Alan Alda in New Cigna Ad Campaign (Copyright 2016 Cigna)

Alan Alda in New Cigna Ad Campaign

I don’t usually report “news” unless it relates directly to M*A*S*H but I thought I’d make an exception here because I think this is really neat. Alan Alda has joined four other TV doctors in a new ad campaign for Cigna health insurance advocating for annual checkups. The commercials feature Alda, Patrick Dempsey (Grey’s Anatomy), … Continue Reading →

Alan Alda’s M*A*S*H Festival

Larry Petit, who was kind enough to provide an in-depth look at the original broadcast of “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” (read it here if you have not already) has come across an interesting curio about M*A*S*H in syndication: a few promotional spots for something called Alan Alda’s M*A*S*H Festival from 1980, broadcast on WNEW-TV in … Continue Reading →

Alda on International Emmy Honor

Back in September, I reported that Alan Alda would be receiving a special Founders Award from the International Emmy Awards. The awards ceremony was held last night. Here’s an excerpt from a CBS News article about the ceremony that includes a quote from Alda: At the end of the ceremony, [Ryan] Murphy returned to the … Continue Reading →