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Desperate Housewives' Kathryn Joosten Dies at 72, Following Battle With Cancer


Emmy winner Kathryn Joosten, whose emotional death scene as Karen McCluskey gave Desperate Housewives‘ recent series finale its biggest emotional punch, died on Friday of lung cancer in Westlake Village, CA. She was 72.

Joosten won her Emmys in 2005 and …READ MORE

Sherwood Schwartz Dies at 94; Created The Brady Bunch, Gilligan's Island


If you know the story of a man named Brady, or if you’ve ever sat right back and heard the tale, the tale of a fateful trip, then take a moment today to mourn the passing of Sherwood Schwartz, who not only created classic family sitcoms The Brady Bunch and Gilligan’s Island, but also wrote their famous theme songs. Schwartz, who also won a comedy-writing Emmy in 1961 for his work on

Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79: Remembering a Star of All Screens


I know it might seem odd for TVLine to be writing about the passing of Elizabeth Taylor. “She was a movie star,” you might argue. To which I’d respond, no, kids, she was a star, period. …READ MORE