America's highest-paid film star in the 1930s was a Swedish-born woman we know as Greta Garbo. A legend during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Garbo was one of the most popular actresses of the silent film era, as well as very successful in the early talking films.
Sweet Lily Munster is prepared to look up with love at her Herman, cook dinner for Grandpa, hand son Eddie his lunchbox, and play the noble retiring housewife on CBS' "The Munsters" next season.
See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow grew up in somewhat of a fairytale world on television's 'Leave It to Beaver.' 20 years later, in 1977, both actors talked about what it was like to be childhood stars who had to grow up and cope with the adult world.
Michael Landon stars in 'The Little House on the Prairie,' a fact-based World Premiere drama that tells the story of the Ingalls family in its move to Kansas from Wisconsin, and its struggle to survive there, as seen through the eyes of young Laura, who also narrates.
Few people thought "Bonanza" would last long, but the mythical Ponderosa, the father image of Lorne Greene, Blocker's gentle giant, the other larger-than-life inhabitants and the horseback morality plays they participated in, will glow on tubes around the world for years to come.
'The Price is Right' television game show host Bob Barker reckons he's interviewed 50,000 persons on the air, and concludes very few Americans are smart alecks.
James Garner and producer-creator Roy Huggins are having another try at a wry, tongue-in-cheek series, 'The Rockford Files.' Jim Rockford is a modern-day private eye, money-hungry, and a man who gets heroic only if he's forced into it.
In the tricycle, knee-pants and pigtail league of television fans, the hero of the hour is a loveable, freckle-faced puppet named Howdy Doody. A phenomenon in the business, Howdy has popped up from comparative obscurity to head man of the most popular TV show for children.
"The Odd Couple" TV show recounted the madcap experiences of Felix Unger (Tony Randall) and Oscar Madison (Jack Klugman), two of Neil Simon's most endearing and enduring characters.
The Emergency TV show started at midseason, and many critics and Hollywood types figured the show would die in June -- but it was a success. One factor for sure: Randy Mantoooth and Kevin Tighe, who play paramedics John Gage and Roy DeSoto, have made indelible impressions on viewers.
"I Love Lucy," a domestic comedy series reduces the role of husband to roughly that of the male spider, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if, at the end of the season, Miss Ball ate him.
In the '50s, the love you had for your kitchen paled only in comparison to the adoration you felt for your washer and dryer.
Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, with their progeny David and Rick, are synonymous with the American family image both on and off television. The Nelson boys are perhaps the only people who have literally grown up before the eyes of millions of weekly viewers.
The show's unorthodox theme: A family of youngsters ages 5-17 makes the big-time in rock 'n' roll, and, led by their mother -- in real life David Cassidy's stepmother -- Shirley Jones, tour club dates as the Partridge family aboard a psychedelic bus.
Willy's Chocolate Factory is for all "With his wavy orange mane and glazed fish-green eyes, Gene Wilder conveys a beguiling look of incipient madness. In his films to date, he has seemed always on the verge ... Click to read more...
"Safety Last!" was one of the best-known movies of the silent film era -- not only because people found it hilarious, but also because of the iconic image of the Harold Lloyd, dangling off the edge of a building -- his grip on a clock hand the only thing keeping him from falling.
Nouns & the launch of Grammar Rock The parts of speech, which traditionally let others do the talking for them, will become the stars of a series of musical mini-movies entitled "Grammar Rock" on the ABC T... Click to read more...
The original Gilligan's Island pilot, 'Marooned,' was filmed in 1963, and featured three actors who were cut before the series began. The show also had a completely different Calypso-style theme song, written by the legendary John Williams. See it here!
Adrian Lyne's 'Flashdance' widens the eyes. Equal pans of shamelessness, brainlessness, and perverse energy have been scrambled into a movie that's laughable, preposterous and truly awful.
Catchphrases have a way of enlivening our lives. Catchphrases become code words for some not-so-secret organization of people whom the catch-phrases have hooked.
Do you remember these classic TV catchphrases of the '60s -- and are there any that you still find yourself saying sometimes?
Do you remember these groovy TV catchphrases of the '70s? Are there any that you still find yourself saying every now and then?
Do you remember these totally awesome TV catchphrases of the '80s? Which of these lines from the eighties do you still find yourself saying every now and then?
The year is 1997. On an uncharted planet, somewhere in the infinite reaches of the universe, an American family is marooned while on a voyage to colonize a new world.
What do you get when you mix equal parts Mel Brooks and James Bond? Get Smart - one of the most hilarious spoofs on spies and private eyes ever to be presented on television or in any other medium. (Also see the memorable opening credits!)
Andy Griffith, who stars as a slow-talking, story-telling jack-of-all-trades with a sly Southern sense of humor in the new 'Andy Griffith Show,' is very much like the character he plays. The only difference is that Griffith is famous.
Get a blast from the past with this 1978 Ebony article about the popular sitcom, "What's Happening!!", which soared past its expectations at the time.
Ronnie Howard, the red-haired moppet of "The Andy Griffith Show," is that rare child actor without guile and a Hollywood head.
On Tuesday nights, a great many folks are watching Happy Days, with Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham, Donny Most as Ralph Malph, and Henry Winkler as Fonzie, growing up in 1956 - or at least the 1956 some like to believe existed.
A 20-year-old newcomer to show business and a 40-year veteran made it to the top of the ratings charts recently as NBC's "Chico and the Man" took the No. 1 spot.
What a surprise! Milk is spreading across the lips of celebrities New campaign launched to reverse attitudes causing milk-drinking decline Milk is out to surprise America. More than 20 top-name celebrities ... Click to read more...
A Louisiana boy with the fervor of a music with-the-modern-beat is burning up the radio, television and film industries. He is 21-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis, of Ferriday, Louisiana.
How did the Kentucky Derby get started? Now, the famous Louisville horse race is the first part of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, but when it started, people didn't know how important and iconic the Derby would eventually become. Here's a look back at its history.
The music, a blend of '80s pop rock and '40s big-band sound, is grand; the choreography is chrome-plated tackiness (just right) and there is enough glitz and glitter to give you a cornea burn.
In the cautious movie business where everyone is looking for sure-fire hits, “Grease" is one of the surest. lt cashes in on two fads -- nostalgia and John Travolta.