Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Mike Connors Dead: ‘Mannix’ Star Was 91 | Variety

Mike Connors, best known for playing detective Joe Mannix on 1960s and '70s show "Mannix," died Thursday in Tarzana, Calif. He was 91.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

The long-running private eye series Mannix was brutal, stylish comfort food

For most of the history of television, the barrier to syndication—and to profitability—has been 100 episodes. The shows that have made it to that mark are an unusual group. Many were big hits. Some found small cult audiences. Still others just hung on