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The Jeffersons

7 Classic Sitcom Dad Scenes That Will Warm Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Black Voices

What would we do without sitcom fathers? They teach us important lessons, offer love, support, and comedic relief when we need it the most. This Fa...

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Beyond: Conversations with Norman Lear & Mary Kay Place

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"In television terms, one Betty White covers the entire demographic of seventy to a hundred and three. I think funny is funny and interesting is interesting."

WATCH: From 'Julia' To 'Scandal,' A Look At The Roles Of Black Women On TV

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

To see someone on television that looks like you is a powerful feeling. It’s a feeling one can take for granted if their image is the one that domi...

Communist Comedy of Manners in Upper East Side Art Salon

Jim Luce | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

I have several token conservative friends and acquaintances just to prove to myself that I am indeed liberal. One of them is a former New York Post w...

Our Favorite Black TV Moms

Posted 05.12.2013 | Black Voices

Happy Mother's Day! Through life, our mothers have been there to love us, nurture us and sometimes offer a stern word when we need it. And when it ...

'The Jeffersons' Star Dead At 89

Posted 01.09.2013 | Celebrity

Ned Wertimer, who appeared on 11 seasons of "The Jeffersons" as Ralph The Doorman, is dead at age 89. The actor's manager Brad Lemack confirmed to The...

Ryan Murphy To Honor TV Legend At Emmys

AP | CHARLES J. GANS | Posted 01.18.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — "Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy didn't hesitate when given a chance to pay tribute to his American idol, legendary TV producer Norman L...

Phyllis Diller's Memorable TV Moments

Posted 10.20.2012 | TV

Phyllis Diller, who died on Monday at the age of 95, had an incredibly extensive small screen career. The hilarious, wildly-coiffed comedian was a mai...

Celebrate Norman Lear's 90 Years In 90 Seconds

Posted 07.28.2012 | TV

TV pioneer Norman Lear celebrated his 90th birthday at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC on Thursday night, and now we can all celebrate his legacy ...

TV Land Honoring Sherman Hemsley

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

To honor the late Sherman Hemsley, TV Land has scheduled a special "The Jeffersons" marathon. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Sherman H...

How 'The Jeffersons' Changed American Television

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

For many black Americans, the news of actor Sherman Hemsley's death represents a two-fold loss of both an incredible talent and the captivating charac...

PHOTOS: Sherman Hemsley's Showstopping Style

Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

Sherman Hemsley, the actor best-known for his role as the candid and outspoken George Jefferson on the hit sitcom "The Jeffersons" has died at age 74,...

Remembering Sherman Hemsley's Best TV Moments

Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

Sherman Hemsley, the star of "The Jeffersons," has died at age 74. TMZ reports that the actor passed away at his home in El Paso, Texas, but the cau...

Sherman Hemsley Dies At 74

Posted 11.09.2012 | Celebrity

Sherman Hemsley, known for his starring role on "The Jeffersons," has died at age 74. Although the cause of Hemsley's death is unclear, TMZ report...

PHOTOS: Norman Lear's 90th Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The creator of "All In The Family," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons" and more sitcoms that shaped the American television landscape, Norma...

Women We Admire: Black Mothers of Television (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices

Mothers come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. As head of the household holding down the fort as a single parent, or attempting to keep t...

Has The Good Wife Given Us the Meanest Mother-in-law in TV History?

Keli Goff | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Keli Goff

When it comes to awful fictional mothers-in-law, Jackie Florrick of The Good Wife secured her place among the greats in last week's episode. Let's take a look back at some of her fellow Hall-of-Famers, TV's most horrifying mothers-in-law.

Triple Threat Friday: Conversations with BoDeans, Bleu and The Chapin Sisters

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas of BoDeans talk their new album, the band's early days, and why their six-year break was a dark period.

Remembering Paul Benedict

Robert Brustein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Brustein

Paul Benedict was a loyal friend and son of the theatre. An intellegent, selfless, penetrating actor who should have lived longer to lend his laconic, enigmatic style to more great roles.