| Aug 14, 2011
Every once in a while, a fire truck will pass by Rudolph Giuliani's window, and the former New York mayor will flash back to that dreadful day when he had to drop everything and rush to ground zero. "It's just hard to hear it and not react," he said in an...
| Apr 24, 2011
For the Collectors Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 9 was a big day. The museum's curators packed the morning with presentations of artworks they hoped to acquire, Patina served up lunch beside the Resnick Pavilion, and the evening...
| Feb 6, 2012
Award-winning nature cinematographer
Mike deGruy, 60, an award-winning marine scientist and nature cinematographer best known for documentaries featuring underwater footage that brought viewers up close to sea creatures, plants and...
| Nov 30, 2011
Patrice O'Neal, 41, a veteran stand-up comic who gained a wider following through TV and radio and helped roast Charlie Sheen in September, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke he suffered last month. O'Neal's manager, Jonathan Brandstein, said...
| Jun 26, 2011
CNN's first sports anchor
Nick Charles, 64, CNN's first sports anchor, died Saturday at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., after a two-year struggle with bladder cancer, the cable network announced.
Charles began at Atlanta-based CNN on the...
| Sep 5, 2010
Robert Schimmel, a critically acclaimed comedian who made audiences squirm and then laugh with X-rated explorations of sexuality and vulnerability usually drawn from his own life, has died. He was 60.
Schimmel died Friday at a Phoenix hospice from...
| Jun 1, 2012
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Bright House Networks customers with wireless Internet connections at their homes can now stream television programming, including local channels, on their Apple and Android mobile devices.
The cable giant launched the free Bright House TV app Thursday...
| Dec 15, 2010
Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...
| Jul 15, 2011
Looking over the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, you'd almost think that the TV academy was honoring two separate industries. For drama and made-for-TV movies and miniseries, it's HBO and its basic-cable cousins. For everything else, it's...
| Jul 15, 2011
A bad moon rose on the Emmy hopes of vampires and zombies, the female breakout star of "Glee" struck a sour note, FX's top motorcycle mama ran out of gas, and "The Closer" couldn't close a nomination after last year's victory.
Several of TV's most high-...
| Sep 3, 2011
The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
| Dec 4, 2011
When it comes to memoirs, audio books (in CD format) — especially those by celebrities — should be read by their authors. The words just don't sound the same when they're not reading, although there are exceptions to every rule....