Antenna is channel number 166 on my dial, but it's well worth the nosebleed. It's a treasure trove of old TV gems that fills the void left by the re-run channels that have horrifyingly moved up to '80s fare. Antenna resurrects the salty days of the small-screen's most arrestingly iconograph ... More >>
She's gone. Rue McClanahan, who so memorably vamped it up as the narcissistic but lovable Southern belle Blanche on Golden Girls, is now in the sit-com land in the sky.
The late Bea Arthur loved to eat hard boiled eggs with tabasco sauce, according to her Maude daughter Adrienne Barbeau at Bea's gala memorial yesterday. And that's absolutely perfect since Bea was a hard boiled egg with tabasco sauce!
Fashion Week, Idol chatter, a gesture toward Liza. By Michael Musto
Some of the biggest names in 1960s-80s showbiz were at the Majestic Theater today for the geriatric alternative to Fashion Week: a memorial to Bea Arthur, who passed away this April from cancer at the age of 86. Hundreds of theater and TV bigwigs shuffled their walkers into the rows for an "afternoo ... More >>
The Golden Girl drops it like it's hot
The downtown kids loved Bea Arthur, who stylishly ripped people a new anus as Maude, continued to do so in different caftans in the perpetually re-running Golden Girls, and even survived the sad movie of Mame. So here comes God'll Getcha For That: A Bea Arthur Tribute at Dixon Place on July 31, fea ... More >>
Bea Arthur, who passed this weekend, was best known for her TV work as Maude and as Dorothy on The Golden Girls, for which she won Emmys, but she was also a stage veteran who played Lucy Brown in the famous Theatre De Lys production of The Threepenny Opera -- her booming, wised-up voice can be hea ... More >>
Alan LightNobody could do a slow burn like Bea Arthur, the hilarious comic actress who was the anything but tranquilizin' right-on Maude and later the witheringly sarcastic Dorothy on The Golden Girls. With her wicked wit, Bea pushed envelopes while making audiences think and scream with laughter at ... More >>
The non-dish on Nancy McKeon; the worst recession sale in town.
When it comes to the abortion issue, TV shows are where they were 30 years ago.
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