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The Fake Talk Show is Born with ‘Fernwood 2 Night’

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Fred Willard Joins Amy Poehler’s NBC Pilot ‘Old Soul’

The cast of Amy Poehler's David Wain-directed pilot about a retirement home keeps getting better. After news of Natasha Lyonne, Rita Moreno, and Nick Thune joining Old Soul's lineup, TV Line reports that Fred Willard -- who has a recurring role [...]

By Megh Wright

ABC Doesn’t Trust Fred Willard’s ‘Trust Us with Your Life’

It hasn't be a great July for Freddie Wills. ABC is taking Trust Us with Your Life off the air and replacing it with reruns of that hilarious comedy about people falling on their respective faces, Wipeout. Though ABC is owned by the prudish [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Craig Cackowski on ‘Trust Us With Your Life’ and Improv on TV

Craig Cackowski is a long-time improv performer, teacher and coach, and a well-regarded veteran of Chicago’s Second City and iO (Improv Olympic) theaters. Now residing in Los Angeles, he performs regularly in celebrated improv ensembles Quartet [...]

By Erik Voss

Fred Willard Charmingly Recounts Turning Down a Role in Airplane!

In a wonderful interview with the always-charming Fred Willard, Vulture talked to him about roles he regrets turning down. And, well, this is great:Remember the movie Airplane!? I had just done a movie called How to Beat the High Cost of Living [...]

By Adam Frucci