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Exclusive: Ray Romano Reveals Mary Tyler Moore’s Influence on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’

26 January 2017 1:42 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Ray Romano will always remember Mary Tyler Moore as one of the greats! The longtime sitcom star spoke with Et about Moore’s legacy following the news of her passing on Wednesday.

Watch: Exclusive: Carl Reiner Reveals His Last Words to Mary Tyler Moore, Says Her Final Days Were in Hospice Care

“Both those shows were kind of pioneers in that style, in that format, and she was a pioneer herself, just to play a career woman when there really weren't any on TV, and she was just brilliant with the comedy,” Romano said. “I met her once… she was so nice to me.”

Romano said that his hit sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond, drew inspiration from Moore’s work.

“Her style was very real,” he said. “It was a sitcom, which could be big and broad, but there was something so real about her. That's kind of when we did our show that was one of the »

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Flashback: Inside the 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' 2002 Reunion With Betty White and Valerie Harper

25 January 2017 10:14 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Mary Tyler Moore's beloved 1970s sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, left an indelible mark on the TV landscape for its bold and progressive depiction of self-determined women and edgy comedy.

The show -- which ended up spinning off two other sitcoms, Rhoda and Phyllis, as well as the drama series Lou Grant -- came to an end in 1977. But Moore got a chance to reconnect with her former Mary Tyler Moore Show cohorts Valerie Harper, Betty White, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel in 2002 for a very special reunion, and Et was on set for an exciting look at the icon at work.

Watch: Dick Van Dyke Mourns Mary Tyler Moore's Death: 'There Are No Words'

For the long-awaited reunion, Moore -- who died on Wednesday at the age of 80 after going into cardiopulmonary arrest -- wanted to make sure that the special was satisfying and truly meaningful for longtime fans of her celebrated series »

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Mary Tyler Moore to Be Honored With TV Specials, Tributes and Marathons

25 January 2017 7:13 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Following the death of TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, the television industry will honor the star through a series of special programming. The beloved star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” died Wednesday, Jan. 25 in Connecticut at the age of 80.

Here are the TV tributes to watch this week, in remembrance of Moore…

Mary Tyler Moore: Love Is All Around,” CBS, Thursday, Jan. 26, 9 p.m.

Gayle King of “CBS This Morning” will anchor the new one-hour special on the life and legacy of the legendary actress, which will feature original reporting and materials from CBS’ archives. Also, the special will include interviews with Oprah Winfrey, newsmakers, admirers, and others expressing their thoughts about Moore’s influence on acting, women in the media, and work outside of the entertainment biz. Susan Zirinsky is senior executive producer of the special.

“20/20,” ABC, Friday, Jan. 27, 10 p.m.

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- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Exclusive: Carl Reiner Reveals His Last Words to Mary Tyler Moore, Says Her Final Days Were in Hospice Care

25 January 2017 5:58 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Et caught up with Carl Reiner on Wednesday, as The Dick Van Dyke Show creator was still coming to terms with the loss of his friend and former colleague, Mary Tyler Moore.

"I spoke to her husband the day or so before she passed away," Reiner tells Et. "I remember telling him, 'She may not hear you, but whisper in her ear that it's Ok to go. You can go.'"

Watch: Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

Moore died Wednesday from cardiopulmonary arrest after she had contracted pneumonia, her rep confirmed to Et.

Reiner says the last time he saw Moore was at a formal event, where the TV icon looked well, but he could tell that her health was waning.

"She had this childhood diabetes and had lost her sight -- practically all of it," Reiner recalls. "I came up to her, and she was looking at me, and she wasn't recognizing me until I spoke »

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Dick Van Dyke Mourns Mary Tyler Moore's Death: 'There Are No Words'

25 January 2017 5:37 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Dick Van Dyke is feeling the loss of a friend.

After Mary Tyler Moore died at age 80 on Thursday, the Hollywood icon's longtime on-screen husband on The Dick Van Dyke show took to Twitter to express his sorrow.

Watch: Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

"There are no words. She was The Best!" the 91-year-old actor wrote. "We always said that we changed each other's lives for the better."

em>Dick Van Dyke Show creator Carl Reiner opened up to Et on Wednesday about the special relationship the co-stars had. "They both admitted later if they hadn't been married to other people they definitely would have been a couple," Reiner revealed. "They were made for each other."

Addressing what he would miss most about Moore, Reiner revealed that it's her gift for performance.

Watch: Mary Tyler Moore in Her Own Words: How the Actress Transcended Television to Inspire a Generation

"Her soft shoe. Her dancing »

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Mary Tyler Moore in Her Own Words: How the Actress Transcended Television to Inspire a Generation

25 January 2017 5:04 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

As the world continues to mourn the death of Mary Tyler Moore, Et is looking back at some of our favorite interactions with the TV icon.

