| Jun 9, 2015
| 5:20 AM
You have questions, I have some answers.
Q: I have memories of a show called "The New People," which aired about 1970. It seems to me that each program was only 45 minutes long. Am I correct? What information can you give me?
A: We tend to think of...
| Jun 9, 2015
June 14: Actress Marla Gibbs is 84. Singer Rod Argent of The Zombies and Argent is 70. Singer Janet Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 69. Businessman-TV personality Donald Trump is 69. Guitarist Barry Melton of Country Joe and the Fish is 68. Drummer Alan...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 9:51 AM
Apparently, the era of Tony Awards attendees in frumpy evening pantsuits, head-scratching headgear and diva dresses is over.
The annual awards show to celebrate American theater has gone fashion with a capital "F."
It's no longer a rite of Broadway...
| May 28, 2015
| 7:51 AM
I'm watching American Music Machine group perform at Epcot, but I'm playing "Name That Tune" at the same time. The new a cappella group moves rapidly through excerpts of more than 30 songs in 20 minutes.
The playlist spans a few decades of hits,...
| May 27, 2015
| 2:16 PM
Many a filmmaker shows up at the Sundance Film Festival dreaming of becoming the next Martin Scorsese. But only Alfonso Gomez-Rejon can claim to have crashed on the legendary director's sofa, retyped his script pages and learned at his side....
| May 21, 2015
| 6:42 PM
This new movie featuring the Green Bay Packers is a heaping mess, one of the worst a cappella movies I've ever seen. It's also the only a cappella movie I've ever seen.
Yep, "Pitch Perfect 2" features a small chorus of Packers singing a cappella. I hate...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Children of the 1990s are rejoicing at the confirmation that Netflix is resurrecting the sitcom "Full House" for a new updating to be titled "Fuller House."
The new 13-episode series, will debut in 2016 and catch audiences up with the lives of members...
| May 16, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Comedy may still be a desired staple of prime-time TV, but broadcasters haven't found much to laugh about for the upcoming season.
The TV networks unleashed their 2015-16 evening lineups in New York this week, leaving industry insiders buzzing about the...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 11:01 AM
Jane Lynch is not one to overly plan out her life. When she began theater and comedy in Chicago in 1986, never did she imagine she'd be on television and movie screens years later. But her go-with-the-flow attitude has served her well, judging by her...
| May 13, 2015
| 3:45 PM
Most-watched broadcaster CBS will add Supergirl, Jane Lynch and a show from Bradley Cooper in the fall and conclude the original "CSI" with a two-hour movie.
William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger will return for the "CSI" finale on Sept. 27. The show...
| May 12, 2015
| 4:49 PM
For years, Fox has taken pride in attracting the youngest median audience of the four major broadcast networks, with a lineup full of youthful comedies like "New Girl," "Family Guy," "Bob's Burgers" and "Glee."
But at its upfront presentation Monday at...