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  • Watch Obama Meet Woman Named Weezy and Break Into ‘Jeffersons’ Theme Song

    Aug 28, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *President Barack Obama was walking around New Orleans on Thursday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina when he came across a local resident named Weezy. “Weezy? Really? Like, Weezy? Like in ‘Sanford & Son?’” Obama said. Oops. Weezy corrected the president, who should’ve referred to “The Jeffersons,” (as in Louise “Weezy” Jefferson), but […]

  • Daughter of Sugarhill Gang’s Wonder Mike Auditions for ‘American Idol’ (Watch)

    Jan 28, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *The “American Idol” audition train rolls into Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday’s episode, and it’s there where we find perhaps the most eclectic audition group of this young 13th season  – including the daughter of  a hip hop legend. Carmen Delgina, 24, stunned the judges when she revealed that Wonder Mike from the Sugarhill […]

  • ‘Jeffersons’, ‘Sanford and Son’ Director Jack Shea Dies at 84

    May 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *TV sitcom director and Directors Guild of America chief Jack Shea, a veteran of “The Jeffersons” and “Sanford and Son,” died on Sunday in Los Angeles at age 84. Shea directed 110 episodes of “The Jeffersons” and 91 episodes of “Silver Spoons,” in addition to “Sanford and Son,” “Designing Women,” “Growing Pains” and “The Waltons.” […]

  • Ned Wertimer (‘Jeffersons’ Doorman Ralph), Dies at 89

    Jan 9, 13 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *Ned Wertimer, best known for his role as Ralph the Doorman on the long-running CBS comedy “The Jeffersons” has died. The 89-year-old actor died at a Los Angeles-area nursing home on Jan. 2, following a November fall at his Burbank home, his manager Brad Lemack tells The Associated Press. The Buffalo, New York native appeared […]

  • Man Claiming to be Sherman Hemsley’s Brother Challenges Will

    Sep 25, 12 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments

    *A Texas judge has ordered DNA testing on a man who claims to be the brother of the late “The Jeffersons” star Sherman Hemsley, reports the AP. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Richard Thornton is challenging the validity of Hemsley’s will, which names the actor’s longtime manager, Flora Enchinton of El Paso, as sole beneficiary. […]

  • Robin Roberts Celebrates TV ‘Twosomes’ in ABC Special

    Aug 8, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Before taking time off from “Good Morning America,” co-anchor Robin Roberts filmed a two-hour prime time special counting down TV’s greatest twosomes, known for their chemistry, hilarity, friendship and, in many cases, sexual tension. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] “TV’s Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by The Paley Center for Media,” airing Sunday, Sept. 2 (9-11 […]