:20AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: The world's largest collection of board games! Jeff Bauspies has a "Monopoly" on board games. June 28, 2020, 8:30PM
8 rocking things you never knew about Suzi Quatro of Happy Days The pioneering ''Leather'' rocker has ties to Bob Seger, Talking Heads and Twin Peaks. June 26, 2020, 3:50PM
A stranger once gave Carol Burnett $1,000 to help jumpstart her career He gave it to her with a few conditions. June 26, 2020, 1:47PM
10 actors from classic TV shows who share famous names Keith Richards, Michael Fox and James Bond all appeared in classic television. June 25, 2020, 3:18PM
Here's your first look at the new Muppets series It's the first Muppet series in five years. June 24, 2020, 2:11PM
Just one actress dated Sheriff Andy, Hoss, The Rifleman and Maverick She went from scream queen to femme fatale — with a stop in Mayberry. June 24, 2020, 10:12AM
These actors in The Twilight Zone's ''Kick the Can'' were father and son in real life This heartbreaking scene hits home even more. June 23, 2020, 3:27PM
10 details you never noticed in The Andy Griffith Show episode ''Opie's Newspaper'' Learn how war stories, haunted houses and high school memories influenced this beloved tale. June 23, 2020, 11:46AM
Jeff Maxwell explained why Igor's name changed on M*A*S*H Please stop saying he flubbed his lines. June 22, 2020, 4:22PM
The MeTV Store presents: The Svengoolie at Home Box This fun kit comes with a puzzle cube, activity book, stress bat and so much more! June 22, 2020, 11:14AM
10 things that came and went while Gunsmoke was on the air The long-running western outlasted many products, bands and major historical periods. June 22, 2020, 11:11AM
Sheriff Andy's ''cousin'' Gloria played a notable Star Trek role The episode was even written by Shari Lewis the puppeteer! June 22, 2020, 9:23AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: Pac-Man collectibles you'll want to gobble up! Check out a Pac-Man bike, lamp, sled, skates and more! June 21, 2020, 8:30PM
Don Knotts starred in a flop comedy from Dragnet creator Jack Webb 'The Last Time I Saw Archie' was the last time we saw Webb on the big screen. June 19, 2020, 9:43AM
The writers for The Carol Burnett Show hated “The Family” sketch at first They didn't think Vicki Lawrence should play Carol Burnett's mother. June 17, 2020, 3:56PM
Tom Selleck was once rejected as Laverne's date on Laverne & Shirley They said he looked too much like a certain advertising mascot. June 17, 2020, 10:50AM
8 fascinating things you never knew about Dennis Weaver The man behind Chester was also a skilled athlete and meditation guru. June 16, 2020, 3:34PM
10 celebrities you forgot were on The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Everyone from Robert Redford to Gloria Swanson to Christopher Lee! June 16, 2020, 10:45AM
Al Molinaro made his TV debut on Green Acres at the age of 50 You're never too old to get your big break on an L.A. billboard. June 15, 2020, 4:09PM
The 10 biggest toys of the 1950s year by year One decade gave us Barbie, Matchbox, Mr. Potato Head and so much more! June 15, 2020, 11:24AM
This is arguably the most darling song to Sheriff Andy on The Andy Griffith Show Read the lyrics to the final verse never heard on the show. June 15, 2020, 11:20AM