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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1996
Lots of new stuff tonight..."Ellen" (8 p.m.-8: 30 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Ellen decides it's time to buy a house, but she can afford it only by selling her bookstore to a huge chain. This may not be the only big decision Ellen has to make this year. ABC."Townies" (8: 30 p.m.-9 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Molly Ringwald is the big name among three young women trying to live (and make us laugh) through the boredom of a New England coastal town. Afraid they don't do a very good job. ABC."The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime" (9 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13)
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By Eduardo A. Encina | July 26, 1998
Jim HarbaughPosition: QuarterbackHeight: 6-3Weight: 215Age: 34College: MichiganYear: 12thHighlights: Nicknamed "Captain Comeback" after he led the Indianapolis Colts to five fourth-quarter victories in 1995 and '96 and 12 in his career, Harbaugh has led his team to the playoffs six of his 11 pro years, including two times with the Colts in '95 and '96 under Ravens coach Ted Marchibroda. In 1995, Harbaugh made the Pro Bowl and led the NFL with a 100.7 quarterback rating. Before playing for the Colts, Harbaugh spent seven years in Chicago.
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November 3, 1994
Noah Beery Jr., 81, a character actor who played sidekicks in movies and television for decades and then teamed up with James Garner in "The Rockford Files," died Tuesday in Tehachapi, Calif. He was born into a family of great Hollywood character actors. He was the son of Noah Beery Sr., a popular screen villain during the silent era, and the nephew of Wallace Beery, who won the Academy Award for his role in 1931's "The Champ."
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1996
Lots of new stuff tonight..."Ellen" (8 p.m.-8: 30 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Ellen decides it's time to buy a house, but she can afford it only by selling her bookstore to a huge chain. This may not be the only big decision Ellen has to make this year. ABC."Townies" (8: 30 p.m.-9 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Molly Ringwald is the big name among three young women trying to live (and make us laugh) through the boredom of a New England coastal town. Afraid they don't do a very good job. ABC."The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime" (9 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13)
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By David Zurawik and David Zurawik,Sun Television Critic | November 26, 1994
One of the classiest television series ever has one of the classiest reunions in a long time at 9 tomorrow night on WBAL (Channel 11)."The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A." is probably the best TV you'll see this November, although that might be damning it with faint praise.The 1970s private eye, Jim Rockford (James Garner), is still living in a house trailer on the beach, still beset by a friendship with Angel Martin (Stuart Margolin) and still driving Lieutenant Becker (Joe Santos) crazy.
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By Eduardo A. Encina | July 26, 1998
Jim HarbaughPosition: QuarterbackHeight: 6-3Weight: 215Age: 34College: MichiganYear: 12thHighlights: Nicknamed "Captain Comeback" after he led the Indianapolis Colts to five fourth-quarter victories in 1995 and '96 and 12 in his career, Harbaugh has led his team to the playoffs six of his 11 pro years, including two times with the Colts in '95 and '96 under Ravens coach Ted Marchibroda. In 1995, Harbaugh made the Pro Bowl and led the NFL with a 100.7 quarterback rating. Before playing for the Colts, Harbaugh spent seven years in Chicago.
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By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,Theater Critic | August 14, 1993
Rita Moreno, an actress with a special interest in education, will headline "Project Reach Out," Maryland Public Television's sixth annual telethon, which encourages Marylanders to donate time, not money, by volunteering in public schools.Co-produced with the state Department of Education, the telethon will be broadcast live on MPT channels 22 and 67 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 9 with the first hour simulcast on WJZ (Channel 13).Moreno, who has worked with abused children in the Los Angeles area, is committed to helping students build self-esteem through the arts, her husband, Dr. Leonard Gordon, said from the couple's California home.
