Links to the past, with relevance today:
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Christine Baranski, 69, grants a wide-ranging interview to CBS Sunday Morning.
PEOPLE: LeVar Burton, 64, reflects on Roots 45 years to the day (January 23, 1977) after its premiere:
"I continue to be surprised by the enduring popularity of Roots worldwide. I've been to places on the globe like Suriname, where Kunta Kinte is a national hero and songs are literally written about him. Kunta Kinte is an international symbol of freedom and resistance, is something that I'm really, really proud of. And that's something that has certainly grown over time. I don't think I could be more proud."
EW.COM: How Meat Loaf (1947-2022) and Jim Steinman (1947-2021) "immortalized each other" with Bat Out of Hell (1977).
DEADLINE: Don Wilson, Ventures co-founder, dies at 88.
TWITTER: Betty White's sweet final message to her fans:
GR8ERDAYS: Don't miss my gonzo list of celebrity guest appearances on Kolchak: The Night Stalker, that beloved '70s series.