September 12, 2011
With the success of its sexy 1964-68 spy series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E," starring Robert Vaughn and David McCallum, NBC decided to do a spinoff, aptly titled 'The Girl From U.N.C.L.E" in fall 1966. The series, which starred Stefanie Powers as agent April Dancer and Noel Harrison as her partner, Mark Slate, veered more toward camp and parody than "Man. " Critics and audiences didn't buy it, and the series lasted only a year. "Girl," which just arrived on DVD, certainly isn't brilliant TV, but there's something wonderfully fun about the show, especially the most famous episode, "The Mother Muffin Affair," which features Boris Karloff in drag as a quirky London villain.
February 18, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES NCIS: While on a leave of absence to mourn the loss of his wife, Director Leon (Rocky Carroll) stumbles upon some personal information that has him questioning everything. Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette and David McCallum also star in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS). Raising Hope: In this new episode, Sabrina (Shannon Woodward)
November 9, 1989 |
Jason David McCallum--the son of actor David McCallum and actress Jill Ireland--whose troubled life and battles against drugs and alcohol were a focus of Ireland's recently published book "Life Lines," was found dead in his Laurel Canyon home, police said Wednesday. The body of the 27-year-old McCallum was found by his girlfriend, Tracy Medina, on the bathroom floor of his rented apartment early Tuesday evening, Los Angeles police spokeswoman Margie Reid said.
December 26, 1985 |
David McCallum is up to his old tricks--espionage. The actor who played Illya Kuryakin in the spy spoof "The Man From UNCLE" from 1964-'68 is returning to television as a World War II spy master in "Behind Enemy Lines," to air on NBC Sunday, 9-11 p.m. "He is a spy," McCallum said of his new character, "but he's a different kind of spy--he's a professional spy instead of an NBC spy."