| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Arts TV programming this week...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Debra Levine reviews Aszure Barton & Artists at Irvine Barclay Theatre; next stop is Valley Performing Arts Center...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Allyn Ferguson, a prolific, Emmy-winning composer who co-wrote the themes for the popular TV series "Charlie's Angels" and "Barney Miller," has died. He was 85.
Ferguson, who also was known as an arranger and conductor, died of natural causes June 23...
| May 6, 2011
Marian Mercer, a Tony-winning actress with a gift for comedy who was best known during a five-decade career for her television and stage work, which included a long-running performance in the 1969 Broadway hit "Promises, Promises," died April 27 in...
| Jul 31, 2010
John Aylesworth, a TV writer and producer who co-created the long-running comedy-variety show "Hee Haw," has died. He was 81.
Aylesworth died Wednesday of complications of pneumonia at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, said his wife, Anita...
| Sep 25, 2010
As Eddie Fisher once put it, by the time he was 33, "I had been married to America's sweetheart and America's femme fatale, and both marriages had ended in scandal.
"I'd been one of the most popular singers in America and had given up my career for love....
| Mar 5, 2011
Directed TV and film, including 'Mary, Queen of Scots'
Charles Jarrott, 83, a British film and TV director best known for the Hal Wallis productions "Anne of the Thousand Days" and "Mary, Queen of Scots," died Friday at the Motion...
| Oct 2, 2008
| 12:08 PM
"Tom Dooley" (introduced by the Smothers Brothers)
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone"/"Early Morning Rain" medley on Andy Williams Show (1966)
"Hard Ain't It Hard"
"I'm Going Home" (California) on the Jack Benny Show (1965)
| Sep 12, 2009
Pierre Cossette, the avuncular old-school talent agent, manager, music mogul and Broadway producer often called the father of the Grammy Awards telecast for persuading nervous TV executives to put "longhairs with high heels and makeup" on a live...
| Nov 8, 2009
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) An LAPD detective travels to Hong Kong to solve the murder of a Chinese immigrant. || 3 ||
|| 2. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett...
| Jun 30, 2009
Fred Travalena, the master impressionist and singer whose broad repertoire of voices ranged from Jack Nicholson to Sammy Davis Jr. to Bugs Bunny, has died. He was 66.
Travalena, who began treatment for an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2002...