| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Highlights on the TV schedule today: 1. Michelle Obama headlines the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, N.C. ABC, CBS and NBC devote the 10 p.m. hour to the conclave. You'll find more extensive coverage on cable news, PBS (which starts at 8 p....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The busy folks at the Warner Archives Collection have focused recently on the female stars of the 1930s (and even a bit earlier), and several new releases fill out their slate nicely. Joan Crawford and Bette Davis are among those featured....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:50 PM
The first full week of the London Olympics will dominate the schedule, ratings and headlines. But viewers have alternatives. HBO offers “About Face: Supermodels Then and Now,” a diverting documentary, at 9 p.m. Monday. Those supermodels...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:45 PM
TCM starts its Summer Under the Stars festival Wednesday with John Wayne, arguably the biggest movie star of all. Each day in August, starting at 6 a.m., the channel will salute a performer with a 24-hour marathon. What is Wayne's best? I vote “...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:07 AM
All y'all all know that we have an abundance of good actors in our fair city.
No, they aren't as famous as Magic players — and they certainly aren't paid as much — but they provide much more entertainment and they give much more back to the...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jeanine Basinger has been happily married for 45 years, so she knows a lot about how to make a marriage work. Basinger, the founder and director of the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, also knows a lot about marriage movies,...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In August 2001, Dick Butkus was approached with a deal.
If he would record a radio advertisement, he would be given an EBCT heart scan. The scan normally would have cost about $15,000 and insurance didn't cover it.
"What the hell," Butkus said. "I hadn'...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Behind Charlevoix Area Hospital is the large stone house designed by Earl Young in his inimitable mushroom style. It is considered one of the best examples of his work. There is a tall, carved statue of a blue heron in the window. Up and down this...
| Sep 2, 2010
On a warm summer night, the terrace at Saddle Peak Lodge seduces with its view through a pine tree to Saddle Peak and, beyond, the sky. We're wrapped in the quiet of the Santa Monica Mountains halfway between Calabasas and Malibu, with just enough light...
| Feb 8, 2011
Mary Cleere Haran, a singer, actress and writer whose performances and recordings brought new perspectives to classic American popular songs, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla. She was 58.
The Broward County coroner's office confirmed that she died...
| Nov 4, 2011
Character actor in dozens of TV, film projects
Sid Melton, 94, a character actor perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television shows "Green Acres" and "The Danny Thomas Show," died of pneumonia Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph...