| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
As a youngster growing up in Walla Walla, Wash., Adam West devoured "Batman" comic books and even did a little play-acting as the Caped Crusader.
"Then I forgot about it," said the 86-year-old actor during a recent phone interview from his home in...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this.
Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:17 PM
MANCHESTER — In Sunday night's episode of "Family Guy," the main character and his anthropomorphic dog get drunk the night before Thanksgiving and devour the family turkey.
"Before you get mad," Peter Griffin says to his wife, who has demanded...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The 42nd Annie Award nominations, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, cover film, TV production, commercials, short subjects, video games, student films and honorary and achievement awards. The newest category --...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Comedian Bobby Slayton has performed his own intense style of stand-up comedy for more than 30 years and is often referred to as "The Pitbull of Comedy" and "Yid Vicious."
Slayton will bring his intense style of humor locally from Nov. 26-30 to the Fort...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:37 PM
"Hello?" I said into the phone, questioning whether the line's crackling was the sign of a bad connection or a dropped call.
"Hello?" replied a voice I thought to be my own: an echolike combination of nasally, high-pitched and Midwestern-cum-Valley girl...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:10 AM
"Sunday Night Football" elevated NBC to the top of the TV ratings but Fox followed closely behind in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with help from an NFL overrun.
The New England Patriots-San Diego Chargers game on NBC notched a rating of 6.1...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Comic and radio personality Adam Carolla, who stars in the recently renewed Spike TV series "Catch a Contractor," has sold his retreat in Malibu for $3.6 million.
The 1.7-acre property, with ocean, coastline and sunset views, contains a main house, a...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The November sweeps ratings period begins today and runs through Nov. 26. Here's a schedule of highlights -- and I will continue to add to it as I get more information:
Today: A big night on CBS. “The Big Bang Theory” returns to Thursday....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" opens with an older woman walking into the woods on a fall day. She is carrying a blanket, radio, envelope, revolver and one bullet.
She spreads the blanket on the ground, turns the radio to a classical station and places it...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The overall network ratings picture hasn't changed much in the early going this season, as NBC last week made it four straight primetime victories in adults 18-49 while CBS remained top dog in total viewers for a fourth straight time.
According to same-...