How 22 TV Shows Handled an Actor's Death

A television showrunner can anticipate or plan for any number of things — say, a cast member walking away from the negotiation table and a role he/she long inhabited. But the sudden, tragic death of a key player is something one never can, or wants to, expect.

As Fox’s Glee in the coming weeks mourns series star Cory Monteith, who was found dead on July 13 at the age of 31, TVLine recounts how 22 other TV series responded to, and sometimes incorporated, a cast member’s death. READ MORE

Lee Majors Previews His Dallas Arc, Remembers Neighbor Larry Hagman and Talks Bionic Reboot

It seems almost inconceivable that not once during his 1970s/1980s heyday did Lee Majors even so much as guest-star on Dallas, Dynasty, Knot’s Landing or the like. But it’s all for a very good reason — the bionic man is merely human.

“When you’re doing The Six Million Dollar Man all through the ’70s and The Fall Guy all through the ’80s, you don’t have time to do anybody else’s shows,” Majors tells TVLine …READ MORE