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If you're a fan of the Ricardos and the Mertzs, don't miss the opportunity to speak with Gregg Oppenheimer. He's the producer of the very high quality I Love Lucy DVD sets and finished the book Laughs, Luck...and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time for his dad.
Gregg's father is the late Jess Oppenheimer, head writer and producer of I Love Lucy. After leaving Lucy, the senior Oppenheimer went on to write and co-produce Get Smart and many other series. He also has the distinction of inventing the TelePropmTer, which was originally invented to help Lucille Ball read commercials.
Gregg will be the in-studio guest for Stu's Show hosted by Stu Shostak on Shokus Internet Radio. He'll discuss the painstaking restoration of every Lucy episode as well as his dad's work on Lucy, battles with Desi Arnaz, and decision to leave after five seasons. »
I Love Lucy is unquestionably one of, if not "the" most beloved sitcoms of all time. We all have our favorite episodes of this black and white classic and have likely seen all of the zany adventures of Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel. Or so we thought.
Lucy began back in 1951 and ran until 1957, producing 180 half-hour episodes for CBS. Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley continued in 13 hour-long episodes of The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show that were released sporadically over three years. Likely due to the fact that Ball and Arnaz divorced in 1960, the cast never reunited for any kind of reunion or new adventures.
It may surprise you to know that, in the early day's of I Love Lucy's popularity, the cast and crew produced a theatrical version of the series. The I Love Lucy movie consisted of three first season episodes ("The Benefit, »
My Name Is Earl actress Jaime Pressly has given birth to a baby boy. Dezi James was born at 7.31am in Los Angeles on Friday, weighing six pounds and four ounces. Pressly's DJ fiance Eric Cubiche is the baby's father. The baby is called Dezi as the result of a running joke between Pressly, 29, and Cuban-American Cubiche, 33 - he impersonates I Love Lucy actor Desi Arnaz by calling Pressly "Luuucy," reports People.com. »
3 items from 2007
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