News & Updates:

June 3, 2009

Shout! Factory will release Season One of "The Patty Duke Show" on DVD in a six-disc set on September 29!  It will be a full-screen release of all thirty-six episodes and combines English mono audio and Engligh subtitles.  Bonus features will also be included: the remaining cast (William Schallert, Eddie Applegate, and Paul O'Keefe) will join Anna in interviews of their experiences working on the set.  Pricing and other information are not yet known, although details will follow as they become available.



April 13, 2009

Jean's episode of S.W.A.T. can be watched in its entirety on Internet Movie Database.

Season 3 of Laramie is now available on DVD at



February 3, 2006

Jean Byron passed away this morning due to complications from hip replacement surgery.  A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, February 7, in Alabama.



January 27, 2005

The complete first season of "Police Woman" will be released on DVD on Tuesday, March 7, 2006.  It is currently available for pre-order on



December 10, 2005

Happy birthday!  Jean turns 80 today!



August 30, 2005

Hurricane Katrina passed through Alabama causing only minor damage.  Our hearts go out to the residents of Mississippi and Louisiana.



December 10, 2004
Happy birthday!  Jean turns 79 today!


September 20, 2004
Hurricane Ivan
passed through Alabama earlier this week, although Jean reported only minor damage.


September 18, 2004
Today is the 41st anniversary of the premiere of "
The Patty Duke Show!"


September 10, 2004
Eddie Applegate ("Richard" from
The Patty Duke Show) will feature his original artwork at the 8th Annual Art in the Park.  He will be there Saturday and Sunday, September 11 & 12.  For more information, visit Park La Brea.


December 17, 2003
A&E's "Biography" on Patty Duke will air at 8:00PM Eastern.


December 10, 2003
Happy birthday!  Jean turns 78 today!


September 18, 2003
"The Patty Duke Show", in which Jean portrayed Natalie Lane, premiered forty years ago today!


July 27, 2003
An email account has been set up for Jean.  Please visit Contact Jean for more information.


June 11, 2003
Jean's episode of "Columbo" (Ransom for a Dead Man) will be airing on Bravo on Thursday, June 12 at 12:00 PM.  This was the second pilot for the series.


March 13, 2003
MGM is releasing Invisible Invaders on DVD in a 2-disc set (along with Journey To the Seventh Planet)!  It will be in stores on April 15, 2003.  The movies' theatrical trailers are included, and will be presented in Widescreen format.


February 5, 2003
Jean's episode of "Batman" (which originally aired 35 years ago last month) will be appearing on February 26 at 4:30am on TV Land.  Be sure to tune in!


January 8, 2003
The article I wrote about Jean, "Women in Entertainment under the Star System of 1950s & 1960s Hollywood," received a grade of A+ in my Women's Studies class!  I have also decided to continue writing it during the upcoming Spring 2003 semester.


December 10, 2002
Happy birthday!  Jean turns 77 today!




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