John Rich, director of TV comedies, dies at 86

Writer Carl Reiner, right, and director John Rich pose with the Emmy awards they won for their work on the "Dick Van Dyke Show," during the annual Emmy Awards presentation in Hollywood, Calif., on May 26, 1963. Reiner was awarded best comedy writer and Rich was named best director. (AP Photo)

January 30, 2012 6:57:18 AM PST
Television director John Rich, who won an Emmy Award for the memorable "All in the Family" scene showing Sammy Davis Jr. planting a kiss on Archie Bunker, has died in Los Angeles at 86.