Latest News & Updates:
NEW 10/20/20 David Leisure Appears on ABC’s The Goldbergs – David Leisure appeared in the eighth season premiere of ABC’s The Goldbergs in an episode the spoofs the classic film Airplane! The series is set in the 80s and typically uses its season premiere to do a send-up of a film from the decade. David appeared in the original Airplane! The episode debuted Wednesday, October 21. Check out the teaser for the episode below.
NEW 10/19/20 6 Empty Nest Episodes Every Golden Girls Fan Should See: Site runner Matt Browning selected six Empty Nest episodes to introduce Golden Girls fans to the show. See which ones made the list here.
NEW 10/9/20 Get a Personalized Message from Your Favorite Empty Nester with Cameo: Want a personalized birthday wish from Dinah Manoff? Maybe a “Happy Anniversary” from Marsha Warfield? Three Empty Nest cast members are now on Cameo, the website that lets you request a personalized celebrity message for a friend, loved one, enemy, yourself — whomever. Dinah Manoff, Marsha Warfield, and Lisa Rieffel are all on Cameo! In fact, Matt, who runs the site, turned 40 in October, and Dinah sent a wonderful message! Check it out!
NEW 8/12/20 Return to the Nest with Maya Leisure: Our “Return to the Nest” series of interviews with cast and crew members has picked up with the addition of Maya Leisure, daughter of series star David Leisure. Maya shares with us what it was like to be a kid on the set of a hit sitcom.
Dinah Manoff to Publish Debut Novel Summer 2021: Dinah has signed with Filles Vertes Publishing and will release her debut adult contemporary novel The Real True Hollywood Story of Jackie Gold Summer 2021! The book focus on Jackie Gold, “a tabloid cover girl with a walk-in closet full of secrets, is at the peak of her career when she jumps from her hotel balcony as it’s stormed by a pack of bloodthirsty paparazzi. From the hospital bed where she lies fighting for her life, Jackie recalls her improbable show business upbringing and the events that led to that moment while the public runs wild with speculation. Now, there’s nothing left to do but reveal secrets and mend (or shatter) relationships.”
Kristy McNichol, Dinah Manoff and David Leisure Reunite at Hollywood Show: In the summer of 2019, Kristy McNichol, Dinah Manoff and David Leisure reunited at The Hollywood Show Fan Convention in Los Angeles, California, marking the first time the three appeared together since the Empty Nest finale in 1995. They chatted with fans, took pictures and signed autographs. David even brought along an original “Dr. Harry” coffee mug from the set, along with the leather jacket he wore during the first pilot episode, in which he played test pilot Oliver on The Golden Girls. Matt from EmptyNestTV.com was there and got some great videos and pics. Check them out on the Empty Nest Facebook and Twitter pages.
Lisa Rieffel Forms New Rock/Pop Duo H. Kink, Releases Album: Lisa Rieffel, who played youngest daughter Emily Weston on the show, has made a career of music in recent years. In addition to fronting the popular L.A. band Killola, who are currently working on a new album, she recently teamed with fellow musician Timm Sharp to form the indie rock/pop duo H. Kink. Their new record, “Wish I Were Here,” was released last summer to critical acclaim. Check it out!