| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On Oct. 25, 1975, Elton John played the first of two sold-out concerts at Dodger Stadium for a combined audience of 110,000 people. The gigs helped establish John as one of the most theatrical pop stars in the world: a piano-pounding dynamo prowling the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Neil Patrick Harris has a social calendar unlike any other.
The jack-of-all-trades is fresh off his hosting duties at the Tony Awards. He’s getting set to star in Broadway’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” He spends his days...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:28 AM
The legendary Cicely Tyson stole the Tony Awards on Sunday evening with her moving acceptance speech after being named best actress in a drama for the revival of Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful."
It was the 79-year-old actress' first Tony and her...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51.
The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:35 PM
James L. Loper, a founder and former president of KCET Channel 28 who helped build the public broadcasting station into one of the nation's leading noncommercial outlets, has died. He was 81.
Loper, who went on to oversee the Academy of Television...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Eileen Brennan, a veteran actress best known for an Oscar-nominated turn in the 1980 comedy "Private Benjamin," one of her many tough-talking, soft-hearted roles, has died. She was 80.
Brennan died of bladder cancer Sunday at her home in Burbank,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:50 PM
One of the highlights of Sunday's Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was the win for Bob Newhart, who picked up his first Emmy.
His first? One might wonder how it's possible that Newhart, 84, had never won an Emmy before, given that he's one of the most...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Prolific film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer ("Top Gun," "Black Hawk Down," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise ) will be the recipient of the 27th American Cinematheque Award.
Bruckheimer will receive the award, announced Tuesday, at...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Everyone knows Sunday's 65th Primetime Emmys did great ratings, right? Not so fast.
Amid tough competition — "Breaking Bad"! "Dexter" finale! Da Bears! — the three-hour awards show hosted by Neil Patrick Harris vaulted over withering...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:24 AM
With the last stiletto set to hit the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday, the lineup for L.A. Fashion Week is coming into focus -- including a two-day slate of shows organized by the Los Angeles Fashion Council that we've just learned will...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
"The Simpsons" may be going strong in its 25th season, but a major character from the long-running animated series will soon meet his or her maker.
In a conference call with reporters last week, executive producer Al Jean revealed plans to kill off a...