| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel.
The first black female comic to make it in the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CBS is digging into its archives to commemorate two notable 50th anniversaries: The Beatles' debut performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The net will celebrate classic TV and classic rock music at 8 p....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a Carrie...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:22 PM
A running look at the 65th annual prime-time Emmys:
11:08: Best drama series: "Breaking Bad" wins the last category of the night. Series creator Vince Gilligan said he thought any of the other nominees could have won in this golden age for television....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The last thing anyone wants is for the Emmy tributes to the passing of major names in television to become controversial.
Nevertheless, Primetime Emmys exec producer Ken Ehrlich acknowledged (during a conference call Wednesday) that conflict was fairly...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Miley Cyrus is the talk of the Internet following the 20-year-old's performance on the MTV Video Music Awards.
The Disney-star-turned-pop-sensation got up-close-and-personal with R&B singer Robin Thicke during a performance of "Blurred Lines".
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Muhammad Ali's most fierce and important fight might have been outside the ring.
HBO's upcoming film "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" looks at the legal battle that ensued when the boxer refused to serve in the Vietnam War, a move that also saw him...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Those whose memories stretch back to the teenage female angst of 1957, when Uncle Sam finally caught up to Elvis Presley, will particularly appreciate the revival of the musical "Bye Bye Birdie," now on stage for the second time in recent history at the...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:22 PM
From musicals to drama to standup comedy, the upcoming season at the Laguna Playhouse was chosen to satisfy the taste of Laguna's theatergoers.
The 2013-14 season was announced Wednesday evening at a reception at the Hotel Laguna for enthusiastic...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Although technically apt, the title of the dry Supreme Court drama "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" refers not to any of the boxer's bouts in the ring, but rather to his legal battle for recognition as a conscientious objector. Helmer Stephen Frears...