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10 Things I Learned from Prince and Mary Tyler Moore

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Prince was born in Minneapolis and lives outside of the city limits, and Mary Tyler Moore had a television show based in the city. Here are 10 things I learned about Minneapolis and beyond Prince and MTM.

The Genius of Mad Men's Matt Weiner: It's Not Over

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Matt Weiner interviewed by his sister Allison Hope-Weiner Jon Hamm, as Don Draper, deserves a happy ending. Not what he got. No woman to call his ...

Bob Newhart on that "Seventies" Show -- "What a Wonderful Time It Was"

Donald Liebenson | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Donald Liebenson

In the 1970s, Bob Newhart found himself literally in the middle of a revolution. He did not look the type. In his "button-down" appearance and deadpan delivery and demeanor, he resembled what he was before he embarked on his standup comedy career; an accountant.

Surprising Facts About Rhoda Morgenstern's Historic Wedding on 'Rhoda'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Forty years ago, on Oct. 28, 1974, 52 million viewers tuned in to watch Rhoda Morgenstern marry Joe Gerard on the TV show Rhoda. Audiences knew and lo...

Laughter: The Surprising Secret to Surviving Tough Times

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

You might be wondering, How could I possibly laugh when life knocks me down? Whether you have a bad day or experience a catastrophic life event, there's a pretty thin line between tragedy and comedy.

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. ...

Valerie Harper: Baby Boomer Inspiration

Ellen Snortland | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

Does it seem odd to praise Valerie Harper for authentic humanity as art? I don't think so, and it may not be obvious at first glance. After all, aren't all people on TV human? Yes and no.

Cloris Leachman and the Mother of All Q&As as Emmy Season Heats Up

Greg Archer | Posted 08.19.2013 | TV
Greg Archer

Cloris Leachman is living proof that, like fine wine -- cheese, too? -- age just makes everything a bit more delicious.

'Valerie Harper Is Teaching Me How To Live'

Vicki Abelson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty
Vicki Abelson

I loved Mary. And Phyllis, Sue Ann Nivens and Georgette... but I was, I am, a Rhoda. Through Rhoda, Valerie Harper gave me and countless other girls permission to be outspoken, opinionated, talk with a funny accent and dream of shining in a supporting role so brightly as to become a leading lady and a star, while remaining true to her essence.

Barbara Walters: The Real Life Mary Richards

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

I grew up idolizing both Barbara Walters and Mary Richards. I moved to a big city, became a journalist, and lived the better part of the last decade as a single, independent, successful (if I do say so) career woman. I don't think this is a coincidence.

The Most Adorable Thing You'll See Today

Posted 04.09.2013 | TV

"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" theme song has never sounded as adorable as it did when Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Georgia Engel, ...

Feeling Nostalgic?

Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

TV Guide Magazine is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with its latest issue, and to commemorate six decades of TV reporting, the magazine is publishin...

'Mary Tyler Moore' Made 'Mad Men' Happen

Posted 03.26.2013 | TV

Six seasons into one of the most successful dramas on TV, "Mad Men" creator Matt Weiner admits he didn't take on TV writing blindly. In fact, he had q...

How I Said Goodbye To Valerie Harper

Next Avenue | Posted 03.20.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By John Stark I did it the only way I knew how: I went to Rhoda's house in Minneapolis When I heard that Valerie Har...

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...

'We're All Terminal, We Really Are'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.12.2013 | Celebrity

Valerie Harper's recent announcement that she has an incurable form of brain cancer prompted a barrage of celebrity condolences, and today the actress...

Valerie Harper's Landmark 'Gay' Move

Posted 03.11.2013 | Gay 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 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...

Hollywood and the Dufus Dad: Still Funny?

Nichole Smaglick | Posted 01.28.2013 | Parents
Nichole Smaglick

I invite Hollywood to do for men what it did for women.

Discovering the Cure to Aging Anxiety

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 12.30.2012 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

As 9 million people underwent cosmetic procedures last year, I did something else: I hung out with older women.

Publishing Talk: Hey, Did Somebody Write My Book?

Gina Barreca | Posted 12.18.2012 | Books
Gina Barreca

As someone who has been writing about women and comedy forever, I am a hive of conflicting and buzzing feelings about a new book on the subject being published this week.

Cloris Leachman: 'I Don't Believe In God And I'm Very Relieved I Don't'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 08.20.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Cloris Leachman's sense of humor has powered her through one of the most illustrious TV and film careers in the business. She recently completed three features. We caught up with Leachman, who riffed on life, miracles, and more.

Summer Reading List

Arnie Kogen | Posted 08.09.2012 | Fifty
Arnie Kogen

Fifty Shades Of Grayish: Nothing erotic here unless you're into drop cloths. It's the Sherwin Williams 2012-13 Color Chart. Featuring Gray, Steel Gray, Battleship Gray and Cloud Gray. The chapter on spackle will have you buzzing.

How TV Tackles Taboo Female Topics

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 06.07.2012 | Women

Divorce, abortion, single motherhood: Shows from Mary Tyler Moore to Murphy Brown changed the conversation. The 1970s were a watershed moment for A...

Schlemiel, Schlimazel: The Most Inspiring TV Theme Songs

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

TV theme songs can be good for more than just introducing a show; sometimes, they can inspire you. Take "Laverne & Shirley" for instance. The show...