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Perry Botkin Jr, ‘The Young and the Restless’ Theme Song Composer, Dies at 87

Perry Botkin Jr., the Grammy-winning composer behind “The Young and the Restless” theme song, died on Monday, his publicist confirmed. He was 87. A TV and film composer whose work dominated the ’60s and ’70s, Botkin composed and arranged theme music and scores for hit series like “Happy Days,” “Laverne & Shirley,” “Mork & Mindy” and... go to Article >

Perry Botkin Jr., Grammy-Winning TV and Film Composer, Dies at 87

40 Days ago Other Source: Variety.com

Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated TV and film composer Perry Botkin Jr., known for his theme songs for “The Young and the Restless,” the late ’70s sitcom “Mork & Mindy” and “The ABC Friday/Sunday Night Movie,” died Jan. 18, his publicist... read more

Sekou Smith, NBA Writer and NBA TV Correspondent, Dies at 48

36 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Sekou Smith, an award-winning NBA writer who also worked for NBA TV, has died, the league announced Tuesday night. He was 48. Turner Sports released a statement that read, “We are all heartbroken over Sekou’s tragic passing. His commitment to... read more

Cloris Leachman, Oscar-Winning Star of ‘Young Frankenstein’ and ‘Phyllis,’ Dies at 94

36 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Cloris Leachman, the Oscar-winning actress known for “The Last Picture Show” and “Young Frankenstein” and who had an equally long career on television in shows like “Phyllis,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “The Facts of Life,” has died. She was... read more

Bruce Kirby, ‘Columbo’ and ‘Crash’ Actor, Dies at 95

37 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Bruce Kirby, the prolific character actor known for playing Sgt. George Kramer on NBC’s “Columbo” and the father of Matt Dillon’s cop in the 2005 Oscar winner “Crash,” has died at the age of 95. Kirby’s son, acting coach John Kirby, announced the... read more

Sinclair Broadcast Group to Cut 5% of Staff Amid ‘Profound Impact’ From Pandemic

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, one of the largest local station groups, is laying off around 5% of its staff amid a continued economic impact by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt across all sectors of... read more

Meghan Markle Fans Call ‘Racism’ on Palace’s Accusations of Bullying

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Ahead of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s tell-all interview with Oprah, Buckingham Palace has announced it is investigating accusations that Markle bullied several royal aides in 2018. But Markle’s fans are firing back, with many calling out... read more

Meghan Markle Says Royal Family Is ‘Perpetuating Falsehoods’ About Her and Harry (Video)

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

In a new teaser for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s sit-down with Oprah Winfrey, the Duchess of Sussex says the royal family has taken an “active role” in “perpetuating falsehoods” about her and her husband. “I don’t know how they could expect... read more

Chris Harrison Apologizes (Again) for ‘Bachelor’ Comments in First Interview: ‘I Made a Mistake’ (Video)

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

In a brief snippet of his upcoming interview Thursday morning, “Bachelor” host Chris Harrison apologized again for his comments that defended a “Bachelor” contestant who appeared in racially insensitive photos. “It was a mistake,” Harrison said... read more

SAG Awards Will Be Pretaped, Edited Down to One-Hour Broadcast

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

In an era of socially distanced awards shows, the SAG Awards will take it a step further and present its awards as a pretaped broadcast, with the nominees discovering who’s won days before the April 4 airdate on TNT and TBS. The broadcast will be... read more

Parler Sues ‘Bully’ Amazon for a Second Time

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Parler has sued Amazon for a second time, claiming the tech giant aimed to wreck its business when it pulled its web hosting following the Jan 6. riot at the U.S. Capitol. Amazon, according to Parler’s lawsuit filed in Washington state court on... read more

Amazon in Talks for More Exclusive NFL Games as Part of New TV Deal

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

As the NFL enters the red zone for its next round of TV deals, Amazon is looking to take on a larger piece of the pie. The retail giant, which has been streaming “Thursday Night Football” for the last few seasons, is in talks for more exclusive... read more