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Mary Tyler Moore

This Show Paved The Way For 'SATC' And 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.19.2013 | Style

Mary Tyler Moore is an American actress who is best known for her roles on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Besides appearing...

I'm The Rhoda: What Valerie Harper Did for Women and Television

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Decades before Lena Dunham bravely bore herself to viewers, supposed flaws and all, on "Girls," there was a smart, sassy, brash Jewish girl named Rhoda Morgenstern

Valerie Harper's Landmark 'Gay' Move

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a new interview, Valerie Harper shares her thoughts about being one of the first stars to utter the word "gay" on TV. Speaking on an episode of...

Mary Tyler Moore 'Devastated' Over Valerie Harper's Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.08.2013 | Celebrity

Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper are not only former co-stars, but they have also been close friends for more than 40 years. After Harper announced...

Free To Be… Me

Dyllan McGee | Posted 04.27.2013 | Women
Dyllan McGee

I spent my early years in New York City, went to college, got married, had kids and just assumed this is how my life would be and how it has always been. It wasn't until I listened to the stories that are a part of MAKERS that I realized how these choices were privileges by any other name.

Could There Have Been 'Girls' Without 'That Girl'?

Peggy Elliott | Posted 04.22.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

'That Girl' was a pioneering concept. Bill Persky and Sam Denoff were the creators and shepherds, but Marlo shaped the direction, determined to create a role that was not a conventional girlfriend or wife -- a leading role, not a second fiddle and straight-woman.

A 'Rhoda' Reunion!

Posted 03.23.2013 | TV

Mary Tyler Moore gave "Rhoda" fans and Valerie Harper a very big surprise on "Good Morning America" (Weekdays, 7 a.m. EST on ABC). Harper, who play...

Why I Have To Let Go Of My College-Age Son

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 03.23.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

The parental instinct to protect our children is a powerful thing. It starts long before they emerge from the womb. From their physical health to their emotional, from known hazards to the ones we don't see coming, protecting them is part and parcel of loving your kid.

EXCLUSIVE: Betty White, Lucille Ball & More Classic Photos Of TV's 'Funny Ladies'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV

PBS's "Pioneers of Television" paying tribute to some of the famous faces who helped shape TV into what we know and love today. On Tuesday, Jan. 1...

Dick Van Dyke: 'I Married Somebody Half My Age And Everybody Thought I Was Crazy'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I married somebody half my age and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel ... and the age difference hasn't been a problem at all. Emotionally I'm about 13. She's very, very wise for her age so I'm just having the time of my life.

Will Maria Shriver Fill Uncle Ted's Senate Shoes?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.12.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

From WJZ-TV in Baltimore where she became fast friends with work colleague Oprah Winfrey to the CBS Morning News to anchoring, producing and reporting for NBC News, Maria proved herself again and again as someone who works hard and with a conscience. And why not?

You Can Now Live Like Mary And Rhoda

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 01.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

Our dreams are finally coming true!

Mary Tyler Moore And Her Famous Capri Pants

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Style

Mary Tyler Moore is best known for her roles in the '60s and '70s TV classics "The Dick Van Dyke Show," and as one of the most iconic working women on...

Shelley Emling

Creator Of 'That Girl' On Marlo Thomas, Snooki And Today's Best Sitcom

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

During the Depression, you always left before the rent was due. There was no sense of holding on to things. I don't even know where my five Emmys are.

Catching Up With Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd, Plus Exclusives From Van Ghost and Unstoppable Death Machines

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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10 Best Behind-The-Scenes Shows Ever (Does 'Episodes' Make The Cut?)

Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.29.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Season 2 of "Episodes" is better than Season 1 -- thanks in large part to Matt LeBlanc's ability to make playing "Matt LeBlanc" look so effortless -- but is this a classic insider Hollywood tale?

Betty White Picks Her Favorite 'Hot In Cleveland' Episodes

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

"Hot In Cleveland's" Betty White is playing favorites. The TV Land star picked her favorite episodes to air as a marathon leading up to the June 6 sea...

Glad Girls

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Suzanne O'Malley

Marlo Thomas (That Girl) begat The Mary Tyler Moore Show which begat Murphy Brown which begat Friends/Ally McBeal which begat Sex & the City which indirectly begat 30 Rock, which begat Girls.

New York City's Biggest Stud: Pale Male

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.08.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

New York's famous Red-Tailed Hawk is a bit of a player.

Sneak Peek: Betty White's Birthday Special

Posted 01.14.2012 | TV

Betty White only turns 90 once. To celebrate the momentous occasion, NBC gathered some of TV's biggest and funniest names to party the night away with...

Zachary Levi: I Made Out With Betty White

Posted 03.10.2012 | Entertainment

This had to be the raddest 90th birthday party ever. Betty White, that indomitable spirit, celebrated her ninth decade at a star-studded blowout thro...

PHOTOS: Mary Tyler Moore's Sophisticated Style

The Huffington Post | Jada Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

In the 1960s and '70s, Mary Tyler Moore was a regular on the red carpet, thanks to the huge success of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke...

Hollywood Has Two Team Edwards, I'm on Edward Asners!

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 02.06.2012 | Celebrity
Alexandra Holzer

The name 'Edward' whispered today automatically can draw a youth to look for Twilight star Rob Pattinson however; the Team Edward I'm on is veteran ac...

"That Girl" 45 Years Later -- Who Are the Game Changers This TV Season?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Hard to believe now, but 45 years ago my character, Ann Marie, was the only girl in town. In this season's television lineup, there are nearly a dozen new shows starring bright, funny young women.

Bad Public Art Throughout The World

Reuters | Nader Mousavizadeh | Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

Whether publicly funded or privately obtained public art can be as controversial as it is indefinable. Members and editors of travel website Virtua...