Penny Marshall, “Laverne & Shirley” Star, Director, Dies at 75… TV Tonight: Season Finale: Survivor… Pixar Releases Its Oscar-Nominated Animated Short On Youtube

Penny Marshall, “Laverne & Shirley” Star, Director, Dies at 75: Penny Marshall, who starred alongside Cindy Williams in the hit ABC comedy “Laverne & Shirley” and then became a successful director, died last night at her Hollywood Hills home due to complications from diabetes. Marshall was the first woman to direct a film grossing more than $100 million, the first woman to direct two films that grossed more than $100 million, and she was only the second woman director to see her film Oscar nominated for best picture. “Laverne & Shirley” ran from 1976-1983 and proved an enormous success for ABC. It was the No. 3 show on television in 1975-76, No. 2 in 1976-77, and No. 1 in 1977-78 and 1978-79. Marshall was 75. (Source: imdb.com)

TV Tonight: Season Finale: Survivor: A new. 2-hour finale will be followed by the reunion show. (8pm, CBS) (Source: Interprep)

Pixar Releases Its Oscar-Nominated Animated Short On Youtube: Pixar’s animated short film Bao was shown in theaters before Incredibles 2 and has been named an Oscar finalist in the Animated Short Film category. You can now watch it for free on YouTube. (Source: Interprep)

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