Richard Gilliland, an actor best known for his stint as the love interest of Mary Jo Shively on Designing Women, died after "a brief illness" on March 18. Gilliland had been married to fellow Designing Women actor Jean Smart, 69, for nearly 34 years. Born January 23, 1950, in Fort Worth, Texas, Gilliland's first big…Read more
Designing Women on ‘Designing Women’ — A Mini-Reunion
Throw Back TV hosted a wonderful script reading of the Designing Women pilot, and then followed it up with a 23-minute, moderated chat featuring series stars Jean Smart and Annie Potts and creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. The NEW South! (GIF via GIPHY) The table read was to raise money for Color of Change and World Central…Read more
Past & Curious: Fonda’s Nips/Tucks, Prince Probe, ‘Designing’ Dish!
Links to the past with relevance today ... (more…)Read more
‘Designing Women’ Creator Throws ‘Evening Shade’ at Les Moonves
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, the creator of iconic TV shows Designing Women (1986-1993) and Evening Shade (1990-1994), has blasted deposed CBS honcho Les Moonves, 68, in a searing THR essay. (more…)Read more