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She's Baaack!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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As Long as There Is (American) Sitcom

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Eva Barros Campelli

No matter how TV has changed and will change again over the years, if there is a genre that has no need to reinvent itself, that genre is comedy. The only thing that a good comedy really needs is a small, cozy room full of great and enthusiast writers.

The Lucille Ball Statue: What About the Artist?

Tom Falco | Posted 04.06.2015 | Comedy
Tom Falco

We're wondering what the artist looks like who created that ugly Lucille Ball sculpture in her hometown. This is the real statue....

Cuba: Ricky Ricardo Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Elinor Robin, PhD

There are obvious limitations on what can be learned about a culture -- especially one that is still wrapped in secrecy -- in just a few days. With that said, here is my take on Cuba in 2015.

Breaking Bad TV Habits

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

With all of the gun violence and drug-related deaths in this country and our TV habits, I am wondering if it is a case of art imitating life or life imitating art? Either way, this nation is in trouble. TV used to be an escape to forget the world's problems. Now TV is something we need to escape from.

Breathrough Entertainers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.

11 Lies About Your Favorite TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

Whether it's inaccurate "True Detective" casting news, made up "Game of Thrones" fan theories, celebrity death hoaxes or anything in between, the worl...

Yagana Shah

5 Timeless Life Lessons We Learned From 'I Love Lucy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911, and though we lost her long ago, her legacy as America's favorite redhead lives on through the timeless cla...

When TV Gets Friendship Right

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Where would we be without friendship? In honor of National Best Friends Day on June 8th, we've compiled a list of some of the best friendships on TV. ...

Yagana Shah

5 Things We Still Love About Lucy

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty

It's been 25 years since Lucille Ball passed away, but Lucy is still very much alive in our hearts and homes. More than 40 million Americans binge-wat...

The 12 Hatiest Haters Who Ever Hated

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Haters gonna hate. Look, nobody likes a hater, but these stories of revenge-seekers, pranksters and scallywags are just plain impressive, if not ad...

'Lucy' Wins Big For CBS

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.26.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly six decades after it first aired, an "I Love Lucy" Christmas special was last week's most-watched holiday program, accordi...

What It's Like To Age Out Of Your Career

Carole Montgomery | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

I have been a standup comedian since the fall of 1980. Back then, it was a novelty to be one. Hell, no one really understood what a standup comic was. And the only women hugely successful at that time were Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers. My how times have changed.

What Christmas Was Like With Lucy And Desi

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.19.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucille Ball's classic antics are colorized in an "I Love Lucy" holiday special airing on CBS. But daughter Lucie Arnaz's vivid f...

Making Televisions in America and Watching "I Love Lucy:" Apple, Samsung, and Judge Lucy Koh

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology
Frank H. Wu

In the Apple v. Samsung patent trial, the lawyers have suddenly started arguing about race. An attorney for the former made a reference in his closing...

'I Love Lucy' Back For The Holidays

Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

Christmas has come early for "I Love Lucy" fans! CBS is bringing "I Love Lucy" back to the airwaves for the holidays. The network will air "The Chr...

Happy Anniversary, 'I Love Lucy'!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV

On this day 62 years ago -- Monday, Oct. 15, 1951 -- "I Love Lucy" premiered at 9 p.m. on CBS. The series, which starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz...

'Cousin Oliver' Round-Up: 9 of TV's Inexplicably Added Children

Hulu.com | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

In The Brady Bunch's fifth and final season, all of the Brady kids were looking a little long in the tooth. As a last-minute gambit to salvage the show, eight-year-old Cousin Oliver joined the family, and oh, the hijinks and hilarity that ensued.

McCain Weighs In On Obama 'Romantic Comedy' Quip

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Less than 48 hours after President Barack Obama joked that his relationship with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was a "romantic comedy," McCain was given ...

The Most Talked About TV Pregnancies Ever

Posted 07.26.2013 | TV

Today, pregnancies (particularly those of the unexpected variety) are one of the most popular TV tropes. You'd be hard-pressed to find a show that did...

Republicans Love Lucy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The GOP retains a 1950s I Love Lucy caricature of women because the party doesn't listen to women. The party doesn't hear women's voices. Literally.

The Best Show Ever Written?

Posted 06.03.2013 | TV

The 101 best-written TV shows have been selected by the Writers Guild of America (WGA). Topping that list? HBO's "The Sopranos." The Writers Guild ...

The 13 Best TV Episodes To Celebrate Summer

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 05.24.2013 | TV

Does peeing on a jellyfish sting really work to soothe the burn? And if you're drinking in the sun all day, can you really call it heatstroke? These a...

Lucy and Dean, or What Makes a TV Star

Peggy Elliott | Posted 06.16.2013 | TV
Peggy Elliott

TV stars were people you felt comfortable inviting into your home -- they were family; you didn't have to clean up for them. They could join you for dinner, or right after dinner with the dirty dishes still stacked up.

You'll Never Guess Who This Beauty Is

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

She went on to become a comedy icon.