| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
From the start, from its very name, TNT was designed to make a statement.
Sure, the Turner Broadcasting empire at the time included TBS, but that channel had evolved from its roots as an Atlanta UHF TV station that bulked up through the steroidal...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The line between fiction and reality keeps getting blurrier.
So it's little surprise that there are twice as many reality-based films currently vying for awards attention as last year, when one of those, "Argo," took home the best picture Oscar.
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
DALLAS, Tex. -- Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81.
Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Jordana Brewster, the "Dallas" actress who plays Mia in the "Fast & Furious" franchise, has welcomed a baby son with her husband, producer Andrew Form.
The little boy, who according to People was born via surrogate, is named Julian Brewster-Form.