NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it will donate the bow tie that Charles Osgood wears Sunday to host his final edition of “Sunday Morning” to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The 83-year-old newsman is stepping down after 22 years as anchor of the leisurely-paced “Sunday Morning,” which usually dominates the news ratings […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don Draper is making his exit with “Mad Men” this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution. Jon Hamm, who plays Draper on the AMC drama about a New York ad agency, joined cast members and show creator Matthew Weiner at the National […]
Costumes, studio tapes, scripts and Polaroid photos from the show have been donated to the National Museum of American History by several people, including Fred Savage, who played Kevin Arnold, his mother and other cast members. The Wonder Years ran from 1988 to 1993 on ABC and was recently released on DVD. Curator Dwight Blocker Bowers said the show was “meticulously designed” to recall the American experience in a turbulent time of the 1960s through the simple moments of growing up in a suburban town.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Talk-show host Wendy Williams is giving part of her diva act to the Smithsonian to be part of a growing collection of items from daytime television. During an episode of “The Wendy Williams Show” on Friday, Williams is donating her bedazzled pink microphone and other items to the National Museum of American […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. On Thursday, actress Susan Lucci from TV’s “All My Children” and Alex Trebek from “Jeopardy!” visited the National Museum of American History to donate objects from their shows. […]