| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Actor, singer and tween heartthrob Carlos Pena Jr. has bought a Mediterranean-style home in the San Fernando Valley for close to its $1.5-million asking price.
The 6,000-square-foot villa is set back from the road on a gated lot. It has a paver-stone...
| Jan 29, 2011
Actor, singer and tween idol Carlos Pena Jr., 21, has bought a Mediterranean-style home in the San Fernando Valley for close to its $1.5-million asking price.
The 6,000-square-foot villa is set back from the road on a gated lot. The paver-stone courtyard...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:29 AM
When the American Revolution broke out, few in Europe gave the ragtag colonial upstarts much of a chance against the armies and navies of Great Britain, the pre-eminent power in the world.
But much like when the Biblical hero David stood against the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Noah Wyle had offers to return to episodic television once he left "ER" — often as a doctor or lawyer, occasionally as a police detective — but he repeatedly passed. Wyle was burned out by the TV grind and wanted to spend more time with his...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Noah Wyle signed up for TNT's "Falling Skies" to impress a bunch of second-graders.
"Honestly, I put it to my 8-year-old son, 'Do you want to see your dad be a lawyer or a policeman or an alien fighter?' He said, 'Alien fighter,'" Wyle told me earlier...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 1:11 PM
The most recent of Tom Selleck's successful CBS TV-movies - which is he continuing to make while also starring in the network's series "Blue Bloods" - finds small-town lawman Stone out of a job and deeply shaken by the death of a young friend.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:14 PM
The concept of "La Femme Nikita" has been given several workouts, first as an acclaimed movie, then as one of cable's first sustaining series successes. Television is making another run at it with this current CW show starring lithe Maggie Q as the...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Fasten your seat belt for a flight back to the 1960s.
By definition, a series titled "Pan Am" would have to be set in an earlier era, since the title airline went out of business in 1991 after 64 years of operation. However, it's now back in business for...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:44 AM
When producer-director Amy Flanagan approached her about allowing a TV crew to film a documentary series in the bustling halls of King's College in London, Briony Sloper, the head of trauma and ER at the facility, at first was hesitant.
"It was a massive...
| Nov 11, 2012
Although a traditional-style estate may not seem to blend with Adam Levine's pop rock persona, the Maroon 5 frontman and coach on "The Voice" has bought one in the Beverly Crest area for $4.83 million.
The single-level ranch house, white with long...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...