Paul Michael Glaser Now Online

Sit Down With Starsky

Paul Michael Glaser talks Starsky & Hutch, The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and more.

Joyce Randolph now online

Happy 90th birthday, Joyce Randolph!

The Honeymooners' "Trixie Norton" was born on October 21, 1924.

How WWII Led Dick Smith To A Career In Makeup

How WWII Led Dick Smith To A Career In Makeup

The legendary makeup artist had plans to be a dentist, but fate stepped in. #FeelGoodFriday

Beth McCarthy-Miller now online

Beth McCarthy-Miller's Interview is now online!

The director talks Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Modern Family, and more.

Diahann Carroll And TV's Social Responsibility

Diahann Carroll And TV's Social Responsibility

The actress advocates the educational potential of television.

Lucy Lawless now online

Lucy Lawless' Interview is Now online!

The actress talks Xena: Warrior Princess, Battlestar Galactica, and more!

Remembering John J. Lloyd

Remembering John J. Lloyd

The production designer for Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Munsters passes away at age 92.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus now online

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Interview is now online!

The actress talks Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, Veep, and more!

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How WWII Led The Late Dick Smith To A Career In MakeupBlog post imageDick Smith was one of THE biggest forces in screen makeup. He established the very first TV makeup department at NBC in the 1940s, and pioneered many of the techniques and materials that enabled all future television makeup departments to thrive. He...

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John Lennon served as Best Man at the wedding of which Everybody Loves Raymond star?

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.