Betty White Turns 95

America's Golden Girl Turns 95!

Happy 95th birthday to actress Betty White!

Remembering Jeffrey Hayden

Remembering Jeffrey Hayden

The director passes away at age 90.

Sanford and Son Turns 45

"I'm comin' to join ya, Elizabeth!"

Sanford and Son Turns 45! The show debuted on January 14, 1972.

John Wells' Interview is now online!

John Wells' Interview Is Now Online!

The writer/show creator talks ER, The West Wing, Shameless, and more!

Today Turns 65!

TV's first morning show turns 65!

Today debuted January 14, 1952 on NBC.

Jeff Fager Online

Jeff Fager's Interview is now online! 

The Executive Producer of 60 Minutes talks producing television's longest-running news magazine.

Reuben Cannon now online

Reuben Cannon's Interview Is Now Online!

The casting executive/producer talks casting Moonlighting, The A-Team, and more!

Felicity Huffman's Interview Is Now Online!

Felicity Huffman's Interview Is Now Online!

The actress talks Sports Night, Desperate Housewives, American Crime, and more!

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Golden Girl Betty White Turns 95!Blog post imageBetty White celebrates her 95th birthday today! She's been in the business for over 70 years, and we can't get enough of her! Born January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois, White got her start in television when the medium first emerged onto the American...

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.