SundanceTV to Air ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ Marathon

SundanceTV Saturday will air an all-day marathon of iconic 1970’s series The Mary Tyler Moore Show in tribute to the beloved actress, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 80.

The marathon will feature all 24 episodes of the final season of the series, which ran on CBS for seven seasons from 1970 to 1977, according to SundanceTV officials.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which focused on an independent woman working in television news. won 29 Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe awards during its broadcast run.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.