Why We Love An Underdog: Stephen J. Cannell

Why We Love An Underdog: Stephen J. Cannell

The Rockford Files and The A-Team creator shares how his learning disability proved an asset to his writing. #FeelGoodFriday

Remembering Ann Marcus

Remembering Ann Marcus

Days of Our Lives and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman writer Ann Marcus passes away at age 93.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

'Tis The Season For Everyone's Favorite Grinch!

Chuck Jones and Cindy Lou Who herself, June Foray, reminisce about the Christmas classic.

Paul Michael Glaser Now Online

Sit Down With Starsky

Paul Michael Glaser talks Starsky & Hutch, The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and more.

Beth McCarthy-Miller now online

Beth McCarthy-Miller's Interview is now online!

The director talks Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Modern Family, and more.

Remembering Glen Larson

Remembering Glen Larson 

The creator of Magnum, P.I., Quincy M.E., and Battlestar Galactica passes away at age 77.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Celebrate the holidays with A Charlie Brown Christmas

Learn how the classic holiday special came to be.

Diahann Carroll And TV's Social Responsibility

Diahann Carroll And TV's Social Responsibility

The actress advocates the educational potential of television.

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Remembering Ann MarcusBlog post imageWe're sad to hear that writer Ann Marcus passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the age of 93. Marcus began her career as a "copy girl" at The New York Daily News and later became a reporter/researcher at Life Magazine. She broke into television-writing...

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.