| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:18 PM
They say you can't go home again -- and that's partly because you're just going to keep running into the people who never left in the first place.
That's the comic premise behind "GCB," the hilarious new sitcom premiering Sunday, March 4, on ABC. Created...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:26 PM
How can a series that isn't allowed to keep the original, um, "racy" title of the book upon which it is based deliver a scandalously delicious edge?
It can't, and as much as ABC would like to make us believe, "GCB" (9 p.m. March 4, ABC; 2.5 stars out...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:56 PM
OK, now, don't be scared: Some networks have been celebrating Halloween already, but here comes the real trick-or-treat deal.
The new week begins on the eve of the annual visits from little candy-seeking goblins and witches -- along with the occasional...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train.
Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Kal Penn and John Cho aren't all that much like their stoner characters in the “Harold & Kumar” franchise, but you wouldn't know it by the way the two co-stars bantered back and forth about their favorite Christmas songs at the Park Hyatt...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Some people were horrified when they heard the title of Fox's latest sitcom, "I Hate My Teenage Daughter."
Apparently, these people have not spent enough time around heinous teenage girls.
Surely there are teenage girls who always tell the truth,...
| Jul 29, 2012
Hats may once have seemed like a wardrobe staple of the past — an accessory reserved for the ladies of an era when no one left home without a proper head covering.
But modern millinery seems to have a definite place in L.A.'s urban jungle as style-...
| Jul 28, 2012
Veteran actress Lupe Ontiveros, the El Paso-born daughter of Mexican immigrants, once estimated that she had played the role of a maid more than 150 times during her career.
That's why the 4-foot-11 actress was so overjoyed more than a decade ago when...
| Aug 4, 2012
Every pew at St. Hilary Church of Perpetual Adoration in Pico Rivera was filled Friday morning for the funeral of actress-activist Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros, who died July 26 at 69.
Inside the white brick walls, where Ontiveros attended Mass for more...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Felicity Huffman will reunite with playwright David Mamet in the Los Angeles premiere of his election-year comedy "November," which will run at the Mark Taper Forum this fall. Huffman will be joined by Ed Begley Jr. and Rod McLachlan.
The run at the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:14 AM
The five broadcast television networks will be rolling out 23 new one-hour dramas for the upcoming season. That would normally be good business for Hollywood's hometown industry — with bookings for soundstages and plenty of work for the costumers,...