Obit: Nancy Malone

Actress-turned-executive Nancy Malone has died.

Malone guested on such classic shows as Bonanza, Hawaii Five-0, Ironside and The Twilight Zone. She is perhaps best known for her role as Libby Kingston, girlfriend of Detective Adam Flint on the 1960s crime drama Naked City.

Malone went on to direct episodes of shows like Diagnosis Murder, Dynasty and Melrose Place. She was also an executive at 20th Century Fox back in the 1970s.

Nancy Malone passed away last Thursday in California. She was 79 years old.

MeTV Unveils Summer of Me Schedule

National classic TV diginet MeTV has released their Summer 2014 programming schedule, which includes the addition of such shows as Bosom Buddies, Happy Days and Mod Squad.

Here’s a look at what’s changing on the MeTV schedule (all times Eastern, may vary by market):

  • M-F 5:30-6AM Make Room for Daddy (replaces My Three Sons)
  • M-F 10-11AM The Love Boat (replaces Perry Mason)
  • M-F 11A-12N The Mod Squad (replaces Ironside)
  • M-F 12N-1PM The Rockford Files (replaces Hawaii Five-0)
  • M-F 4-4:30PM Adam-12 (replaces Dragnet)
  • M-F 8-8:30PM Gilligan’s Island (was M-Th, replaces Friday Movie)
  • M-F 8:30-9PM Happy Days (replaces Gilligan’s Island/Movie)
  • M-F 9-9:30PM Hogan’s Heroes (was M-Th, replaces Friday Movie)
  • M-F 9:30-10PM Welcome Back Kotter (was M-Th, replaces Friday Movie)
  • Mon 10-11PM Get Smart (replaces The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
  • Tue 10-11PM The Honeymooners (replaces Taxi)
  • Wed 10-11PM F Troop (replaces The Bob Newhart Show)
  • Thu 10-11PM Bosom Buddies (replaces Rhoda)
  • M-F 12:30-1AM Dragnet (replaces The Untouchables)
  • M-F 1-1:30AM Adam-12 (replaces The Untouchables)
  • Sun 5-5:30AM He-Man & The Masters of the Universe (replaces The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis)
  • Sun 6-6:30AM Family Affair (replaces Make Room for Daddy)
  • Sun 6:30-7AM Family Affair (replaces Make Room for Daddy)
  • Sun 7-7:30AM Leave It To Beaver (replaces Family Affair)
  • Sun 7:30-8AM Leave It To Beaver (replaces Family Affair)

In summary:

  • Joining the schedule: Bosom Buddies, F Troop, Happy Days, He-Man & The Masters of the Universe, The Mod Squad
  • Leaving the schedule: The Bob Newhart Show, Hawaii Five-0, Ironside, Made-for-TV Movie, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, My Three Sons, Rhoda, Taxi and The Untouchables
  • Airing MORE often: Adam-12, Get Smart, Gilligan’s Island, Hogan’s Heroes, The Honeymooners, Leave It To Beaver, The Love Boat, Make Room for Daddy, The Rockford Files, Welcome Back Kotter
  • Airing LESS often: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Perry Mason

The new lineup launches on Memorial Day, Monday May 26.