| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Burt Reynolds has done what they said can't be done: His 1977 Pontiac Trans Am, like the one from "Smokey and the Bandit," sold for $450,000 over the weekend in Las Vegas.
That's well above the $80,000 it was predicted to fetch and, adjusted for...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Burt Reynolds is selling hundreds of pieces of memorabilia from his personal collection, including some fans' Holy Grail: his 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Coupe from the movie "Smokey and the Bandit."
By Tuesday afternoon, the high bid was already at $70,000...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Deborah Raffin, a film actress, veteran of television miniseries and entrepreneur whose company, Dove Books-on-Tape, became a major force in the audio book industry, died Wednesday of leukemia at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 59.
| Dec 5, 2011
Character actor was in 'Deliverance'
Bill McKinney, 80, a character actor who carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults Ned Beatty's character in the 1972 film "Deliverance,...
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The Season 3 premiere of "Archer"is less than three weeks away, so it's time to amp up support for super spy Sterling Archer, who will meet Burt Reynolds in the premiere airing at 9 p.m. Jan. 19 on FX.
The network has released two clips (above) featuring...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:46 PM
And now from the "been-there, done-that" department: A couple of scrawny, virginal teens with no parental supervision dream of becoming "cooler than hell" and, of course, getting laid.
That's the concept behind FX's new animated sitcom "Unsupervised" (9:...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Well, they can't all be winners.
Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time.
This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
For two decades, Mengers was one of...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Music remains her mainstay, but LeAnn Rimes says the occasional acting role is nice, too.
The country singer has left the other profession largely to husband Eddie Cibrian, recently of NBC's "The Playboy Club," but she's headlining a new TV movie for...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Beverly Hills home of talent agent Sue Mengers, who died last month at 79, has come on the market at $4.995 million.
The Hollywood Regency house, built in 1959, is a showcase of John Woolf's signature style. Centered on a rounded portico with Greek...