| May 14, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Sony Corp. stock soared in afternoon trading after New York hedge fund Third Point proposed that the electronics and media giant make an initial public stock offering of up to 20% of its entertainment arm.
That unit, known as Sony Entertainment Inc.,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:13 PM
When you're sitting watching a new musical, it's easy to focus on a book or a score and underestimate the perennial dependency of Broadway tuners on lyrics. And if you're ever looking for lyrical excellence, the songs of Lorenz Hart (an early...
| Sep 12, 2012
These are the regularly scheduled time periods for your favorite shows. Occasionally shows are pre-empted or moved for sports, specials or long movies, but that is on a one-time-only basis.
*Schedule is subject to change without notice.*
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Think "Bewitched"meets "Sex in the City." Bell, Book and Candle, a stylish romantic comedy by John van Druten that opened on Broadway in 1950 and ran through 233 performances, tells the story of Shepherd Henderson, a guy with everything going for him...
| Jul 18, 2012
As the director of more than 100 episodes of the enduringly classic 1950s sitcom "I Love Lucy," William Asher considered the first episode he directed to be one of his most memorable: Lucy and Ethel working in a chocolate factory.
But for Asher, who died...
| Aug 16, 2012
Veteran actress played Clark Kent's mother
Phyllis Thaxter, 92, an actress who had an active film career in the 1940s and '50s and capped it with her portrayal of Clark Kent's mother in the 1978 version of "Superman," died Tuesday at...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Some reality television shows offer questionable portrayals of the Amish community.
Kevin Williams, creator and editor of "The Amish Cook" column, which appears in the Daily American on Wednesdays, is working on a project that he said will show the...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
| Jul 30, 2010
You can watch the "Twilight" movies and read the books, but why stop there?
Thousands of Americans are giving their babies "Twilight"-related names.
Bella, the name of the love-struck heroine of Stephenie Meyer's vampire novels, hadn't quite cracked the...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Play the opening sequences of classic prime-time TV series, then vote: Part one, 1950–69....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Whether a remake is actually a good idea is a subject for another post....