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Fred Steiner composerFred Steiner, a veteran composer of television and movie scores has died at the age of 88. He had previously suffered a stroke and died at his home in Mexico of natural causes.

In addition to contributing to such films as Time Limit (1957), First to Fight (1967), The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1967), and The Color Purple (1985), Steiner left a big mark on classic television shows. He wrote the theme music for The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Perry Mason, and The Bullwinkle Show.

Steiner also composed the music for dozens of episodes of TV shows like Have Gun – Will Travel, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone, Rawhide, Gunsmoke, Hogan’s Heroes, Lost in Space, The Wild Wild West, Mannix, Hawaii 5-0, Dynasty, Rawhide, Tiny Toon Adventures, and many others.

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<em>Lost In Space:</em> Watch Will Robinson, Dr. Smith and The Robot Get Lost Again!

Lost In Space: Watch Will Robinson, Dr. Smith and The Robot Get Lost Again!

October 17, 2009
When the Lost in Space movie came out in 1998, it bore little resemblance to the original sci-fi series. There was little involvement by the original cast and it bombed at the box office. One of the positive things to come out of the studio's promotion was a TV special that paid homage to the original series. Hosted by John Larroquette, Lost in Space Forever presents a retrospective of the classic TV show and includes some little-seen footage from the show's history. June Lockart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, Bill Mumy, and Jonathan Harris are all interviewed and, though Guy Williams had passed away earlier in the year, his original screen test is included. The special would be a typical lightweight retrospective except for the fact that the producers went out of their way to make it extra special for the diehard fans.
Veterans of Cancelled TV Shows That We Lost in March 2009

Veterans of Cancelled TV Shows That We Lost in March 2009

April 4, 2009
We were forced to say goodbye to several veterans of the TV shows from the past. Some are well known to the public and some are not. Either way, the medium of television wouldn't be the same without their contributions. They include Ron Silver (Chicago Hope, Law & Order, Crossing Jordan, Rhoda, and The West Wing), Alan Livingston (creator of Bozo The Clown), Morton Lachman (The Red Skelton Show, Sanford, All In The Family, Gimme A Break, and Kate & Allie), Millard Kaufman (Mister Magoo), Harry Harris (Fame, Gunsmoke, Kung Fu, Lost In Space, Hawaii Five-0, Falcon Crest, and 7th Heaven, and Andy Hallett (Angel, Buffy The Vampire Slayer). Here are the details... Ron Silver, 62, passed away on March 15th after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer. A veteran of many movies (Reversal Of Fortune) and Broadway plays (Speed the Plow), television audiences know the talented actor from Chicago Hope, Law & Order, Crossing Jordan, and The West Wing. One of his earlier roles in the medium was playing the boyfriend and neighbor of Brenda (Julie Kavner) on the Rhoda sitcom. Silver was also the co-founder of an entertainment industry advocacy group, Creative Coalition. On March 13th, Alan Livingston died of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 91. He was best known as the president of Capitol Records during the 1960s, having signed iconic artists like Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and The Beatles. He was originally hired as a writer and producer of children's storytelling record albums with illustrated read-along books. He wrote Bozo at the Circus and worked with an illustrator to design the character. The record sold more than eight million copies and spawned Bozo merchandise and local market Bozo-hosted TV shows.
Veterans of Cancelled TV Shows That We Lost in January 2009

Veterans of Cancelled TV Shows That We Lost in January 2009

February 2, 2009
Several very notable veterans of television history left us in January. They include Bernie Hamilton (Starsky and Hutch), Steven Gilborn (Ellen, The Wonder Years, Damages, The Bernie Mac Show, NYPD Blue, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The West Wing, The Practice, L.A. Law, Columbo and Law & Order), Pat Hingle (Hail to the Chief, Hawaii Five-0, M*A*S*H, and Gunsmoke), Cheryl Holdridge (The Mickey Mouse Club, My Three Sons, Bewitched, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and Leave It to Beaver), Don Galloway (Ironside, General Hospital), John Hager (Hee-Haw), Harry Endo (Hawaii Five-0, Magnum, PI), Patrick McGoohan (The Prisoner), Ricardo Montalban (Star Trek, Dynasty, The Colbys, Here's Lucy, and Murder, She Wrote), Gordon Mitchell (All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Odd Couple, and Mork and Mindy), Bob May (Lost in Space), and Kim Manners (Charlie's Angels, Star Trek: The Next Generation, 21 Jump Street, Baywatch, The X-Files, and Supernatural).
<em>Batman:</em> Adam West Gets Back Behind the Wheel of the Batmobile

Batman: Adam West Gets Back Behind the Wheel of the Batmobile

September 19, 2008
Back in the 1960s, the Batman TV series became an overnight sensation. The country went literally Bat-crazy over the colorful, campy series and its stars — Read more . . .
Lost in Space

Lost in Space

In the futuristic year of 1997, the world is suffering from over-population and a lack of natural resources. A team is chosen to travel to Alpha Centauri in the Jupiter 2 spaceship to search for a new world to colonize. The team consists of Professor John Robinson (Guy Williams), his biochemist wife Maureen (June Lockhart) and their friend and pilot, Major Don West (Mark Goddard). Traveling with them are the Robinson children; Don's girlfriend Judy (Marta Kristen), middle child Penny (Angela Cartwright), and child prodigy Will (Bill Mumy).
Where Are They Now? Some Green Room Chatter for November 23, 2007

Where Are They Now? Some Green Room Chatter for November 23, 2007

November 23, 2007
If they're not out holiday shopping, here's what some of the stars of your favorite cancelled shows are doing. Among them are Ben Cross, Nicole Sullivan, Paula Marshall, Adam Goldberg, Kathy Baker, Missi Pyle, Rafi Gavron, Ashley Johnson, Bruce Willis, Seth Rogen, Rosario Dawson, French Stewart, Beth Littleford, Kay Panabaker, Rebecca McFarland, Ryan Malgarini, Christopher Lloyd...
<em>Gilligan’s Island:</em> Part 5, The Characters Live On

Gilligan’s Island: Part 5, The Characters Live On

February 8, 2006
In 1987, four of the Gilligan’s Island castaways appeared on an episode of NBC’s sitcom, ALF. In the episode, ALF is addicted to Gilligan Read more . . .

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