Valerie Harper back on screen despite cancer struggle
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is what a tough cookie Valerie Harper is: Despite her prolonged fight against cancer, she accepted the demanding role of a woman with Alzheimer's to draw attention to the disease.
The result is "My Mom and the Girl," a short film written, directed and produced by Susie Singer Carter, who plays opposite Harper in the story drawn from the filmmaker's experience with her own mother, Norma Holzer.
TV specials pay tribute to Mary Tyler Moore
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television is paying tribute to Mary Tyler Moore, one of its adored leading ladies.
Moore, who died Wednesday at age 80, will be the focus of broadcast specials.
"Mary Tyler Moore: Love is All Around," is a new CBS News special airing 9 p.m. EST Thursday. Gayle King, co-host of "CBS This Morning," will anchor the salute to Moore's life and legacy.
#15. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Smart Rating: 88.42Series Span: 9/19/70 - 3/19/77Original Network: CBSDescription: Producer Mary Richards works at WJM-TV in Minneapolis. Cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner and Valerie Harper each received Primetime Emmy Award nominations every year they were on the show.