AmericanLife TV Honors Pleshette


AmericanLife TV Network will air a marathon of the classic sitcom The Bob Newhart Show Jan. 28 in memory of actress and series co-star Susanne Pleshette.

Pleshette, who played comedian Bob Newhart’s wife Emily in the long-running sitcom, died Jan. 19 from complications due to lung cancer.

The marathon will run from 9 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the 10.5-million subscriber service, according to executives.

Along with The Bob Newhart Show, Pleshette also appeared in several TV programs such as Playhouse 90, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and Will & Grace.

Some of her most noted film roles included The Birds, Blackbeard’s Ghost, The Shaggy D.A. and The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin.