| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They've tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition.
This year's Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen DeGeneres, a likable, benign...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Actor, writer and producer Joey Dedio moved from New York to Miami Beach four years ago with dreams similar to those of the title character of his film “Tio Papi”: the weather, the nightlife, the action.
But like his character, Ray Ray...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
HENDERSON, Nev. — In 2009, Samantha Geimer was watching the daytime talk show "The View" from her then-home in Hawaii when the panel took up the topic of her encounter at age 13 with director Roman Polanski. Polanski had just been arrested in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
With the news that legendary child star Shirley Temple Black died Tuesday morning in California, Hollywood has taken to social media to express their condolences.
Little Shirley Temple raised the spirits of a nation during the Great Depression. RIP http:...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Kenan Thompson is fed up with having to wear a dress on "Saturday Night Live."
A 10-year veteran of NBC's sketch comedy show, Thompson has donned drag to play characters such as Maya Angelou, Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey. And it's not just...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:53 AM
"The View" is in the Southland this week, running the daytime chat show from Disneyland. And in a bit of intra-network promotion, Jimmy Kimmel appeared on the show, and Barbara Walters in turn appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Walters has interviewed...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Just when it looked like Seth MacFarlane would have only one show on Fox, the network gave a 13-episode order to a new animated comedy series called "Bordertown."
With "American Dad" moving to TBS and "The Cleveland Show" getting canceled, the hugely...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"WHEN I met Morgan Freeman, he was a hoofer and a singer. Then he became God, and the president!"
That was the great S. Epatha Merkerson, perhaps best known for her long tenure as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren on "Law and Order." She told me this with a big...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Howard Community College's Arts Collective will host a musical revue by former HCC student Jason Downs and other alums this weekend.
The show, "Why Am I Not Famous?" is a comical exploration of fame and celebrity by Downs, who in his 30-year show-...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Altar Identity Studios has come on board to co-produce and finance small-town romance "Big Stone Gap," starring Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg.
Donna Gigliotti ("Shakespeare in Love") is producing with James Spies ("The Contender") and...