| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Beyond "The Walking Dead," "The Mentalist" and football, Sunday night will offer quite a range of programming. I wrote about some offerings, but the Sunday after Thanksgiving is a far busier TV night than it used to be. A sampling in Sunday cable:
| Nov 8, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Veterans Day this year will be marked with a concert on HBO and a newsmaking interview on "60 Minutes."
On Tuesday, HBO offers "The Concert for Valor."
The channel has said the event is "to honor the courage and sacrifice of America's veterans and...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:50 AM
The race for the Academy Awards took a major turn Christmas Day.
Up to that point, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" were the likely front-runners for best picture, based on critics' prizes and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes....
| Jan 17, 2015
There is such a thing as being too old to host "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno concedes.
"You know, when you're 40 and you're talking to a 25-year-old supermodel, it's sexy. When you're 64 and you're talking to the supermodel, you're the creepy old guy,"...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:00 PM
If you think human trafficking is a problem only in third-world countries and not here in the U.S., think again.
The average age for girls to enter the commercial sex trade is just 12-14 years, while for boys, it is from 11-13. Runaways are prime targets...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
To make Barbara Walters' list of "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," it helps if you have a connection to Disney, which owns ABC, the network that will air the special.
The 10 Most Fascinating list now includes Michael Strahan, whose "Live With...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Preparation and a forward-looking mindset is key to good leadership. Good leaders act with a plan and a purpose. Often that plan goes astray, and in those circumstances survival is determined by adaptability and the ability to stay calm and make...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" should clean up in the ratings this weekend. The Dallas Cowboys visit the Philadelphia Eagles in a battle for first in the NFC East, and both teams have 9-4 records. Coverage starts at 7 p.m.
Other weekend highlights:
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Jawana Jackson scrunched her eyebrows, momentarily puzzled as she stared at a bedroom bureau.
"I really thought the pajamas were in one of these drawers," she said in the tone of an aunt concerned that her visiting nephew might go without proper...
| Jan 21, 2015
M. Gary Neuman did "Oprah" when she had her talk show and he's a regular on "Today" with Kathie Lee & Hoda.
In fact, if you Google the Miami Beach psychotherapist, [and an ordained but not practicing rabbi] you'll see he has six books to his credit...