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Several CBS stations dump out of Kentucky-TX A&M; some see Andy Griffith

One of the druthers for any TV or radio stations is when automation fires a show at a prescribed time while the network is still in programming. Having worked in both mediums, this can be a problem especially when the network has sports...Show More Summary

TV Club: Cougar Town: “American Dream Plan B”

In The A.V. Club’s 100 Episodes feature we define the shows that have made it to this point as “an unusual group”—an entirely true assertion, given it’s the only way you’ll be able to mention The Andy Griffith Show, Supernatural, and The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air in the same breath. Show More Summary

A Master Class in Screaming

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One thing I miss from classic TV shows of the 1960s and '70s are the actors that just FUCKING GO FOR IT. Like Paul Lynde in Bewitched, Don Knotts in The Andy Griffith Show, and Jonathan Harris as the evil/pitiable/hilarious Dr. Smith in the 1960s sci-fi classic Lost in Space. Show More Summary

Arsenal set sights on young Hull defender Andy Robertson

Credits: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Alt Text: Andy Robertson of Hull City Gunners want Scotland international, as they prepare new five-year deal for Wilshere Transfer Talk Bill Mann Monday, November 24, 2014 - 9:10am The Gunners may be...Show More Summary

El Segundo sees 'greatness' in Lars Nootbaar

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Lars Nootbaar sounds like the name of an NFL kicker. Except he's a 17-year-old senior born and raised in El Segundo, which might as well as double for Mayberry, N.C., the fictional town from "The Andy Griffith Show," a 1960s TV series about small-town life in America.

Fox News Host: 'Barney Fife' High School Refs Should Ignore Rules To Allow End Zone Prayers

Fox News host Anna Kooiman on Sunday blasted a high school football referee in Florida for being like Andy Griffith Show character Barney Fife because he had not bent the rules to allow Christian prayers as a touchdown celebration in...Show More Summary

Fox News host: ‘Barney Fife’ refs should allow Christian prayers after high school touchdowns

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News host Anna Kooiman on Sunday blasted a high school football referee in Florida for being like Andy Griffith Show character Barney Fife because he had not bent the rules to allow Christian prayers as a touchdown celebration in the end zone. During Fort Myers’ 49-0 victory over...

Lawsuit Over Most Iconic TV Theme Songs EVER!

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

An enormous family fight has erupted over 2 of the most iconic TV theme songs in HISTORY.A dude named Earle Hagen wrote the opens for "The Andy Griffith Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show." It doesn't matter how old you are... you know these…

Former 'Matlock' Star Confesses to Abandoning God as the 'Center of Her Life' for 15 Years; Talks Returning to Faith

Nancy Stafford is possibly most recognized for her role on the hit TV series "Matlock," with Andy Griffith. However, the actress, author, and inspirational speaker has a deep faith that has carried her through some tough times.

Kids - The 26-Storey Treehouse

03 Jan 2015-25 Jan 2015 Andy Griffiths’ hugely popular world of headless pirates, ice-cream-dispensing robots and a brain bamboozling Maze of Doom comes back to Sydney for...

Chip Kelly's play sheet is an ode to 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The always inventive and esoteric Chip Kelly has confounded the NFL with his inventive play calling. It turns out he learned it all from The Andy Griffith Show. Barney Fife was the incompetent deputy sheriff of Mayberry during his time on the 1950s TV series. Now we need to work out what a "Barney Fife" play is. Show More Summary

? Listen: KÖök - “Imber Dock”

In 1943, Imber went the way of Toonerville. Now who cuts the grass at Imber? Andy Griffith? Does he whistle a somber tune as he follows the course of the stream? Griffith’s whistle, KÖök’s whistle, is – in actuality – a long exhale, a lament. Show More Summary

Trailer Hits for 'Automata' Starring Antonio Banderas

Millennium Entertainment has released the trailer for the upcoming Sci-Fi Thriller "Automata" starring Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Melanie Griffith, Dylan McDermott, Robert Forster, Andy Nyman, Tim McInnerny, David Ryall, Lubomir Neikov, Harry Anichkin and Andrew Tiernan. Show More Summary

Andy Griffith Knew Something About Space Travel You Probably Don't

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s a surprise to many to learn that Andy Griffith was not only the beloved, homespun sheriff of Mayberry, he was also a science fiction space hero. Read more...

An Unnecessarily Censored Version of the Classic 1960s Sitcom ‘The Andy Griffith Show’

7 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Jake Vale Show has created an unnecessarily censored version of the classic 1960s sitcom The Andy Griffith Show. The video was inspired by the “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship” segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live. We’ve previously written about Jake Vale’s censored versions of Frozen, Up, Despicable Me 2, and Finding Nemo.

Michelle Thomas on 'Matlock': 'Memba Her?!

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Nancy Stafford is best known for playing the good looking blonde lawyer Michelle Thomas -- opposite Andy Griffith as Benjamin Matlock -- in the long running crime show "Matlock." Guess what she looks like now!

Meet the Andy Griffith who’s going after fracking polluters

In Texas, some small-town sleuths on the illegally ditched-sofa beat are stumbling on big-time dumping of toxic fracking waste.

100 Episodes: The Andy Griffith Show built North Carolina on the backlot

For most of the history of television, the barrier to syndication—and to profitability—has been 100 episodes. The shows that have made it to that mark are an unusual group. Many were big hits. Some found small cult audiences. Still others just hung on as best they could and never posted numbers quite low enough to be canceled. Show More Summary

Note To Opie: Take Heart From The Andy Rooney / ’60 Minutes’ Fiasco

I have to admit that when I see the name Opie, I immediately think of Mayberry, Andy Griffith and Ron Howard before he shaved. Now I understand that shock jock Anthony Cumia was fired last week by Sirius XM for being, I think the technical term is, a tweeting moron. Show More Summary

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