Links to the past, with relevance today:
WFAA: For the first time in decades, the classic Peanuts holiday specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) will not be available on network TV. Instead, Apple+ — the Lucy of streamers — has snapped up the rights.
PEOPLE: Lisa Marie Presley, 52, has shared a touching tribute to her late son on the occasion of his birthday.
ET CANADA: Angry that John Stamos, 57, has volunteered to take over his part in a pro-Biden/Harris Happy Days reunion, Scott Baio, 60, is slamming Stamos as an “elite Marxist.” He also tweeted:
“What a shame to use a classic show like Happy Days about Americana to promote an anti-American socialist. #Shameful.”
In an interview with Fox News host Maria Bartiromo, Baio — not content with labels like “anti-American,” “Marxist” and “socialist” — referred to his enemies as “fascists.” Wah-wah-what?! Kinda mixing up the opposite ends of the spectrum there. Plus, can he really not envision any Happy Days characters voting for, say, FDR? Truman? JFK? Were they all Ikes on bikes?
YOUTUBE: Dolly Parton, 74, reduced Stephen Colbert, 56 to tears with an incredible a cappella version of a song her mama used to sing to her:
EXTRATV: Jeff Bridges, 70, is fighting lymphoma — but he has the right attitude: