| Feb 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Editor's note: Over the next several days, Show Tracker will cover the pilots under contention for the fall season at the five broadcast networks in the following order: ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC. (Yes, it's alphabetical). The big news......
| May 8, 2011
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks co-chair one of L.A.'s quirkier show business traditions: the Shakespeare Center's annual fundraiser, "Simply Shakespeare." Now in its 21st year, the benefit, a celeb-studded reading of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," comes to...
| May 8, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Amelia Saltsman: The author of "The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes and Stories from the Market and Farm" will demonstrate recipes from her cookbook. Book signing...
| Nov 9, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Paul Shaffer has shared the stage with so many big names that it's probably easier to list the stars he hasn't worked with. How many television sidekicks can boast to having played with both Andy Kaufman and his alter-ego, Tony......
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:43 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Jennifer Aniston is joining Owen Wilson in Peter Bogdanovich's comedy "She's Funny That Way," Red Granite Pictures announced in Berlin.
She will play a therapist with a mother in rehab for alcoholism in the Wes Anderson and...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Best exponent of glamour: Angelina Jolie, in a stunning black gown, presented the writing awards. She came out, struck a commanding pose and revealed a leg. Va-va-va voom....
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:17 AM
As a kid in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, I’d go ice skating at the House of Ice in Mira Mesa. One day I saw a poster for an upcoming hockey game there. My brother and I went, and had a blast. Mostly because a guy with a name like “...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Watching "American Reunion," it occurred to me how similar the "American Pie" series is to the "Final Destination" series.
The "American Pie" series is a scatological comedy franchise known for convoluted sequences where everything seems to go wrong...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 12:39 AM
I remember seeing the first American Pie back in 1999. It was an okay comedy. I was amazed when 30 seconds before doing the on-air review for this movie, the cameramen were telling me about how many of these films have been released (I believe a few...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:48 PM
"American Pie" was in the forefront of raunchy teen comedies of the late 1990s. Much of the original cast has been assembled again to appear in the latest R-rated sequel,"American Reunion."
The bad boy players are older and somewhat wiser. But they're...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Years after the "American Pie" gang appeared, and several sequels later, virtually all of the original cast is back in a comedy that's pretty successful in recapturing the first film's spirit. It's even more impressive given the characters' advances in...