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11 TV Shows That Defined Your Childhood, Ranked From Worst To Best

Posted 12 months ago
Who can forget Gilligan or Eddie Haskell or Opie Taylor? We grew up with these characters and remember them well. Indeed TV shows defined the decades we grew up in and watching them was a wonderful way to pass the time in a world free of computers, smartphones and Xboxes. We asked our Facebook fans about their favorite -- and least favorite -- old TV shows. Clearly there are many contenders: " ...
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2011 Year-End Wrap-Up: Remembering Those Who Passed Away

Category: Celebrity Death
Posted 4 years ago by Queenoftab
It’s been one of the most exciting and enchanting years in the entertainment industry, but 2011 hasn’t been without it’s fair share of losses.

And as the year comes to a close, we remember those who made their mark on Tinseltown before being laid to rest in recent months.
Undoubtedly one of the most influential men of all time was Steve Jobs, whose contributions to ...
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'Gunsmoke' Star James Arness Dies at 88

Category: Television
Posted 4 years ago
Credit: aoltv.com
Filed under: Reality-Free, TV News Legendary 'Gunsmoke' star James Arness, a bigger-than-life actor who kept the peace as Marshal Matt Dillon during the show's remarkable 20-year run, died Friday of natural causes at his home in Brentwood, Calif., his family told the Los Angeles Times. He was 88. 'Gunsmoke' debuted on CBS in 1955 and ran until 1975, in the process making ...
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James Arness, Star of Gunsmoke, Dies at 88

Category: Celebrity Death
Posted 4 years ago by luisa10q
Credit: people.com
James Arness, the strapping Western star who played Marshal Matt Dillon in TV's long-running Gunsmoke, died Friday at age 88.

The actor, who also appeared in more than 30 films, died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, family spokesman Ginny Fazer tells the Los Angeles Times.

A Minnesota native and brother of Mission: Impossible star Peter Graves, Arness was a ...
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Scenes We Love: The Thing From Another World

Category: Movie
Posted 5 years ago
Credit: cinematical.com
John W. Campbell, Jr.'s 1938 seminal science-fiction/horror novella, Who Goes There?, has been adapted twice for the big screen, once, loosely, in 1951 as The Thing from Another World and the second time more faithfully in 1982 as The Thing (a.k.a. John Carpenter's The Thing). While the second adaptation relied heavily on state-of-the-art practical effects, heavy on the body horror, blood ...
Related Links: Howard Hawks, James Arness, Kenneth Tobey, William Self, His Girl Friday (1940), Red River (1948), Rio Bravo (1959), The Big Sleep (1946), cinematical.com
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RIP, Peter Graves

Category: Movie
Posted 5 years ago
Credit: cinematical.com
Peter Graves has passed away at the age of 83, just shy of his 84th birthday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he went out to brunch on Sunday with his wife and kids, and upon returning to the house, collapsed before he could get inside, passing away from an apparent heart attack. Graves' career started in 1942, with an uncredited role as a bombardier in the Oscar-nominated documentary ...
Related Links: James Arness, Peter Graves, Airplane! (1980), Stalag 17 (1953), Gunsmoke (1955), Mission: Impossible (1988), Mission: Impossible (1966), cinematical.com, Jim Phelps, Price
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'Mission: Impossible' Star Peter Graves Dead at 83

Category: Television
Posted 5 years ago
Credit: tvsquad.com
Peter Graves died of a heart attack at his Los Angeles home today. He was an actor who seemed to do a little bit of everything, and where you know him from might depend on your age. He was team leader Jim Phelps on 'Mission: Impossible' in the '60s and also had a memorable role as the pilot Captain Oveur in the first two 'Airplane' movies in the '80s. He was also ...
Related Links: James Arness, Peter Graves, Airplane! (1980), Biography (1987), Gunsmoke (1955), Mission: Impossible (1988), Mission: Impossible (1966), tvsquad.com, Jim Phelps
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Peter Graves, Star of Mission: Impossible, Airplane!, Dies

Category: Celebrity Death
Posted 5 years ago by luisa10q
Credit: eonline.com
Peter Graves` career was more like three careers. At least. He was Mission: Impossible`s pre-Tom Cruise leading agent, Jim Phelps. He was Airplane`s Turkish prison-curious pilot, Capt. Oveur. He was the Emmy-winning host of Biography.

The silver-haired star who lent a steadiness and voice of authority to 60 years` worth of TV and film was found dead today of apparently natural causes in ...
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Gunsmoke getting the big screen treatment

Category: Television
Posted 6 years ago
Credit: tvsquad.com
First there was the news that The Big Valley is going big screen. Now it's Gunsmoke getting the silver screen adaptation. Are westerns coming back and nobody told me? Gunsmoke, the long running CBS western, the series that made a star of James Arness and was a fixture on the Tiffany network from 1955-1975, will be turned into a motion picture. CBS Films has turned to the writer of National ...
Related Links: Burt Reynolds, James Arness, Miss Kitty, tvsquad.com
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Film, TV actor James Whitmore dies of lung cancer

Category: Celebrity Death
Posted 6 years ago by crown022002
James Whitmore, the veteran Tony- and Emmy-winning actor who brought American icons Will Rogers, Harry Truman and Theodore Roosevelt to life in one-man shows, died Friday. He was 87.

Whitmore died of lung cancer at his home in Malibu, said his son, Steve. He was diagnosed with the disease a week before Thanksgiving.



“He cared about acting; his whole life was ...
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