| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Apparently you can teach audiences new tricks. FX's dark comedy "Wilfred" became an unlikely hit this summer with its blend of high concept and low-brow laughs.
Based on the Australian show of the same name, the half-hour series tells the story of Ryan...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:58 PM
"The Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood has succeeded in his quest to find a buyer for his Santa Monica house. It has sold for $1,758,800.
The Spanish-style home, built in 1924, was listed as a remodeling opportunity. The front door opens into a round...
| Jan 29, 2012
L.A. Clipper Chris Paul may be quick down the court, but he moves pretty fast when it comes to buying multimillion-dollar real estate too.
The All-Star bought and closed on the Bel-Air home of singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne for $8.495 million just a...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:38 AM
The penguins are back in returning director George Miller's animated sequel, and though a good deal of the novelty has worn off, the result still can be enjoyed by family audiences.
Now a dad, Mumble (voiced again by Elijah Wood) balances family concerns...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Charlie Sheen and Russell Brand join the FX comedy line-up beginning June 28, but more importantly, "Wilfred" is back.
Here's the network's summer comedy block, all times Central:
8 and 8:30 | "Anger Management" with Charlie Sheen
9 | "Wilfred" with...
| Nov 6, 2011
Wade Robson has directed music videos for the likes of 'N Sync and Britney Spears, hosted the 2003 MTV series "The Wade Robson Project" and has been a judge and choreographer on Fox's competition series "So You Think You Can Dance" since 2007.
| Nov 17, 2011
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Think about an animal you find cute. Now think about a computer-animated version of that animal rapping LL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out.” Boom: Cuteness eliminated.
Escalating the misguided, if-people-like-...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:16 PM
In the Shire, a Hobbit-populated region of Middle Earth, Mr. Bilbo Baggins (Ian Holm) is setting down — for the sake of his nephew Frodo (Elijah Wood) — a true account of his life's great adventure. Forty years earlier, a tall wizard named...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, December 21. Elijah Wood, George Lopez and other celebrities came to Studio City this week to support Henry's Tacos, but it may not be enough.
The famous small taco stand is slated to close at the end of the...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, November 23. Lankershim Boulevard has grown into an important street in the Valley, thanks in part to two Metro stations.
The area between the North Hollywood and Universal City stations "now ranks as the most...