The Oscar-winning actress's transformation into Lucille Ball has been the subject of much online debate.
Lucille Desiree Ball Born: Aug. 6, 1911 in Celeron, N.Y. Died: April 26, 1989 in Los Angeles Best known for: CBS comedy series “I Love Lucy” (1951-1957), “The Lucy Show” (1962-68), “Here’s Lucy” (1968-74). As Variety‘s Tom Gilbert observed after her death, “Ball’s elastic facial expressions and precise comic timing catapulted her into an American […]
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Lucille Ball was a legend, for sure, but daughter Lucie Arnaz says the "I Love Lucy" star preferred performing to business.
Lucie Arnaz is opening up about her parents, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's, 'horrible' split after 20 years of marriage.
Amazon Studios has acquired the Lucille Ball biopic “Lucy and Desi,” with Oscar winner Cate Blanchett attached to star. Aaron Sorkin has written the script.
Summertime and the livin’ is easy — especially if you have a DVR, a remote, and some sun-free spare time. If a staycation is on your to-do list this summer, why not live vicariously through your favorite TV characters’ vacation plans with a look back at some of our favorite small-screen getaways? We’ve also listed why each episode is a summer vacation standout. Who needs a travel agent when you have us?
Happy Pi Day, everyone! On March 14, we celebrate the mathematical constant pi by stuffing ourselves full of its completely unrelated homonym, pie!
As the old saying goes, behind every successful TV character, you’ll find a woman. Okay, so we’re paraphrasing. And yes, “every” might be a stretch, but over the last 60 years the television industry has benefitted tremendously from a series of brilliant, groundbreaking women both on camera and behind the scenes. In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Yahoo TV salutes 8 women who changed television
If there’s ever a TV character who could learn from the maxim “Be careful what you wish for,” it’s Lucy Ricardo. CBS is once again celebrating the holidays with an I Love Lucy primetime special, and this year, fans will get their first look at the newly colorized episode “Lucy Gets in Pictures.” Originally aired on Feb. 21, 1955, “Pictures” finds Lucy realizing her lifelong dream of appearing on the big screen, when Ricky arranges for her to play a showgirl in a new musical.
October 15 is National I Love Lucy Day! So let’s all give thanks to the original sitcom queen who first debuted her innovative and groundbreaking series on this day in 1951. Related: National ‘I Love Lucy’ Day: Superfan Wilmer Valderrama Picks His Favorite Eps
We want to honor the female friendships on TV that helped shape who we are. Here are our picks. In the comments, tell us the TV friendship that resonated with you.
On September 8th 1966, the crew of the starship Enterprise first boldly went where no man has gone before. Today is the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek! If any show has lived long and prospered, it’s this brainchild of Gene Roddenberry that has beamed up five TV series, with a sixth coming in 2017, a cartoon, thirteen feature films, and perhaps the most passionate fan base ever.
A controversial creepy statue of Lucille Ball will finally be replaced on Aug. 6, but it's just one of many out there that don’t look much like their subjects.
The best TV to watch this week, from 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' to 'Doctor Who' and 'I Love Lucy' holiday specials.
Skip the eggnog… the best thing you can drink this holiday season is a big mug o’ Vitameatavegamin, in full color. CBS is marking Christmas Eve Eve (Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. to be exact) with the I Love Lucy Christmas Special, an hour-long program that combines two Lucy classics — “The Christmas Episode” and “Lucy Does a TV Commercial” — into one supersized, colorized bit of event viewing.
It’s National I Love Lucy Day, and we know one person who’s celebrating: Wilmer Valderrama. The Minority Report star is a huge fan of the classic comedy — as he told Entertainment Weekly, one of his prized possessions is an original I Love Lucy script, and he and girlfriend Demi Lovato dressed as Lucy and Desi for Halloween last year. “It was one of the first shows that had a leading Latin actor who I could identify with,” Valderrama tells Yahoo TV. “That’s when I knew that I could also dream to be in the movies and in TV.”