TV-Movie Comedian Fred Willard Dies At 86

Willard was a four-time Emmy nominee for his roles in What’s Hot, What’s Not, Everybody Loves Raymond, Modern Family and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Longtime Station Exec Jack B. Allen Dies At 89

TV And Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller Dies At 92

Jerry Stiller was a multi-talented performer who appeared in an assortment of movies, playing Walter Matthau’s police sidekick in the thriller The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and Divine’s husband Wilbur Turnblad in John Waters’ twisted comedy Hairspray. Years later he was brilliantly cast as Frank Costanza on Seinfeld. Although a supporting player on Seinfeld, he created some of the Emmy-winning show’s most enduring moments: co-creator and model for the “bro,” a brassiere for men; a Korean War cook who inflicted food poisoning on his entire unit; an ever-simmering salesman controlling his explosive temper with the shouted mantra, “Serenity now!”

Barry Farber Dies; Radio Host Ran For NYC Mayor

NEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio host Barry Farber, who hosted a conservative talk show for decades in New York City and ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 1977, has died. Farber died of natural causes Wednesday at home in New York, a day after his 90th birthday, his daughter, Celia Farber, said. Raised in Greensboro, […]

Public TV Pioneer, Producer Gerald Slater Dies Of Coronavirus

John Ericson, Actor In ‘Honey West,’ Dies At 93

Former CBS PR Chief Gil Schwartz Dies

Former CBS chief communications executive, novelist and humorist Gil Schwartz died Saturday morning at his home in Santa Monica, Calif. at the age of 68. His death was unexpected, but was due to natural causes, according to CBS. Schwartz retired as senior EVP and chief communications officer of CBS Corp., in November 2018 following nearly 40 years at CBS, Viacom and Westinghouse Broadcasting.

Sam Lloyd, Actor On ‘Scrubs,’ Dies At 56

Reality Star Ashley ‘Minnie’ Ross Dies In Georgia Wreck

ATLANTA (AP) — Ashley Ross of the reality TV show “Little Women: Atlanta” has died in a head-on crash on a Georgia road, police and her representative confirmed Tuesday. Ross, 34, who was known as “Ms. Minnie,” died of her injuries Monday at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, her publicist Liz Dixson said in an […]

Willie Dixon, KTRK Photojournalist, Dies At 52

Gene Dynarski, ‘Seinfeld’ And ‘Star Trek’ Actor, Dies At 86

KTEN News Director Mark Farrell Dies

Mark Farrell, news director of Lockwood Broadcasting’s NBC-ABC-CW affiliate KTEN Sherman-Ada, Okla. (DMA 158), died April 24 following a heart attack. He was 55.

Suzanne Roberts, Comcast Matriarch, Dies

Suzanne F. Roberts, 98, an exuberant and unstoppable figure who left her mark on Philadelphia’s civic, broadcasting and performing arts worlds for decades, died Monday, April 20.

TV, Film Actress Shirley Knight Dies At 83

Herb Stott, TV Commercial Producer, Dies at 85

Tom Lester, ‘Green Acres’ Star, Dies At 81

Veteran WUSA Reporter Mike Buchanan Dies

Thomas Miller, Hit-Making TV Producer, Dies

Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Full House were among his shows. And he found the right guy to play the Fonz. He was 79.

Brian Dennehy, 6-Time Emmy Nominee, Dies

Veteran actor Brian Dennehy, whose long career in film and TV included six Emmy nominations, died Wednesday at the age of 81.

‘GMA’ Producer Thea Trachtenberg Dies At 51

Ed Farmer, White Sox Reliever Turned Broadcaster, Dies At 70

Craig Gilbert, 94, Dies; Created Groundbreaking ‘American Family’

Loring Mandel, Emmy-Winning TV Writer, Dies At 91

Michael McCarthy, Second City Actor And ‘SNL’ Writer, Dies At 61

‘Herman’s Head’ Co-Creator Steve Kreinberg Dies At 73

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Former FCC, NTIA Official Henry Geller Dies

The longtime force in telecommunications regulation and policy was involved in the banning of cigarette advertising on broadcasting, the regulation of cable and rules prohibiting broadcasters from discriminating in employment on the basis of race. He was 96.

Thomas L. Miller, Longtime Producer Of Classics Like ‘Full House,’ Dies At 79

Virus Complications Kill ‘GMA’ Cameraman

Good Morning America and ABC News are mourning the loss of GMA studio camera operator Tony Greer, who died from coronavirus complications.

Hal Willner, Music Producer And Longtime ‘SNL’ Music Supervisor, Dies At 64

James Drury, Star Of ‘The Virginian,’ Dies At 85

Forrest Compton, ‘Gomer Pyle’ Actor, Dies Of Coronavirus Complications At 94

Julie Bennett, ‘Yogi Bear’ Voice Actress, Dies From Coronavirus Complications At 88

Adam Schlesinger Of Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Dies From coronavirus

Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus. Schlesinger died at a hospital in upstate New York, his longtime lawyer Josh Grier told The Associated Press. It is not clear where or […]

Chloe Aaron, Former PBS Executive, Dies At 81

Vincent Marzello, Actor On ‘Bob The Builder’ And ‘The Witches,’ Dies

David Schramm, Star Of ’90s Sitcom ‘Wings,’ Dies At 73

CBS News’ Maria Mercader Dies After Virus

Maria Mercader, a veteran CBS News staffer, died at age 54 Sunday from coronavirus complications after being on medical leave since February. Mercader battled cancer and other illnesses for two decades, and said that the treatments left her vulnerable to the virus.

John Callahan, ‘All My Children’ Actor, Dies At 66

Jay Rodriguez, Former NBC VP, Dies

Jay Rodriguez, a former vice president of corporate information West Coast for NBC, has died. He was 92.

Fred ‘Curly’ Neal, Harlem Globetrotters Legend, Dies At 77