| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Matt Lauer looked as if he'd drawn the short straw Friday when he was the one who got stuck in the short-suit for a "Today" fashion segment.
For those who might not be on trend, or a professional basketball player, or Pharrell, that's a suit where the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Honestly? I've never gotten worked up about Paula Deen and her cooking.
I thought she could be great fun on television, particularly when she flirted with Matt Lauer on her "Today" show visits. Her food struck me as a culinary form of Southern Gothic,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:16 AM
One of my guaranteed chuckles at our theme parks is during MuppetVision 3D at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Kermit the Frog and company are producing a musical spectacular and he asks what the title is.
"It's 'A Salute to All Nations … But Mostly...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Lisa Schatz starts her Preakness shopping eight months early, at the September fashion trade shows in New York City. In addition to her regular buys for spring inventory, she's learned to add items featuring bold colors and fun prints that will stand...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Macy Causey remembers vividly how frightened she was to be interviewed on NBC's "Today" by Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker.
"It was really nerve-wracking," Macy said. "I was very, very scared that something would go wrong."
It didn't. Macy charmed...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Anne Hathaway has been all over TV this week promoting her new movie "One Day," which would be annoying if she weren't so darn likeable. She's like us, only famous (or so we'd like to think). We'll admit we're jealous she gets to attend glamorous film...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The People's Choice Awards complete winners list:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (winner)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:49 PM
It's rare that you can say a piece of television is inevitable. But throughout the media circus following the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, the notion that there would be a Drew Peterson Lifetime movie was about as close to a sure thing as you could...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Are you ready for some political football? For the fourth straight year President Obama will do a live interview on the network hosting the Super Bowl, offering him a chance to speak directly into the homes of tens of millions of Americans gathered to...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:26 PM
In the latest ratcheting-up of this year’s political arms race, President Obama has given the go-ahead to his donors to contribute funds to a “super PAC” set up by two of his former aides, a reversal of his previous opposition to the...