| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Dave Madden, the actor and comedian who played the curmudgeonly band manager on the popular 1970s TV series "The Partridge Family," died Thursday at a hospice in Jacksonville, Fla. He was 82.
The cause was complications of the blood disorder...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Joe Iconis, a promising 32-year-old composer, is best known for writing the song "Broadway, Here I Come" for Season 2 of the now-defunct backstage theater soap opera "Smash."
His new musical "The Black Suits," which opened Sunday at the Kirk Douglas...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Former pop singing star David Cassidy was arrested near LAX on Friday night on suspicion of drunk driving, the California Highway Patrol said Saturday.
Cassidy, now 63 and a resident of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was driving a rental car shortly after 9 p....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Dave Madden, who played band manager Reuben Kincaid on "The Partridge Family," died Thursday in Florida of congestive heart and kidney failure, according to TMZ. He was 82.
Madden's character was typically aggravated by the mischievous Partridge kids and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Actor Dave Madden, best known as band manager Reuben Kincaid on the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family," has died. He was 82....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Actor Dave Madden, best known as the grumpy band manager on the hit series "The Partridge Family," died Thursday at age 82. To commemorate his career, especially his most high-profile role, Antenna TV, owned by the Tribune Company, which also owns The...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:40 AM
David Cassidy, onetime teen dream and "The Partridge Family" star, was arrested Wednesday morning just after midnight in upstate New York on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Cassidy, 63, was initially pulled over for driving with his high beams...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
He played to more than 50,000 fans twice in one weekend -- in the same building! He sold out Madison Square Garden in a day. There was such madness for his concerts in Australia that some wanted him deported. Girls screamed with every smile. Fans trampled...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
He may have been responsible for "The Flying Nun" and "The Partridge Family," but theater people will let those TV projects pass. Bernard Slade also gave us "Same Time, Next Year," "Romantic Comedy" and "Tribute," among many other finely crafted comedies....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
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| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — "Fun Home," the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's extraordinary graphic memoir, gets off to a choppy start, takes unnecessary musical detours and is staged in a rough-hewn style that sometimes seems more accidental than intentional....