Philip Seymour Hoffman Was 'A Beautiful Person in a Hideous World,' Says Showtime Series Boss

Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46

The man who was to bring Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman to series regular television — by way of the new Showtime comedy Happyish — has shared his thoughts on the actor’s tragic passing at age 46. READ MORE

Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead at 46, Was to Headline New Showtime Comedy


Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday in his New York City apartment of an apparent drug overdose. He was 46. READ MORE

The Partridge Family's Dave Madden Dead at 82

Dave Madden Dead The Partridge Family

Dave Madden, who played band manager Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family, died Thursday of congestive heart and kidney failure. READ MORE

Gilligan's Island Star Russell Johnson Dead at 89

Russell Johnson Dead

Russell Johnson, best known for playing “The Professor” on Gilligan’s Island, has died at the age of 89. READ MORE

Fresh Prince Patriarch James Avery Dead at 68


James Avery of TV’s The Fresh Prince of Bel Air died on New Year’s Eve, CNN has confirmed. He was 68.

Avery’s publicist told The Associated Press that the actor died following complications from …READ MORE

Emmy Winner Peter O'Toole Dead at 81

Peter O'Toole Dies Dead

Peter O’Toole, best known for his lead role in the film classic Lawrence of Arabia, died Saturday at a London hospital at the age of 81, according to multiple reports. READ MORE

Actor Paul Walker Dead at 40


Fast and the Furious actor Paul Walker, who got his start on television with stints on The Young and the Restless, Who’s the Boss and Highway to Heaven as well as the short-lived syndicated sitcom Throb, has died following a single car accident outside Los Angeles. He was 40. READ MORE

In Memoriam: Family Guy's Brian Griffin


Doggone it. We had no idea how much we really loved Family Guy boozehound Brian Griffin until last night when — sniff — the Fox cartoon killed him off. (And in a spectacularly brutal hit-’n’-run, no less.)

Now that we know we’ll miss him, what will we miss most about Peter’s BFF and Stewie’s constant coconspirator? For starters, there’s the fact that: READ MORE

Simpsons Actress Marcia Wallace Dead at 70

Marcia Wallace Dead The Simpsons

Marcia Wallace, the Bob Newhart Show vet who also voiced The Simpsons‘ school marm Mrs. Krabappel, has died. She was 70 years old. READ MORE

Ratings: Glee Soars With Tribute, Wonderland Opens Low, NBC's New Sitcoms Struggle

Ratings Glee Finn Dead

Glees tribute to Finn/the late Cory Monteith was watched by 7.4 million total viewers and netted a 2.8 rating on Thursday.

That marks week-to-week gains of 68 and 75 percent, tying Grey’s Anatomy during the 9 pm hour and marking the Fox series’ best demo number since …READ MORE