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By MILTON KENT | May 30, 1995
Dr. Richard Kimble's running stopped on Aug. 29, 1967. Mel Proctor's fascination with the character and "The Fugitive" television show on which Kimble did his running never did.Proctor, the television voice of the Orioles and Washington Bullets, never has been able to elude the lure of the classic 1960s program that helped shape his teen years in Colorado.Ultimately, Proctor combined his love of the show with a desire to write a book, and the result is the newly published "The Official Fan's Guide to The Fugitive" (Longmeadow Press, 185 pages, $12.95)
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September 17, 1997
Elisabeth Brooks, 46, an actress seen on television shows such as "The Rockford Files" and "Hart to Hart" but perhaps best-remembered as the villainess in "The Howling," died of cancer Sept. 7 in Palm Springs, Calif.Roger Frey, 84, a close aide to Gen. Charles de Gaulle who as interior minister crushed a revolt by French settlers opposed to Algerian independence, died Saturday in Paris of a stroke.Will Hare, 81, a founding member of the Actors Studio who appeared on Broadway, in television and in movies over a four-decade career, died of a heart attack Aug. 31 in New York.
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By NEWSDAY | October 24, 2004
How obsessed with lists is today's showbiz-centric tube? Music channel VH1 seems to do nothing other than best/worst countdowns. E! fills time with hot celebrity moments. And now TV Land gets into the game with its Wednesday-at-10 originals slot. Recent specials aired under the "TV Land's Top 10" banner have charted classic Andy Griffith Show moments and even best-loved TV dads. (Andy Taylor came in first. Ozzy Osbourne and Ozzie Nelson tied for 10th.) TV Cars rolled in last week with comments from tube stars, auto designers and NASCAR drivers.
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By MILTON KENT | May 30, 1995
Dr. Richard Kimble's running stopped on Aug. 29, 1967. Mel Proctor's fascination with the character and "The Fugitive" television show on which Kimble did his running never did.Proctor, the television voice of the Orioles and Washington Bullets, never has been able to elude the lure of the classic 1960s program that helped shape his teen years in Colorado.Ultimately, Proctor combined his love of the show with a desire to write a book, and the result is the newly published "The Official Fan's Guide to The Fugitive" (Longmeadow Press, 185 pages, $12.95)
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By David Zurawik and David Zurawik,Sun Television Critic | November 26, 1994
One of the classiest television series ever has one of the classiest reunions in a long time at 9 tomorrow night on WBAL (Channel 11)."The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A." is probably the best TV you'll see this November, although that might be damning it with faint praise.The 1970s private eye, Jim Rockford (James Garner), is still living in a house trailer on the beach, still beset by a friendship with Angel Martin (Stuart Margolin) and still driving Lieutenant Becker (Joe Santos) crazy.
NEWS
November 3, 1994
Noah Beery Jr., 81, a character actor who played sidekicks in movies and television for decades and then teamed up with James Garner in "The Rockford Files," died Tuesday in Tehachapi, Calif. He was born into a family of great Hollywood character actors. He was the son of Noah Beery Sr., a popular screen villain during the silent era, and the nephew of Wallace Beery, who won the Academy Award for his role in 1931's "The Champ."
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By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,Theater Critic | August 14, 1993
Rita Moreno, an actress with a special interest in education, will headline "Project Reach Out," Maryland Public Television's sixth annual telethon, which encourages Marylanders to donate time, not money, by volunteering in public schools.Co-produced with the state Department of Education, the telethon will be broadcast live on MPT channels 22 and 67 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 9 with the first hour simulcast on WJZ (Channel 13).Moreno, who has worked with abused children in the Los Angeles area, is committed to helping students build self-esteem through the arts, her husband, Dr. Leonard Gordon, said from the couple's California home.
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June 4, 1995
Richard Lewis Robbins, 56, a lawyer and conservationist who, as executive director of the Lake Michigan Federation from 1975 to 1981, led efforts to clean the Great Lakes, died May 28 at his home in Chicago. He was trained in electrical engineering at Cornell University, law at the University of Pennsylvania and computer technology at Yale University. He worked in city planning and zoning in New York City for then-Mayor John V. Lindsay. He moved to Chica go in 1973 to work for American Society of Planning Officials.
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August 31, 2004
Larry McCormick, 71, a longtime Los Angeles news anchor and public affairs host who was one of the city's first black TV news anchormen, died in that city Friday after a long illness. A fixture at television station KTLA since 1971, when he started as a weathercaster, Mr. McCormick filled a variety of on-air roles over the years, including delivering sports news and health and fitness reports. Born in Kansas City, Mo., Mr. McCormick studied theater at what is now the University of Missouri in Kansas City but changed his major to broadcasting.
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