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‘Laverne & Shirley’ Stars Reunite on Nickelodeon

Posted on 06/26/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentBy Lynn Elber, Television Writer, The Associated Press The leading ladies of “Laverne & Shirley” are reuniting. Nickelodeon said Wednesday that Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams will guest star in an episode of its new sitcom “Sam & Cat.” Happy 80th Carol Burnett! A look at her funniest moments The actresses starred as 1950s and ’60s pals and roommates Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, workers in a Milwaukee brewery. The sitcom aired from 1976 to 1983 on ABC. “Sam & Cat” features …

‘Pepper’ Paire Davis: In a League of Her Own

Posted on 02/5/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyIf you’re a fan of sports movies, you’ve probably seen A League of Their Own, director Penny Marshall’s 1992 homage to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The latter was a circuit of women’s teams that Major League Baseball put together in 1943 to keep fans coming to ballparks at a time when  male baseball players were being drafted into the nation’s armed forces.The film focuses largely on the travails of a fictional player, Dottie Hinson (portrayed by Geena Davis), …