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Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause...
Artists as diverse as Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton and Alan Jackson are among those speaking out about the death today of celebrated singer George Jones. "It's a sad day for country music," said Loretta Lynn, while Paisley noted that Jones'...
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After the coffee. Before syncing my new BlackBerry to my work email. The Skinny: It's good to be back home. Ask me in a few hours if it is good to be back in the office. Kidding! Tuesday's headlines include a look at how Hollywood tries to spin a bad...
Jim Nabors, beloved to audiences as TV's Gomer Pyle, has married Stan Cadwallader, his partner of 38 years. The wedding took place Jan. 15 in front of a judge at a Seattle hotel, said Hawaii News Now, which first reported the news Tuesday. Washington...
Amid the box-office figures, technological advances and critical hype, 2012 saw the film industry severely tested in one regard: Tragic events forced filmmakers to confront whether action should be taken when serious real-world repercussions might...
Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications...
L.A. NOWIn true L.A. fashion, the city's latest animal celebrity has already generated quite a buzz....
Andy Griffith was starring on Broadway in the 1959 musical comedy "Destry Rides Again" when he told his agent that he was ready for a new challenge: He wanted his own television series. His chance came in 1960, when Sheldon Leonard, the producer of...
Early in the second season of "The Andy Griffith Show," I ventured a suggestion for a line change to make it sound more "like the way a kid would say it." I was just 7 years old. But my idea was accepted and I remember standing frozen, thrilled at what...
Daily DishCookbook legend Marion Cunningham dies...
He was a former advertising executive who became one of television's top producers, bringing powerhouse shows such as "Dallas," "Knots Landing" and "The Waltons" into American homes in the 1970s and '80s. Lee Rich, co-founder and former president of...
L.A. NOWYou don’t have to visit Mayberry to pay homage to the late Andy Griffith. Much of “The Andy Griffith Show” was shot in Los Angeles, with the opening credit sequence filmed at a man-made reservoir in L.A.’s Franklin Canyon....
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