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Kim Cattrall Upset By Ricky Gervais 'Airbrushing' Joke

January 28th, 2011 11:21am EST
Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall has taken aim at Ricky Gervais for making a "cheap" joke about the Sex And The City cast at the recent Golden Globes, branding the gag upsetting and ageist.

The British funnyman caused controversy during his hosting duties at the awards show by poking fun at the star-studded audience in a number of barbed jibes. His performance provoked outrage from a number of celebrities, as well as event organizers, who labeled the jokes "totally unacceptable".

Gervais ridiculed the stars of Sex and the City 2 during the show by making fun of a publicity poster for the movie, telling the...
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Bad Dads & Rad Dads On TV

June 13th, 2008 8:44am EDT
The Brady Bunch
Back when television was young, TV fathers were portrayed as all knowing and in control. Fathers knew best. They dispensed unchallenged wisdom. They were calm and smiling and never seemed pressured by any circumstance. They were always clad in a shirt and tie, even while relaxing at home.

The TV fathers of the 50s and 60s had a ready answer for their children, all who sat with rapt attention to the father's every word. "Gee, Dad," said Wally of Leave It to Beaver, "I never thought about it that way." The Brady kids would also express the same types of revelation after a counseling ses...
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The Fall Of The Great American TV Theme Song

March 13th, 2008 2:30pm EDT
Green Acres
What happened to it? A catchy, sing-a-long theme song used to be part of the fun of watching a show. A great theme song could get you excited and in the mood to watch a show. Sometimes the theme song was the best part of a bad show. A theme song that caught your attention could get you to check out a show you weren't normally watching.

Theme songs used to tell what the show was about, like The Brady Bunch. The opening was the only way viewers knew the show was about a stepfamily. We would never have known WHY Gilligan and the gang were on the island or HOW those Hillbillies made it to...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 12

February 12th, 2007 3:00am EST
Christina Ricci
Happy Birthday to actress Christina Ricci (1980), filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, Wilson Phillips singer Chynna Phillips (1968), "Into the Blue" actor Josh Brolin (1968), talk show host Arsenio Hall (1955), Canadian character actor Michael Ironside (1950), Bond girl Maud Adams (1945), Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek (1939), American film actor Joe Don Baker (1936), hoops legend Bill Russell (1934), "Bonanza" star Lorne Greene (1915; d. 1987), 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln (1809; d. 1865), and British naturalist Charles Darwin (1809; d. 1882).
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At a Loss for Summer Programming? Check Out TV Land

May 18th, 2006 4:33pm EDT
TV Land will feature a Little House on the Prairie marathon
TV Land is in high gear as it kicks off the summer with new originals, the addition of favorites such as The Jeffersons, classic marathons such as Little House and the Prairie, and other programming throughout August. Over the course of the summer, the network will premiere brand new episodes of “TV Land's Top Ten” and unveil the new series "My First Time."

In addition, the network will showcase movies such as Grease, Caddyshack and "Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three's Company."

Below is a detailed list of summer programming for TV Land:

TV Land's Top Ten (s...
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Feb. 12

February 12th, 2006 3:00am EST
Christina Ricci
Happy Birthday to actress Christina Ricci (1980), filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, Wilson Phillips singer Chynna Phillips (1968), "Into the Blue" actor Josh Brolin (1968), talk show host Arsenio Hall (1955), Canadian character actor Michael Ironside (1950), Bond girl Maud Adams (1945), Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek (1939), American film actor Joe Don Baker (1936), hoops legend Bill Russell (1934), "Bonanza" star Lorne Greene (1915; d. 1987), 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln (1809; d. 1865), and British naturalist Charles Darwin (1809; d. 1882).
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A 'Knots Landing' Reunion Tonight on CBS

December 2nd, 2005 11:59am EST
Donna Mills
Check out “Knots Landing Reunion: Together Again,” a new special that reunites original cast members Michele Lee, Donna Mills, Joan Van Ark, William Devane, Kevin Dobson and Ted Shackelford at the infamous cul-de-sac to celebrate and reminisce about the days they spent on the long-running series.

Alec Baldwin, Lisa Hartman-Black, Don Murray, Michelle Phillips and Nicollette Sheridan also return. Julie Harris makes a special appearance.

"Knots Landing," which aired from 1979-80 through the 1992-93 season, is television's third longest-running one-hour primetime drama (tied with Da...
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