TV Networks Remember Penny Marshall With 'Laverne & Shirley' Marathons
The passing of Laverne & Shirley star and acclaimed filmmaker Penny Marshall has touched both fans and her Hollywood peers.
But while it is a time of mourning, it's always good to take a look back at the accomplishments of those we've lost and acknowledge their contributions — and Marshall has many to celebrate.
The actress, comedian and director was a pioneer in the industry.
Luckily for fans of Marshall's Laverne & Shirley, some TV networks are airing marathons of the iconic series as a tribute this week. Below, find out more about the upcoming marathons that will run in her honor.
Laverne & Shirley Marathon on Logo
Friday, December 21 at 12pm ET/PT
To honor Marshall, Logo will be airing eight consecutive hours of her hit series Laverne & Shirley from 12pm ET/PT to 8pm ET/PT. The episodes featured will showcase Marshall's best moments in the series as a "Best-of Penny Marshall" theme. The actress and director starred as the titular Laverne DeFazio on the hit series, which originally aired on ABC.
Some of the industry's biggest names are taking a moment to honor the actress and director.
MeTV Pays Tribute to Penny Marshall
Sunday, December 23 at 2pm ET/PT
MeTV is celebrating the comedic genius of Marshall with a four-hour block of Laverne & Shirley episodes, but they aren't just a random selection. The mini-marathon is comprised of some of Marshall's favorite episodes that she spoke of in an interview with the network. Also airing a couple of the show's Christmas-themed episodes, this tribute pays homage with a personal touch. Don't miss Penny Marshall's favorite episodes when the tribute airs December 23. Below, see the full schedule of titles set to run:
2pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Fakeout at the Stakeout"
2:30pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Bridal Shower"
3pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Guinea Pigs"
3:30pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Steppin' Out"
4pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Airport '59"
4:30pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Supermarket Sweep"
5pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Christmas Eve at the Booby Hatch"
5:30pm ET/PT Laverne & Shirley - "Oh, Come All Ye Bums"AlertMe