Classic TV

title screen from late May 1983, when Dan Aykroyd was a guest VJ on MTV for an hour. Aykroyd's headshot is on the right side and he is wearing glasses and a bowtie, in character from his movie

Revisit Dan Aykroyd’s 1983 MTV Guest VJ Appearance

The actor spent an hour on MTV in May 1983 introducing music videos by Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Prince and other artists, and also helping promote MTV’s contest tied in with his movie Doctor Detroit, which had just hit theaters.

TALES OF TERROR, Vincent Price, 1962, TTOR 001-02, Photo by: Everett Collection (73548)

Vincent Price Was a Horror Movie Icon With a Fondness for The Muppets

Today we celebrate the brilliant Vincent Price on what would have been his 112th birthday.

American actress Mary Tyler Moore, as Mary Richards, poses for a publicity portrait for the CBS situation comedy 'Mary Tyler Moore,' Studio City, Los Angeles, California, 1976.

New Documentary Shows Footage From ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ That CBS Wouldn’t Air

A new documentary is airing never-before-seen footage of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’

JB Perrette, President & CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery Global Streaming and Games, presents Max during a Warner Bros. Discovery Streaming Press Event at Warner Bros. Studios on April 12, 2023, in Burbank, California

Why Is HBO Max Becoming Max? What to Know About the Changeover

Find out more about the new streaming platform’s all in one library including HBO, Cinemax, Discovery, Warner Brothers & More!

LEAVE IT TO BEAVER, Jerry Mathers, on-set, 1957-63

Jerry Mathers Talks ‘Beaver,’ His Infamous Audition & How His Dog Saved His Life

“If not for that dog, I wouldn’t be here today,” the beloved child actor tell us.

Kathy Bates Is Leading a New ‘Matlock’ Series

In the legal drama inspired by the classic Andy Griffith-led series of the same name, Bates plays brilliant septuagenarian Madeline Matlock, who rejoins the workforce at a prestigious law firm and uses her unassuming demeanor and wily tactics to win cases.

A scene from the 1980 movie

The 1983 Broadcast Premiere of ‘The Shining’ Had a Weird Advisory

Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s novel debuted on ABC May 6, 1983, and was preceded by a warning almost as eerie as the movie itself.

Watch Donny & Marie Channel Luke & Leia in a 1977 ‘Star Wars’ Spoof

Plus Kris Kristofferson as Han Solo! Redd Foxx as Obi-Wan! Artoo, Threepio and Chewbacca! Paul Lynde, dancing stormtroopers and more in a September 1977 episode of the Osmonds’ variety show.

Writers strike

Past Writers Strikes in History

As the 2023 writers’ strike rages onward, let’s remember that this isn’t the first time this has happened.

a black-and-white still from the 1953 drama

TCM Announces Harry Belafonte Programming Tribute

The upcoming July programming tribute on TCM will celebrate Belafonte’s life and career with several of his films, including one title introduced by his daughter, Shari Belafonte.

Moonage Daydream David Bowie

How to Watch the ‘Moonage Daydream’ David Bowie Documentary

Check out this must-see visual and sonic odyssey through the late David Bowie’s creative genius.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 08: Judge Len Goodman attends the 'Strictly Come Dancing' Season 8 Launch Show at BBC Television Centre on September 8, 2010 in London, England.

Len Goodman Dies: Former ‘DWTS’ Judge Was 78

Tributes pour in for the beloved star.

DIAGNOSIS MURDER, Dick Van Dyke, 1993-2001

Dick Van Dyke’s Top Guest Appearances in TV Shows

Dick Van Dyke is a TV and movie star in his own right and he made some beloved guest appearances on several popular shows.

MAGNUM, P.I., Larry Manetti, 1980-1988,

‘ Magnum’ Alum Larry Manetti Opens Up About Acting in a Wheelchair on ‘Blue Bloods’

The original ‘Magnum P.I.’ star shares why it took 13 years to stop by pal Tom Selleck’s series, and how the show supported him as a handicapped actor.

ABC Television Network Launched 75 Years Ago Today

Learn about the history of ABC Television Network on its 75th anniversary.

The Wonder Years, Fantasy Island

There’s a ‘Wonder Years’ Reunion Heading to ‘Fantasy Island’

Catch Dan Lauria and Alley Mills in a new episode of ‘Fantasy Island’ on Fox.

Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales proceeds through the Royal Gallery during the State Opening of Parliament at the Houses of Parliament, in London, on May 10, 2022.

New Documentary Covers King Charles in His Own Words

This new documentary attempts to tell the definitive, comprehensive biography of Charles’ life in the royal spotlight.


Preserving & Repairing Historic Homes Takes Some Special People

Brett Waterman, host of Magnolia Network’s hit series ‘Restored,’ shares his story on returning historic homes to their former glory.

National Hug Your Dog Day TV dogs

In Honor of National Hug Your Dog Day, a List of the Most Beloved TV Dogs

In honor of National Hug Your Dog Day, let’s celebrate some of the most beloved TV dogs.

LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 1962: Rock and roll band

See Beck & Jim James Channel the Beach Boys in Grammy Special

Plus, archival footage of Brian Wilson and the legendary band in the studio.

MTV Movie Award Golden Popcorn

The Craziest Antics From MTV Movie Awards History

Ahead of the 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards, let’s look back at some of the funniest and weirdest moments from the award show.

TV Guide covers from 1953 to 2023

The Very First TV Guide Turns 70! What Issues Are Most Valuable Today?

The very first TV Guide magazine came out on April 3, 1953, and featured Desi Arnaz Jr. on the cover.

POINT BLANK, Sharon Acker, 1967

Sharon Acker, Star of ‘The Bold Ones’ & ‘Executive Suite,’ Dies at 87

The Toronto native also made appearances in ‘Gunsmoke,’ ‘The Love Boat,’ and several daytime soaps.

Neil Diamond with Anthony Mason

TV News: Neil Diamond Talks About Parkinson’s Diagnosis & More on CBS Sunday Morning

Neil Diamond opens up in an epic interview with ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ airing on Sunday, April 2 at 9am on CBS.