As if there weren't already enough reasons to strongly dislike 2021, we learned Betty White died on its final day at age 99.
What would have to happen for the host of 'The Tonight Show' to walk off on live TV? For Jack Paar, it was the removal of a single joke.
When the CBS sitcom 'All in the Family' debuted on CBS on Jan. 12, 1971, a sitcom disclaimer preceded the program
On the night of Jan. 27, 1961, TV viewers saw something a first. Jackie Gleason apologized for the show he appeared in the week before.
Comedian Red Skelton told an emotional story about the Pledge of Allegiance on his show in 1969. He later said it wasn't entirely true.
If you've ever wondered who the 'Andy Griffith Show' announcer was, wonder no more. You've actually seen him in an episode!
When comic legend Carl Reiner died recently at 98, one of the clips I saw replayed had him telling an old joke about reading obituaries.
'Star Trek's' famous Vulcan Salute has a backstory some long-time fans haven't heard. But its creator, actor Leonard Nimoy, didn't conceal its origins.
Singer/songwriter Waylon Jennings taught talk show host Tom Snyder a big lesson back in 1998. He did so by walking out moments before he was to appear live.
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