| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Actor Joe Mantegna will serve as grand marshal for this year's Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade and Celebration, the event's executive board announced in a release last week.
Mantegna, whose film credits include "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "The...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:32 AM
Former Ebony editor Mitzi Miller has been named head of development for Rainforest Entertainment, a new film and television company from Rob Hardy, producer of such movies as "Think Like a Man" and "Stomp the Yard."
In her new role, Miller, who...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:46 PM
An actor with a recurring role on the CBS series "Criminal Minds" was arrested after a Fort Lauderdale hotel manager complained he damaged a room and didn't pay for food and drinks, police said.
Nicholas Brendon, 43, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., gained fame...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Fox's freshman hit "Empire" dominated Wednesday night TV ratings again, climbing in viewers for its ninth consecutive week.
The series, which premiered on Jan. 7, was No. 1 with 14.7-million viewers and a rating of 5.6 in the key 18-to-49-year-old...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:48 PM
"Selma," the historical drama about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his crusade in 1965 to secure equal voting rights, won outstanding film of 2014 on Friday evening at the 46th NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
The film, which is...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:23 AM
The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations.
Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:08 AM
UPDATED: Fox hasn't had a lot of reason to cheer this season.
But the drama "Empire" is showing signs of life on Wednesday after "American Idol."
"Idol" had the biggest audience Wednesday: 10.9 million. "Empire," which stars Taraji P. Henson and...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:00 AM
And the winner is … Griffith Park.
The city-owned park, whose film and TV credits stretch from the 1915 classic "The Birth of a Nation" to the 1960s "Batman" TV series, is once again playing a starring role in Hollywood.
Griffith Park has...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Fox's "Empire" is on a roll.
According to Nielsen, the drama earned a strong rating of 4.3 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, while drawing 10.9 million viewers Wednesday night. The show, which premiered Jan. 7, was first in the key demo and...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Gary Sinise has been tapped to star in the "Criminal Minds" spinoff being developed by CBS. The potential series will center on a top FBI division that helps American citizens in trouble abroad.
Sinise ("CSI: NY") will play Jack Garrett, a 20-year...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Powerhouse producer Shonda Rhimes and ABC's hit new comedy "black-ish" scored big in major nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards, which honor the accomplishments of people of color in television, film and other cultural categories.