| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Media giant Viacom Inc. is reviving the Paramount Television studio, a storied production company that once made such television jewels as "Star Trek," "Cheers," "Frasier" and "Family Ties."
Paramount's return to television production after seven...
| Mar 20, 2013
“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” will be back for season No. 14 in the fall, and Ted Danson will return as star, CBS announced Wednesday. The crime drama offers a new episode at 10 p.m. Wednesday on WKMG-Channel 6, and the show continues to...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Land. Sea. Land. Sea.
Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road
Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must).
A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
| Apr 26, 2011
"I've always been kind of a shill," says Ted Danson. "The guy out in front of the tent saying, 'Thank you so much for watching "Cheers," come on in and let me introduce you to the marine biologists who have something really important to tell you.'"
| Dec 25, 2011
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op — they know not what they do. Maybe you're not from this...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:46 PM
Ted Danson is joining the cast of "CSI" this fall as a series regular, CBS announced Tuesday.
Danson will debut as the new CSI supervisor for the graveyard shift in the Sept. 21 Season 12 premiere, taking over for Laurence Fishburne as the drama's...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 12:08 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Shelley Long was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., today in 1949. This birthday gal will be forever remembered in TV lore for portraying the Emmy-winning role of Diane Chambers, both on "Cheers" and in a recurring part on "Frasier." She's...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 10:51 AM
SAK Comedy Lab has diverted from its usual improvisational programs to present "Better Days," a scripted comedy it bills as a "live sitcom." This means, of course, that the audience has the role of the famed "live studio audience" — and supplier...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Inside, the Family Fun Arcade is dark, even on a sunny day. In the back, there's a counter where you can get change, buy a can of soda for 75 cents and grab a bag of Doritos or a cellophane-covered brownie. The place is noisy, always noisy, not with the...