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Andy Griffith Dead At 86

Andy Griffith, the venerated star of two television classics, The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock , died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina this morning at age 86. Griffith's death was announced by...

Spongebob Clobbers Hulu

The website TVbytheNumbers, which tracks audience data for broadcast and cable, has been suggesting this week that the number of viewers for some individual TV shows posted online comes close to or is greater than...

The Andy Griffith Show Star Lynn Robbed

THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW star BETTY LOU LYNN has been robbed in the small town which inspired the series - after moving there to escape crime.The 83-year-old actress decided to retire to Mount Airy, North...

Andy Griffith Producer Ruben Dies

AARON RUBEN, a producer on beloved U.S. TV series THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW, has died from complications of pneumonia at the age of 95.Ruben, who also produced TV hits Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and Sanford and...

Chewbacca Tops Sideman Poll

Movie wookie CHEWBACCA has topped a new internet poll created to find the ultimate Celebrity Sideman. The STAR WARS character, portrayed by Brit PETER MAYHEW, beat BURT REYNOLDS' sidekick VICTOR PRINZIM (DOM DeLUISE) in THE...

Knotts Dies Aged 81

Veteran American comic actor DON KNOTTS died of pulmonary and respiratory complications on Friday (24FEB06). He was 81. Knotts, who won five Emmy awards for his turn as BARNEY FIFE on THE ANDY GRIFFITH...

Hollywood Funnyman Morris Dies

Hollywood funnyman HOWARD MORRIS died at his Los Angeles home on Saturday (21MAY05) from natural causes. He was 85. The comic actor shot to fame in 1963 playing beloved hillbilly ERNEST T BASS in...

Tv Witch Statue Planned

A statue of fictional witch and BEWITCHED TV star ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY could be erected in Salem, Massachusettes - the site of the notorious 17th century witch trials. Officials in the town are considering plans...

Actor Knotts Lands Hometown Film Festival

Beloved American film and TV actor DON KNOTTS is to be honoured in his hometown of Morgantown, West Virginia, with his very own film festival. The 80-year-old PLEASANTVILLE star, who became a TV icon...

Howard's Daughter Has Never Seen Happy Days

Director RON HOWARD has kept his past days in classic sitcom HAPPY DAYS under such tight wraps at home, his actress daughter BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD hasn't seen one episode of the show. Howard played...

Cosby Tops Dads Poll

BILL COSBY has been crowned America's top TV dad in a new poll. The comic, who played CLIFF HUXTABLE on THE COSBY SHOW from 1984 to 1992, has beaten dads from THE WALTONS, LITTLE...

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