Alfred "Al" Masini, the creator of Entertainment Tonight, Star Search, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, Solid Gold, and many other TV shows has passed away. He was 80 years old.
Masini died in Honolulu, where he has lived for many years.
His wife Charlyn Honda Masini described her husband as a "humble, sweet, lovable person."
Longtime friend Carol Burnett also said that she was very sorry to hear about Masini's death and that he was a "talented producer and a fine man."
R.I.P Al, you will be missed!
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