Mary Tyler Moore

John Kiesewetter

Another year down the tubes! Here's a look at 2017 TV/Media/Radio/Movies stories of 2017 from A to Z:

A is for abolishing the area's admired Adult Album Alternative (Triple A) station, WNKU-FM.

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ABC devotes a full hour to Mary Tyler Moore Friday night on "20/20," while MeTV Sunday repeats the best "Mary Tyler Moore Show" episodes about Chuckles the Clown, dating Lou Grant and the 1977 series finale.

Here's how to spend the weekend with Moore, who died Wednesday at age 80, the woman who could turn our world on with a smile:

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Even Chuckles the Clown is mourning this sad day.

Actress Mary Tyler Moore – who starred in two iconic TV series, and produced many shows including “WKRP in Cincinnati” – died Wednesday at age 80.

ABC Television

It's a Festivus for the rest of us this weekend, with classic holiday episodes of "Seinfeld," "The Brady Bunch," "A Very Brady Christmas" and Perry Como's variety show.

"Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,"  "Frosty the Snowman," "Frosty Returns" and "The Elf on a Shelf" also repeat.

CBS Television

If Procter & Gamble had its way, the "Dick Van Dyke Show" being celebrated by CBS in prime-time Sunday would never have aired.

P&G, the sponsor for the first "Dick Van Dyke" season (1961-62), pulled the plug on advertising  a second season of the Dick Van Dyke-Mary Tyler Moore comedy after it finished No. 80.

But there was a bigger problem: Pants.

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Thanks, Grant Tinker, for all the great TV.

Tinker, who died Monday at age 90, was NBC chairman 1981-86 and co-founder of the MTM studio in 1970 with wife Mary Tyler Moore.