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The Best of Blanche Devereaux: R.I.P. Rue McClanahan

UPDATE: Just got a press release from the WE network. Tomorrow, June 4, from 5PM ET to1AM, the cable channel will air a “WE Remember Rue” Golden Girls marathon, featuring Blanche-centric episodes. Sounds like must-TiVo-TV to me.

The last week hasn’t been kind to classic TV stars, between Gary Coleman‘s death leaving Todd Bridges as the only surviving Diff’rent Strokes kid star and today’s death of Rue McClanahan leaving Betty White as the only surviving Golden Girls star.

White’s statement on the passing of her friend and co-star: “Rue was a close and dear friend. I treasure our relationship,” White, 88, said in a statement. “It hurts more than I ever thought it would, if that’s even possible.”

Channel Surfing – April 29

All the tube news that’s fit to surf …


– Huge buzzkill: Cartoon Network is airing the series finale of one of the most delightful TV ‘toons ever, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, on May 3.


– A cool tribute to Bea Arthur, with video clips. BTW, both WE and the Hallmark Channel will air Golden Girls marathons on Memorial Day.


Rick Springfield on Californication? I’m in.


The Hills will go on, sans Lauren Conrad, next season. That means the conversations could be two to three percent less intelligent.


– For those needing a healthy dose of ’80s angst, thirtysomething is finally coming to DVD.


– I envy the fools who got to meet Mr. T when he served jury duty in Illinois. …Read more

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