Remembering Mary

Over-the-air networks CBS, PBS, Get TV and MeTV have announced special programming to honor Mary Tyler Moore, iconic star of The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977) and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966), who died yesterday at 80.

CBS, original home of both those series, will air a one-hour tribute, Love is All Around, tonight at 9 pm ET/PT. Anchored by CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King, the news special will include archival network footage as well as new interviews with Oprah Winfrey and others.

Speaking of Winfrey, here’s a clip from the 2015 documentary Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration, which you can watch right now at, or in upcoming days on PBS stations (check local listings):

Besides Winfrey, the hour-long show features interviews with Moore’s former co-stars like Dick Van Dyke, Betty White and Valerie Harper.

On Monday night, January 30, at 11 pm ET, GetTV will air Dick Van Dyke and the Other Woman, a 1969 one-hour CBS variety special featuring Moore as the “other woman.” Here’s a clip, with the duo on a recreated set from The Dick Van Dyke Show:

GetTV will follow that at midnight with a half-hour 1960 episode of the John Cassavettes jazzy private eye NBC series Johnny Staccato, in which Moore plays a threatened beauty pageant contestant. To find where to watch GetTV in your area, visit the Get the Channel page.

As for the series that cemented her as an icon, MeTV has scheduled six episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show for Sunday, January 29, starting at 2 pm ET. The episodes include the series pilot, which we presented as part of our tribute to MTM Enterprises upon the death of Moore’s former husband and business partner Grant Tinker; and the final episode, which you can watch below. For the other Sunday episodes, check out MeTV, which regularly runs the series Monday mornings at 1 am. Go to their Where to Watch page to find your local station. You can also stream 72 episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show for free at Yahoo View.

For The Dick Van Dyke Show, we could find no over-the-air options at present, but Netflix and Hulu subscribers can binge on the entire series. You can also watch 26 first season episodes free at Shout Factory TV. Here’s episode two:

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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