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  • Alan Armer dies at 88; TV producer won Emmy with 'The Fugitive'

    Alan Armer dies at 88; TV producer won Emmy with 'The Fugitive'
    Alan A. Armer, an Emmy Award-winning television producer whose series included "The Fugitive" and "The Untouchables," has died. He was 88. Armer, a retired longtime professor in what now is called the Department of Cinema and Television Arts at Cal State...
  • Dino De Laurentiis, storied movie producer, dies at 91

    Dino De Laurentiis, storied movie producer, dies at 91
    Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation's film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of...
  • McDaniel College offers new minor in genre fiction

    McDaniel College offers new minor in genre fiction
    Coming unstuck in time, Pamela Regis was investigating the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime. When the clocks struck 13, she dreamt she went to ... to Manderley? — no, McDaniel. Strange as it might seem, Regis' dream of jumbled-up...
  • Common goes West

    Common goes West
    Rapper-turned-movie-actor Common wasn't looking for a TV role, but something about Elam Ferguson drew him to AMC's new Western "Hell on Wheels." "I hadn't seen any material written this great for a black character, especially of this time period, and I...
  • CBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'CSI,' 'The Good Wife' move

    CBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'CSI,' 'The Good Wife' move
    America's most-watched network, CBS, revealed its plans for the 2011-12 season Wednesday, introducing five news series and moving "CSI" and "The Good Wife" to new nights. "CSI" will move to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, while "The Good Wife" will air at 8 p.m....
  • Dolores Fuller dies at 88; actress dated director Ed Wood

    Dolores Fuller dies at 88; actress dated director Ed Wood
    Dolores Fuller, the onetime actress-girlfriend of cross-dressing schlock movie director Ed Wood who co-starred with Wood in his low-budget 1950s cult classic "Glen or Glenda," has died. She was 88. Fuller, whose show business career included writing...
  • 'Columbo' Star Peter Falk Dead at 83

    'Columbo' Star Peter Falk Dead at 83
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Legendary "Columbo" star Peter Falk has died at the age of 83. Falk "died peacefully at his Beverly Hills home in the evening of June 23, 2011," a rep tells KTLA. The actor had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease,...
  • Jo Nesbo could be poised for a breakthrough

    Jo Nesbo could be poised for a breakthrough
    His friends knew he had a way with words. So when some filmmakers acquainted with Jo Nesbo asked the Norwegian crime writer to suggest a title for their upcoming horror movie, he tried to oblige. After musing on the story — friends go on a...
  • Conn. Home Invasion Killer's Elaborate Oyster Suicide Plan

    Conn. Home Invasion Killer's Elaborate Oyster Suicide Plan
    HARTFORD, CT -- While Steven Hayes sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom. Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred,...
  • The plain truths of Oscar winners

    The plain truths of Oscar winners
    Ozark waitresses turned boxers. Los Angelenos battling over racial and social inequality. Boston's criminal element and a do-gooder detective. A West Texas cowboy and a satchel of money. A slum kid from India and a game show. Bomb specialists in Iraq...
  • Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon

    Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon
    Massive, worldwide success often remains a bit enigmatic, but this publishing breakthrough seemed especially unlikely. The first novel begins with the dull thud of a family tree full of foreign names: The book starts slowly — digging into arcane...