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  • Friday's TV Highlights: Better watch out, Spike's got 'Bad Santa'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies 'BAD SANTA': Spike presents a day-long marathon of this off-color 2003 holiday tale starring Billy Bob Thornton, left,......
  • Review: Two books (mostly) about TV writing: Russell Davies' 'The Writer's Tale,' Mike Sacks' 'And Here's The Kicker'

     
    When I am not watching television to write about television, or writing about television, sometimes I read a book. And while ideally this represents a complete break from my day job -- or, to be more accurate, from my day-and-night......
  • Weinstein Co. hopes for brighter future after erasing crushing debt

     
    The Weinstein Co. has struck a deal to restructure its debt in the wake of several film flops, but the arrangement leaves the independent production company with a formidable task of turning around its fortunes. The settlement calls for the......
  • Station History

    The station signed on in 1986 as WFTY, an independent station without network affiliation. In 1993, the station was purchased by Jasas Corporation and remained the last independent television station in Washington, DC. In the beginning of 1995, the...
  • Review: 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa'

    "Madagascar," the 2005 animated film that brought us pampered zoo critters Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the paranoid hypochondriac giraffe and Gloria the hippo (and the penguins, don't forget those crafty penguins) pulled in about half a billion...
  • 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' is breakout hit at box office

    Just when signs of box-office doldrums began worrying studio execs, a flock of escaped zoo animals saved the day. DreamWorks' latest animation fest, "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa," surpassed all expectations for its opening weekend, bringing in $63.5...
  • 'Soul Men's' Affion Crockett tips his hat to the late Bernie Mac

    "It was an honor for me to be the next guy in line to get beaten up by Sam Jackson," says an affable Affion Crockett. It may have been a charge to get tuned up by one of the highest-grossing movie stars ever in "Soul Men," but the even bigger thrill...
  • Review: 'Soul Men'

    The funniest bit in the crude but diverting "Soul Men" really makes you miss Bernie Mac, who died in August, a few months after completing the picture. Mac plays one half of the Real Deal, the Pips-like backup duo for a charismatic singer (John Legend)...
  • Actors, actresses and entertainers

    Actors, actresses and entertainers Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10) Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
  • June 7 - 11

    Lawrence Zarian - Playboy Club - Bernie Mac Day - Glamorama - Pam Grier Monday, June 7 Time for Talent Community Summer Picnic Saturday, Jun. 12 noon - 3 p.m. Trinity Community Center 233 E. Maple St. Roselle Father's Day Fashions Lawrence Zarian...
  • A watershed for the Oscars

    At the Oscars next month, an unprecedented contest will unfold. Jamie Foxx, nominated in the best actor category for his role as Ray Charles in Ray, will be up against the highly regarded Don Cheadle from Hotel Rwanda. And for best supporting actor,...