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Scooby Doo once spoofed The Andy Griffith Show with the help of Don Knotts The Mystery Machine met Dandy Griffith in Juneberry. Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:34AM
This painting from I Love Lucy decorated walls on The Andy Griffith Show, too This farm scene is a through line connecting Andy and Lucy's worlds. Posted: January 18, 2019, 3:38PM
The M*A*S*H episode ''Lend A Hand'' was an Alda family affair Alan Alda's father and brother lent a hand to Hawkeye in season eight. Posted: January 18, 2019, 1:05PM
5 overlooked Betty White TV roles that further prove she is the queen The beloved legend continually pioneered the role of women on TV. Posted: January 17, 2019, 10:55AM
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Carol Channing maybe invented hip-hop fashion in a 1966 Corn Flakes commercial with Gomer Pyle She was rocking gold chains and clocks before anyone else. Posted: January 16, 2019, 11:33AM
This is the ''simple logic'' that convinced Leonard Nimoy to stay on as Spock on Star Trek The fascinating origin of how "Fascinating" helped define Mr. Spock. Posted: January 16, 2019, 10:38AM
8 cringe-worthy original reviews of hit TV shows that completely got it wrong Which show "as a whole, is not as well cast as it could be"?! Posted: January 15, 2019, 10:26AM
R.I.P. Carol Channing, the bubbly Broadway star turned TV darling The actress died at the age of 97. Posted: January 15, 2019, 9:33AM
Confirmed: The next Perry Mason will be The Americans star Matthew Rhys They finally cast the new Perry Mason. Posted: January 14, 2019, 11:17AM
Star Trek comes to Super Sci-Fi Saturday Night beginning in February Boldly go… to the greatest sci-fi show of all time. Posted: January 14, 2019, 10:47AM
See one of the last Bonanza Steakhouses demolished after standing for 45 years Unfortunately no longer a potful of gold - Bonanza! Posted: January 11, 2019, 10:55AM
Of course ''Aunt Bee'' left a $100k trust fund to the police in the small N.C. town where she retired Her generous gift keeps giving as the cops' Christmas bonus every year. Posted: January 11, 2019, 10:26AM
Here’s all the proof you need that classic TV child stars actually are the best kids "To be as good as he was at the age of 5 was incredible." Posted: January 10, 2019, 4:01PM
Thank these 10 failed TV shows for freeing up actors to take bigger, better roles Star Trek, Wonder Woman and Cheers might have looked quite different without these flops. Posted: January 9, 2019, 12:18PM
Before Bonanza, David Canary said he did his best work on Gunsmoke You could say his career exploded after "Nitro." Posted: January 8, 2019, 2:33PM
12 totally cool science-fiction TV movies of the 1980s Remember these androids, undercover aliens and Ewoks? Posted: January 8, 2019, 11:35AM
Ron Howard, Johnny Crawford and giant ducks made the kookiest teen movie of the 1960s Village of the Giants was a long way from Mayberry. Posted: January 7, 2019, 2:16PM
Peter Falk used his fake eye to become the ultimate pool shark A true character - onscreen and off! Posted: January 4, 2019, 9:45AM
R.I.P. Bob Einstein, better known as Super Dave Osborne The older brother of Albert Brooks passed away at 76. Posted: January 2, 2019, 5:06PM
Believe it or not, these things are now all 40 years old The Walkman, DustBuster and Happy Meal revolutionized our lives. Posted: January 2, 2019, 1:08PM
Ron Howard remembers the first time they used one of his ideas on The Andy Griffith Show Andy Griffith: "What are you grinning at, Ronny?" Posted: January 2, 2019, 10:25AM
Pat Morita thanked M*A*S*H for giving him his first serious role "We’ve never tried Pat in a role like this before." Posted: December 31, 2018, 12:19PM
Andy Griffith described the boyhood prank that led to his first performance ever There's a little Opie in Andy Griffith's past. Posted: December 27, 2018, 1:17PM
8 enduring TV classics that are turning 60 years old in 2019 It was a banner year for famous cowboys — even in cartoons. Posted: December 26, 2018, 7:27AM
The original Andy Taylor had a tiny mean streak in The Andy Griffith Show pilot Meet Andy Taylor for the first time all over again. Posted: December 21, 2018, 3:03PM
There's a reason why the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas resonates on a whole other level Go beyond the scribbled lyrics to "Christmas Time Is Here." Posted: December 21, 2018, 12:30PM
9 sweets, treats and snacks turning 50 years old in 2019 After all those Funyuns and Manwiches, you needed a Tic Tac. Posted: December 21, 2018, 10:23AM
Cindy Williams, Ron Howard and others honor ''utterly unique'' Penny Marshall Cindy Williams: "Oh what fun we had!" Posted: December 19, 2018, 10:08AM
The 12 best episodes of Laverne & Shirley, as picked by Penny Marshall herself Tune in to see some of Penny's favorites on Sunday, December 23. Posted: December 18, 2018, 2:40PM
The 10 most popular quizzes on MeTV in 2018 Test your knowledge of Mayberry, the Bradys, TV moms and more! Posted: December 18, 2018, 1:59PM
R.I.P. Penny Marshall, 'Laverne & Shirley' star turned blockbuster director The comedy legend was 75 years old. Posted: December 18, 2018, 1:14PM
13 classic TV stars we saw in cherished Christmas movies Choose your favorite Santa: Ed Asner or Hal Smith? Posted: December 18, 2018, 11:41AM
10 slang terms that turn fifty years old in 2019 "Roadie" and "ew" are just the "tip of the iceberg." Posted: December 18, 2018, 9:56AM
Alfred Hitchcock knew the true meaning of black Christmas This time, Santa better watch out! Posted: December 17, 2018, 9:15AM
9 groundbreaking TV shows turning 30 years old in 2019 Seinfeld, The Simpsons and Saved by the Bell all kicked off in 1989. Posted: December 14, 2018, 4:13PM
We bet Sherwood Schwartz can convince you that Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch are the same show "Once you put a family together, you can’t get away." Posted: December 14, 2018, 10:37AM
A reboot of Rod Serling's Night Gallery is in development We can only hope the new writers follow "Pickman's Model." Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:23PM
Frances Bavier retired to a real town near Mayberry after leaving The Andy Griffith Show The actress left Hollywood for the quiet life in North Carolina. Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:03PM
Photo flashback: Revisit Janet Jackson's early TV career TV fans to Janet Jackson: "Miss you much." Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:22AM
The 10 most popular stories on MeTV in 2018 This year proved that you truly love visiting Mayberry. Posted: December 13, 2018, 10:48AM
In Memoriam: TV people we lost in 2018 We said goodbye to Burt Reynolds, Ken Berry, Charlotte Rae and other beloved actors. Posted: December 12, 2018, 1:51PM
9 popular TV shows turning 40 years old in 2019 Buck, Blair and Svengoolie all made their debut in 1979. Posted: December 12, 2018, 11:03AM
Golden Globes create an award in honor of Carol Burnett and give it to… Carol Burnett Who else is more deserving of the first ever Carol Burnett Award for Lifetime Achievement in Television? Posted: December 11, 2018, 2:43PM
Andy Griffith was the first to push for Gomer Pyle to get his own show Andy Griffith: "We better do something for Jim Nabors!" Posted: December 11, 2018, 12:36PM
17 rocking behind-the-scenes photos from 'WKRP in Cincinnati' Baby, if you've ever wondered, wondered whatever became of me… Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:13AM