In 2013, Hot in Cleveland orchestrated a mini-Mary Tyler Moore Show reunion for Moore, Betty White, Georgia Engel, Valerie Harper and Cloris Leachman, and Et was on the set.

Watch: Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

The episode was the first time the five ladies had acted on television together since the Mary Tyler Moore Show finale in 1977, which brought on strong feelings of nostalgia for Moore.

"It's wonderful, but it makes me sad too," Moore told Et. "It makes me feel, 'Well, why don't I have this in my current life?' Where are all these friends, buddies and co-workers and people who loved each other?"

Moore spent most of the '60s and '70s working on two of the most acclaimed programs in television history -- The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show »

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Exclusive: Oprah Winfrey Breaks Down in Tears Over Mary Tyler Moore's Death: 'She Paved the Way'

25 January 2017 5:03 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Oprah Winfrey is paying tribute to Mary Tyler Moore.

Speaking with Et's Nancy O'Dell by phone on Wednesday, Winfrey couldn't help but get choked up while reflecting on the late TV icon's life and legacy.

"What I'm grateful for is that, in my lifetime, I was able to share with her what her presence in television had meant to me as a young, growing, aspiring reporter," she said. "It's the first time that I can recall a public figure in recent years passing -- and we've lost so many people recently -- where I actually sat down and shed tears about it."

News: Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80 

Moore died on Wednesday from cardiopulmonary arrest after she had contracted pneumonia. The groundbreaking actress was 80. 

Winfrey praised Moore as a "role model" for "young, single women in the workforce," and revealed that it was Moore who first inspired her to pursue her own entertainment empire.

"Mary Tyler Moore first gave »

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Mary Tyler Moore's Last TV Appearance Was an Epic Reunion With Betty White, Valerie Harper and More Co-Stars

25 January 2017 3:21 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Mary Tyler Moore spent her last moments on camera surrounded by friends.

The TV icon, who died after going into cardiopulmonary arrest on Wednesday, made her last TV appearance on a 2013 episode of Hot in Cleveland, featuring an epic reunion with her former Mary Tyler Moore Show co-stars, Valerie Harper, Betty White, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel.

Watch: Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

The gang reunited to play White's character Elka's old bowling team, sharing a scene where they reflected on old times.

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Exclusive: Dick Van Dyke Says He Once Thought Mary Tyler Moore Was Too Young to Play His Wife

Et last spoke with Moore at the press conference for the special episode of the TV Land comedy. Decades after she first captured hearts on The Dick Van Dyke Show, and later The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Moore said that reuniting with her co-stars made her a little "sad."

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Hail Mary: Why Mary Tyler Moore Was the Greatest

25 January 2017 3:15 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The most unforgettable moment from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, out of dozens of contenders: Mary sits at the bar with her newsroom co-workers, drinking their sorrows away. They've had a grim day – her cranky boss Lou Grant just attended his ex-wife's wedding, while he's still reeling from the divorce, so the others tagged along for moral support. Pompous anchorman Ted Baxter tries to lighten the mood with a knock-knock joke. Lou growls, "Ted, this better be a pretty funny knock-knock joke. I lost a wife today." It's a godawful joke. »

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The Making of The Mary Tyler Moore Show: How the Late Actress Found — and Shaped — Her Iconic Role

25 January 2017 2:54 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore, who died Wednesday at the age of 80, became a feminist icon with her hit 1970 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. As Mary Richards, Moore was the unthinkable — a single career woman on television, out to “make it on her own” (as the show’s iconic theme song described), without the help of a man.

It was a progressive concept that marked a shift in popular and political culture — and would go on to influence a generation of women, including Oprah Winfrey, and inspire them to visualized a world for themselves outside of simply being a wife and homemaker. »

- Dave Quinn

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Cloris Leachman Shares Touching Mary Tyler Moore Memory: ‘I Had a Feeling I Wouldn’t See Her Again’

25 January 2017 2:15 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Cloris Leachman has nothing but love for her longtime friend and fellow actress Mary Tyler Moore, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 80.

Leachman, 90, acted opposite Moore on The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the 1970s and later reunited with her — alongside former costars Valerie Harper, Georgia Engel and Betty White — on camera for an episode of Hot in Cleveland in 2013.

Reflecting on her time spent working and getting to know the veteran actress, Leachman remembers Moore’s sweet and kind spirit — and dubs her “America’s sweetheart.”

“My heart goes out to her husband, Robert — he was »

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All About Mary Tyler Moore’s Off-Screen Loves — and Finding Forever with Husband Robert Levine

25 January 2017 1:32 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore‘s marriage to Dr. Robert Levine lasted more than three decades, ending only with her death on Wednesday at age 80.

