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This 1985 image released by NBC shows executive producer Thomas L. Miller. Miller, who produced a string of hit TV comedies included “Full House” and “Perfect Strangers” before beginning a new chapter as a Tony Award-winning theater producer, has died. He was 79.
Miller died Sunday in Salisbury, Connecticut, from complications of heart disease, a spokeswoman for Miller’s family said Wednesday. (Frank Carroll/NBCU Photo Bank via AP)

'Full House,' Broadway producer Thomas Miller dies at 79

Apr. 8, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas L. Miller, who produced a string of hit TV comedies included “Full House” and “Perfect Strangers” before beginning a new chapter as a Broadway producer, has died. He was 79. Miller died Sunday in Salisbury, Connecticut, from complications of heart...

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Say hello to 'Trolls,' farewell to 'Modern Family' this week

Apr. 7, 2020 8:50 AM EDT

This week's entertainment offerings have a decidedly familial feel to them, and not the Force Family Fun kind. On television, viewers have the chance to say goodbye to the Roses of “Schitt's Creek” and visit one last time with the “Modern Family” crew. “Parasite,” the...

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'Modern Family' cast shares memories as series finale nears

Apr. 6, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The group crying began after the final scene of the last episode of ABC’s “Modern Family” was taped — with the notable exception of Ed O’Neill, who plays patriarch Jay Pritchett. “I said, ‘No tears?’” recalled his co-star,...

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'Modern Family' promises satisfying end to its 11-season run

Apr. 3, 2020 11:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-producers Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd were mulling ideas for the 2009 TV season when they landed on an intriguing sitcom approach, one revolving around an extended family and done in the “mockumentary” style made popular by “The Office.”...

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TV viewership climbing with people stuck at home by virus

Mar. 26, 2020 9:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A fixture on television, actress Julie Bowen of “Modern Family” is doing the same thing as millions of other people during the widespread coronavirus shutdown. She's sitting at home, watching more television than she normally would. In a world turned upside down by disease, TV...

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Review: 'Untold Story' dives backstage at 'The Office'

Mar. 23, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

“The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History,” Dutton, by Andy Greene The show started as practically a shot-for-shot remake of the British version of “The Office” that aired in the United Kingdom and starred Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant....

Quentin Tarantino arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 22-28

Mar. 17, 2020 12:39 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 22-28: March 22: Composer Stephen Sondheim is 90. Actor William Shatner is 89. Actor M. Emmet Walsh is 85. Singer Jeremy Clyde of Chad and Jeremy is 79. Singer-guitarist George Benson is 77. News anchor Wolf Blitzer is 72. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 72. Actress Fanny...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 15-21

Mar. 9, 2020 1:22 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 15-21: March 15: Actor Judd Hirsch is 85. Bassist Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead is 80. Singer Mike Love of the Beach Boys is 79. Singer-keyboardist Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 77. Guitarist Howard Scott of War is 74. Rock guitarist Ry Cooder is 73. Actress...

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America Ferrera to depart NBC comedy 'Superstore'

Feb. 28, 2020 4:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Superstore” is losing its manager — star America Ferrera says she’s departing the NBC sitcom after its current season. Ferrera plays the manager of a big box store in the show, which has already been renewed for a sixth season. The actress also serves as an...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 1-7

Feb. 24, 2020 12:45 PM EST

March 1: Actor Robert Clary ("Hogan's Heroes") is 94. Singer-actor Harry Belafonte is 93. Singer Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann is 76. Singer Roger Daltrey of The Who is 76. Actor Dirk Benedict ("The A Team") is 75. Actor-director Ron Howard is 66. Country singer Janis Gill (aka Janis Oliver Cummins) of Sweethearts...