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8 Life Lessons We Can Learn From '70s TV Shows

Steve Belanger | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

The more we got to see the Fonz interacting with the Cunninghams the more we realized that being tough and cool only counted for so much. What really mattered was surrounding yourself with people you love and that love you back.

Bill Nye The Science Guy Reveals His Very Own 'Big Bang Theory'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Bill Nye is the consummate scientist -- with a flair for humor. 'Bill Nye the Science Guy' was born after he won a Steve Martin look-a-like contest circa 1978, eventually showcasing his scientific knowledge on PBS from 1993 to 1998. In case you're not sure where else you've seen him, he also hosted 'The 100 Greatest Discoveries,' Science Channel; 'The Eyes of Nye,' PBS; and 'Stuff Happens,' Planet Green.

Big Guests For 'Big Bang'

Posted 10.02.2013 | TV

Bob Newhart is returning to "The Big Bang Theory." Newhart, who won his first ever Emmy for his guest role on the CBS comedy, will appear in a Novembe...

My Conversation With Comedy Legend Bob Newhart

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.27.2013 | Celebrity
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I sit down with Bob Newhart who, after seven nominations and over 50 years in show business, recently won his first Emmy.

The Emmys Begin

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 11.16.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Bob Newhart, among TV's most enduring stars with shows stretching back more than five decades, wept as he finally captured his fir...

Bob Newhart Wins His First Emmy Ever (!)

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.15.2013 | TV

Bob Newhart took home his first ever Emmy for guesting on CBS's "The Big Bang Theory." Newhart was nominated for six Emmys -- five for acting, one ...

Don Rickles "Rickled" at the Friars Club Roast -eh, Toast

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The night was not exactly like the baudy The Aristocrats, a film featuring comedians telling roughly the same story, each one raunchier than the one b...

WOW: TV Legend's Bel-Air Mansion

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.21.2013 | Los Angeles

Comedian Bob Newhart wrote in his 2006 book "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This" that a producer once pulled him aside and asked if he could shave some ti...

Two Best Friends On Stage Together For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty

Don Rickles is acerbic, insulting and -- at age 87 -- still wickedly funny. Bob Newhart is polite, charming and -- at age 83 -- also wickedly funny. P...

'The Big Bang Theory': Bob Newhart Creeped Out By Sheldon

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 05.03.2013 | TV

Comedy legend Bob Newhart brought his signature stammer and dry wit to "The Big Bang Theory" as one-time children's entertainer, Professor Proton. Bot...

'I Was Nervous They Wouldn't Recognize Me'

Posted 05.02.2013 | TV

When Bob Newhart agreed to appear on"The Big Bang Theory," he had an important request: that the episode be taped live, just like in the good old days...

Why He Said Yes To 'Big Bang'

www.tvguide.com | Posted 06.15.2013 | TV

Bob Newhart, 83, often turns down requests to guest star on sitcoms, so kudos to CBS's The Big Bang Theory for landing him on its May 2 episode. Exec ...

He's Back With A 'Bang'

Posted 03.21.2013 | TV

Bob Newhart is heading to "The Big Bang Theory" to give Sheldon and the gang a science lesson. According to TVLine, the "Bob Newhart Show" and "New...

Don Rickles Gives His Take On Marriage And Late Night Comics

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Don Rickles spoke with The Huffington Post to set no record straight. When was the last time you read about a major scandal that had the name Don Rickles embedded in the headline? Never, that's when.

Why Seth MacFarlane's John Wilkes Booth Joke Didn't Work For Most: Bob Newhart Got it Right When Less Than 100 Years Had Passed

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Here are two punch lines that remind us of Lincoln's death. One worked for most, the other only for a minority. It had nothing to do with sensitivity about Lincoln's passing, rather it was the approach.

Bob Newhart Gives His Take On Proctologists And Why He Never Won An Emmy

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.13.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I want to say, 'Hey, I'm 83, and I'm still on the stage and I'm still making sense. It isn't over. Age is just a number. It's whatever you want to make of it. Don't give up.

The Show I'd Like To See Carol Burnett and Tim Conway Host

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Saturday Night Live" is all about sketch comedy. Nobody does sketch comedy better than Carol Burnett and Tim Conway. Nobody.

Bob Newhart Remembers Phyllis Diller On 'Kimmel'

Posted 09.06.2012 | TV

Bob Newhart's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" coincided with his 83rd birthday, but rather than talking about himself, he wanted to remember the lat...

Our Favorite Stars From Childhood: Where Are They Now?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Performing stand up is a narcotic that I need even if I do it a few times a year. Traveling is inconvenient but worth it to make people laugh."

Nights On Earth: Conversations with Vince Mendoza and Elf's Matthew Sklar

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Vince Mendoza, the idea of his latest record was partly to embrace the various musicians that he's met over the years and to invite his old friends to participate in his music.

Celebs, Nonprofits Partner For Lifetime Movie On Impact Of Breast Cancer

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Since 1994, Lifetime Television has been a leader in promoting awareness and activism around the issue of breast cancer. Combining advocacy work with ...

They'll Take Manhattan: Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's cyber-comedy "You've Got Hate Mail" opens lengthy run at NYC's Triad Theatre

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Holly Cara Price

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the 1979 movie, was ground breaking for many reasons. It was, for instance, the first movie created from the popular St...

Fey's Fantastic, But Never The Twain She'll Meet

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I love Tina Fey, but there was something a bit Obama-getting-the-Nobel-Priz-ish about the news that she'll receive the 2010 Mark Twain Prize for Humor...

Bob Newhart: The Quiet Comedy Master

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Twenty-five years ago--a passage of time that is painful to acknowledge--I wrote an article about Bob Newhart for my college newspaper. Newhart had be...

Laughing with Obama, Laughing at McCain

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

With the national media's insistence of dwelling on the trivial (Who's twittering who, Obama's NCAA brackets, Dick Cheney's opinions about anything) a...