| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Beer and spirits ads have long graced the airwaves, but these days some networks are serving drinks with a noticeable twist: beverages mixed into scripts and sets, or liquor ads that take an extra splash of the spotlight.
"Spirits and beer have never...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
Having been left for dead in more ways than one after the critical and commercial failure of...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Have you seen those cars? I'm a little bit claustrophobic, so I was so grateful not to be in one of those," co-star Jordana Brewster says of Monday's (March 4) racing-oriented episode of TNT's "Dallas."...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Underscoring the pitched battle to land television dramas, production of NBC's post-apocalyptic drama "Revolution" has moved halfway across the country to Austin, Texas.
The first season of the J.J. Abrams-produced science fiction drama was shot in...
| 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...
| 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,"...