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On August 6 Lucille Ball was born...

On August 6, 1911 Lucille Ball was born.

” Lucille Ball — whose career in front of the camera spanned five decades — served as a pioneer for female comedians, as well as for the television industry itself. 248 more words

Actors

On July 26 Vivian Vance was born...

On July 26, 1909 Vivian Vance was born. Besides having an extensive background in theater, including stints on Broadway, Vance is best known for playing the role of Ethel Mertz in the sitcom… 869 more words

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Episode Watch Party S01 E13: "The Benefit"

Satirical commentary every Friday! Here’s the info to watch ahead, plus all the WTFacts for this week. 

This Week’s Episode:

“The Benefit”

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Episode Watch Parties

On April 26 Lucille Ball passed away...

On April 26, 1989 Lucille Ball passed away due to an aortic aneurysm at the age of  77.

She is best remembered for starring in the classic sitcom, “ 172 more words

Actors

Thou Swell, Thou Witty, Thou Rodgers & Hart in the '20s (VI)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our two month series on the 1920s book musicals of Rodgers and Hart, a team whose ’30s and ’40s work has been fairly well represented here in the past. 422 more words

Broadway

On April 1 "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour" went off the air...

On April 1, 1960, “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour” went off the air. The series, a continuation of the 30-minute series, “I Love Lucy,” featured the Ricardos and the Mertzes as they move to Connecticut, and simultaneously ending up in the same comedic situations (often caused by Lucy) as they did when they lived in New York in “I Love Lucy.” The series was meant to be seen as a reflection of the 1950s when the growth of suburbs was coming into fruition. 265 more words

Television

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Jackie Gleason, actor, comedian & musician (1916-1987)

William Frawley, actor (1887-1966)
Jean Negulesco, director & screenwriter (1900-1993)
Madeleine Carroll, actress (1906-1987)
Tony Randall, actor & comedian (1920-2004)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays