Gelbart To Join Television Academy Hall of Fame

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be inducting Larry Gelbart into its Hall of Fame on Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 as part of its 18th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Joining Gelbart are Bea Arthur, Dan Burke, Merv Griffin, Tom Murphy and Sherwood Schwartz. Gelbart is, of course, best known for his role … Continue Reading →

Alda’s Boots Don’t Sell

The army boots Alan Alda offered as part of the second annual Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, presented by the New York Comedy Festival and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, failed to sell when the auction closed this afternoon (at 3PM EST). Only one bidder showed interest and the boots, … Continue Reading →

Multiple Alda Items Up For Auction

Four pieces of M*A*S*H memorabilia donated by star Alan Alda, including the army boots he wore in the series, are up for auction at Charity Folks, with all proceeds benefiting the Bob Woodruff Foundation. Alda’s dog tags, mentioned in this W.E.N.N. article, are not yet up for auction. In addition to the army boots: an … Continue Reading →

Alda Auctioning Off Dog Tags, Boots from M*A*S*H

According to World Entertainment News Network (via the IMDb), Alan Alda will be auctioning off the dog tags and army boots he wore in the role of Hawkeye Pierce during his time on M*A*S*H to raise money for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which supports injured troops. The items will be auctioned as part of the … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H Not The Most Memorable Moment

Although TV’s Most Memorable Moments were not revealed during the telecast of the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards last night, the winners were announced at ABC’s Emmy website. M*A*S*H made it to the Top Five but lost to Friends, a scene from “The One Where Ross Finds Out” (originally broadcast November 9th, 1995). Other finalists in … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards

ABC broadcast the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards earlier this evening and despite having been off the air for twenty-five years, M*A*S*H was represented. Singer Josh Groban performed a medley of television theme songs from the past sixty years and included was a short snippet from M*A*S*H, complete with the lyrics, written for the film MASH, … Continue Reading →

Vote for M*A*S*H as TV’s Most Memorable Moment

On August 18th, ABC and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences opened the polls and allowed fans to vote for Television’s Most Memorable Moments in two categories, Drama and Comedy/Variety (see this ABC news article). Among the initial twenty television shows in the Comedy/Variety category was M*A*S*H, for the scene in “Abyssinia, Henry” when … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H Starts On ION Monday, September 8th

M*A*S*H will start airing on the ION television network next week, beginning Monday, September 8th. Two episodes will be shown back-to-back from 4-5PM ET, Monday through Friday, and from 6-7PM ET Saturday and Sunday. Check the ION website to see if you get ION in your area. I have updated M*A*S*H On TV to reflect … Continue Reading →