| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Amazon.com spends more money on original and exclusive content for its streaming-video service, the Internet retail giant is declining to renew deals for some TV content.
Amazon Prime Instant Video, available through the Prime free-shipping program,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Food Network reality series Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off, hosted by Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri, is looking for aspiring chefs ages 8-13 to be contestants on its second season.
Talented young cooks can apply online to be a contestant on the show,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:24 AM
The weekly “Improvised Double Dare” show at ComedySportz Theatre will be serving up a heaping pile of nostalgia Sunday, along with whatever messy concoction they decide to spill on the house improvisors.
Marc Summers — host of the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Clarissa Dickson Wright, the star of BBC's "Two Fat Ladies," has died. Christened Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson Wright, the television cook and author passed away Saturday in Edinburgh,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Clarissa Dickson Wright, the unlikely television star who shook up the food world from a motorcycle sidecar, died Saturday. Wright, half of the “Two Fat Ladies,” a series that featured Wright and co-host Jennifer Patterson touring the...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
When the offbeat BBC cooking show "Two Fat Ladies" was given a green light in 1996, costar Clarissa Dickson Wright did not have the highest hopes. "I found it very hard to believe," she later wrote, "and thought perhaps it might be a cult series with a...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Jamie Oliver's production company Fresh One Prods. has extended its output deal with the global distribution arm of FremantleMedia.
FremantleMedia Intl. will continue to be the exclusive distribution and first-look partner for all Fresh One...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Review: Spritz Burger
3819 N. Broadway 773-868-9866
Rating: 3 (out of 4)
I, the Great Burgerelli, do believe that the hottest circles of hell should be reserved for charlatans such as Guy Fieri. I thoroughly appreciate those who can communicate their...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany -- RTL Group, Europe's largest broadcast network and owner of FremantleMedia, has reported net profits up 45.7% to Euros 870 million ($1.19 billion) for 2013.
Revenue dropped 1.8% to Euros 5.89 billion ($8.09 billion) as higher...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
She's got a new album in the works, but it's nowhere near finished yet. Her Emmy-winning Food Network show, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen," is doing just fine, thanks, and two of her three cookbooks have become New York Times bestsellers. (Oh, yeah: she's...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum, and the Eastbluff Village, Crystal Cove and Bayside shopping centers, have announced the openings of multiple new businesses.
Each of the centers is owned and operated by the Newport Beach-based Irvine Co.
Some of the...