Actor Ron Leibman Dies At 82

WFSB Mourns Sudden Loss Of Longtime Anchor Denise D’Ascenzo

Daytime Producer Lisa de Cazotte Dies At 58

‘Star Trek’ Actor René Auberjonois Dies

The prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows Benson and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine died Sunday. He was 79.

‘Sesame Street’ Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Dies

Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on Sesame Street, died Sunday. He was 85.

Ron Leibman, Who Played Rachel’s Dad On ‘Friends,’ Dies At 82

‘Star Trek’ Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies At 79

Retrans Guru Jay Kriegel Dies At 79

At CBS, where he was senior vice president from 1988 to 1993, Kriegel helped persuade Congress to require the cable TV industry to pay broadcasters for the right to retransmit over-the-air programming.

Producer, Exec Leonard Goldberg Dies At 85

His TV credits ranged from Starsky and Hutch in the 1970s to the current drama series Blue Bloods. During his tenure as president of Twentieth Century Fox, the studio produced hit films including Broadcast News, Big, Die Hard and Wall Street.

‘Star Trek’ Writer D.C. Fontana Dies At 80

Longtime ABC Exec Herb Granath Dies

Granath helped ABC as it entered into the cable and international fields. During his career he developed as served as chairman of the board of ESPN, A&E, The History Channel and Lifetime Television. He was 91.

John Lyons Dies; Helped Shape NYC’s RF Skyline

The new broadcast transmission facilities atop One World Trade Center are just the most visible of his numerous accomplishments. He was 71.

Shelley Morrison, Rosario On ‘Will & Grace,’ Dies

Morrison played Rosario Salazar, a maid from El Salvador, in the original run of Will & Grace from 1999 to 2006, becoming part of a cast that won a Screen Actors Guild award for best ensemble in a comedy series. She was 83

Jonathan Miller, British Writer, Director, Producer, Dies


Greg Mace, WHTM Sports Director, Dies

WKRP-LP Owner Elliott Block Dies At 71

Frank Biondi Jr., Ex-Viacom, HBO CEO, Dies

Frank Biondi Jr., a former CEO of Viacom, Universal Studios and HBO died Monday. He was 74.

Ed Dague, Longtime WNYT Anchor Dies At 76

‘Perry Mason’ Director Arthur Marks Dies At 92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime producer and director Arthur Marks, who helmed many episodes of the “Perry Mason” TV series and produced several hit blaxploitation films, died at age 92. Marks passed away Nov. 13 at his home in Woodland Hills, California, his son Paul said Saturday. “My brother and I learned everything about the […]

‘Glee’ Actress Jane Galloway Heitz Dies At 78

Phil Hahn, Emmy-Winning Original Writer On ‘Laugh-In,’ Dies At 87

Niall Toibin, Veteran Irish Actor, Dies At 89

Police Confirm Actor Charles Levin’s Body Found

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as “Seinfeld” and “Night Court,” has been identified as the man whose body was found last summer in an Oregon ravine, authorities said. The death was ruled accidental, the Oregonian/OregonLive reported Tuesday. Levin, 70, played a character who performs circumcisions on a […]

Dotty Mack, 1950s Cincinnati TV Star, Dies

Former NBC Exec Rick Ludwin Dies At 71

Rick Ludwin, the legendary NBC executive who wrote jokes for Bob Hope, was a Seinfeld champion from the start and ran specials and latenight programming at NBC for more than 30 years, died Sunday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. During his run at the network, Ludwin worked with every host of the Tonight show: Steve Allen, Johnny Carson, Leno, O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon.

Laurel Griggs, Broadway, ‘SNL’ Actress, Dies At 13

William Wintersole, Soap Actor, Dies At 88

Lorin Salob, Emmy-Winning Producer, Dies At 77

John J. McMahon, Founding President Of Carson Productions, Dies At 89

Brian Tarantina Of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Dies At 60

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Tarantina, a character actor who was most recently known for his role in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” has died in his Manhattan home. He was 60. The New York Police Department said officers responded to the apartment on West 51st Street shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday. They found Tarantina on […]

Longtime MLB Player, Broadcaster Ron Fairly Dies

Ron Fairly, a two-time All-Star during his 21-year playing career and longtime broadcaster for three teams with a folksy style of calling games, has died. He was 81. The Seattle Mariners announced the death Wednesday. Fairly spent 50 years in baseball as a player and broadcaster, appearing in four World Series during his playing career […]

Barry Frank, Sports TV, Marketing Pioneer, Dies At 87

Barry Frank, the pioneer sports programmer who negotiated Olympic TV deals and represented broadcasting stars John Madden, Bob Costas and Jim Nantz, has died. He was 87. Endeavor, the parent company of the International Management Group, confirmed Wednesday that Frank died Tuesday. “Barry was a visionary with guts and incredible instincts, seeing what no one […]

Bernard Slade, ‘Partridge Family’ Creator, Dies

John Witherspoon, Actor And Comedian, Dies At 77

James Schmerer, ‘MacGyver’ And ‘CHiPs’ Writer, Dies At 81

‘Jeffersons,’ ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Producer Al Burton Dies

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Al Burton, a TV producer whose six-decade career included an eclectic mix of beauty pageants, variety and game shows and groundbreaking comedies including “The Jeffersons” and “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” died Tuesday. He was 91. Burton died at his home in San Mateo, California, where he had been in hospice […]

Sam Bobrick, ‘Saved by the Bell’ Creator, Dies At 87

‘Days Of Our Lives’ Actor John Clarke Dies

Bill Macy, ‘Maude’ Co-Star, Dies At 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur’s unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom “Maude,” has died. He was 97. Macy died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his friend Matt Beckoff said Friday. Further details weren’t […]

Sam Bobrick, ‘Saved By The Bell’ Creator, Dies At 87