Monday, November 16, 2009

Two unfortunate deaths to report

We regret to inform you that:

-Former "Remote Control", "Make Me Laugh" and "Smush" cost Ken Ober has died of a heart attack at the age of 52. In addition to his GS hosting duties, Ober worked as a producer and writer of the Comedy Central series "Mind of Menica", as well as a consulting producer for the early part of the run of CBS' "The New Adventures of Old Christine". Additionally, Ober worked on the Colin Quinn series "Tough Crowd".

-Former "Wipeout" contestant Tom Sparks died November 5th at the age of 33 from a stroke. He was suffering from shortness of breath and knee pains while he competed on the show a while back.

Various souces contributed to this report.

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