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On TV this Wednesday: Dallas is saddlin’ up for a whodunit, Andy Griffith is A Face in the Crowd, Futurama is on the juice and Around the World in 80 Plates is ready to pick a champ. Here are 10 programs to keep in mind today.
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- Kimberly Roots
Andy Griffith died on Tuesday at his California home at the age of 86. Though the late actor was most famous for his roles on television shows like "Matlock" and, fittingly, "The Andy Griffith Show," he made his splash in Hollywood with "A Face in the Crowd." The 1957 film was Griffith's big-screen debut.
Directed by the legendary Elia Kazan, "A Face in the Crowd" told the story of a charismatic country man, Lonesome Rhodes (Griffith), who gets plucked from obscurity by a local radio show producer and becomes a media sensation and political pundit. While "A Face in the Crowd" received mixed reviews upon its release, the decades since have been kind to the film -- especially with how it relates to the current cable news climate. Glenn Beck has been compared to Griffith's Lonesome Rhodes on more than one occasion.
In the ensuing years, Griffith focused on his television pursuits, »
- Christopher Rosen
Update: TV Land just announced that it has scheduled marathon programming blocks of The Andy Griffith Show from 8 Am-1 Pm tomorrow and from 11 Am-8 Pm on Saturday and Sunday. The show has been a staple on the network for years and even dedicated a statue to Griffith in Raleigh, North Carolina. Previous, 8:59 Am: Turner Classic Movies will show four Andy Griffith films on July 18 as a tribute to the actor, who died Tuesday at age 86. The network will remember his life and career with the Elia Kazan-directed A Face In The Crowd (1957) at 8 Pm Et, followed by No Time For Sargeants (1958) at 10:15, Hearts Of The West (1975) at 12:30, and Onionhead (1958) at 2:15. Related: Exclusive: Ron Howard On Andy Griffith »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
TCM Remembers American actor Andy Griffith Wednesday, July 18. Their tribute will include A Face in the Crowd (1957),No Time for Sergeants (1958), Hearts of the West (1975) and Onionhead (1958) Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will remember the life and career of actor Andy Griffith on Wednesday, July 18. Griffith passed away this morning at the age of 86. TCM.s four-film memorial tribute is set to begin at 8 p.m. (Et) with Griffith's brilliant performance in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd (1957). The night also features the hilarious service comedy No Time for Sergeants (1958). The following is a complete schedule (all times Eastern): A Face in the Crowd (1957)8 p.m. . A Face in »
- April MacIntyre
Legendary multihyphenate Andy Griffith has died, his close friend and Unc president Bill Friday told North Carolina’s Witn-tv. Griffith was found in his Dare County, N.C. home on Tuesday morning; he was 86.
Television viewers first met Griffith through his 1950s appearances on variety programs such as The Ed Sullivan Show and The Steve Allen Show, but it was the role of Sheriff Andy Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show, which ran from 1960 to 1968, that made him a household name. Watch the opening:
Ron Howard, who played Sheriff Taylor’s son Opie, remembers Griffith for “his love of creating, »
- Matt Webb Mitovich
5 items from 2012
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