| Mar 18, 2010
| 9:32 PM
The Florida Senate has removed controversial language about promoting "nontraditional family values" from a film incentive bill The original bill had required that films promoting "nontraditional family values" would not be eligible to receive a...
| Feb 2, 2010
Aaron Ruben, a comedy writer, producer and director whose five-decade career included producing "The Andy Griffith Show" for the first five seasons and creating the spinoff series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," has died. He was 95.
Ruben, who devoted much of...
| Feb 17, 2010
Elia Kazan was one of the consummate filmmakers of the 20th century, directing such classics as 1951's "A Streetcar Named Desire," 1954's "On the Waterfront" and 1955's "East of Eden." He won three Oscars, five Tony Awards and four Golden Globes....
| Mar 22, 2010
As Jamie Sullivan, a lanky teenager, lopes along the tree-shaded sidewalk, occasional rays of sunlight setting his orange hair ablaze, it's easy to understand why folks here have been calling him Opie since he was a young whippersnapper.
Dressed in an...
| Aug 10, 2010
Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud."
But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
| Dec 25, 2010
Bing Crosby slept here. And here. And here too. We're talking three former Crosby properties, all for sale.
Der Bingle sang of a "White Christmas," but the crooner's heart was in sunny Southern California, where he invested in real estate and built...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 6 - 12, in PDF format This week's TV Movies CLASSIC: Linus instructs the "Peanuts" gang as to the true meaning of the holiday in the beloved animated special......
| Dec 28, 2008
Radio and television figures
Bob LeMond Jr., 94; leading announcer on CBS radio and television (Jan. 6)
Dwight Arlington Hemion, 81; television director and producer who won 18 Emmy Awards for his musical variety specials (Jan. 28)
Don Herbert, 72;...
| Jan 30, 2009
| 3:50 PM
SM: So you started acting at six on The Andy Griffith Show. Your dad, Rance, was also an actor.
RH: My dad was a good teacher. Hed never been to Strasberg, but hed taken enough classes to understand the fundamentalsjust to listen and...
| May 12, 2008
THE SKY above Hyperion Bridge at 6:45 in the morning can be an aimless gray, a luminescent peach or an adolescent blue. I have cycled across this bridge for five years and in every season, yet it was only recently that I glanced west at just the right...
| Mar 24, 2009
Monrovia is often compared to Mayberry, the idyllic town from "The Andy Griffith Show," but don't let the "Old Town" tag fool you. Monrovia's main strip sits just 10 minutes east of Pasadena, at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, and it manages to...