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GetTV to Honor Diahann Carroll

GetTV will honor the late entertainer-activist Diahann Carroll, who died October 4, by airing “The Flip Wilson Special,” featuring guest stars Carroll, along with comedian Freddie Prinze and singer-composer Paul Williams, on Sunday, October 13 at 10PM ET.   Carroll, a Tony-winner for Broadway’s “No Strings” and an Oscar nominee for “Claudine,” made television history …

MeTV to Air Penny Marshall Tribute

December 18, 2018) Chicago, IL – MeTV Network pays tribute to the career and comedy of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall with a special presentation of Laverne & Shirley episodes airing on MeTV this Sunday, December 23, beginning at 2:00pm ET/PT through 6:00pm ET/PT. In a March 2015 interview with MeTV, Marshall shared her favorite Laverne & Shirley episodes. As …

MeTV Remembers Burt Reynolds with GUNSMOKE Tribute Sept 10-15

(Chicago, IL) September 7, 2018 – MeTV pays tribute to the life and legacy of charismatic actor and starBurt Reynolds with a special week of his memorable role in the Western drama television seriesGunsmoke.  Six tribute episodes starring Reynolds will air Monday, September 10, through Saturday, September 15, from 1pm–2pm ET/PT. Starring as Quint Asper, MeTV Remembers Burt Reynolds in his 1960s …

Discovery and Science Channel Honor the Life of Stephen Hawking

Discovery Channel and Science Channel will honor the legacy of Stephen Hawking, the legendary physicist who passed away earlier today at the age of 76. The networks will be airing their Hawking programs over the next several days including primetime presentations of the Emmy-nominated INTO THE UNIVERSE WITH STEPHEN HAWKING and STEPHEN HAWKING’S GRAND DESIGN.   Discovery and …