| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tyler Perry was tweeting up a storm during the May premiere of "The Haves and the Have Nots," his first TV drama for OWN, the network co-owned by his longtime friend Oprah Winfrey.
"Keep watching this show. It is going to BLOW YOUR MIND from week to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Today's magic word is conveyances.
Within a few miles of each other in rural Lake and Marion counties, two museums are dedicated to different ways of getting around: One emphasizes stylish history, the other a more utilitarian style.
History is the...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:15 PM
When the rebooted "Dallas" debuted last year, TNT talked a lot about how the new generation of Ewings were at the center of the story. It was a good spin to get young viewers, but the Ewing kids had nothing on scheming oilman J.R. Ewing.
And the 20-...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:36 PM
I have a long love of television. Growing up in Chicago during the broadcast-only days of channels 2, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 32, I would be up early to watch the test pattern before the day's programming had even begun.
After-school hours were reserved for...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma horseman who became a TV and western movie star during the genre's heyday, died Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. He was 89.
Robertson, who was best known for starring in the series "Tales of Wells Fargo" from...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Actor Larry Hagman’s top-floor penthouse in Santa Monica has sold for $5 million. It was listed at the beginning of the year at $5.2 million.
The two-bedroom, three-bathroom pied-a-terre is in a 10-story building constructed in 1963 and includes...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
“Dallas” star Jesse Metcalfe and his fiancee, actress Cara Santana, have bought a home in Hollywood Hills West that was listed for sale at $1.599 million.
The 1925 Spanish-style house has been restored and features a courtyard with a...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Rita Rudner is applying her comedic talent to the sale of her Dana Point beach house, and the result is a spot-on parody of a home marketing video.
Her husband, director-writer Martin Bergman, featured the Monarch Bay home in the 2011 film "Thanks,"...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:15 AM
British actress Olivia Colman knows a thing or two about being glued to a TV.
“’Dallas!’ ‘Dallas!’ ‘Dallas!’” she said during a recent trip to Beverly Hills. “That was my show … and 'The...
| 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...