| Mar 11, 2013
Monday's schedule underscores how television has changed. We have the funeral for a real TV icon, J.R. Ewing, on “Dallas.” And we have another season finale for “The Bachelor,” whose characters are fun for a while but don't...
| Feb 26, 2013
Schedule changes fill the Tuesday lineup. Keep in mind: CBS premieres “Golden Boy” at 10. What does this mean? It doesn't mean that “Vegas” has been canceled. Rather, CBS wants to give its new police drama a big push behind high-...
| Jan 30, 2013
Golly, as Gomer Pyle used to say. Jim Nabors, who made Gomer a beloved TV figure in the 1960s, has married his male partner of 38 years. Nabors and Stan Cadwallader traveled to Seattle, where gay marriage is legal, to wed Jan. 15, according to Hawaii News...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Community theater needs more visionaries like Michael Dale Brown, a director at the Costa Mesa Playhouse who's constantly searching for new and unusual plays with which to entertain his audiences. And if he can't find one, he'll write one ("Earthlings,...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 11:33 AM
There's something about the very funny "Murder's a Drag" that conjures the past.
It might be seeing the same cast who first performed the play in Orlando a decade ago in this reunion production.
Or, of course, it may be because the play spoofs old...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:35 PM
America's funny lady, Carol Burnett, doesn't dwell on the past. She embraces it.
"I have some wonderful stories to tell, especially about the show," she says.
"The show," of course, is the legendary "Carol Burnett Show" that ran on CBS from 1967-1978....
| May 11, 2011
| 9:52 AM
On the screen, they're dealing with the most hideous aspects of humanity. When the director yells cut, the actors from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" leave the rapes and murders their characters encounter and fall into easy patterns established after...
| May 23, 2011
Despite its fresh-faced cast, G-rating and untainted, unapologetic air of jubilance (see, please, the two exclamation points, both of which are quite sincere), "Glee Live! In Concert!" seemed very much at home in Las Vegas, where the stars of Fox's hit...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Zachary Levi tweeted about it Sunday, but now we have proof. He and Betty White did make out at her star-studded 90th birthday party.
"Soooooo, I may have just made out with Betty White. This is not a joke. #bucketlist," Levi tweeted. In the first clip...
| Jun 16, 2011
Bob Banner, an Emmy Award-winning television producer and director whose credits included "The Garry Moore Show," "Candid Camera" and "Solid Gold" and who gave a career boost to a young Carol Burnett years before becoming executive producer of her popular...
| Jun 22, 2011
Emmy-winning TV writer
Burt Styler, 86, an Emmy-winning TV writer who had a long association with Bob Hope, died of heart failure June 13 at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, his family said.
Styler won an Emmy in 1972 for an episode of...