| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Well golly! Having enjoyed an unlikely smash with "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," TLC dives back into deep-fried dishing in "Welcome to Myrtle Manor," another sitcom-style reality show, steeped in stereotypical images of "trailer-park trash" as its spine. Set in a South Carolina community, the heavily narrated exercise screams "inauthentic" at practically every turn, and if history holds true, the show will probably fare best in the same regions it lampoons. Every hit invariably spawns clones, but expecting one this derivative to become another Southern superstar would be a real boo-boo.
| Feb 11, 2009
Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...
| Mar 31, 2009
Monte Hale, one of the last of Hollywood's celluloid "singing cowboys" and a founder of what is now the Autry National Center of the American West, has died. He was 89.
Hale had been in failing health and died Sunday of age-related causes at his home...