| May 30, 2012
TV executive helped launch Ellen DeGeneres' show
Prominent television production executive James Paratore, 58, died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack while cycling in France.
As president of the Warner Bros. Telepictures Productions...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out.
The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Barbra Streisand said the last time she performed alone in Brooklyn it was on a stoop on Pulaski Street when she was 8. Thursday night was a little different.
In front of a sold-out crowd at the Barclays Center, Streisand stood in the middle of her "B"-...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Nora Ephron, who died this week, will be remember for writing books such as "Heartburn" and movies such as "Julie and Julia." But around here, as Baltimore Sun columnist Susan Reimer notes, she'll also be remembered for helping to bring Baltimore to the...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Lisa Kudrow's Fiona Wallice in "Web Therapy" isn't someone with whom you'd want to be friends.
"This Fiona Wallace is narcissistic in the book; she's self-absorbed," book editor Maxine DeMaine (Rosie O'Donnell) tells Fiona, talking about the main...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly leaving Chicago and relocating her talk show to New York City.
The Huffington Post reports that insiders who work on the show say O'Donnell finds it difficult to get guests to travel to Chicago and appear on her show. She is...
| Mar 7, 2012
It was only half a year ago that Rosie O'Donnell took over the Harpo Studios here in Chicago after Oprah's departure and now there's word that 'The Rosie Show' host has plans to pack up and move her show to New York.
The news comes just a day after O'...
| Mar 11, 2012
There's a friend who'd like to give him one last hug. Neighbors dashing off goodbye notes. And a curious city that wants to know about how the suddenly private Rod Blagojevich is coping with his final days of freedom.
But the man who once welcomed the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Rosie O'Donnell's reported decision to move her talk show to New York is disappointing, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today, but added he will focus on ways to keep the West Side neighborhood where the show now tapes a cultural destination.
O'Donnell put her...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:08 PM
After format changes failed to attract new viewers to "The Rosie Show," OWN has decided to end Rosie O'Donnell's talk show, the network announced officially Friday.
O'Donnell will tape her final show March 20 and the last episode will air at 6 p.m. March...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Brought to the United States by executive producer Lisa Kudrow, who saw the original British version while filming a movie overseas, the NBC series takes various celebrities on frequently surprising trips through their own family histories.