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  • 'Tammy's' Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Build a Comedy Empire One Raunchy Joke at a Time

    Melissa McCarthy has emerged as one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars. But her offscreen lifestyle suggests otherwise. She still resides in a small three-bedroom house in Los Angeles suburb Toluca Lake with her husband, Ben Falcone. Their two young...
  • Reese Witherspoon Puts $10.5 Million Pricetag on Brentwood Estate

    It's no secret Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon has been on a long and drawn-out house hunt on the Westside of Los Angeles. Last year -- so the scuttlebutt went -- she and her talent-agent hubby, Jim Toth, were thisclose to buying a $20-ish million multi-...
  • Exclusive Look at 5 Projects with Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone

    In this week's Variety cover story, Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone talk about diving into comedy production with their own company, On the Day. The first project on the list: "Tammy," which opens Fourth of July weekend, about a Midwestern heroine who...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hot in Cleveland' on TV Land

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hot in Cleveland' on TV Land
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Big Brother The unscripted series returns...
  • Melissa McCarthy recalls 'decade of tears': 'I was an idiot'

    Melissa McCarthy recalls 'decade of tears': 'I was an idiot'
    Melissa McCarthy recalls a time when she wanted to conform to certain standards of beauty, but looking back, she thinks that girl was an "idiot." "In my 20s I used to cry about why I wasn't thinner or prettier, but I want to add that I also used to...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'NY Med' on ABC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'NY Med' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Defiance In this new episode Irisa (Stephanie...
  • Melissa McCarthy's star power helps her go out on a limb with 'Tammy'

     Melissa McCarthy's star power helps her go out on a limb with 'Tammy'
    WILMINGTON, N.C. — One humid night last June, on a dock along one of this port city's winding creeks, Melissa McCarthy and Kathy Bates took their places for a scene in the new movie "Tammy." Five years earlier, McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone,...
  • All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman

     All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman
    It is a good time to be Melissa McCarthy. McCarthy was nominated for supporting actress for her performance in "Bridesmaids" two years ago, won an Emmy for her TV series "Mike & Molly," was second to Jennifer Lawrence in a recent poll of best-liked...
  • 'Tammy' is really just sad

    'Tammy' is really just sad
    *1/2 (out of four) Maybe Melissa McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone, met with studio execs and pitched a movie that would completely reinvent McCarthy’s onscreen persona. Maybe they advocated for a female main character played by McCarthy to...
  • Monday's TV highlights: 'American Revolutionary' on 'POV' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'American Revolutionary' on 'POV' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Under the Dome Stephen King wrote the...
  • 'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.

    'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.
    After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to June gloom. The Skinny: I was bummed to hear Bobby Womack died. I saw him open for the Rolling Stones back in 1981 and regret not taking the time to listen to more of his music. I did pick up his soundtrack...