Jane Pauley: “Mary Tyler Moore had shown up just when everything about women’s lives was about to change. Her show debuted in 1970, when I was 19, still in college and not imagining a career in television — or a career in anything. But two years after Mary first joyfully threw her tam hat up in the air and joined WJM-TV in Minneapolis, I began my television career in a city also ending in ’apolis.”
Decades Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting and CBS Television Stations, remembers the comedic talent and the cultural influence of actress Mary Tyler Moore. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the age of 80. This special Decades multi-day tribute of programming celebrating her career begins on Friday, Feb. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 […]
Mary Tyler Moore demolished that oft-quoted line about there being no second acts in American lives. That’s because her acclaimed 1970-77 CBS series, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, was the second act for this durable, immensely likable television star.
Moore gained fame in the 1960s as the frazzled wife Laura Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show. In the 1970s, she created one of TV’s first career-woman sitcom heroines in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
On the television side, comedy series awards went to Modern Family for best ensemble; Alec Baldwin for best actor for 30 Rock; and Betty White for best actress for Hot in Cleveland. Boardwalk took best drama and Mary Tyler Moore received the guild’s lifetime-achievement award.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild life achievement award. SAG announced Moore as this year’s recipient Thursday. The guild says Moore “created a new paradigm for female leads in television.” The actress rose to stardom in “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and later starred in the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Mary Tyler Moore says the veteran sitcom star is “recovering nicely” after surgery to remove a benign tumor on the lining of her brain. Spokeswoman Erica Tarin says Moore will require no additional treatment after the four-hour procedure. Tarin would not specify when the surgery took place or […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Mary Tyler Moore says the veteran sitcom star will have surgery to remove a brain tumor. Spokeswoman Alla Plotkin says Moore’s doctors recommended the elective procedure after monitoring the tumor for some time. Plotkin did not say when the surgery would take place. It would remove a meningioma, […]