facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Today' show to host 'Little House on the Prairie' reunion

"Little House on the Prairie" had a nine-season run from 1974 to 1983.
By Annie Martin   |   April 29, 2014 at 3:57 PM   |   Comments

http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/i/UPI-4821398798518/2014/1/13988008726005/Today-show-to-host-Little-House-on-the-Prairie-reunion.jpg
NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- The Today show plans to host a Little House on the Prairie reunion.

Eight original cast members will reunite for a special episode of the morning program. It has been confirmed that Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls, and Alison Arngrim, who played evil character Nellie, are two of the actors who will attend.

Little House on the Prairie had a nine-season run from 1974-1983 on NBC. The series is loosely based on the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, but features characters and plot lines not found in the novels.

The show follows farmer Charles Ingalls (Michael Landon), his wife Caroline (Karen Grassle), and their four daughters, Mary (Melissa Sue Anderson), Laura (Melissa Gilbert), Carrie (Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush) and Grace (Wendi and Brenda Turnbaugh), as they live on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minn. in the late 1800s. Other characters include general store owners Nels (Richard Bull) and Harriet Oleson (Katherine MacGregor) and their spoiled children, Nellie (Allison Arngrim) and Willie (Jonathan Gilbert).

"It's going to be fun," Today host Kathie Lee Gifford promises. The Little House cast members reportedly will share some big news on the episode.

The Little House on the Prairie reunion will take place on the Today show Wednesday, April 30.

Follow @littlemannie and @UPI on Twitter.
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Ellen Pompeo posts 'Orange is the New Black'-inspired photo Ellen Pompeo posts 'Orange is the New Black'-inspired photo
2
Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness
3
Prince William to step in for Kate Middleton after she cancels Malta tour Prince William to step in for Kate Middleton after she cancels Malta tour
4
George Clooney made Maggie Smith swoon on 'Downton Abbey' George Clooney made Maggie Smith swoon on 'Downton Abbey'
5
Ashlee Simpson supports husband Evan Ross' family at bookstore event Ashlee Simpson supports husband Evan Ross' family at bookstore event
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback