| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The hands tell the story.
Blair Underwood, walking the Studio City set of NBC's update of its '60s police procedural "Ironside," held his out for inspection. Clearly, they've been in circulation — slightly worn and toughened. A symptom of taking...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has bought a restored home in Los Feliz for $3.825 million.
The updated 1920s Spanish Colonial and guesthouse have killer views of the surrounding hillsides and cityscape. Features include archways, beam ceilings,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Joining the ranks of famous disembodied voices of the world, such as Mr. Moviefone and Don LaFontaine, Atlanta voice actress Susan Bennett has stepped forward as the voice of Siri.
Yes, that's the often-mocked, sometimes helpful voice assistant on Apple...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:15 PM
"The Wrong Mans" (Hulu, beginning Monday). James Corden and Mathew Baynton, both from Britain's "Gavin & Stacey," co-wrote and costar in this fine action comedy, co-produced by Hulu and the BBC. As the title suggests, it's Hitchcock times two, comically....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Pink is taking another shot at selling a home she owns in Sherman Oaks, this time priced at $3.499 million.
The three-time Grammy winner, who sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at the Oscars this year, listed the gated property at $4 million three...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Prime-time TV is going gray.
After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers.
"The Millers" on CBS...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:13 PM
It is a stark image of the screen star, a woman whose playful smile and cascading hair made her a style icon of the 1970s and '80s.
Staring straight ahead, Farrah Fawcett's eyes are pensive, her face still.
A silk screen on canvas, the Andy Warhol...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:55 AM
I've never liked doing year-end best-of lists for a number of reasons. I don't feel qualified, for one. As a part-time critic I don't see or even sample every show. I also find that I enjoy shows that definitely aren't "the best" technically, but are so...
| Jun 9, 2012
Fashion designer Nolan Miller put a bra-less Farrah Fawcett in a see-through blouse for "Charlie's Angels," Tina Louise in a slinky nude-beige evening dress for "Gilligan's Island" and Elizabeth Taylor in violet gowns for her "Passion" perfume...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When the names of winners are revealed on Oscar night, months of suspense give way to tears, smiles and speeches. Yet when the curtain falls, one question remains: Who cast the votes?
About 37 million people tuned in to the Academy Awards last year, and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:31 PM
The Wilshire corridor condominium owned by the late actress Farrah Fawcett has sold for $1.55 million.
The 2,767-square-foot unit in the Wilshire building features a direct-access elevator, a master suite with three walk-in closets, an office that can be...