The couple’s romance filled her later years with happiness – and followed two marriages marked by tragedy.

Moore, the girl “who could turn the world on with her smile,”was first married at age 18 to producer Richard Meeker. The couple walked down the aisle in 1955 and quickly started a family, welcoming son Richie the next year.

As Moore’s star rose, however, her relationship faltered. They divorced in 1961, only to reunite briefly in tragedy when their son »

- Lindsay Kimble

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The Story Behind Mary Tyler Moore’s Iconic Hat Toss — and All the Pop Culture Tributes It Inspired

25 January 2017 1:27 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore‘s TV legacy stretches far and wide — but among her most memorable onscreen moments is the iconic hat toss featured in The Mary Tyler Moore Show‘s opening sequence.

The legendary actress, who died Wednesday at age 80, became known as the small screen’s beloved original bachelorette playing Mary Richards, a single woman living in Minneapolis, on the hit CBS sitcom.

Throughout the series’ seven season run, which spanned from 1970–77, the show’s opening sequence — set to the tune of Sonny Curtis’ “Love Is All Around” — were regularly tweaked to feature new and varied shots of Moore »

- Aurelie Corinthios

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Mary Tyler Moore Dies: American TV Legend Was 80

25 January 2017 12:51 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Mary Tyler Moore has passed away at the age of 80.

"Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine," her publicist Mara Buxbaum said Wednesday.

“A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile,” Buxbaum said in a statement

The actress had battled diabetes since the age of 33, and was an advocate for the disease.

TMZ reports the actress may have been on a respirator for nearly a week before finally passing, but the cause of death is unknown at this time.

Moore got her start on television in 1952, nearly a decade before she became America's sweetheart on the Dick Van Dyke Show.

Moore shined as Laura Petrie against Van Dyke, »

- Carissa Pavlica

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Mary Tyler Moore Dead at 80, Remembered as 'Visionary Who Turned the World on With Her Smile'

25 January 2017 11:46 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore, star of The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, died on Wednesday. She was 80.The beloved icon passed away “in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” Moore’s longtime rep, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

It had been reported early Wednesday that the TV icon was in a Connecticut hospital in critical condition. TMZ noted that, »

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Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

25 January 2017 11:46 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Rest in peace, Mary Tyler Moore.

The iconic TV actress died on Wednesday, Moore's rep confirms to Et.

Exclusive: Dick Van Dyke Says He and Mary Tyler Moore Had a 'Teenage Crush' on Each Other

"Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine," read a statement from Moore's longtime representative, Mara Buxbaum. "A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile."

Moore's death was caused by cardiopulmonary arrest after she had contracted pneumonia, her rep confirms. 

The actress made her last public appearance on an episode of ABC's Katie with Katie Couric in 2013, where she reunited with her former Mary Tyler Moore Show co-stars Valerie Harper, Betty White, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel ahead of her guest-starring »

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Mary Tyler Moore, TV Icon, Dies at 80

25 January 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Television great Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Wednesday in Connecticut, her publicist confirmed. She was 80.

“Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” read the statement from Mara Buxbaum, her longtime rep. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

The vivacious brunette performer transformed the image of women on television first as Van Dyke’s sexy, vulnerable wife Laura Petrie and then as single career girl Mary Richards in her own series. Her work in the two series brought Moore five Emmy Awards, in 1965, 1966, 1973, 1974 and 1976. She won another Emmy for 1993 TV special “Stolen Babies.”

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Mary Tyler Moore, TV Icon, Dies at 80

25 January 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Television great Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Wednesday in Connecticut, her publicist confirmed. She was 80.

“Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” read the statement from Mara Buxbaum, her longtime rep. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

The vivacious brunette performer transformed the image of women on television first as Van Dyke’s sexy, vulnerable wife Laura Petrie and then as single career girl Mary Richards in her own series. Her work in the two series brought Moore five Emmy Awards, in 1965, 1966, 1973, 1974 and 1976. She won another Emmy for 1993 TV special “Stolen Babies. »

- Carmel Dagan

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Man With a Plan Recruits TV Vets to Play Matt LeBlanc's Mom and Dad

6 January 2017 8:43 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Man With a Plan? More like man with two highly recognizable parents.

The freshman CBS sitcom has tapped TV veterans Valerie Harper (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda) and Stacy Keach (Mike Hammer, Titus) to recur as the mother and father of Matt LeBlanc’s titular character, Adam Burns. The duo are set to appear in at least two episodes, the air dates of which are Tbd.

Back in November, CBS ordered an additional six episodes of Man With a Plan, bringing its Season »

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