| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before getting over being snubbed for Man of the Year.
The Skinny: If you haven't seen HBO's documentary "State of Play" about the parents of child athletes, check it out. It's very disturbing and made me grateful for my absentee...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A hit drama called "Overspel" from Holland had plenty to recommend it — murder and intrigue in elite society circles, troubled romances and hot sex. What it didn't have, for an American remake, anyway, was a good title.
"It's called 'Adultery,' if...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Keke Palmer is just 20 years old, but she has a resume that could belong to someone twice her age.
Born in Harvey and raised in Robbins just south of Chicago, Palmer has been working steadily since facing off against Queen Latifah as an 11-year-old in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Over the course of five books, A.S. King has established herself as a singular voice in today's young adult literature. She brings vivid life to realistic kids working through raw deals, from the death of a friend in Printz honor winner "Please Ignore...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sci fi and fantasy TV get their due in November with the premieres of Fox's robot-action thriller "Almost Human," the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor," and BBC America's mythology series "Atlantis." Two sitcoms, Fox's...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Discovery Communications Inc. Executive Chairman John S. Hendricks has exercised stock options worth $12.7 million, according to a regulatory filing.
The 61-year-old company founder sold 144,179 shares of Discovery common stock on Oct. 31 for prices...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Before reality TV, we had to rely on "Family Feud" for our occasional voyeuristic glimpses into the domestic lives of America. Now Honey Boo Boo, Mama June and the rest of the rural Georgia clan of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" are going old school with...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The boyfriend of a Menifee woman dubbed the Queen of Sole for her extensive shoe collection is being held on suspicion of her murder after she was found in the swimming pool with signs of blunt force trauma.
Riverside County Sheriff's investigators...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Actor-producer Lisa Kudrow had two season premieres on different networks this past week — Showtime's "Web Therapy," which goes into its fifth season with Kudrow playing Skyping shrink "without patience" Fiona Wallice, and "Who Do You Think You Are?...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
With his hair tousled and aviator sunglasses resting on a table, Matt Bristol seemed like your typical Angeleno on a recent afternoon for lunch in Brentwood.
But Bristol is a cast member on the TLC series “Breaking Amish: Los Angeles,”...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
"What Not To Wear" (TLC, Fridays). One of the greatest series on television begins its final season this week. I speak of course of the decade-old "What Not To Wear," based on an earlier British model, in which friendly yet acerbic, gentle but firm...