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The BladeI'm not sure if I want this prime-time religion. Save Me, the summer God-com on NBC that premieres with two episodes Thursday starting at 8 p.m., mixes spirituality and sin in a messy way. There have been wonderful shows broadcast with religion in the...
Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...
Premiering Friday night for a modest six-episode run on TV One, the black-oriented basic cable network that is not BET, is "Belle's," a sweet if slightly undercooked sitcom about an Atlanta soul food restaurant and the family that keeps it. The big name...
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year. •Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
Nearly four months after his death, actor Sherman Hemsley's funeral is scheduled to take place this week in Texas. A dispute over his estate delayed his burial. According to the Associated Press, San Jose Funeral Home in El Paso has announced the actor'...
The body of "Jeffersons" star Sherman Hemsley can now be buried after lying in an El Paso, Texas, funeral home refrigerator for more than three months over a will dispute, according to reports. In finding that the will was valid, a judge, Patricia B....
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelIf you want to be “movin' on up” with “The Jeffersons,” TV Land will offer a marathon this weekend to salute the late Sherman Hemsley. The episodes air noon to 4 p.m. ET Saturday. Hemsley played George Jefferson in the sitcom...
Behind many notable television careers is a theater background, and Sherman Hemsley, who died this week at 74, was no exception. The star of the long-running CBS sitcom "The Jeffersons," Hemsley got his start on the stage, including studying at the...
CNNEL PASO, Texas -- Sherman Hemsley, who played the brash George Jefferson on "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons," died Tuesday at 74, his booking agent said. Hemsley played Jefferson, a wisecracking owner of a dry cleaning business, on "All In the...
Sherman Hemsley, 74, a onetime mail sorter from South Philadelphia who moved on up to the East Side of New York as George Jefferson in a celebrated 1970s sitcom, died Tuesday at his home in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Hemsley, who was found by his nurse,...
Sherman Hemsley, who was rooted in the minds of millions of television viewers as Archie Bunker's bombastic black neighbor, George Jefferson, in"All in the Family" and later as the star of his own long-running sitcom, "The Jeffersons," has died. He was...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelWhen news came that Sherman Hemsley had died, I thought first of the “Jeffersons” theme song. It's a boisterous hymn to progress with the lines ”we're movin' on up … to a deluxe apartment in the sky … we finally got a piece...
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