Why the 50th anniversary of the first airing of ‘Murder by the Book’ on September 15 is an event worth celebrating!
April 1 2018 struck a sombre note for Columbo fans with news that Steven Bochco had died at the age of 74 after a long battle with leukemia. Although small compared to his main body of work, Bochco’s Columbo contribution remains one of the most celebrated of all.
Courtesy of the official Columbo YouTube channel, full episodes of the greatest TV show of all time are now available in the public domain. For your viewing pleasure, here’s Murder by the Book in full HD glory. I’ll drink to that!
Chronicling the two Columbo episodes that were scripted but never made – including one penned by none other than Hollywood heavyweight director Brian De Palma.
Great news! A new biography of Peter Falk is out now, and should be considered essential reading for all Columbo fans.
Photo and video highlights from the life of Peter Falk – including lots of magnificent Columbo moments! Gone but not forgotten…
Columbo’s legendary first season rounded out with an episode directed by Peter Falk himself: no easy feat given the live construction site backdrop. So is Blueprint for Murder TV gold, or should it be condemned to burial in the foundation of a skyscraper? Read on to find out…
From Mama Fratelli and Mr Miyagi to sexy vampiresses and Major League baseball stars – did you know that all these superstars appeared in Columbo?
No silver screen accolade is more coveted than the Academy Award. And the stars of Columbo, both from in front of and behind the camera, have a shedload of Oscars between them – as well as nominations galore. Have a look here at Columbo’s Oscars pedigree. You might be surprised…
15 September 1971 is one of the pivotal dates in televisual history. It was the night Columbo Murder by the Book first aired.